HTC introduced the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play back in January. The HTC U is actually the HTC Ocean series of smartphones which was leaked earlier. The Flagship smartphone from HTC for 2017 was teased as HTC Ocean. Three devices were supposedly coming to us under the HTC Ocean series
So in the HTC U series , the company is planning to add a new family member. The latest upcoming smartphone from HTC will be called as the HTC U, a true Flagship for 2017. It will be powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC under the hood. There will be some innovative software features like Sense Edge with HTC Sense 9 UI.
But now we have got one more step closer to the HTC U. The latest leak shows is the very first HD renders of HTC U from top and bottom angles. The device has 5.4-inch QHD display on the front covered with a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Speakers are located at the bottom with the USB Type-C port sitting in between the speaker grills. Fingerprint scanner is missing from the latest leaked renders which could be a mistake. The camera module is circular and has dual tone dual LED Flash adjacent to it. On the top, it has SIM tray and secondary microphone. There is no button on the left and right sides of the smartphone. On the front-bottom, we have got HTC branding.
- 5.5-inch QHD (2160x1440p ) display
- Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- 64GB / 128GB of storage options
- Micro SD card slot
- 12MP Sony IMX362 sensor on the back
- 16MP Sony IMX351 sensor on the front
- Android Nougat 7.1 with HTC Sense 9
- Edge Sense
The HTC U or HTC Ocean is expected to be released sometimes in late April this year. While the global availability will start sometimes in May.