HTC U12+ to have four color variants, including Translucent

HTC U12+ to have four color variants, including Translucent
Expected to be HTC's only high-end smartphone of 2018, the unannounced U12+ (allegedly pictured above) should be officially showcased later this month, on May 23. Until that happens, we have some new details about the handset.

According to Roland Quandt (who's provided accurate information in the past), the HTC U12+ will be available in four color variants, at least in Europe. The colors are Black, Violet, Red Rose, and Translucent. As you may know, the HTC U11+ (introduced in November last year) also has a Translucent variant - this allows you to view the phone's innards through a semi-transparent rear panel. All in all, the Translucent U12+ will probably look pretty cool.

Reportedly, the HTC U12+ "won’t be cheap." But that’s hardly a surprise, as pretty much all of HTC's high-end phones released until now have been anything but cheap. Of course, we weren't expecting the U12+ to be cheap anyway. The handset supposedly has features that'll allow it to stand next to any other Android flagship out there, including a powerful Snapdragon 845 processor, a 6-inch screen with thin bezels, 6 GB of RAM, water resistance, and a 3,500 mAh battery.

Unlike the U11+, which wasn't officially launched in the US, the HT U12+ will almost certainly be sold stateside. Not long ago, the smartphone was briefly listed on Verizon's website, so there's at least one carrier that's planning to sell it. We'll be here to let you know all about the HTC U12+ as soon as the device is officially announced.

source: Roland Quandt (Twitter)

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U12+
  • Display 6.0" 1440 x 2880 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh(23.8h 3G talk time)

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7 Comments

1. maherk

Posts: 6750; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I hope they add wireless charging an OLED screen. I would love to go back to HTC phones, the HTC A9 is still one mt favourite phones that I have ever owned.

3. TechNeck

Posts: 647; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

HTC should make a refreshed A9.

6. Sparkxster

Posts: 1201; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

A new A9 with the snapdragon 660 and most of the features of the u12 = great midranger!

7. acme64

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 13, 2015

M7* FTFY

2. redmd

Posts: 1917; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

HTC always flaws or deal breaker. They can't never get everything right. I hope U12+ will prove me wrong.

4. DurTeeDee

Posts: 151; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

in my opinion since I want this device is that I can finance it from tmobile really soon

5. KingSam

Posts: 1403; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Pricing higher than an s9 plus won't do them any favours. $700-$800. Anything over and it's meh. Apple and Samsung will get people's money. I mean it's brand recognition and cheaper price. The average Joe will walk past this.

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