HTC has announced U19e, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone at an event in China, as expected. It has a 6-inch FHD+ 18:9 aspect ratio screen with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by Snapdragon 710 with 6GB of RAM and Game assistant for an improved gaming experience, runs Android 9.0 (Pie) with HTC Sense UI, has a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture along with a 20-megapixel telephoto lens with support for 2x optical zoom and up to 10x digital zoom. It has a 24-megapixel front camera along with a 2-megapixel secondary camera for portrait selfies and Iris face unlock.
The phone has a metal frame and the purple version has a translucent back. It packs a 3930mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0, but it comes with Quick Charge 3.0 charger in the box.
HTC U19e specifications
- 6-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 IPS 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU
- 6GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 9.0 (Pie) with HTC Sense
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 12MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, Dual LED flash, PDAF, EIS, 20MP secondary telephoto lens with f/2.6 aperture, 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom
- 24MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 2MP secondary camera for (Iris recognition unlock)
- Fingerprint sensor
- USB Type-C Audio, HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi dual speakers
- Dimensions: 156.5 x 75.9 x 8.0mm; Weight: 180g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C 3.1
- 3930mAh battery with QC4.0 fast charge
The HTC U19e comes in Extraordinary purple and Modest Green colors, is priced at NT $14,900 (US$ 474 / Rs. 32,950 approx.) and will be available in Taiwan from tomorrow, June 12th.