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HTC U12+ (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Adreno 630
8 GB / 128 GB
5.5 inches (1440 x 2960 px)
12 + 16 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

HTC announced the launch of the U12+ smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the HTC U12+ phone with 5.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The HTC U12+ comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3420 mAh, non-removable battery.

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HTC U12+ specifications

BrandHTC
NameU12+
ModelU12PLUS
Release date2018

Body

Colorsblack, red, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC U12+ comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.8 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 630

Display

The size of U12+ screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches Super LCD 6 display of HTC U12+ with 1440 x 2960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper LCD 6
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution1440 x 2960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC U12+ (8 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM8 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the U12+ is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of U12+ has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 + 8 MP
Main camera12 + 16 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The HTC U12+ supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The U12+ comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The U12+ phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3420 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of U12+ isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3420 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The U12+ phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of HTC U12+ phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device. The U12+ comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, edge sensor, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 5, Dual SIM, Edge Sense, Fast charging, Hi-Res Audio, Quick Charge, Wireless charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC U12+, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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