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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

Precious Okafor

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