HTC U12+ Technical Specifications, Release Date and Price


The HTC U12 Plus is arguably the one of the best smartphones announced in 2018. The device compares favourably with the likes of Huawei P20 and the OnePlus 6.

Here are its technical specifications


The device measures 156.6 x 73.9 x 8.7 mm and weighs 188g.

It has a glass front and back mounted on an aluminium frame.


The HTC U12 Plus has a 6.0-inch Super LCD6, Quad HD+ capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels (537ppi) and an aspect ratio of 18:9.

The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

OS and Processors

The device runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) with a planned upgrade to Android P.

It is powered by an Octa-core processor (4×2.8GHz Kyro 385 Gold and 4×1.7GHz Kyro 385 Silver) based on the Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset.

Graphics are powered by an Adreno 630 GPU.

RAM and Processor

The HTC U12 Plus comes with 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of storage. Storage is expandable externally via microSD of up to 400 GB.


The device has a dual-lens shooter of 12MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm) and 16MP (f/2.6, 1.0 µm). The camera has OIS, gyro-EIS, dual-tone duel-LED flash among other features.

It is capable of recording 2160p video at 60fps, 1080p at 30/60/240fps.

The secondary camera is 8MP (f/2.0, 1.12 µm) with HDR, panorama and 1080p capability.

Network and Connectivity

The device supports GSM, HSPA and LTE network standards. Communication with other devices is via:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, DLNA
  • Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
  • USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • NFC


The HTC U12+ draws its power from a non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAh battery.

Other Features

  • Pressure-sensitive buttons
  • IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Colours: Translucent blue, ceramic black, flame red

Price and Availability

The device is expected in markets by June 2018 and it will cost about $799 for the 64GB and $849 for the 128GB.


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