After teasing it for quite some time, HTC has finally made its high-end Desire 10 Pro smartphone official in India. The device was launched for other markets in September; HTC has priced it at Rs. 26,490 for the Indian market and it will be up for sale from mid-December nationwide. HTC will also be launching HTC 10 Evo in India, by the end of December. The Desire 10 Pro will be available in Stone Black and Polar White colour variants.
The HTC Desire 10 Pro comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass Protection. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 chipset clubbed with Mali T860 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI skin on top. It sports a 20-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, Laser autofocus, EIS, f/2.2 aperture, and 27.8mm focal length. There is a 13-megapixel front-facing camera onboard with features such as f/2.2 aperture and 27.8mm focal length.
Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, President-South Asia, HTC, said,“The Desire 10 Pro is inspired by many of the same innovations that have made the flagship HTC 10 so popular making it the most brilliant Desire ever. The HTC 10 Evo also showcases the same focus on driving the evolution of smartphones especially regarding audio technology.”
HTC Desire 10 Pro also features a fingerprint sensor on the rear, which also supports “App Lock”. It means that users can also lock their apps with fingerprint authentication. The phone has a metallic design and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. It offers connectivity options such as dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS. It packs in 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 2TB via microSD card.