HTC announced a smaller version of HTC U Ultra dubbed as HTC U Play which features 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. It is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor and packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2000GB via a microSD card. It comes with 3GB/4GB of RAM.This has same glass design with a metal frame and HTC Sense Companion for AI-based which will learn about you and offer intelligent suggestions time to time. It also learns important applications installed in your device, important contacts, and surface related notifications on the second screen. It also indicates that you may run out of power before bedtime. Therefore it also advises you when to charge your device.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the HTC U Play packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies. It has Hybrid dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD) slot. Connectivity Options include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB 2.0 Type-C. The HTC U Play runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 2500mAh non-removable battery. It measures 145.99 x 72.90 x 7.99 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 145.00 grams.
HTC U Play specifications
- Display: 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with up to Mali T860 GPU
- RAM & Storage: 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- SIM Slot: Hybrid dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
- Rear Camera: 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, OIS
- Front Camera: 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens, UltraPixel mode
- Fingerprint sensor: Yes
- Other Features: HTC USonic, Dual microphones with noise cancellation
- Connectivity Options: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB 2.0 Type-C
- Dimensions: 145.99 x 72.9 x 3.5-7.99mm
- Weight: 145 grams
- Battery: 2500mAh battery with fast charging
- Color Options: Sapphire Blue, Cosmetic Pink, Brilliant Black and Ice White colors
Price And Availability
The HTC U Play will be available in different markets in Q1 2017, with your choice of either 3GB and 32GB storage, or 4 GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, starting at about $440.