HTC confirms Android 9.0 (Pie) update for some of its devices

Google released Android 9.0 (Pie) earlier this week for its Pixel devices and also said that it is working with several OEMs to roll out the update. Now HTC has confirmed Pie update for its flagship smartphones, including the HTC U11 that was introduced running Android 7.1 (Nougat). It is also the first company to confirm the update for several devices. Continue reading “HTC confirms Android 9.0 (Pie) update for some of its devices”

HTC U12 Life with 6-inch Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 636, dual-rear cameras surface

HTC is seemingly working on a mid-range smartphone codenamed “Imagine Life,” according to the marketing material. Though we don’t know for sure but based on the specs and the codename, the new handset could be the HTC U12 Life and it is said to sport a 6-inch FHD+ display and Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset.  Continue reading “HTC U12 Life with 6-inch Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 636, dual-rear cameras surface”

HTC demonstrates multi-room VR using Vive PRO and SteamVR 2.0

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HTC is said to be working on multi-room VR using Steam as the company has shown off a SteamVR beta, a Vive Pro, and 16 base stations to allow VR between multiple rooms. The tester said to have wandered between rooms finding tracked objects through a complex but connected space. Continue reading “HTC demonstrates multi-room VR using Vive PRO and SteamVR 2.0”

HTC to slash 1500 jobs at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan

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Smartphone maker HTC is planning on slashing around a quarter of its global workforce through job cuts at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan. This move is in a bid to better manage resources in its tough times. This also indicates that the company is struggling yet again as the market share decline amid mounting competition from Apple, Samsung, and Chinese rivals. Continue reading “HTC to slash 1500 jobs at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan”

HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ with 5.5-inch and 6-inch full-screen displays launched in India for Rs. 15800 and Rs. 19790

HTC has launched Desire 12 and Desire 12+ smartphones in the Desire series. These were announced back in March and have 5.5-inch and 6-inch HD+ full-screen displays, and the similarity ends there. The Desire 12 is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 SoC with up to 3GB RAM, runs Android Nougat, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.  Continue reading “HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ with 5.5-inch and 6-inch full-screen displays launched in India for Rs. 15800 and Rs. 19790”

HTC U12+ with 6-inch QHD+ HDR10 display, Snapdragon 845, dual front and rear cameras announced

After several rumors, HTC has officially introduced its flagship U12+ smartphone. It has a 6-inch QHD+ display with support for HDR10, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI, has a 12MP Wide-angle rear camera with HTC UltraPixel 4, OIS along with a 16MP Telephoto camera. There is also 8MP dual front camera 84° field of view, Bokeh mode, AR sticker, Face unlock and more.
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HTC U12+ price surfaces on official site ahead of announcement tomorrow

HTC is all set to introduce its flagship U12+ smartphone tomorrow. Complete specifications and press renders of the smartphone surfaced last week. Now the phone has been listed on its official eStore which reveals more details including the price.

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HTC U12+ detailed specs, press renders surface – 6-inch QHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, Dual front and rear cameras

HTC is on the verge of launching the U12+ flagship in the coming week and today ahead of the launch we see the design of the phone in its complete glory along with the specifications. As expected, the U12+ sports a 6-inches Quad HD+ display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 6GB RAM.  Continue reading “HTC U12+ detailed specs, press renders surface — 6-inch QHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, Dual front and rear cameras”

HTC Exodus native blockchain phone for secure cryptocurrency trading coming soon

HTC has announced that it is planning to launch an Android phone that will come built-in with blockchain technology. The phone is named Exodus and it will feature universal wallet and a built-in secure hardware that support cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications (DApp). Continue reading “HTC Exodus native blockchain phone for secure cryptocurrency trading coming soon”

HTC U12+ price, color variants surface ahead of announcement on May 23

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HTC is all set to launch the U12+ at an event on May 23rd, while most of the specifications are out in the open, it is the price and sale date that is under the wraps. However, according to report from Taiwanese news, the pricing of the flagship and its variants is revealed. Continue reading “HTC U12+ price, color variants surface ahead of announcement on May 23”

HTC schedules an event on May 23, U12+ with dual front and rear cameras expected

Just just announced a smartphone launch event on May 23rd. In a tweet, the company says that “A phone that is more than the sum of its specs” along with and image that shows the internals of the phone. This clearly shows four cameras, hybrid dual SIM slot and more. Continue reading “HTC schedules an event on May 23, U12+ with dual front and rear cameras expected”

HTC U12+ detailed specifications surface – 8GB RAM, 12MP f/1.5 aperture camera, Wireless charging and more

HTC U12+ surfaced in images showing dual front and rear cameras. Now detailed specifications of the phone has surfaced that reveals familiar specifications including Snapdragon 845 SoC and 8-megapixel dual front cameras. This also reveals 12-megapixel primary rear camera with f/1.5 aperture, HTC UltraPixel 4, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, Edge Sense 2, IP68 ratings for water resistance, USonic with Active Noise Cancellation, 3D audio recording, HTC BoomSound, Hi-Res audio playback, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and Wireless charging.

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HTC U12+ with dual front and rear cameras surface in images

Details about the upcoming flagship HTC U12 surfaced last month, later it was said that the phone will be called U12+ and will feature feature dual 8-megapixel front-facing cameras for bokeh effects, similar to the HTC U11 EYEs as well as dual rear cameras. Now an online listing for the screen protector for the phone has surfaced showing how the phone will look like. Continue reading “HTC U12+ with dual front and rear cameras surface in images”

HTC Desire 12+ with 6-inch full-screen display, Snapdragon 450, dual rear cameras, Android 8.0 and Desire 12 announced

HTC just announced Desire 12 and Desire 12+ smartphones in the Desire series. These have a 5.5-inch and 6-inch HD+ full-screen displays, and the similarity ends there. The Desire 12 is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 SoC with up to 3GB RAM, runs Android Nougat, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera.  Continue reading “HTC Desire 12+ with 6-inch full-screen display, Snapdragon 450, dual rear cameras, Android 8.0 and Desire 12 announced”

HTC VIVE Pro with dual-OLED displays now available for pre-order at $799

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Back in January at the CES, HTC had introduced the HTC VIVE Pro with dual-OLED displays, and today the company has announced it is available for pre-order at $799. The company has also announced a price cut of $100 for the current Vive full kit, bringing down its price to $499. Continue reading “HTC VIVE Pro with dual-OLED displays now available for pre-order at $799”