HTC U Ultra is now in stock in the US


Earlier this week, we told you that folks who pre-ordered the HTC U Ultra in the US should expect to receive the handset starting today, March 10. Well, the smartphone is indeed shipping, and, what's more, it's now in stock for anyone wanting to buy it.

HTC is selling the U Ultra only via its official website (at least for now). The device is offered unlocked for $749, and you can get it in white, blue, or black. The price includes a pair of HTC USonic Adaptive Earphones, and HTC UH OH Protection (which entitles you to a free one time replacement in case the phone is damaged by water, or its screen breaks). Standard shipping (3-8 business days) is free, but you can choose next day shipping for an extra $9.73.

With its large footprint and Liquid Surface design, the HTC U Ultra is bound to turn heads. The smartphone sports two displays - a 5.7-inch Quad HD one, plus a smaller ticker screen on top - and is powered by a Snapdragon 821 processor. Other notable features include a 12 MP rear camera, a 16 MP front-facing camera, 64 GB of storage space, and Android Nougat with HTC Sense Companion.

As a reminder, the HTC U Ultra is a GSM/LTE device, meaning it's compatible with carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, but does not work on Verizon and Sprint. So, who's looking to buy HTC's latest high-end phone?


source: HTC USA

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U Ultra
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(26h 3G talk time)

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18 Comments

1. torr310

Posts: 1646; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Big phone, small battery... a typical HTC. Sony, too.

2. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Sometimes, i wonder what htc and some phone manufacturers are thinking tbh.. Is it that hard to release a straight up top end phone with no compromises? Like the htc M7, htc M8 (here, they were at the peak of their powers imo), galaxy s3, galaxy s4? Really is it?

7. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Try to follow, the Ultra isn't their high end flagship... The Ultra is for those that want a large display.

10. Macready

Posts: 1817; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Yet they charge high end flagship prices (its current price sits well above the S7 Edge...). Good luck with that.

16. Jack58221

Posts: 157; Member since: Feb 23, 2013

5.7 isn't a large display anymore, that's close to average now days. Make a 6.5 and you can call it a large display, and one that I would sell a kidney for.

3. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

That blue color is so nice.

4. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

$749? HTC U joke

8. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

You missed the part that includes, headphones!, insurance! and shipping!

5. Landon

Posts: 1244; Member since: May 07, 2015

This phone will be completely overshadowed by the G6 and S8/S8+.

6. epic_ninja420

Posts: 131; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

Blatant V20 ripoff much with the ticker screen? Come on HTC.

9. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

if this is their only flagship this year. then goodbye HTC

11. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

The design is beautiful but its HTC and they suck.

13. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

And the back of this U Ultra is a rip-off from Samsung's Galaxy S7.

12. poojarathod

Posts: 41; Member since: Mar 06, 2017

can anyone give some suggestion about HTC U Ultra phone. i mean working good as feature wise.

14. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

The HTC U Ultra is a flagship, so it obviously features all of HTC's bells and whistles. It should be a good handset for you... if you want it, then you can safely purchase it. The HTC U Ultra won't fail you.

18. poojarathod

Posts: 41; Member since: Mar 06, 2017

thanks for your reply and surely will it

15. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

To bad it won't work with Google daydream vr

17. A_A_A

Posts: 222; Member since: Jan 23, 2017

Unfortunately problem is much deeper than just crappie HTC U Ultra. This terrible device reflects vision of HTC management and with such vision of market and devices they will take company to closing down the business. What is why current management should quit and new people with inspiration, ideas and better vision should step in. When probably there will be a hope for brighter future but with current management - absolutely no way.

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