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iPhone 7 vs HTC 10 - Advantages & Disadvantages Comparison

iPhone 7 and HTC 10 (previously known as HTC One M10), the top two smart phones in 2016, have something in common and also differ from each other on certain sides. Which one is your cup of tea, the iOS based iPhone 7 or Android based HTC 10? Read the following comparison article and hope you can go to form your own judgement. Also check the latest review of iPhone 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8.

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iPhone 7 vs HTC 10: Comparison from Design, New Features, Storage & Battery Life

iPhone 7 vs HTC 10: design

1. Design
iPhone 7: According to 2016 Apple Event, it says that the Apple gives a slew of iPhone 7 pros, That means iPhone 7 has no significant improvements on design. Still LED-backlit IPS LCD, 3D touch, fingerprint scanner Touch ID, however, it has no 3.5mm headphone jack and the new jet black will come with iPhone 7 instead of space gray.

HTC 10: When the HTC One M9 is released, it wins large amount of praise on its beautiful design. And the HTC 10 also looks great. The first impression it leaves to me is "chunky". Actually, this is not a negative word since HTC's design is not chasing the ultra-slim hand feeling. Plus, there is another shining point: HTC 10 has no logo on the front, a big pleasure for HTC fans, indeed.
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new features2. New Features
iPhone 7: As iPhone fans, we usually expect the new iPhone with some breakthrough features. For iPhone 7, the new features are the abandon of headphone jack, completely waterproof supporting, dual camera and USB-C port, 256GB capacity, Li-Fi tech, multi-touch 3D Touch, AirPods etc.

HTC 10: Compared with iPhone 7, HTC 10 makes big progress on fingerprint sensor (iPhone with Touch ID), which doubles as a home button, not clicking but providing rapid response. Worth a mention is that the HTC 10 becomes the first Android phone to support audio AirPlay feature, which enables you to free stream audio from HTC 10 to Windows/MacBook computer via Wi-Fi.
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storage3. Storage
iPhone 7: The discussion of iPhone 7 storage is always heating up. According to the latest Apple event 2016, iPhone 7 casts away 16GB version and be armed with 32GB, 128GB and 256GB for iPhone 7 (Plus). It's definitely a good news for iPhone fans, for you eventually don't be bothered by your limited storage space. Prepare your greenbacks for your bigger than bigger iPhone.

HTC 10: Well, speaking of smart phone storage, HTC no doubt has no right to speak. The reason is obvious. The HTC One M9 only has one version, 32GB. So how would you bear this phone if you're quite demanding on phone storage? Chill down! A huge improvement has made to HTC 10, which sports with 32 and 64GB, two versions with 4 GB RAM.
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battery life4. Battery Life
iPhone 7: Not satisfied with iPhone 6s/Plus battery life? iPhone 7 and 7 Plus finally get battery life improved. Apple says that iPhone 7 goes up to 2 hours longer battery life than iPhone 6s; iPhone 7 Plus stays 1 hour more than iPhone 6S Plus. You might hold your iPhone 7 and 7 Plus longer for movies, music, games etc. More importantly, you have no need to dig out the iPhone battery saving tips around.

HTC 10: No matter whether iPhone 7/Plus or iPhone Pro comes with a 3100mAh battery or not, what we can ensure is that HTC 10 is really armed with 3000mAh battery, supporting up to 456 h (3G) stand-by and 27 h (3G) talk time. I just wonder if HTC is considering to release a HTC 10 Plus/Pro to battle against the Plus/Pro version from Apple. Just my personal guess.

iPhone 7 vs HTC 10- Specifications Comparison

iPhone 7

HTC 10

Display Size 4.7 inches 5.2 inches
Display Type IPS LCD Display/OLED Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen
Display Resolution 750 x 1334 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels
OS iOS 10 Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor Apple A10 Fusion chip Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Memory Card Slot No microSD, up to 200 GB
Memory Internal 32/128 GB, 3GB RAM 32/64GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera 12 MP primary, 7 MP secondary 12 MP primary, 5 MP secondary
Battery Life unknown 3000 mAh battery
Charger Lightning faster charging
Availability 2016, September 2016, May
Price $649, $749, $849 $699

iPhone 7's and HTC 10's Respective Advantages and Disadvantages

After the side-by-side comparison between iPhone 7 and HTC 10, now here presents you the advantages and disadvantages of iPhone 7 and HTC 10 in brief as conclusion.

iPhone 7 Pros and Cons

HTC 10 Pros and Cons

  • Advantages
  • No headphone jack, Li-Fi tech, multi-touch 3D Touch
  • Dual camera and 3D camera for iPhone Pro and iPhone 7/Plus
  • Waterproof ability to make your iPhone 7 swim
  • Thinner design and more capacity storage, up to 256GB

  • Disadvantages
  • No more innovative features after iOS 11 update
  • Battery life is still a pending issue
  • No trump card to compete with Android phones
  • Advantages
  • Improvements on design
  • Big boost in battery life
  • Optimize HTC camera feature to a new height
  • Response faster on fingerprint sensor

  • Disadvantages
  • Don't adopt the new tech: wireless charging
  • A little bit bigger to hold in hand
  • No breakthrough

Let's Enjoy More Entertainment on iPhone 7 & HTC 10

In short, the basic information about the top 2016 smart phones are here. We will keep updating the data once we get the latest info. No matter what the final version will be, we still have faith that the upcoming iPhone 7 and HTC 10 would become better than their predecessors and bring us with better multimedia experience, like bigger display, sharper screen, faster processing speed, etc. So watching video and listening to music become more enjoyable. Even better, the thoughtful multimedia software MacX Video Converter Pro comes out to help you improve your mobile phone experience to new heights.

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Author: Abby Poole | Updated on Dec 26, 2019

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