Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC is reportedly working on a new mid-range smartphone that could launch at in January next year. The company has announced the One X9 in 2016 and the new X10 could be replacing it very soon. Apart from that, we are also going to see a new flagship replacing the HTC 10 that will be none other than the rumored HTC 11.

A new piece of information is popping up into the rumor mill and it seems that HTC is not only focusing on working on its next-gen flagship, but also has plans for a middle-range device.

According to information coming out of Chinese website My Drivers report the HTC X10 will feature similar features as its predecessor including a 5.5-inch full-HD, 1920×1080 display. The upcoming phone will be having a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor that will be paired with 3GB of RAM and a Mali-T860 GPU, which will be clocked at 700MHz.

The phone is going to feature a 13MP back camera with OIS. There is also a opportunity that HTC could launch this phone around New Year's Day similar to the One X9.

According to the information, just like the One X9, the upcoming HTC X10 can cost around CNY 2,000 and will be launched in China first following other regions.

It's not sure yet, but the phone will be coming with the latest operating system i.e. Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box

As for the company's next premium phone, AndroidGuys learns that the HTC 11 is rumored to come boasting a 5.5-inch display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution and a the powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset. The HTC 11 could be among the first to arrive with 8GB of RAM, to be offered in combination with a immense 256GB of internal storage.

Other specs for the HTC 11 includes a dual camera setup featuring 12MP sensors plus an 8MP front facing camera and 3,700 mAh battery. It will also arrive with 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box.

HTC also sent out invitations for an event on Jan. 12, 2017 in which above mentioned product can be launched. The event will notably take place just a few days after the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.