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The leaks ruined the surprise, but HTC just unveiled the latest devices in its storied Desire line-up.

HTC calls the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle “the biggest leap since the original Desire.” The two phones feature matte plastic designs that take cues from the metallic edges of the HTC 10, coupled with “high mid-range” specs and features including a fingerprint reader (Desire 10 Pro) and Hi-Fi sound (Desire 10 Lifestyle).

The Desire 10 Pro is the phone that you want if you’re looking for the best specs and features. The Desire 10 Lifestyle is a cheaper option that redeems itself – to an extent – through the audio experience.

HTC Desire 10 Pro specs



  • Dimensions: 156.5 x 76 x 7.86mm, 165g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, Full HD (1080p) IPS Gorilla Glass
  • Processor: 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio P10
  • RAM: 3GB or 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB or 64GB, expandable
  • Rear camera: 20 MP, f/2.2, laser autofocus
  • Front camera: 13MP, f.2.2, Selfie Panorama
  • Battery: 3,000-mAh, fast charging
  • Other features: HTC BoomSound profile, fingerprint reader
  • Operating system: Android 6.0 with HTC Sense

 HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle specs

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  • Dimensions: 156.9 x 76.9 x 7.7mm, 155g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, HD (720p) Super LCD Gorilla Glass
  • Processor: quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
  • RAM: 2GB or 3GB
  • Storage: 16GB or 32GB, expandable
  • Rear camera: 13 MP, f/2.2
  • Front camera: 5MP, f.2.8
  • Battery: 2,700-mAh, fast charging
  • Other features: HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition, Hi-Res certified, Dolby Audio
  • Operating system: Android 6.0 with HTC Sense

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Unfortunately, only the Desire 10 Pro features a fingerprint reader. The good news is the sensor is mounted on the back and not on the bottom bezel like on the HTC 10.

Both phones will be available in black, white, dark blue, and light blue. HTC isn’t very open when it comes to the price and availability of the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle, but we were given some pointers. The duo will be released “internationally,” but not in the United States. The Desire 10 Lifestyle will arrive by the end of September, but you’ll have to wait until November to get the beefier HTC Desire 10 Pro.

As for the price, we were told to expect something in the vicinity of 300 euros for the Desire 10 Lifestyle, while the 10 Pro will be positioned somewhere in between that and the HTC 10.

Let us know your thoughts on these two new devices? Tempted?

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