HTC Bolt debuts with Android Nougat And Sprint’s LTE Plus Network
Fresh off producing Google’s new Pixels smartphones, HTC has teamed up with Sprint to launch the HTC Bolt. The new device highlights the carrier’s high-speed 3x20MHz carrier aggregation and is available exclusively from the carrier at $25 per month on a 24-month contract.
HTC Bolt Specifications
- Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat) with HTC Sense UI
- Dimensions: 153.6 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: 174 grams
- Display: 5.5-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) Quad HD Super LCD 3 display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
- Graphics: Adreno 430 GPU
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Storage: 32GB built-in storage + microSD card slot
- Main Camera: 16MP rear camera with dual LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, OIS, PDAF, 4K video recording, 120fps slow-mo video
- Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4,1, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- Battery: 3200 mAh battery
- Others: Water resistant (IP57), Fingerprint sensor, USB-C audio, BoomSound Adaptive Audio, Hi-Res audio
Available in Glacier Silver or Gunmetal colour options, the HTC Bolt has the same design language as the HTC 10. It sports a water-resistant aluminium unibody design (IP57 – water and dust resistant), 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) QHD display, and backed by a 3000mAh battery.
Under the hood, the device relies on the now dated, though powerful Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor paired along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB built-in expandable storage space. in the camera depaertment, there is a rear 16MP camera with OIS and a front 8MP camera for selfies.
HTC bolt skips the 3.5mm audio jack and instead is equipped with the HTC BoomSound Adaptive Audio, which scans the user’s ear and uses ‘ambient noise’ to adjsut audi output to suit the user’s earing. It also has a fingerprint sensor and Hi-Res audio (24-bit).