Struggling HTC firm is working on a smartphone, dubbed as the U12, that will come with some top of the line specification. It is being presumed that the phone will have industry’s most-qualified processor – the Snapdragon 845, under its hood and an 18:9 screen aspect ratio display, up front.
The leak came from the ROM developer LlabTooFeR, who is known for his impressive track record of HTC-related leaks. The said device is expected to succeed the HTC U11 and U11+, that was globally launched last year in June.
Display 5.99 QHD+
RAM up to 6GB
ROM up to 256GB
Dual Main Camera 12mp + 16mp (Sony IMX3xx)
Front Camera 8mp
HTC Face Unlock
Edge Sense 2.0
Android 8.0 + Sense 10
Full treble support and A/B (Seamless) Updates
Single and Dual SIM version
— LlabTooFeR (@LlabTooFeR) March 4, 2018
HTC U12 Specification (Expected)
If the leaks are anything to go by then the U12 will qualify as the HTC’s second phone to have a full vision display. The phone is rumored to come with 5.99-inch QHD+ display with 2560×1440p resolution.
The HTC U12 Qualcomm top-tier SoC will be mated with up to 6GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage, which could be further bumped up via microSD card. On the software front, the phone is expected to run on Android 8.0 Oreo with company’s Sense 10 skin on top. Having said that, the phone could have support for Treble and A/B updates.
For photography, the HTC U12 combines a 12-megapixel sensor and 16-megapixel sensor to form a dual camera module on the rear. The sensors are likely to be Sony’s IMX3xx series. Whereas for selfies, there could be an 8-megapixel shooter on the front.
Other features of the HTC U12 include a glass-sandwich chassis, HTC Edge Sense 2.0 technology and IP68 rating for protection the device against water and dust. Besides, the device is aided by a 3,420mAh battery and face unlock feature.
HTC U12 Price and Availability
The HTC U12 is expected to come with a price tag of $880, which is roughly Rs 57,300. As for the availability, there is no official date but rumors suggest that the Taiwanese firm could unveil the device as early in April 2018.