HTC, a Taiwanese smartphone maker is all set to launch its latest flagship smartphone for 2018 with a more streamlined approach. A new set of design renders and specifications leaks suggest that the company is working on announcing its next flagship smartphone called HTC U12+. The smartphone has been codenamed HTC Imagine by the company.
As of now, there is no confirmation as to when the smartphone will launch in the global markets. A report suggests that the HTC U12+ smartphone is facing some issues in the manufacturing process. So, we can expect the official launch sometime in early May instead of late April. Famous tipster, Even Blass said that the next flagship from HTC will be named U12+ and will compete against the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S9+.
HTC U12+: Rumoured Features & Specifications
As for the design, the smartphone is claimed to feature a 5.99-inch LCD display with a QHD+ resolution. Similar to the previously launched HTC U11 EYEs, the upcoming HTC smartphone will also sport a near-bezel-less design. The smartphone is also rumoured to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.
Further details on the internal specifications include 6GB of RAM paired with an internal storage of 64GB or 128GB. The internal storage will be expandable with a MicroSD card. Under the hood, the phone is expected to come with a 3420mAh battery.
Additionally, the HTC U12+ smartphone will run on the Android Oreo operating system. It will also feature an IP68 rating, making the phone water and dust resistant.
Furthermore, as for the camera, the rear panel will feature a dual camera setup. The dual camera setup will include a 16-megapixel primary sensor and 12-megapixel secondary sensor along with an LED flash. Also, the front panel will feature an 8-megapixel front camera with support for face unlock technology. Recently, reports regarding HTC U12 features suggested that the smartphone will come with an iris scanner instead of a fingerprint scanner.
For added safety, the rear panel will also include the fingerprint scanner below the camera module. Rumours also mention that the HTC U12+ smartphone will run the second generation of HTC’s Edge Sense functionality along with the “squeeze” function.