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HTC Desire 12+ Review ( Full Specifications and Price )

HTC Desire 12+

HTC released the HTC Desire 12+ Android smartphone in May 2018. A device that falls into the Mid-Range category. The device comes with a 6.00-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display and a resolution of 720 pixels x 1440 pixels.

The HTC Desire 12+ also arrives with 3GB of RAM, which is quite unlike some mid-rangers. The phone packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can expand up to 2GB with a microSD card.

In terms of camera quality, the HTC Desire 12+ sports a 12-MP camera on the rear and an 8-MP front sensor for selfies.

Here’s a quick review of this mid-range device.

Design and Display

HTC Desire 12+

Firstly, the HTC Desire 12+ has dimensions of 158.2 x 76.6 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 3.02 x 0.33 in). And it weighs 157.5 g (5.57 oz).

This beautiful device has a 6.0-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, it also has an 18:9 aspect ratio (~268 ppi density).

Furthermore, this Smartphone also supports Multitouch. With a rear mounted Fingerprint Scanner, it comes in three colors: Black, Silver, and Gold.

Hardware and Software

HTC Desire 12+

 

The HTC Desire 12+ smartphone comes with Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.

The HTC Desire 12+ is powered by a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 chipset with a 32-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor that clocks at 1.8GHz.

Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 506 GPU for graphics handling.

This smartphone offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt memory that you can expand up to 400GB using a microSD card. Multi-tasking isn’t a problem on this device.

Sensors on this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass.

Camera and Battery

HTC Desire 12+

HTC Desire 12+ comes with a Dual: 13 MP + 2 MP, f/2.2 rear camera. With phase detection autofocus, and LED flash.

Also, it boasts of other features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama.

Meanwhile, for selfie lovers, there’s an 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p selfie camera for those amazing selfies.

The HTC Desire 12+ comes with a Non-removable Li-Ion 2965 mAh battery. This is where I’m disappointed with them.

Price

The HTC Desire 12+ sells at 250 EUR, which is equivalent to N106,470. But the price may vary depending on your location.

Full Specifications

Finally, Here are the full specs of this amazing phone

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2018, March
Status Available. Released 2018, May
Body Dimensions 158.2 x 76.6 x 8.4 mm (6.23 x 3.02 x 0.33 in)
Weight 157.5 g (5.57 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~76.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Memory Card Slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Camera Primary Dual: 13 MP + 2 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]
Secondary 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Radio To be confirmed
USB microUSB 2.0
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2965 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 522 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 26 h (3G)
Misc Colors Black, Silver, Gold
Price About N106,470

 

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HTC U12+ Preview ( Full Leaked Specifications and Price )

HTC U12+

In my earlier post about “the most prospective upcoming phones of 2018”,I wrote about the rumored HTC U12+.

Well, Evan Blass (a reliable source on mobile phone leaks) finally reveals the full specifications of this beautiful flagship from HTC. Confirming rumors that have been making the rounds about this flagship. The HTC U12+ will be unveiled on the 23rd of May.

Evan Blass also posted renders of the HTC U12+, revealing its design, which seems to be somewhat semitransparent, as you can see some internal hardware through the rear. On the front, you can see those wallpapers that also recently leaked.

Here is a breakdown of the crazy features of this device.

Design and Display

HTC U12+

The body of the HTC U12+ is wrapped in scratch resistant glass. With an aluminum frame at its core.

With a dimension of 156.6 x 73.9 x 8.7 mm (6.17 x 2.91 x 0.34 in), it weighs about 188g. It comes in two models, Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).

The HTC U12+ has a 6.0-inch Super LCD6 capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors. With a screen resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels, it has an 18:9 aspect ratio (~537 ppi density). HTC has claimed that this device has pressure sensitive buttons, with its screen having an IP68 certification. That is to say that the device is dust/waterproof(up to 1.5m for 30 mins).

The Screen supports Multitouch and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass v5 material and has a DCI-P3 & HDR10 compliance. Also included is an improved HTC Sense UI.

Hardware and Software

HTC U12+

The HTC U12+ comes with Android 8 Oreo, although there’s a planned upgrade to Android 9 soon.

Powering this device is a Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset. The CPU on this device has a configuration of Octa-core (4×2.6 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver). There’s also an Adreno 630 GPU, for those amazing graphics.

This device has 6GB of RAM, with a 64GB or 256GB of inbuilt storage memory variant. This inbuilt memory can be expanded to about 400GB using its Sim 2 Slot as a microSD port.

In addition, a Fast Charging( Quick Charge ) feature is present on this device. HTC also added a Qi wireless charging feature too.

The sensors available on this device include Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Camera and Battery

This device has a Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 16 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm) camera. With phase detection & laser autofocus, OIS, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED dual-tone flash.

Upfront, there’s another dual-camera setup with two 8MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p camera. With HDR, and panorama. Which means your selfie-taking just got a lot better.

Other features of this camera include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama.

Furthermore, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery included in this flagship.

Price

The price of this device isn’t certain yet, but its expected to start selling at about 800 EUR. Which equals N340,639

Full Specifications

Finally, here are the full specs of this HTC flagship.

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced Not announced yet
Status Expected Release: 23 May
Body Dimensions 156.6 x 73.9 x 8.7 mm (6.17 x 2.91 x 0.34 in)
Weight 188 g (6.63 oz)
Build Front/back glass & aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– IP68 certified – dust/waterproof
Display Type Super LCD6 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~80.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2880 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~537 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– DCI-P3 & HDR10 compliant
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (P)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPU Octa-core (4×2.6 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630
Memory Card Slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Camera Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 16 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm), phase detection & laser autofocus, OIS, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60/240fps
Secondary Dual: 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p, HDR, panorama
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
– 32-bit/384kHz audio
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
– Fast battery charging: 50% in 35 min (Quick Charge 3.0)
– Qi wireless charging
– XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Misc Colors Black
Price About N340,639
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HTC U11 Eyes Review (Full Specifications and Price)

HTC U11 Eyes

Hello good people…

Have you heard of a phone that differentiates between a real human face and photos’ its been shown?. Well, meet the HTC U11 Eyes.

Like its name implies, this phone has dual 5MP front cameras that looks like an eye. The Taiwanese company says those Eye-looking camera’s were designed for taking selfies.

Follow me, as i guide you through the features of this lovely Android Smartphone.

Design and Display

HTC U11 Eyes

The HTC U11 Eyes’ dimensions are 57.9mm x 75mm x 8.5 mm (6.22 x 2.95 x 0.33 in). And it weighs 185 g.

This amazing Smartphone has a 6.0-inch Super LCD3 Capacitive touchscreen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, it has a 18:9 aspect ratio (~402 ppi density).

The Screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Also, this phone has an IP67 Certified rating, the HTC U11 Eyes is water and dust resistant.

This Smartphone supports Multitouch too. With a rear mounted Fingerprint Scanner, it comes in three colors: blue, black and red.

Hardware and Software

HTC U11 Eyes

The HTC U11 Eyes smartphone comes with Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.

The HTC U11 Eyes is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 chipset with a 64-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor.

Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 510 GPU for graphics handling.

This smartphone offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt memory that you can expand up to 400GB using a microSD card. Pretty cool stuff huh…?

Other features of this device are: proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope.

Camera and Battery

HTC U11 Eyes

The HTC U11 Eyes comes with a 12MP rear camera with dual-LED flash and dual-tone flash that boasts of an f/1.7  aperture. This means that it can take Bokeh Images.

Also, it boasts of other features like Geo-tagging, auto-focus, touch focus, HDR and panorama.

Meanwhile, for selfie lovers, there’s a dual 5MP front camera with LED flash and HDR with an f/2.2 aperture for crisp selfies. The front camera also includes a bokeh-effect mode, for both images and videos (check it out here)

The HTC U11 Eyes comes with an amazing 3,930mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. This Smartphone also has a fast charging feature.

Price

The HTC U11 Eyes sells at 500 EUR, which is equivalent to N213,500. But this price may vary depending on your location.

Full Specifications

Lastly, Here are the full specs of this amazing phone:

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Launch Announced 2018, January
Status Available. Released 2018, January
Body Dimensions 157.9 x 75 x 8.5 mm (6.22 x 2.95 x 0.33 in)
Weight 185 g (6.53 oz)
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– IP67 certified – dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
Display Type Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~78.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
– HTC Sense UI
Platform OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652
CPU Octa-core
GPU Adreno 510
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera Primary 12 MP (f/1.7, 1.4 μm), phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]
Secondary Dual: 5 MP, f/2.2, 1080p
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
– XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3930 mAh battery
Misc Colors Black, Red, Blue
Price N213,000

So, if you’re enthralled by what you’ve seen about this phone.. it won’t be bad to get one for yourself.

See Ya! 🙂

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HTC U11 Full Specification and Price

Now with the unveiling of the HTC U11 by HTC, they not just filling that flagship spot in 2017 U series but have created a suitable successor to the HTC 10 to be the leading device of this year. Recently after U Ultra launched, the U11 arrives with a faster processor, improved battery life, a more compact body, better camera and perhaps most importantly a proper price, Check below for full Specification and price.

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/75 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
LAUNCH Announced 2017, May
Status Available. Released 2017, June
BODY Dimensions 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm (6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
– Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
DISPLAY Type Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~71.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
– HTC Sense UI
PLATFORM OS Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, check quality
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/120fps, HDR, 24-bit/192kHz stereo sound rec., check quality
Secondary 16 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
– Google Drive (100 GB cloud storage)
– XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 336 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 24 h 30 min (3G)
MISC Colors Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White, Solar Red
Price About 750 EUR
TESTS Performance Basemark OS II: 3877 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 2970
Basemark X: 38399
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 73dB / Ring 79dB
Audio quality Noise -94.1 / Crosstalk -94.5
Battery life
Endurance rating 73h