HTC U12 Plus: Spectacular Piece of Technology

HTC U12 Plus, company’s flagship mobile phone for this year. In the race of best smartphones, every company is trying to deliver it’s best, like Apple’s iPhone X, Samsung’s Galaxy S9+, Google’s Pixel XL 2. In this race, HTC throws his card in the shape of new HTC U12 Plus.


HTC U12 Plus comes up with new trending colors. This is the first thing you will notice in this mobile phone. HTC gives you options of glitzy Flame Red, Translucent Blue and Titanium Black. Translucent Blue is more like transparent AKA see through to the hardware of the mobile phone. All the cases have glass back that changes the color according to the angle how you hold it.

HTC U12 + Translucant

Notch Notch

HTC U12 Plus have 6 inch LCD (sadly not OLED) but extremely fascinating display with very high resolution that is 537ppi HDR. Though it’s not a full screen phone like iPhone X, but the ration is 18:9 which makes the screen feel real good, and big thanks to HTC, this is a Notch-less phone.

EDGE Sense

Last year HTC U11 became the first set to have squeezable edges which can do multi functions likes taking photos, turn the torch or else. Now in HTC U12 Plus company introduces new functions like double tap on the edge to interact.

The Camera

Always innovative, HTC put dual Cameras on HTC U12 Plus as well, on front and back side of the phone. Now it is easier for you to take bokeh effect portraits as selfie or by others.

Performance and Battery

A good size (3500mAh) battery and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip perform well and the battery life on HTC phones is usually very strong.

There is no U12, the + size is the only dimension available.

Also read about Huawei’s new Y7 Prime

HTC U12+ Specification and Price
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 49, 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed/GPRS/EDGE/HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps
LaunchAnnounced2018, May
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, June
BodyDimensions156.6 x 73.9 x 8.7 mm (6.17 x 2.91 x 0.34 in)
Weight188 g (6.63 oz)
BuildFront/back glass & aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water Proofing/Dust Proofing- IP68 certified - dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Pressure Sensitive - Pressure-sensitive buttons
DisplayTypeSuper LCD6 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~80.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution/MultiTouch/Protection1440 x 2880 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~537 ppi density) / Yes / Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- HTC Sense UI - DCI-P3 & HDR10 compliant
SystemOSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (P)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPUAdreno 630
StorageInternal64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Memory Card SlotmicroSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
CameraPrimaryDual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 16 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm), phase detection & laser autofocus, OIS, gyro-EIS, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED dual-tone flash
SecondaryDual: 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p, HDR, panorama
Video[email protected], [email protected]/60/240fps, HDR, 24-bit/96kHz stereo sound rec.
FeaturesGeo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
SoundAlert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm JackNo - 32-bit/384kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
CommunicationsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS/USB/NFCYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS / 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector / Yes
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
BrowserHTML5 - Fast battery charging: 50% in 35 min (Quick Charge 3.0) - XviD/MP4/H.265 player - MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player - Document editor - Photo/video editor
BatteryTalk Time / Capacity Upto 24h (3G) / Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
ColorsTranslucent Blue, Ceramic Black, Flame Red
PriceComing Soon!