Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has launched their latest device, the HTC U12 Life, a mid-range smartphone. Even with falling market shares, HTC hopes to regain some of its customers with the U12 Life.
The HTC U12 Life has a 6-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 and has a resolution of 2160 x 1080. It is powered by on octa core Snapdragon 636 processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM alongside an Adreno 509 GPU. The smartphone has 64 GB of internal storage and can be expanded via microSD card.
The device has a dual camera setup at the back with a 16 megapixel + 5 megapixel with f/2.0 aperture. It has PDAF, HDR, Bokeh Mode, 4K video recording and dual LED flash. The smartphone has a 13 megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture with HDR, Beauty Mode and LED flash.
For connectivity, the U12 Life supports 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, 3.5 mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C. The smartphone runs on Android Oreo 8.1 which is based on HTC Sense, and has a fingerprint scanner. The device is powered by a 3,600 mAh battery with 10W (5V/2A) charging.
The U12 Life has a dual-finish design with the top of the smartphone having acrylic glass and the bottom, a “soft, subtle stripes”. HTC calls this “Dual Tone Liquid Surface” design. The device will be available in two color options – Moonlight Blue and Twilight Purple.
The device has the price tag of £299 (approx. ₹27,522), and it will available in Europe, Asia and Middle-East in late September.