HTC U Ultra or U Play - which one would you pick? (poll results)



HTC took us by surprise yesterday, and unveiled two beautifully-crafted phones in a totally new design direction That is why we asked you which one of the two would you pick if you had the chance and the need - the U Ultra at $749 or the U Play at $440 - and 75% of our respondents chose the larger, more decked-out, but also more expensive model, which, by the way, will be the one sold in the US, so no surprise there.

While the HTC U Ultra and U Play phones are undoubtedly beautiful to look at and feel premium in the hand, their specs are nothing to sniff at, either, especially in the case of the U Ultra. The "ultra" part of the naming comes from the use of a high-res Quad HD panel, secondary ticker for your AI needs, fast Snapdragon 821 chipset, UltraPixel camera with OIS tech, and plenty of built-in storage. The U Play is trying to wiggle itself in the crowded value-for-money category with a more midrange chipset, smaller 1080p display, and a camera with larger pixels, but it does have rather premium looks for that extra boost that every midranger needs these days.

HTC U Ultra or U Play - which one would you pick?

HTC U Ultra
75.46%
HTC U Play
24.54%

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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)
U Play
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek Helio P10, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(15.21h 3G talk time)

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6 Comments

1. asirfaysal

Posts: 98; Member since: Jul 19, 2016

none!

2. Kdk2020

Posts: 40; Member since: Apr 27, 2016

Absolutely none!

3. John-Knotts

Posts: 380; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Yeah this was bad timing by HTC. In 2 months we'll be getting the spring flahships that will blow this thing away

4. yalokiy

Posts: 997; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Wow, so many actually picked one of them..I guess, just by the looks..

5. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

just because there is no third option :P and the total voters is just 700s, that's well below other polls vote number in this site

6. zorrie

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

I'll pick U Play because it's easier to carry around. Don't need so many features.

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