HTC U12 Teased For Release in April With Snapdragon 845, Dual Camera and More

Its been almost a year since the launch of HTC U11. Now, everyone is looking for its successor which is rumored to be HTC U12 with a code name ‘Imagine’. The Taiwanese company is all set to release the new flagship sometime in April. If we recall, last month HTC apparently introduced the product at the 5G industry event. Recently, the popular HTC tipster revealed huge spec list of this alleged device.


According to LlabTooFeR, the rumored HTC U12 is said to have dual camera setup with 12MP and 16MP. Whereas the front shooter will have an 8MP sensor. The HTC upcoming handset is likely to have 5.99-inches QHD Plus display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It may also integrate facial recognition technology and is likely to be powered by a Snapdragon 845 processor with up to 6GB of RAM. This processor will be an added advantage of the upcoming handset as it is ought to be more powerful than its predecessors.

The device may ship in with 256GB of internal storage. As for the software front, the handset will launch with Android 8.0 Oreo with HTC Sense 10 UI that lets the user have enhanced experience. Furthermore, it offers IP68 dust and water resistance and supports both single and dual SIM. It packs in a decent 3,420mAh battery with Edge Sense 2.0 support. The device is equipped with a microSD slot and following the footsteps of Apple, even HTC is removing headphone jack.


Another interesting aspect with the handset is it will ship in with Project Treble support with seamless A/B partition updates. If your device OS runs in Partition A then installs the future update in Partition B. When you reboot the handset, it will boot from partition B thus giving an immediate access to new features. Overall, the HTC U12 seems to be a solid package with high-end specifications. As for the release date and price, rumors claim the HTC U12 launch in April 2018 with an affordable price tag.

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