HTC It has given start to the year with an event that has just presented its new ship logo in format phablet with a lite version, which opened the new line U within the Taiwanese portfolio that gives a total twist to your design, betting on this occasion by a Sapphire Crystal which gives a very shiny aqueous and he has gone for headphone jack.
It’s the new HTC U Ultra, characterized by its second 2 inch screen for notifications and the HTC U Play most contained specifications, but with the same design inspiration. The latest proposals that come along with the new wave of renewed designs that has also affected the lower ranges with 10 Desire and Desire 650 and that HTC strengthens its MIME by the construction quality and differential in all their ranges..
The most powerful HTC
The new HTC U Ultra is located at the top of the catalogue of HTC smartphones, integrating the more powerful processor to date of Qualcomm, the latest Android Nougat and premiering the new Assistant Companion with artificial intelligence. Also stresses its second display where to see time, notifications, or controls to listen to music without turning on the main screen with the consequent saving of battery.
We found the biggest absence in the Elimination of the headphone jack which has been replaced by a headset with USB connection type C to improve the experience and quality of the sound. It also returns BoomSound, This time with a dedicated woofer.
The main camera It is the same 10 HTC that it was one of the best in the market with a score of 88 DxOMark thanks to the UltraPixels, f/1.8 lenses, optical and processing stabilizer that has improved significantly, especially in situations with low light, which had been its looser appearance to date.
With a size of tighter screen on hand, 10 HTC will remain another flagship of HTC. With a design metallic with beveled edges that give a finer appearance and where the curved front glass fuses perfectly in a metal body. Designed to endure daily scratches and shock, it is available in black, silver, gold or red.
Its front-facing camera for selfies also has a flash and optical stabilizer among its advantages highlighted against other manufacturers.
Of course the sound is once again protagonist in this 10 HTC and despite removing the front speakers, they claim that BoomSound offers sound clarity unprecedented in a smpartphone with Dolby Audio. Your headphones also feature certificate Hi-Res Audio (24 bit) and an amplifier inside the equipment for so the music sounds the way in which the artist conceived it. The video also will benefit from the care with which HTC in the sound not only by the ability to record it to 4k but for being first stereo 24-bit recording sound Hi-Res world that provides immersive results.
A small step down the specifications, with more in line with the medium/high range or average premium processors, the HTC One X 9 and the HTC One S9 shared processor Mediatek Helium X 10 and they are the ones who maintain dual speaker on the front even if they don’t have fingerprint sensor. Its main difference is the size of the screen that stays on 5.5 inch x 9 or 5 inches to the S9, as well as a cut-out of memory.
Closing this first part of the catalogue, the HTC U Play It has a more modest as the P10 Helio though HTC has already shown in the past as it is capable of tuning their Sense very close to Android Stock interface so that the operation is completely fluid getting a user experience above the average with similar hardware processor.
Front cam16 MP5 MP + LEDf/1.8, 23mm, OIS5 MPf/2.8, 34mm16 MP4 MPf/2.0, 27mm, 2 µmIt highlightsFingerprint sensorAssistant CompanionSapphire CrystalReversible USBDual screenBoomSoundWithout jackFingerprint sensorMetalReversible USBBoomSoundReversible USBBoomSoundPolycarbonateFingerprint sensorAssistant CompanionSapphire CrystalReversible USBBoomSoundWithout jackMetalBoomSound
|HTC U Ultra||10 HTC||HTC One X 9||HTC U Play||HTC One S9|
|Screen||SUPER LCD55.7 “QHD (515 ppp)||SUPER LCD55.2 “QHD (564 ppp)||SUPER LCD5.5 “fHD (401 DPI)||SUPER LCD5.2 “FHD (424 DPI)||SUPER LCD5 ‘ to FHD (441 ppp)|
|Dimensionsand weight||162 x 80 x 8 mm170 grams||146 x 72 x 9 mm161 grams||154 x 76 x 8 mm170 grams||146 x 73 x 8 mm145 grams||145 x 70 x 10 mm158 grams|
|Processor||Snapdragon 821||Snapdragon 820||Mediatek helium X 10||Mediatek helium P10||Mediatek helium X 10|
|Nuclei||2×2.1 GHz. Kyro+ 2×1.6 GHz. Kyro||2×2.1 GHz. Kyro+ 2×1.6 GHz. Kyro||8×2.2 GHz. C-A53||4×1.8 GHz. C-A53+ 4 x 1 GHz. C-A53||8×2.2 GHz. C-A53|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB||3 GB||3 GB||2 GB|
|Memory||64/128 GB + microSD||32/64 GB + microSD||32 GB + microSD||32/64 GB + microSD||16 GB + microSD|
|I||Android 7.0||Android 6.0||Android 6.0||Android 7.0||Android 6.0|
|Connectivity||4g (450 Mbps)+ NFC||4g (450 Mbps)+ NFC||4g (300 Mbps)+ NFC||4g (150 Mbps)+ NFC||4g (300 Mbps)+ NFC|
|Battery||3,000 mAh+ Quick charging||3,000 mAh+ Quick charging||3,000 mAh+ Quick charging||2500 mAh+ Quick charging||2.840 mAh|
|Camera||12 MP, 2LED, OISf/1.8, 26mm, 1.55 µm4k@30fps||12 MP, 2LED, OISf/1.8, 26mm, 1.55 µm4k@30fps||13 MP, 2LED, OIS28mm, f/2.04k@30fps||16 MP, 2LED, OISf/2.04k@30fps||12 MP, 2LED, OIS28mm, f/2.04k@30fps|
|Price approx||749 euros||545 EUR||509 euro||449 euros||359 EUR|
HTC Desire for middle and low range
The family Desire has been used commonly to designate middle and low ranges models but the new 10 Desire arrived to give a more modern air. Desire 10 Pro y Desire 10 Lifestyle they have maintained their characteristic speakers BoomSound Although this time already not they were at the front but that they chose to be relocated to a more discreet position, at the bottom edge.
Both models share 5.5 inch screen size but the Pro has resolution FHD, fingerprint sensor and is made of metal While the Lifestyle screen is HD and is made of polycarbonate.
In an intermediate term would be the HTC One A9 which boasts a design premium, 5 inch FHD display and integration of Dolby Audio sound of high-resolution (Hi-Res Audio) that will allow us to listen to music to 24 bit and 192 kHz quality. Instead of the bottom speaker, we now find a button with fingerprint sensor.
Replacing the previous mid-range with particular dotted housing called “micro-splash”, his main replacement, the HTC Desire 650, also committed to an original design with the part back striped combined with contrasting colors used for the logo, the side button and the circle that surrounds the camera, being able to choose between yellow, red or blue.
The HTC Desire 530 with microsplash and Desire 628 conform all our catalog simpler models, starting from a minimum of 16 GB internal memory.
Front cam13 MP, OIS, f/2.2, 28mm4 MP, 27mm, f/2.05 MP, f/2.8, 34mm5 MP, f/2.8, 34mm5 MP, 28mm, f/2.4
|HTC Desire 10 Pro||HTC One A9||HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle||HTC Desire 650||HTC Desire 628|
|Screen||IPS LCD5.5 “FHD (401 DPI)||AMOLED5 ‘ to FHD (441 ppp)||SUPER LCD5.5 “HD (267 DPI)||IPS LCD5 “HD (294 ppp)||SUPER LCD5 “HD (294 ppp)|
|Dimensionsand weight||156 x 76 x 7.9mm165 grams||146 x 71 x 7.3mm143 grams||157 x 77 x 7. 7 mm155 grams||147 x 71 x 8.4mm140 grams||147 x 71 x 8.2mm142 grams|
|Processor||Mediatek helium P10||Snapdragon 617||Snapdragon 400||Snapdragon 410||Mediatek MT6753|
|Nuclei||8 x 2 GHz. C-A53/td >||4 x 2 GHz. C-A53+ 4×1.5 GHz. C-A53||4×1.6 GHz. C-A7||4×1.2 GHz. C-A53||8×1.3 GHz. C-A53|
|RAM||3/4 GB||2 GB||2/3 GB||2 GB||2 GB|
|Memory||32/64 GB + microSD||16 GB + microSD||16/32 GB + microSD||16 GB + microSD||16 GB + microSD|
|I||Android 6.0||Android 6.0||Android 6.0||Android 6.0||Android 5.1|
|Connectivity||4g (150 Mbps)+ NFC||4g (150 Mbps)+ NFC + IR||4g (150 Mbps)||4g (150 Mbps)+ NFC||4g (150 Mbps)|
|Battery||3,000 mAh+ Quick charging||2,150 mAh||2700 mAh||2200 mAh||2200 mAh|
|Camera||20 MP, 2LED, OISf/2.2, 28mm1080p@30fps||13 MP, 2LED, OIS28mm, f/2.04k@30fps||13 MP, LEDf/2.2, 28mm1080p@30fps||13 MP, LED28mm, f/2.01080p@30fps||13 MP, LED28mm, f/2.01080p@30fps|
|Price approx||323 euros||430 euros||340 euros||–||167 EUR|