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HTC U12+ revealed in new images while full specs leak out

18 May 2018, 02:12 | Ross Houston

HTC U12+ revealed in new images while full specs leak out

Here's the HTC U12+ specs and some gorgeous looking renders

There's not much that's actually new here, but both the specs list and images look official and come from Evan Blass, who's a reputable leaker, so they're likely accurate, especially as the HTC U12 Plus itself is due to land as soon as next week. The leaked image also shows a complete design of the upcoming handset.

The OS will be Android Oreo and the device will be IP68 certified for dust and water resistance, it will have a 3,500mAh battery. The front-facing cameras will also support Face Unlock, which unlocks the phone using facial recognition.

The "main" camera setup will support 2x optical and 10x digital zoom, as well as OIS, Bokeh mode, 4K video recording at 60fps, and slow motion 1080p video at 240fps. Edge Sense is also making a return and it should have improved squeeze gestures for accessing shortcuts and controlling the phone. The 12MP UltraPixel 4 sensor has 1.4µm pixels, f/1.75 aperture, and a wide-angle lens. It features Bokeh Mode, Live Makeup, HDR Boost, Screen Flash, AR stickers.

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According to the posted spec sheet, the HTC U12+ will be powered by Qualcomm's top-of-the-line Snapdragon 845 chipset, augmented by 6GB of RAM. Depending on region, it comes with either 64GB or 128GB of storage which is expandable via microSD up to 2TB.

HTC sounds like it's doubling up on dual cameras, though, with a pair of shooters also occupying the front of the camera. The phone has dual-nano SIM card slot with dual-4G LTE, GPS, dual-band gigabit Wi-Fi MU-MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, HTC Connect (AirPlay, Miracast, Google Cast, DLNA), Bluetooth 5.0 (with aptX and aptX-HD), NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C port.

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