The IC-7610 is a new middle class radio between IC-7300 and IC-7851, which will be successor of IC-7600. The touch screen display is larger than IC-7300. The waterfall display is also smooth as IC-7300. When dual receive mode, the water fall display is also smooth. The main screen information can also be displayed on a large TV screen. The frame rate seems about 30fps, which is same as main touch screen the IC-7610 has.
AF knobs and so on are made of plastic but they look like metal. Only the main dial seems to be made of aluminum.
According to a presentation, the IC-7610 will be much superior to IC-7600 such as receiver selectivity and sensitivity and will be a little better than IC-7300. Phase noise of the transmitter will be also lower as the following picture;
Release date of the IC-7610 will be begin of next summer (in 2017). The price is not opened officially yet.
Unofficially, some OMs claimed "400000yen (about $4500) MSRP will be acceptable.".