HTC‘s 2018 flagship smartphone is now official!
Dubbed as HTC U12+, the smartphone comes with all the latest specifications that you expect from this year’s flagship device (IP68 Certification as well). This new device features a 6” Super LCD6 display which supports HDR10 and DCI-P3. It’s a tall 18:9 screen with 1,440 x 2,280 pixel resolution (537ppi).
Like the previous iteration, this one also comes with a pressure sensitive sensors along the sides of the phone allowing you to “squeeze” the handset in order to activate a certain action – enables Edge Sense squeeze gestures.
Under the hood – as expected – there resides a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 64 bit octa-core processor which has a clock speed of up to 2.8GHz and Adreno 630 graphics processor. The chipset is coupled with 6GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB storage option to choose from.
If we recall it’s the first time since the One (M8) that the company has come with a dual camera setup. On the rear side, there’s the dual camera setup 12MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 16 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm) sensor with phase detection & laser autofocus, OIS, gyro-EIS, 2x optical zoom, and dual-LED dual-tone flash.
And on the front side, there’s the dual 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm) selfie camera sensor with 1080p, HDR, panorama support. The video capabilities have also been enhanced, as now you’d be able to record a video up to 2160p@60fps and 1080p@30/60/240fps.
Price & Availability
The HTC U12+ is already up for pre-order in Europe for £700/€799 for the 64 GB model. And the US pre-order campaign also commenced – Translucent Blue is $799 for the 64GB version or $849 if want the 128GB internal storage. Ceramic Black will only come in 64GB for $799.