HTC U12+ to be officially introduced on May 23

HTC may have just confirmed the date its new flagship smartphone will be unveiled. According to an image shared by HTC Germany, the U12+ will be announced on May 23.

The Taiwanese company chose an interesting way of announcing the event, as the image teased shows all the components that go into a smartphone. We can't say for sure if they belong to the U12+, but it's highly unlikely the announcement will involve a different device.

The tweet that's gone live earlier today reads: “A masterpiece, the whole, holds much more than the sum of its parts... more we will show you on the 23rd of May.” (translated)

Just like every other flagship launched this year, the HTC U12+ will come equipped with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, paired with 6GB RAM and, possibly, 128GB internal memory.

Thanks to the live pictures leaked last week, we now know the smartphone will feature a mirror-like glass finish, but there will be no notch for HTC's flagship. As expected, the U12+ will include dual rear cameras and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

HTC U12+ does not include a 3.5mm audio jack, so you'll have to do with the USB Type-C port that's been positioned on the bottom side. It remains to be seen how much the U12+ will cost, but it will probably be expensive like all HTC flagships before it.

source: HTC Germany (Twitter)

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  • 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)



1. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 169; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I hate to see terrible trend going on for removing headphone jack for no reason at all other than greed. I will avoid those jackless phone as long i can

3. ramdroid

Posts: 138; Member since: May 21, 2016

I am sure u didn't try u11 and it's ultra sonic headphones

7. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Notch trend is even worse than no.jack trend

12. rkoforever90

Posts: 465; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

Just wondering what is the problem if you can use usb c port for headphones

15. Skizzo

Posts: 403; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

A few off the top of my head: - an extra unnecessary step - an extra dongle to carry - the inability to keep your phone charged while listening through wired headphones - added wear and tear on an already frequently used and highly important USB-C port

2. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

The king comes. Bring it on.

4. notfair

Posts: 755; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

I had the u11 and it was great phone, sadly lack of updates which saddened me so being wise and smart I sold it and bought a shiny mate 10 pro, how idiot I was. It's even worse in updates then the u11 but i learned my lesson now. The mate 10 pro is an excellent phone but lacks in the update departament...

5. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

If you want frequent software updates get the pixel or the iPhone. Other companies especially the Chinese ones rarely provides such updates so avoid those.

13. rkoforever90

Posts: 465; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

Nokia provide timely update my cheapo Nokia 3 is rocking 8.1 with latest security update

10. danny_a2005

Posts: 365; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

Get a pixel

6. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

Another flagship with a suckie battery

11. TechNeck

Posts: 656; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

They didn't even reveal battery specs

8. BoatsBoatsBoats

Posts: 32; Member since: May 03, 2018

Anyone think that this may be a hint for another translucent phone?

9. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Maybe that or the aforementioned "frame less" display.

14. idees

Posts: 27; Member since: Sep 25, 2009

who cares about headphone jack? Cmon HTC bring this monster

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