The HTC U12+ is expected to launch on May 23 and leaks surrounding the flagship continue to pour in regularly. After leaked hands-on images and camera samples, the smartphone’s photos and specification details have now been leaked online, leaving little to the imagination. The HTC U12+ is expected to feature a dual camera setup at both the front and back, the latest Snapdragon 845 SoC, and an improved Edge Sense 2 feature.
Well known tipster Evan Blass has leaked the latest information, and design-wise the HTC U12+ is seen sporting an all screen display with thin chins at the top and bottom. At the front, we can clearly see two camera lenses for better selfies. At the back as well, there is a dual camera setup lined horizontally, and a fingerprint sensor underneath it. The HTC logo is also integrated at the back of the smartphone. The HTC U12+ has also been leaked in three colour variants – Black, Blue, and Pink.
Blass has also leaked the entire specification sheet of the HTC U12+. The specifications sheet details the Edge Sense 2 feature which will let you access apps and control the phone by squeezing it. There is also the addition of Smart Rotate and Smart Dim gestures, along with one-hand navigation window, and other customizable gestures.
The HTC U12+ is tipped to run on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with HTC Sense OS on top of it. The smartphone is expected to have a 6-inch Quad HD+ (1440×2880 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio, HDR 10 support, and 537ppi pixel density. The smartphone is said to be powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC clocked at up to 2.6GHz. It packs 6GB RAM with 64GB or 128GB of inbuilt storage, and the capability to expand it further using the microSD slot (up to 2TB).
As for optics, Blass says the U12+ has a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 16-megapixel telephoto lens with dual LED flash, 10x digital zoom, 2x optical zoom, ultraspeed autofocus 2, OIS, pro mode, AR stickers, face detection, bokeh, hyperlapse, slo-mo, and more. At the front, there are two 8-megapixel wide angle lenses with 84-degrees field of view, Bokeh mode, and screen flash, according to the leak. The smartphone is said to support face unlock as well. Video can reportedly be recorded in 4K from the main camera and 1080p from the front.
The HTC U12+ supposedly bears an 3500mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 23.8 hours of talk time, and support fast charging as well – charging up to 50 percent in 30 minutes. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.0, USB (3.1) Type-C, GPS, GLONASS, LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 and 5GHz) with MU-MIMO, and NFC. On board sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
The dimensions are said to be at 156.×73.9×8.7-9.7mm, and it is said to weigh 188 grams. The HTC U12+ will reportedly be waterproof and dustproof with IP68 rating, and support both Google Assistant and Alexa voice assistants. Additional features include always on voice commands, motion launch, quiet ring on pick up, pocket mode, flip to mute, and display colour personalisation.