The Taiwanese corporation confirmed a few weeks ago, that its next flagship handset, the HTC 10, will be released on April 12th, during a special launch event.

Last year’s offering, the One M9, while it offered a solid spec sheet and great looking design, did not manage to persuade customers, since its sales performance did not attain the expected figures.

Also read: HTC 10 launches on April 12th: Know the Rumors, Specs, Price and Features

Furthermore, with HTC experiencing a nosedive the last few quarters, the HTC 10 might be one of its last tricks up its sleeve that is capable of rebalancing the situation.

HTC One M9. Image credit: CBS Interactive
HTC One M9.
Image credit: CBS Interactive

Nevertheless, as we are less than 24 hours away from the device’s much-anticipated debut, here is a quick head-to-head specification comparison between the HTC 10, featuring its rumored technical information and the One M9’s already known spec sheet.

Disclaimer: As aforementioned, the information regarding HTC 10’s specs included in this piece is solely based on rumors, accumulated from various trustworthy tech publications and estimations from industry analysts. Therefore, that does not necessarily mean that all of the intel written below will be featured in the final product.

                            One M9                                                                        HTC 10

Size 144.6 x 69.7 x 9.6 mm (5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 in) 144.6 x 69.7 x 9.6mm (5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 in)
 

Weight

 

157 g (5.54 oz)

 

150 g (5.40 oz)

 

Display size

 

5.0 inches, Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Corning Gorilla Glass 3

 

5.15 inches, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Corning Gorilla Glass 4

 

Resolution

 

1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)

 

1440 x 2560 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density)

 

OS

 

Android 6.0 Marshmallow, HTC Sense UI 7.0 (planned to be upgraded to 8.0)

 

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, HTC Sense UI 8.0

 

Capacity

 

32GB, microSD, up to 200 GB

 

32GB, microSD, up to 200 GB

 

CPU & GPU

 

Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57

Adreno 430

 

Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo

Adreno 530

 

RAM

 

3GB

 

4GB

 

Connectivity

 

4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, GPS, microUSB v2.0

 

4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, GPS, microUSB v3.0 (Type-C)

 

Camera

 

Rear: 20 MP, f/2.2, 28mm, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone), 1/2.4″ sensor size, HDR, flash,

Front: 4 MP, f/2.0, 27mm, 1/3″ sensor size, 2µm pixel size, HDR

 

Rear: 12 MP, f/1.9, 26mm, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, HDR

Front: 5MP, OIS, HDR

 

Video

 

Rear: 2160p@30fps video, stereo sounds

Front: 1080p@30fps

 

Rear: 2160p@30fps

Front: 1080p@30fps

 

Bluetooth

 

4.1

 

4.1

 

Sensors

 

Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

 

Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

 

Battery

 

Non-removable Li-Po 2,840 mAh battery

Stand-by: Up to 391 h (2G) / Up to 402 h (3G)

Talk time: Up to 25 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 21 h 50 min (3G)

Fast battery charging: 60% in 30 min (Quick Charge 2.0)

 

Non-removable Li-Po 3,000 + mAh battery

Stand-by: –

Talk time: –

Fast battery charging: 83% in 30 min (Quick Charge 3.0)

 

Charger

 

microUSB v2.0

 

microUSB v3.0 (Type-C)

 

Colors

 

Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Silver/Rose gold, Gold/Pink, Pink

 

Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Silver/Rose gold

 

Marketplace

 

Google Play Store

 

Google Play Store

 

Avg. Price

 

$550 off contract, to receive big price-drop after HTC 10 launch

 

$650+ off contract

 

Availability

 

March 2015, all mjor carriers

 

April 2016, all major carriers

Source: GSMArena (1), GSMArena (2)

 

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