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Taiwanes base phone maker – HTC has today lifted the veil off its all new U series of HTC Android phones .The new U series of HTC phones as announced is currently made of a large screen 5.7-inch HTC U Ultra and a smaller and less exciting and cheaper 5.2-inch HTC U Play.
Available in Sapphire Blue, Comestic Pink, Brilliant Black and Ice White color options , the HTC U ultra comes with a refined design made of a Gorilla Glass 5 finish on the front and back with metal frame in between .
Like the LG V series ,the HTC U Ultra wants to be famous for having a 2-inch 520 PPI secondary touch-screen display situated just above the main display with a 5.7-inches screen and a display resolution of 1440×2560 pixels for super-sharp image .The secondary display is there to deliver app and system notifications, on-time alerts provided by HTC’s own AI assistant feature as well as home to your favorite apps and contacts
HTC U Ultra specifications
- 5.7-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) Quad HD Super LCD 5 display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection / Sapphire Glass (128GB version)
- 2.0-inch (160 x 1040 pixels) 520 PPI Super LCD 5 secondary display
- Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 64-bit processor (2×2.15 GHz Kryo and 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) with Adreno 530 GPU
- 4GB RAM, 64/128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) with HTC Sense UI
- Hybrid dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
- 12MP (UltraPixel 2) rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.55um pixels, f/1.8 aperture, Laser AF, OIS, 4K video recording
- 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- HTC BoomSound, four omnidirectional noise cancelling microphones
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 162.41 x 79.79 x 3.6-7.99mm; Weight: 161 grams
- 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C
- 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
You can immediately pre-order the HTC U ultra from htc.com for $750 (Rs. 51,000 approx.) for the Gorilla glass version while the Sapphire Glass version with 128GB which willbe available later in the year will cost NT $ 28,900 (US$ 911 / Rs. 62015 approx.)..