U Ultra By HTC

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Announced - 2017, January 12

HTC U Ultra Android smartphone. Announced Jan 2017. Features 5.7″ Super LCD5 display, Snapdragon 821 chipset, 12 MP primary camera, 16 MP front camera, 3000 mAh battery, 128 GB storage, 4 GB RAM, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (64 GB version).

Platform

Chipset
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 (14 nm)
CPU
Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)
GPU
Adreno 530
Operating System
Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Memory

Card slot
microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal
64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM

Main Camera

Features
Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama
Single
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.3", 1.55µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
Video
[email protected] (24-bit/192kHz audio), [email protected]

Selfie Camera

Features
Auto-HDR
Single
16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm

Body

Build
Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5 or Sapphire crystal), glass back, aluminum frame
Dimensions
162.4 x 79.8 x 8 mm (6.39 x 3.14 x 0.31 in)
SIM
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Weight
170 g (6.00 oz)

Display

Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (64 GB version) Sapphire crystal glass (128 GB version) Secondary display, 160 x 1040 pixels, 2 inches
Resolution
1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~513 ppi density)
Size
5.7 inches, 90.3 cm2 (~69.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Type
Super LCD5

Sound

35mm jack
No 24-bit/192kHz audio
Loudspeaker
Yes

Network

2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/50 Mbps
Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE

Communications

Bluetooth
4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes
Radio
No
USB
USB Type-C 3.1
WLan
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

Features

Sensors
Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

Charging
Fast charging 18W Quick Charge 3.0
stand-by
Up to 312 h (3G)
Talk time
Up to 26 h (3G)
Type
Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable

Miscellaneous

Colors
Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, Sapphire Blue
Models
U Ultra, U-1u, 2PZF1
Price
About 250 EUR

Test Details

Battery life
Endurance rating 81h
Camera
Photo / Video
Display
Contrast ratio: 1831 (nominal), 3.453 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker
Voice 61dB / Noise 73dB / Ring 86dB
Performance
GFXBench: 10fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)