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HTC 10 Evo: The 3.5mm Headphone Jack Is Dumped By This Android 7.0 Handset For USB-C

Update Date: Nov 23, 2016 07:39 AM EST
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Nougat powered HTC 10 Evo is the first Smartphone launched by the company which will follow the iPhone 7 as it will ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack.

HTC 10 Evo is said to be a rebranded version of HTC Bolt. The later was announced by the company earlier this month. It was exclusive to US carrier sprint. The Inquirer reports that the HTC 10 Evo won't be available on any networks in the UK. Networks might not clamor to pick up this Smartphone.

HTC wants to aim this device on those buyers who don't want to be tied up in lengthy contracts. In fact, they would like to buy the phone outright.

This metal-clad device is IP75 certified, hence it is water resistant. It is also packed with 5.5 inch QHD LCD3 display which is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon-810 processor. This phone is paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage capacity. The storage capacity is expandable up to 2Tb through the onboard micro SD slot.

The 16 MP  rear-facing camera sports  optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus, Dual LED flash, 4K video recording and f/2.0 aperture. There is another 8MP camera at the front.

HTC 10 Evo will run on Google's latest Android 7.0 Nougat software. It is also packed with quick charge 2.0 support, build in a fingerprint sensor, and its battery is 3200mAh. This device is similar to iPhone 7 as there is no 3.5mm headphone jack.

It is believed that HTC 10 Evo will bundle USB-C adaptive earphones along with the Smartphone. These earphones can analyze er, a user's sonar-like technology which helps in creating a personalized sound profile.

In the United States, this phone is priced $600 with an SIM-free price tag. HTC has not disclosed it price in the UK but is expected to be sold at £480.   

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