HTC Expects to Provide Nougat Update for HTC 10 During Q4, Other Devices After

Details shared via HTC’s Twitter account this morning states that the company expects to provide a Nougat update for the HTC 10 during Q4 of this year. More specifically, HTC hopes to update the unlocked HTC 10, followed by updates for the unlocked One M9 and unlocked One A9 to Android 7.0. Then, if all goes well, we can expect to see updates for carrier models, but no timeframe was provided.  (more…)

HTC 10 Now Offered in Camellia Red and Topaz Gold, Priced at $599

To take a bit of excitement away from Samsung’s launch of the Galaxy Note 7 this morning, HTC is offering the HTC 10 in two new colors – Camilla Red and Topaz Gold. Both colors are exclusive to HTC’s online store and are available for pre-order right now.

HTC’s $100 off on the HTC 10 is still valid, pricing the phone at $599 down from $699. Alternatively, folks can also opt for the free set of JBL Type-C earbuds, which carry a value of $199.  (more…)

HTC Nexus Phones Stop Off at the FCC With Universal US Carrier Support (Updated)

Oh boy, the HTC Nexus phones just stopped off at the FCC this morning. As we all know, that’s huge news in terms of how this story begins to unfold in front of us. After seeing supposed pictures of one of the phones hours ago, we now know model numbers, get confirmation that HTC is indeed making two Nexus phones, and other details, like universal LTE support across US carriers, including Verizon.

Let’s dive into the filings that went live this morning and share what we are finding. Also, as we find more, we’ll be updating this post.  (more…)

Here Come the HTC Nexus Leaks!

Ready to catch your first supposed real look at one of the new HTC Nexus phones, the smaller “Sailfish” model? Here you go!

According to the folks at Android Police, who previously posted a mock-up that looked quite similar to what we are seeing below, this is the real deal. Aside from the insane amounts of cropping needed to protect sources, we are getting front, back, and side shots to reveal all that is the smaller 5-inch Nexus made by HTC.  (more…)

Purchase HTC 10, Get Free Set of JBL Reflect Aware C Earbuds (Updated)

To celebrate the launch of the JBL Reflect Aware C earbuds, which happened last week, HTC is giving them away for free. However, to claim your free pair, you will need to purchase a HTC 10 smartphone from the company’s website. If free earbuds don’t seem worth anything to you, just know that these Type-C earbuds are priced at $199 separately.

Currently, the HTC 10 is priced at $699.99.  (more…)

Two Sources Suggest Verizon Will Carry the New Nexus Phones

When the new HTC-made Nexus phones arrive at some point in the near future (maybe in early October), two sources suggest that we might see them sold directly through carriers, just like the Nexus 6 and Galaxy Nexus before them. Well, one carrier in particular has been mentioned twice – Verizon.

According to Evan Blass, Big Red plans to “carry the two ‘Nexus’ handsets.” And yes, Evan tossed in quotation marks around the word Nexus, which is probably a suggestion that we may not like the carrier tie-in. In other words, these will be Nexus devices, but there is a  good chance they’ll have select bloat, potentially slower updates, etc.  (more…)