After the two Desire 10 the Taiwanese manufacturer is preparing to announce another mid-range smartphone. From the first images published online you may notice a certain similarity between the new HTC Bolt (code-named Acadia) and the previous HTC 10 . The first, however, slightly larger and a lower-level hardware equipment. Bolt will be the first HTC smartphone without audio jack 3.5mm.

The well-known leaker Evan Blass says that HTC Bolt will have an aluminum unibody chassis and one 5.5-inch screen with full HD resolution (1920 × 1080 pixels). There is no information on the processor (Qualcomm and MediaTek?), But it certainly will choose a less powerful of the Snapdragon 820 SoC integrated into the existing HTC 10. The hardware will also include 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of flash memory, expandable with cards microSD. To the rear camera is expected to be 18 megapixel sensor with f / 2.0 aperture and 4K video recording, while the front will have a resolution of 8 megapixels.

The smartphone will integrate a single speaker, so the technology HTC facing BoomSound can only be exploited through earphones. Other features will be the fingerprint reader and the door USB Type-C . The latter will serve for data exchange, recharge the battery and connect the earphones, since HTC Bolt will not have the 3.5mm audio jack .

On the new smartphone will be installed Android 7.0 Nougat personalized with the Sense 8.0 interface. HTC Bolt should be announced later this month. The price is unknown, but users will have to shell out a definitely lower sum of 749 Euros to buy the recent HTC 10.