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HTC 10 smartphone release date, pricing and plans announced


The release date, plan pricing from all the telcos and Australian outright purchase price of the new feature-packed flagship HTC 10 Android smartphone has just been announced.

The HTC 10 – the device the company hopes will bring it out of the doldrums – will be released on May 3 through Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile.

On the same, the HTC 10 will also be available for outright purchase from JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman for $1,099.

The HTC 10 will be available in two colours – Carbon Grey and Glacier Silver.


It has a sleek design (it’s 9mm thick and weighs 161g), a 5.2-inch quad HD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor under the hood.

Users will also find 32GB of internal storage, 4GB RAM and a microSD card slot to expand the memory.

It also has a 12-megapixel camera with fast laser auto focus and the capability to play Hi-Res audio.

Customers can also get their hands on the HTC 10 on a plan.


Here’s a summary of the most popular HTC 10 plans:


Telstra customers can purchase the HTC 10 on a range of Go Mobile plans.

For $97 per month, customers can take up a $95 Go Mobile plan with $2 per month handset repayments each month for 24 months on a plan that includes 6GB of data for use in Australia (Extra Data $10/GB for use in that month).

Telstra customers can submit an expression of interest for the HTC 10 online, prior to retail launch at


For Optus customers interested in the HTC 10, they can pre-order it online at or in store.

The HTC 10 will be offered on an $80 plan with $7 monthly handset repayments for a total payment of $87 per month for 24 months with 6GB data to use per month.


Vodafone customers can get their hands on the HTC 10 for $85 per month over 24 months which comes with 6GB of data and 3GB bonus data for a total of 9GB.

Pre-orders are available now either online at or in store until 3rd May, 2016.


The HTC 10 will be offered to Virgin Mobile customers for $7 per month on a Virgin Mobile $70 phone plan which includes 6GB of data over 24 months, either online at or by calling 13 63 69.

Tech Guide will have a full review of the HTC 10 next week.