HTC 10 vs HTC Bolt


Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line:  HTC 10 is better in features that will offer faster and easier execution of tasks.

Although HTC Bolt Has a better body design, HTC 10 comes on top as the better device in this htc bolt vs htc 10 review, because of the following; 5.62% higher pixel density, 1gb more RAM, 32gb more internal storage, 13g lighter, it has stereo speakers and is DLNA certified.

HTC 10 vs HTC Bolt: DESIGN

Thickness; Differ by only 0.9mm, HTC 10 with 9mm and 8.1mm for HTC bolt.

Weight; HTC 10 is lighter by 13g, 161g compared to 174g of HTC bolt.

Height; HTC 10 has a height of 145.9mm whereas HTC bolt has 153.6mm.

Width; HTC 10 has 71.9mm whereas HTC bolt has 77.3mm

Volume; HTC 10 displaces 94.41cm3 which is less than 96.17cm3 displaced by HTC bolt.

HTC bolt has a weather seal and is also dust and water resistant features lacking in HTC 10.

Bottom line:  HTC 10 is better since it’s lighter and takes up less space.


Resolution; Both have the same resolution of 1440x2560px.

Pixel density; HTC 10 has a higher pixel density of 564ppi whereas HTC bolt has 534ppi

Screen size; HTC bolt has a wider display area by only 0.3 inches, 5.5inches against 5.2inches

LCD display; This feature is shared with the two phones.

Bottom line: HTC bolt may offer a wider display area but the depth and clarity of graphics does not compare to HTC 10 which is better.


Ram speed; HTC 10 is faster with its ram speed of 1688 MHz (Qualcomm snapdragon 820 MSM8996) compared to HTC bolt ram speed of 1600MHz (Qualcomm snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

G.P.U clock speed; HTC 10 is faster with its clock speed of 650MHz (Qualcomm snapdragon 820 MSM8996) compared to HTC bolt speed of 624MHz (Qualcomm snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

RAM; HTC 10 has a ram of 4gb whereas HTC bolt has 3gb.

The two phones also have a similar feature such as; integrated LTE, integrated graphics, AES, dynamic frequency scaling and NX bit.

Bottom line: HTC 10 comes out as a better processing device.


Back camera; HTC bolt main camera is 16mp while HTC 10 has main camera of 12mp.

Front camera; HTC bolt boasts of 8mp camera and HTC 10 has a 5mp camera.

 Video recording; their main cameras can record 2160×30 frames per second.

HTC 10 has a 10% wider aperture at minimum focal length when compared to HTC bolt.

Bottom line:  HTC bolt has an edge over HTC 10.

HTC 10 vs HTC Bolt: AUDIO

Stereo speakers; This feature is found only in HTC 10.

Audio jack; Only HTC 10 has a port for a 3.5mm audio jack.

Microphones; HTC 10 has 3 while HTC bolt has 2

Bottom line: HTC 10 offers a better auditory experience.

 HTC 10 vs HTC Bolt: BATTERY

Battery power; HTC 10 has a 3000mAh battery while HTC bolt has 3200mAh.

Battery life; HTC 10 has a longer battery life by 4hours in idle mode, 27h compared to 23 hours of HTC bolt

Bottom line: HTC 10 has a better battery life thus more convenient.


ANT+ support; Only Note 5 supports this.

USB version; version 3.1 is available in HTC 10. HTC bolt only has version 2

DLNA certification; Found only in HTC 10 which means it is compatible with other DLNA certified devices

Bottom line: Of the two HTC 10 is more technologically advanced.


Both phones have their perks and compete intensively against each other but HTC 10 is on top because of its abilities in data storage, processing and technological advancements among many others.