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HTC U12+ Announced With Focus On Camera Quality

HTC has announced the new HTC U12+ with 4 cameras, and a DXOMark score of 103.

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HTC has announced the new HTC U12+ flagship smartphone, with a focus on camera quality. The HTC U12+ scored a DXOMark of 103, the highest rating for a dual camera smartphone. Dual cameras on the back feature a wide-angle and telephoto lens, for 2x optical zoom. Dual cameras on the front for DSLR style bokeh when taking selfie photos. The U12+ will be available for £699, and is IP68 rated making it waterproof. 

Key Features

  • 6inch Quad HD+ 18:9 screen (HDR10)
  • Dual cameras for 2x optical zoom
  • 12mp f/1.75 wide-angle, 1.4micron pixel size
  • 16mp f/2.6 telephoto lens, 1.0micron pixel size
  • Optical Image Stabilisation
  • Dual 8mp f/2.0 front cameras
  • Pro mode with manual control, raw support
  • Phase detection and Laser autofocus
  • 4K video recording, 60fps
  • High-speed video, 1080p, 240fps
  • HDR Boost 2
  • Edge Sense 2
  • HTC BoomSound
  • Liquid Surface, and translucent blue
  • Snapdragon 845 processor
  • 6GB / 64GB ram / storage
  • MicroSD slot


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From HTC: LONDON – May 23, 2018 – 09.00 BST – In its latest showcase of cutting-edge innovation, unrivaled usability, and extraordinary design, HTC today unveiled the HTC U12+. The U12+ is HTC’s biggest and boldest flagship phone ever, including a vivid 6” display with cinematic 18:9 widescreen, yet it is also easier to use with Edge Sense 2 for intuitive one-handed interaction for snapping photos, calling up voice assistants, or virtually anything you may want to do. There is simply no other phone as big, beautiful, and easy to use as the HTC U12+.


Features of the HTC U12+ include:

Edge Sense 2: A new touch feedback experience turn the edges of U12+ into the easiest and most intuitive way to interact with your phone. The new Edge Sense knows which hand you are using, giving you one-handed freedom to double tap to navigate the device, hold to lock the screen orientation, or squeeze the sides for taking photos and videos, zooming in on maps, and virtually any interaction.


The highest-rated dual camera: Two cameras on the front and back deliver beautifully artistic photos with DSLR-like bokeh. UltraSpeed Autofocus 2 includes full sensor phase detection autofocus and new laser autofocus to ensure you never miss your shot, while HDR Boost 2 lets you take fantastic photos in any lighting condition. The main camera’s 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom for photos means you are always ready for a close-up, while video with Sonic Zoom lets you “zoom in” on a sound or voice so you are truly the director of the scene. And with one-touch auto zoom, it’s almost like you have Hollywood in your pocket. It’s so good, the U12+ received a DxOMark score of 103 – the highest rated camera in the industry for a dual camera smartphone.


Best-ever HTC BoomSound, USonic, and Qualcomm® aptX™ HD audio: Incredible, pulse-pounding sound with louder-than-ever BoomSound speakers and USonic earbuds featuring Active Noise Cancellation to keep out unwanted distractions. USonic matches the unique structure of your ear to shape the sound perfectly for you, so you hear every high note with crystal-clear precision and every bassline with thundering power. For wireless audio that goes way beyond expectations, aptX HD is designed to support high resolution 24-bit Bluetooth audio.

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Liquid Surface: The U12+ showcases an even more artistic design featuring ultra-thin screen borders and new pressure-sensitive buttons encased in vibrant colors unlike anything you’ve seen. A Translucent Blue color that lets you admire your phone’s beauty both inside and out, while Ceramic Black offers a gorgeously sophisticated look and Flame Red delivers extraordinary, color-shifting hues in the most dynamic look HTC has ever created


Power and performance: Equipped with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform with X20 LTE that will extend the way people see, hear, and interact with the world around them. It is engineered to shatter performance expectations and connect you at beyond Gigabit LTE download speeds without unnecessarily compromising battery life. With 6GB RAM standard and up to 64GB storage, the U12+ shatters expectations of the power and performance you can expect from your phone. The U12+ is also VR ready for the Vive Focus (where available) with phone call and notification sync, plus mirror mode to turn your smartphone into your own personal VR theater.


The HTC U12+ will be available in Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black, and Flame Red. For more information, please see the following pages or visit Pre-orders are available for Translucent Blue and Ceramic Black from and HTC Club members can get 10% off. Flame Red and further retail availability to be confirmed in due course.


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