HTC U Play From HTC: Yet Another Announcement Among The Mid-Range: HTC has once again brought up its mid-ranged smartphone line-ups among the users this time with the HTC U-Play. Although the new HTC Ultra might be the star of the new line-up but the HTC U Play will be more popular among the mid-ranged device loving fans. They always wanted something smaller that may fit into their budget with amazingly nice features & configuration.
HTC U Play From HTC: Yet Another Announcement Among The Mid-Range:
When compared from the Ultra, the U Play is smaller & somewhat different in designings too. Although this time it will be a swapping metal for glass with these both phones from HTC. If talked about the configuration of the HTC U-Play, it is power packed with the Mediatek Helio processor and offering a display of 5.2 inches with a resolution of 1080p. That’s a good one having a comparatively smaller screen size with great resolution. Internal storage being offered with the device will be of 32Gb/64GB & also offering additional memory expansion through the microSD. While moving on to the camera, the rear one is of 16MP this time & also the front faced camera have the same 16MP specs but with UltraPixel switching tech.
The power backup being a major specification for today’s user experience, the HTC U-Play is having a 2500 mAh of battery storage, will have to see for its backup on this 5.2 inched smart device once we get it. Although the specifications are not that good as compared to the other one announced i.e HTC Ultra but as it is a mid-ranged device, considering that it has solid specifications built in. Includes additional features like high-quality sound & Usonic adaptive sound which easily figures out & optimizes the sound for your ear according to the conditions & noise around the surroundings.
Let’s Go through the specifications in detail with the following chart showing different specifications of the HTC U Play:
The HTC U PLAY: Full Specifications:
|Design||Dimension||146 x 72.9 x 8 mm|
|Display||Technology||Super LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, ~428 ppi|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)|
|Powered By||Chipset||Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10|
|Processor||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.1 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Memory||Internal||32GB / 64 GB|
|RAM||3 GB / 4 GB|
|Expansion||MicroSD upto 256 GB|
|Interface||OS||Android OS 7.0 (Nougat)|
|Camera||Primary||16 MP, f/2.0|
|Secondary||16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm, 1 µm pixel size, 1080p, Auto-HDR|
|Feature||1.0 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, Auto-HDR, UptoOIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Network||Bands||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G||GSM 850/9001800/1900-SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|4G||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)|
|Connectivity||Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v4.2, A2DP, LE|
|USB||v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Fueled By||Battery Capacity||Non-removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery|
|Charging Port||USB Type – C reversible Connector|
|Talktime||15 hr (3G)|
|Other Features||Biometric||Fingerprint (front-mounted)|
|Color||Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, Sapphire Blue|
|Sensor||FingeUp tont, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
The HTC Sense Companion Re-introduced:
Additional point for the device is the OS being opted is Android 7.0 Nougat with Sense on the Top. And this makes it equivalent to the HTC Ultra by bringing up the brand new Sense Companion in the HTC U Play. This feature will enable the phone to act as a personal assistant which will be learning from your daily habits & will also provide some important notifications or advice like charging up the phone little more for the whole day schedule with enough battery backup, recoomendations & warnings too will be functional with this feature.
Since it has not yet been released neither the price has been declared, so the most probable availability as we are expecting it in the Select Global Markets by the early 2017. Keep in touch for full review of the device & more similar updates.