HTC U Ultra vs HTC U12 Life

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

513 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 5
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.19 %
77.70 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

2.0 inches, 1040 x 160 pixels, IPS LCD
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.39 x 3.14 x 0.31 inches (162.41 x 79.79 x 7.99 mm)
6.24 x 2.97 x 0.33 inches (158.5 x 75.4 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 509

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (8.1 Oreo), HTC Sense UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3600 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
 

Talk time (3G)

26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Talk time (4G)

26 hours
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 02, 2017
 

FCC ID value: NM82PZF100 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
 

Body

0.22 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.26 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.54 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 749
 
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