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 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.
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.
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|
|Network||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE 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|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, June|
|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)|
|Water Proofing/Dust Proofing||- IP68 certified - dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)|
|Pressure Sensitive||- Pressure-sensitive buttons|
|Display||Type||Super LCD6 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~80.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution/MultiTouch/Protection||1440 x 2880 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~537 ppi density) / Yes / Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|- HTC Sense UI - DCI-P3 & HDR10 compliant|
|System||OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (P)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)|
|Storage||Internal||64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Memory Card Slot||microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|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, gyro-EIS, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Secondary||Dual: 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]/60/240fps, HDR, 24-bit/96kHz stereo sound rec.|
|Features||Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)|
|Sound||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|3.5mm Jack||No - 32-bit/384kHz audio - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Communications||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/USB/NFC||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS / 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector / Yes|
|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) - XviD/MP4/H.265 player - MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player - Document editor - Photo/video editor|
|Battery||Talk Time / Capacity||Upto 24h (3G) / Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery|
|Colors||Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black, Flame Red|