HTC’s Bolt for Sprint arrives with no headphone jack and last year’s processor

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HTC is announcing a new smartphone exclusive to Sprint’s network today, the Bolt. A 5.5-inch phone, the Bolt largely serves as a showcase for Sprint’s latest network technology, which is said to provide faster download speeds than other networks (hence the Bolt’s name). Other features include a full-metal unibody with water resistance (a first for HTC) and USB Type-C headphones that can adapt their sound to your specific hearing. The Bolt is available starting today for $600.

The Bolt looks a lot like the HTC 10 from earlier this year, and it’s clear these devices have been cut from the same cloth. It’s larger, thanks to its larger display, and is flatter than the 10, but otherwise has the same aluminum finish with large chamfers, front…

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