HTC 10 Latest News & Updates: HTC 10 To Receive Android Nougat Update In The US To Unlocked Units

By Arah TJ , Updated Nov 27, 2016 09:56 PM EST
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HTC just recently announced the release of the latest Android Nougat 7.0 update for their HTC 10 smartphone users in the U.S. HTC announced the update via their Twitter handle, '@HTCUSA' and also stated that the update has passed TA testing and will be available to unlocked HTC 10 smartphones on Friday.

Google's latest operating system was first brought into the HTC 10, and was launched much earlier than Google's own Pixel smartphones in October. The Android 7.0 Nougat is active on LG's G5 and V20 smartphones, runs as beta on Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphones. The HTC 10 Nougat version 2.28.617.8 is 1.11 GB  in file size. The Nougat update is only available for unlocked HTC 10 smartphones and users in the U.S., with no official statement regarding when the update will also be available to HTC 10 users in other parts of the Globe.

According to Indian Express, the Android Nougat 7.0 update comes with new features such as bundled notifications, split screen mode, improved battery performance, customizable quick settings, file-based encryption, seamless software updates and work mode to name a few. The HTC 10 was launched in India back in March, and is the first smartphone to feature optical image stabilization (OIS) for both the front and rear cameras. The HTC 10 has a 5.2-inch Super LCD display with a 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution, and Corning Gorilla Glass.

At the heart of the HTC 10 beats a Quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor, with an Adreno 530 GPU. The HTC 10 comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage which is expandable up to 2TB. The HTC 10 is 4G LTE capable and is powered by a 3000 mAh battery which also features Quick Charge 3.0.

Earlier this week, HTC launched the Desire 10 Pro and 10 Evo smartphones, which features an full-metal unibody design which is resistant to dust, splash and water. 

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