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)



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




1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)


1440 x 2560 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density)




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




32GB, microSD, up to 200 GB


32GB, microSD, up to 200 GB




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










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)




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




Rear: 2160p@30fps video, stereo sounds

Front: 1080p@30fps


Rear: 2160p@30fps

Front: 1080p@30fps










Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass




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)




microUSB v2.0


microUSB v3.0 (Type-C)




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


Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Silver/Rose gold




Google Play Store


Google Play Store


Avg. Price


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


$650+ off contract




March 2015, all mjor carriers


April 2016, all major carriers

Source: GSMArena (1), GSMArena (2)