After several rumors, HTC has officially introduced its flagship U12+ smartphone. It has a 6-inch QHD+ display with support for HDR10, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI, has a 12MP Wide-angle rear camera with HTC UltraPixel 4, OIS along with a 16MP Telephoto camera. There is also 8MP dual front camera 84° field of view, Bokeh mode, AR sticker, Face unlock and more.
It has a 3D glass body with ultra thin borders that are 2mm narrower than HTC U11’s and the phone comes with Dual 4G VoLTE support as well. It has Edge Sense 2 that lets you Squeeze to access apps or control the phone, is water and dust resistant with IP68 ratings and packs a 3500mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 that lets you charge the phone from 0 to 50% in just 35 minutes.
HTC U12+ specifications
- 6-inch (2880 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ Super LCD 6 display with HDR10, DCI-P3 and sRGB support, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
- 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB storage (UFS 2.1), expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 8.0 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI
- Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 12MP HTC UltraPixel 4 rear camera with 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.75 aperture, dual LED flash, PDAF, Laser auto focus, OIS, secondary 16MP telephoto lens with 1.0μm pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, 4k at 60 fps, 240fps slo-mo at 1080p
- 8MP + 8MP dual front-facing cameras with 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture Real-time bokeh effects, AR stickers
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Fingerprint sensor
- USB-C audio, HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation, HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition, Hi-Res audio certified
- Dimensions: 156.6×73.9×8.7-9.7mm; Weight: 188g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- 3500mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging
The HTC U12+ comes in Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black and Flame Red colors, is priced at $799 (Rs. 54,630 approx.) for the 64GB storage version and the 128GB storage version costs $849 (Rs. 58, 050 approx.). It is available for pre-order in the U.S. and Europe and ships later this month or early next month depending on the region.