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HTC U (Ocean) with Bluetooth 5.0 and Snapdragon 835 passes through Bluetooth SIG

HTC is working on a true flagship to show us in 2017. The company has already released HTC U Ultra as a flagship grade product with Snapdragon 821 as Snapdragon 835 wasn’t available at that time (January).

Earlier this month, we reported about a new upcoming flagship product from HTC, the HTC U Ocean. It was reported in HD renders. The Flagship smartphone from HTC for 2017 was teased as HTC Ocean. Three devices​ were supposedly coming to us under the HTC Ocean series.

Now we have some information about the HTC U (Ocean) smartphone that takes us one step closer to the official launch of HTC U. The HTC U Ocean smartphone has now visited to the official Bluetooth SIG organisation. According to the Bluetooth SIG certification, the HTC U Ocean comes with Bluetooth 5.0 . It is also coming with Snapdragon 835 SoC out of the box in order to compete with Samsung Galaxy S8 and other Snapdragon 835 powered​phonez of 2017.

Leaked specifications:

  • 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
  • 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0

Release timeline:

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.

Shivam Singh
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