HTC takes time, making changes, and is that its latest figures show that the company needs a salutary lesson that makes it out of a situation in a free fall that does not augur a good future for the Taiwanese. In 2015 we saw reach the market A new series, which months later was accompanied by the series X. 2017 East is for the birth of the series U, and within it is part of the HTC U Play.
The new HTC U Play acts as Squire of the HTC U Ultra, the current leader of the newly created range within the catalogue of HTC. It is not a too powerful smartphone but on HTC have already shown previously, as in the HTC One A9, that you can get a user experience above the average with features away from the positions of head. Let’s see HTC U Play what has prepared for us.
So HTC U Play
What usually look first in any smartphone is its screen. It is the first thing we see when took it the box and what will mark their experience in many ways. For HTC U Play we will have a panel FullHD, 1920 x 1080 pixels, with a 5.2-inch diagonal. An IPS LCD panel that will leave us 424 pixels-per-inch density.
The MediaTek helium line appears in the machine room, offering a P10 Helio’s eight-core 2 GHz with GPU Mali T860MP2 accompanied by 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB internal storage. We can extend it with a microSD support up to 2 TB extra. All in the service of 7.0 Android Nougat, the latest version of the operating system from Google that will come on board U play.
In terms of cameras, we will have a pair of twins, or practically twins in the absence of more concrete specifications. We will dispose of 16 Megapixel camera on the back, a main camera with autofocus by detecting phase and dual flash LED tone that will record FullHD video at 30 FPS and have native HDR. For the front, 16-Megapixel ready for video calls, selfies and all publications that happen to us.
HTC U Play, which will be Dual SIM, will have LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 and A-GPS with GLONASS among other things. It will also feature a USB type C, allowing the manufacturer to remove the headphone jack. Of course, do not miss the fingerprint reader along with the NFC chip. A list of features topped by a 2500 mAh battery that will not be removable. But yes, you will have fast loading thanks to Pump Express.
Today has come also accompanied a new virtual assistant of HTC. The Chinese manufacturer located in Taiwan has presented the new Companion, which will be installed in the version we have here, HTC U Play both the HTC U Ultra. A wizard that will learn from our behaviour and will be attached to the version of Sense covering Android at this terminal. It will be available in four colors: blue, black, pink and white.
HTC U Play, specifications overview
|Screen||IPS LCD 5.2 inches FullHD with 424ppp|
|Processor||MediaTek helium P10’s eight-core 2 GHz|
|RAM||3GB / 4GB|
|Memory||32GB / 64GB more microSD up to 2 TB|
|Operating system||7.0 Android Nougat|
|Rear camera||16 Megapixel with LED flash autofocus PDAF|
|Dimensions and weight||145.99 x 72.9 x 7.99 mm and 145 g|
|Other||Fingerprint reader, NFC, USB type C, 4G, no headphone jack|
HTC U Play, price and availability
Unfortunately, HTC has not communicated any price official HTC U Play (some source puts it at 449 euros), as neither has done for the HTC U Ultra. What we do know is that the terminal It will be released in mid-February in Europe. We assume, as do other brands, which are reimbursed the price for each country as the release date approaches. We’ll be waiting.