Check out the latest rumored specs and features of the HTC U

Check out the latest rumored specs and features of the HTC U
Just a couple of days ago, we showed you renders allegedly revealing the HTC U. According to serial tipster Evan Blass, this is going to be HTC's next flagship phone. The renders that surfaced on Saturday showed a device without any buttons at all, and no 3.5mm earphone jack. This morning, the latest rumored specs of the handset surfaced. If legit, the phone will come with a Gorilla Glass 5 protected 5.5-inch screen, carrying a 1440 x 2560 resolution.

Look under the hood, and you should find the Snapdragon 835 chipset containing an octa-core CPU, and the Adreno 540 GPU. 4GB/6GB of RAM will be inside along with 64GB/128GB of native storage. Keeping the lights on is a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. A fingerprint scanner will be embedded in the home button, and the HTC U will come with Android 7.1 pre-installed. There is no 3.5mm jack as we mentioned before, but there is a Type-C USB port and dual stereo speakers (one on top and the other on bottom).

According to some leaked images, the HTC U will reportedly employ USonic technology. This allows users to plug an analog headphone into the USB-C port and customize an audio profile based on their unique ear canal. A feature called the HTC Sense Link will allow notifications from the phone to show up on a PC. And Edge Sensor uses a long or short squeeze on the side of the phone to open the camera, activate Google Assistant or run other functions using one hand.

A feature dubbed HDR+ will allow HTC U users to see how a photo will look with HDR enabled before the picture is snapped. And with four microphones on board, there are two different sound settings for audio capture while creating a video. 3D Audio will be the default setting, and  it uses all four mikes to record in surround-sound. The other recording option, Hi-Res audio, promises a full-range of lossless sound.

According to Blass, the phone will be unveiled later this month and launched early next month.


source: AndroidHeadlines

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  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
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  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(24.5h 3G talk time)

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29 Comments

1. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

3000mAh battery? ugh, I don't care if it has quick charge 25.0 3000mAh ain't gonna cut it

5. Bankz

Posts: 2491; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Honestly i dont know what the game plan of these companies are. I mean releasing phones with 5.5/5.7/5.8/6.2" screens with a 3,000mah battery. Must they be neck and neck in every spec sheet possible? What a disappoint tbh. Even samsung who used to be the king of the spec game has followed suit too. Smh

6. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

I don't get it either I mean is it that hard to sit down and be like ok what does this next phone have to have 5.5 inch screen, headphone jack, SD835, 3400mAh battery or bigger, and let's do waterproof or front speakers ok build the phone!!

11. Bankz

Posts: 2491; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

This, this and this. I mean how hard can it be? Really, how hard can it be? or, are we missing something here?

25. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

For real the HTC 10 was a great phone! they finally release a good phone after years then they do a complete u turn and start putting out crap again. You can't expect to release crap for years then make 1 good phone and expect everyone to come running back! Whoever is in charge should be fired immediately.

16. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

another waste of space

2. rockvarun

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 03, 2017

No Headphone jack is a deal breaker till the end of the 2017!

7. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Or till Sennheiser starts making USB-C earbuds and headphones lol

17. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

or till most wireless headphones manufacturers use sony's LDAC, and most smartphone support it

10. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

HTC: from "best audio output through the headphone jack", to "no headphone jack"

21. Xperia14

Posts: 1205; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

It's like they know they made a mistake but they don't want to acknowledge it.

26. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

They're officially lost in the sauce!! a company with its head cut off.

3. Bankz

Posts: 2491; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

This might actually be the most exciting phone of 2017 so far. So many possibilities here and thank God its also metal *whew*. I even love it more that it hasnt been leaked, unlike the embarassing leakfest that was the galaxy s8, making it the most underwhelming galaxy launch of all time.

9. maherk

Posts: 6716; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Metal? It looks like glass to me. And you always find a way to make things about Samsung, and of course it'll be underwhelming to you, you're an Apple fan who despise anything branded Samsung.

14. Bankz

Posts: 2491; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Really? U think so? And u also somehow ignore the good things i say about them. U can check out the PA article on the best color to get for the gs8. Perharps it will shock u to know that i think the gs8 design is the best designed phone of all time (even though i wont be buying it). And it might also shock u to know that i changed my mind about the iphone x as i am now awaiting the note 8. Well yes i like apple wont lie but i also do like samsung, but i believe that that shouldnt make me blind to what i dont like bout them. For instance my favourite phone of 2016 was the moto z and my worse flagship was the htc 10 but here i am supporting them as if they are my favourite company (though they used to be, m8/m7). So, i neither like any other company better or worse. I'm only indefferent towards all of them after so much stagnation in the industry.

15. maherk

Posts: 6716; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You can claim you like their products all you won't, your comments say other wise. You're always one of the 1st people to comment negatively on almost every Samsung's article. You're also one of the most to bring Samsung products into articles that has nothing to do about them, then go to diss them, just like in this article for example.

22. androiduser

Posts: 504; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

It doesn't even have Bluetooth 5. Nokia 9 will crush it

23. androiduser

Posts: 504; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

It doesn't even have Bluetooth 5. Nokia 9 will crush it

28. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Bankz dont waste your breath. Fanboy only live by one brand and everything else is s**t. Personally i had great experience with HTC phone. Same with Sony , LG and motorola. The 2 samsung i had where horrible ( note 5 and samsung S3 ) both heated up like crazy for no reason and where lag fest. I never owned an iphone but i used one for 3 months ( iphone 6S + ) because i had to refresh my ios knowledge and i was not impressed by it. So i stick with any OEM others than Samsung and apple as long as i like how the phone work ect.

27. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

HTC as a new process to make metal look almost like glass liquid metal or something.

4. LanjaKodaka

Posts: 219; Member since: Sep 27, 2016

DOA. There's nothing in this phone(not even the damn headphone jack). S8 definitely subverts this if the rumoured specs are true.

8. Bankz

Posts: 2491; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Lol, calm down bro. 6gigs ram, metal, stereo speakers, better fps, crazy touch tech, dope ff camera, better ui, better dac, better top and bottom bezel to enable handling.

12. splus

Posts: 147; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

Lol, since when are bigger bezels called "better bezels"??? You probably own Pixel... I'll take a large screen in smaller body any day!

13. maherk

Posts: 6716; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

He's an Apple fan, that's why.

29. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

I take a not edged phone anyway over a edged one. Edge phone are harder to handle and more prone to break if drop. They are also a waste of screen. Bezel is like a women back... always better to have some to hold on to.

18. androiduser

Posts: 504; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

No headphone jack? No Bluetooth 5? 3000 mah battery? I mean 3000 is enough im sure but i may go for the nokia 9 or wait for the note 8

19. Mixkhata1

Posts: 161; Member since: Feb 26, 2017

Let's hope for the sake of HTC that SD835 plus the newer display panel is efficient enough to make up for the rather average-for-its-screen-size battery capacity.

20. androiduser

Posts: 504; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

It will probably be efficient enough but the nokia 9 will be a better phone.

24. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3092; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Looks promising but Omitting the 3.5mm headphone jack is a huge turn off for me. I'll wait for the official announcement and see for myself.

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