HTC U12 listed on Verizon website with 'frameless' display, 3500mAh battery


Verizon's Open Development website is the gift that keeps on giving, after outing the 128GB/256GB versions of the Galaxy S9 not long ago. This time around, it's time for HTC's rumored 2018 flagship, the U12, to shine in the database.

The device is listed as having "frameless" Super LCD 6-gen display with WQHD resolution, and Gorilla Glass protection (duh). The U12 apparently has IP68 water-resistant rating, and a 3500mAh battery pack. The rest is run of the mill specs like Bluetooth 5.0 or 4K video recording, while software duties are reserved for Android 8.0 with the HTC Sense Companion overlay.

The fact that the Verizon Open Development listing says LTE Cat 12 is an eyebrow-raiser, though, as that's a pretty old standard that doesn't do the Cat 18 in Snapdragon 845 justice. Let's hope that these are just the minimum requirements for the U12 to be included in the Open Development testing platform. Listed in the "new" section, the device was just added yesterday, so the rumors that it will be released next month might pan out, after all.

source: Verizon

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U12 Life
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3600 mAh

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11 Comments

1. sepkid

Posts: 7; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

Yes go Htc

2. QuadFace

Posts: 179; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

HTC's design tallents are now transferred to google, I am going to wait for Pixel 3 XL.

3. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

Design from 2010.

4. sunnyfpy

Posts: 288; Member since: May 12, 2013

Already a failed brand,nothing improved.

5. sintruder

Posts: 162; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

Always negative, that's the only thing you're good at

6. Sparkxster

Posts: 1240; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

"Frameless" display is sounding mighty interesting...

7. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

Can’t wait to see what hTC brings to table this year with U12. Only thing is that they should price it right.

8. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

U11 was cheper than G6, S8 and XZ1

9. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

Not in my country.

10. jameslapc

Posts: 9; Member since: May 26, 2014

Here's to hoping it comes to T-Mobile.

11. Sale247

Posts: 73; Member since: May 08, 2014

And this picture here is a picture of HTC U11!!

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