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(Update: SD 810 and 5.5-inch QHD display) Rumored HTCBolt pics leaked

Following leaked real-world photos of the upcoming HTCBolt, we now have further details on the specs to be found inside.

Published onOctober 17, 2016

Update, October 17: HTCdeveloper @LlabTooFeR tweeted a few additional specs for the upcoming HTCBolt, codenamed "Acadia': the Snapdragon 810 chipset and a 5.5-inch QHD display.

Original post, October 14: We’ve heard whispers of a new device from HTCallegedly slated to arrive this month, and we even caught a glimpse of its appearance via some leaked rendered promo images last month. However, this is the first time we’ve actually seen pictures of the rumored HTCBolt.

Just as Evan Blass previously leaked, the HTCBolt appears to take its design cues strongly from the HTC10. It also looks like we can confirm the lack of a headphone jack. Note that this is a midranger, not a flagship offering, but these images appear to reveal that it will come running Sense-skinned Android 7.0 Nougat, not Marshmallow as previously believed.

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Leaked HTCBolt looks like a mini HTC10, sans headphone jack

This 5.5-inch device is actually slightly larger than the HTC10, and it’s powered by 3GB of RAM. It comes with 64GB of storage which is expandable via a microSD slot. The rear camera is an 18-megapixel offering. HTCdeveloper, @LlabTooFeR leaked some further specs a few days later, including a Snapdragon 810 and a 5.5-inch QHD display (2,560 x 1,440 pixels, ppi).

HTC Acadia will be featured with Snapdargon 810 (MSM8994).
Display is 5.5 inch WQHD.
— LlabTooFeR (@LlabTooFeR) October 17, 2016

We don’t have any information regarding pricing yet, but the device is supposed to see a worldwide release and should be coming to Sprint in the US. All in all, it’s an attractive looking midranger that appears to offer some pretty decent specs for the midrange market. However, whether or not it will be worth it to users will largely come down to that all-important price tag.

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What are your thoughts regarding the HTCBolt? Something you’ll be keeping track of, or snoozeville? Let us know your take in the comments below!

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