In a press event in New Delhi, HTC announced the launch of the company's 2016 flagship, the HTC 10. After a disappointing couple of release cycles, the HTC 10 is a confident return to form, and maybe a good reason for high-end buyers to start paying attention to the company once again.

HTC 10

HTC 10 Specifications

Category Features
Operating System Android 6.0.1
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit Kryo quad-core
Display 5.2-inch QHD Super LCD 5
Rear Camera 12MP Ultrapixel | OIS | f/1.8 lens
Front Camera 5MP Ultrapixel | OIS
Internal Storage 32GB, expandable via microSD card
Battery 3,000mAh | Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0
Dimensions 145.9 x 71.9 x 3.0-9.0 mm
Weight 161g

While the HTC 10 is trumped by the Galaxy S7 in some metrics, the phone is arguably the closest competitor Samsung has right now. You might want to check out our complete review of the HTC 10. The HTC 10 doesn't come cheap, and will be available at a price of ₹52,990 ($787). The phone will be available starting June 5, with the first 500 customers receiving an Ice View case for free.

HTC has also mentioned that the HTC 10 Lifestyle variant will be available in India. The Lifestyle variant is powered by the Snapdragon 652 SoC and offers 3GB of RAM, with the rest of the specs staying the same as the HTC 10. The HTC 10 Lifestyle will be more affordable. Pricing will be revealed closer to launch.