HTC has updated its mid-range smartphone offering in India with the HTC Desire 10 Pro. The Desire 10 Pro is priced at Rs 26,490 and it comes with many of the bells and whistles you would expect from a device at this price point. Also, specifications like the 20-Megapixel sensor are something we have rarely seen on a mid-range HTC device.


The HTC Desire 10 Pro sports a 5.5-inch FHD display and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 SoC clocked at 1.8GHz and coupled with 4GB of RAM. On the storage front, the device offers 64GB of onboard storage along with a microSD card slot that is capable of accommodating up to 2TB. The camera setup is made up of the 20-Megapixel primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 27.8mm focal length, laser autofocus, Auto HDR mode and burst shots. The  front/selfie camera is a 13-Megapixel unit with f/2.2 and BSI sensor. The camera app also comes loaded with selfie-centric features including Live make-up and touch to capture.


The HTC Desire 10 Pro runs on Android 6.0 with the HTC Sense and is backed by a 3000mAh battery pack that supports fast charging via the micro-USB and is rated to offer 19 hours of talk time. The device is well endowed on the connectivity front and offers 4G LTE with Cat 6 support, dual-SIM (selected markets), Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2 and micro-USB 2.0. Furthermore, the device also comes with a fingerprint sensor and additional features like Motion launch, quiet ring on pickup, pocket mode and also flip to mute.

HTC Connect will let users stream music to compatible multi-room audio systems and home entertainment systems. As with most of the other HTC products, the Desire Pro 10 also gets the BoomSound feature and the metal body is water and splash proof.

HTC Desire 10 Pro Specifications

  • 5.5-inch FHD Display with Corning Gorilla
  • Octa-Core Helio P10 with 4GB RAM.
  • 64GB Internal memory, microSD card slot supports up to 2TB
  • 20-Megapixel Primary sensor with f/2.2, Auto HDR, 13-Megapixel Secondary Sensor.
  • Fingerprint Sensor, Motion Launch and Flip to mute.
  •  4G LTE with Cat 6 support, dual-SIM(selected markets), Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2 and micro-USB 2.0
  • 3000mAh Battery with Fast Charge support.
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense.

Along with the HTC Desire 10 Pro, the Taiwanese maker also announced HTC 10 EVO which for surprising reasons comes powered by a Snapdragon 810 SoC, yes the same one that made headlines for its nasty heating issues. However, HTC 10 Evo will be available only by December. The device comes equipped with a 5.5-inch FHD display with Gorilla Glass 5 and is powered by a Snapdragon 810/3GB RAM combo. The storage options include 32/64GB of onboard memory and a microSD card slot. HTC 10 Evo runs on the latest Android 7 Nougat along with a layer of HTC Sense and is backed by a 3200mAh battery that supports Quick Charge. The other features include USB Type-C Audio DAC with dual adaptive earphones. Camera setup on the HTC 10 Evo includes a 16-Megapixel primary sensor with OIS, PDAF, and f/2.0 lens while the secondary camera is made up of the 8-Megapixel sensor.

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Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. Also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and the non-edible silicon chips.