HTC 10 launch on 12 April
HTC all set to launch HTC 10 smartphoneReuters

HTC is holding a media event on 12 April, which would take place in New York, London and Taipei simultaneously. As expected, the event would mark the launch of the long-rumoured HTC 10 smartphone, a confirmation about which comes directly from official HTC Twitter account, which carries a tagline saying: "We admit we're obsessed ...but in a good way."

Although the official announcement about the launch came recently, the specifications of the handset have emerged on several occasions through leaks. Recently, Twitter leakstar, evleaks, through a tweet post said the HTC 10 would feature a Super LCD 5 screen, as opposed to the AMOLED screen reported earlier. It would also pack a 3,000mAh battery.

Recently, the company gave hints about the camera features of the smartphone. While there are no details about the camera sensor, rumour suggests there would be a 12 megapixel UltraPixel camera.

Other key elements are Snapdragon 820 chip and 4GB of RAM. In terms of storage, the handset would offer 32GB internal memory with support for microSD card for additional space. It is expected to run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI 8.1. As for design, the phone new in the HTC lineup is expected to sport an aluminium unibody design similar to what we have seen in One M8 and M9.