HTC has announced U Ultra, its latest flagship-grade smartphone. In addition to its 5.7″ main display, the Android phone has an extra 2.05″ screen that allows you to access to some frequently used functions. Want to learn more about the handset? Let’s keep checking.
HTC U Ultra is a mid-range, large-screen smartphone that measures 162.41 x 79.79 x 3.6-7.99mm and weighs 170g. As we can see from the images, the handset shows off a slim and sleek design defined by its all-new, beautifully contoured, liquid surface and symmetrical construction, and its glass back reflects light in multiple layers for a unique and charming visual effect. Moreover, its smooth contours deliver a comfortable grip experience.
Performance and features
HTC U Ultra is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 64-bit up to 2.15GHz quad-core processor and comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB ROM with a microSD card slot supporting 2TB so it’s capsule of dealing with various apps, games and HD video playback.
Furthermore, the smartphone comes equipped with a 5.7″ QHD Super LCD display with 2560 x 1440 resolution, 513 ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (64GB version)/ Sapphire Glass (128GB version). With the large screen, the Android phone can deliver a more comfortable mobile viewing experience.
Moreover, HTC U Ultra also features a 2.05″ touchscreen above its main screen in order that you can conveniently access to the things which you use the most like top contacts, app shortcuts and more.
The smartphone has a 12MP UltraPixel 2 main camera that boasts PDAF + Laser focus, BSI sensor, optical image stabilization, f/1.8 aperture, and dual tone LED flash, which delivers high-quality mobile photography, and it supports 4K video recording with 3D audio. Its 16MP front-facing camera supports live make-up, selfie panorama and full HD 1080p video recording.
In addition, HTC U Ultra runs Android 7.0 OS with HTC Sense, and other features also include NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, 3000mAh rechargeable battery with Quick Charge 3.0, and USB-C port, but same as iPhone 7/7 Plus, the smartphone has no 3.5mm audio jack.
Price and availability
HTC U Ultra has been available for preorder in Taiwan. The 64GB version is priced at NT$23,900 (approx US$758), and the 128GB model costs NT$28,900 (approx US$917). If you’re interested, jump to HTC official site for its more details.