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HTC U Ultra and U Play Smartphones comes with Secondary Display

Taiwan-based smartphone company HTC launches two U-series smartphones HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. Both smartphones come with new design and sports Liquid Surface construction. Both have a fingerprint sensor on board along with USB Type-C.

HTC U Ultra, sports a 5.7-inch QHD (2560×1440 pixels) display with a secondary 2-inch display (of screen resolution 160×1040) bundled on top of it. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and 4GB of RAM, and 64GB internal storage. It comes with 3000mAh battery, and Android 7.0 with HTC Sense.

  • Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat
  • HTC Sense
  • Display 5.7-inch Super LCD 5, 2560×1440
  • 2-inch secondary, 160×1040
  • Gorilla Glass 5
  • Processor Snapdragon 821 quad-core, 2.15GHz
  • Storage 64/128GB
  • Expandable microSD card
  • RAM 4GB
  • Rear Camera 12MP UltraPixel 2, 1.55-micron pixel, f/.1.8, OIS
  • PDAF, Laser AF, dual-tone flash
  • 4K video with 3D audio
  • Slow motion 720p at 120fps
  • hi-res audio
  • Front Camera 16MP, BSI
  • UltraPixel mode, 1080p video
  • Charging USB-C
  • Quick Charge 3.0
  • Battery 3000 mAh
  • Non-removable
  • Connectivity USB 3.1 Gen 1, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Security One-touch fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions 162.41 x 79.79 x 7.99 mm
  • Weight 170g
  • Colors black, blue, pink, white

On the other hand, the U Play sports a 5.2-inch FHD LCD display, MediaTek processor, 3GB or 4GB RAM, 32GB or 64GB storage, 16MP rear and front cameras, 2500mAh battery, and some version of Android with HTC Sense.

  • Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • HTC Sense
  • Display 5.2-inch Super LCD, 1920×1080
  • Gorilla Glass
  • Processor MediaTek Helio P10
  • Storage 32/46GB
  • Expandable microSD card
  • RAM 3/4GB
  • Rear Camera 16MP BSI f/2.0, OIS, PDAF
  • Dual-tone flash, 1080p video at 30fps
  • Front Camera 16MP BSI f/2.0
  • UltraPixel mode, 1080p video
  • Charging USB-C
  • 5V/2A speeds
  • Battery 2500 mAh
  • Connectivity USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • NFC, GPS, GLONASS
  • Water resistance No
  • Security One-touch fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions 145.99 x 72.9 x 7.99 mm
  • Weight 145 g
  • Colors blue, black, pink, white

The U Ultra costs $749, is up for pre-order now, and ships in March. For the U Play, price and availability still unknown. Stay tuned for updates.

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