HTC U12+ with 6-inch QHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, dual front and rear cameras surface, expected in May

Detailed specifications of the upcoming U12 smartphone surfaced  earlier this month. Now the first image of the U12+ has surfaced along with few other details, thanks to @evleaks. According to the report the phone will come with a horizontal dual rear camera arrangement, feature dual 8-megapixel front-facing cameras for bokeh effects, similar to the HTC U11 EYEs that was introduced  earlier this year. The U12+ will compete with the S9+ and the company might not introduce the standard U12.

Other specifications of the phone were already revealed, including a 6-inch QHD+ screen, Snapdragon 845 with 6GB RAM, Android 8.0, 12-megapixel rear camera along with a 16-megapixel secondary camera, both with Sony IMX3 series sensors and a 3420mAh battery. It is also said to come with second generation HTC Edge Sense for an improved squeeze interaction.

HTC U12+ rumored specifications

  • 6-inch (2880 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ Super LCD 6 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB storage (UFS 2.1), expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI
  • Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 12MP HTC UltraPixel rear camera with dual LED flash, secondary 16MP rear camera
  • 8MP + 8MP dual front-facing cameras with Real-time bokeh effects
  • Water and dust resistant (IP68)
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • USB-C audio, HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation,HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition, Hi-Res audio certified
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3420mAh battery with fast charging

The HTC U12+ is expected in early May instead of late April as rumored earlier.

HTC is also said to be working on Desire 12 and Desire 12+ smartphone that surfaced recently as Breeze and Breeze+ with 5.5-inch 18:9 aspect ratio screen Mediatek SoC, 2GB RAM 16GB internal storage 13MP rear and 5MP front camera and a 2730mAh battery.


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