HTC is gearing up to launch a new smartphone on August 30. Dubbed as HTC U12 Life, the smartphone is going be a mid-range offering from the Google-owned company and is expected to arrive with top of the line features and specifications. A recent leak has already shed some light on the expected specifications of the handset.
As per the leak, the HTC U12 Life features a full HD+ display screen with a resolution of 2160 X 1080 pixels and is protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass on top. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC based on 14nm FinFET architecture under the hood coupled with Adreno 509 GPU. This is a very popular chipset from Qualcomm and is used on multiple mid-range smartphones from various manufacturers these days.
The device is equipped with 4GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage space that can be further upgraded with a micro-SD card. Other specifications include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE and VoLTE support, Bluetooth 5.0 and dual-band WiFi at 2.4GHz and 5GHz.
On the optics front, the smartphone features a dual camera module on the rear panel with a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. It is also equipped with a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel. On the front, the device features a 13-megapixel camera for taking selfies and video calling. As the chipset supports 4K video recording, the smartphone is also expected to offer the same to the users.
It is fueled by a 3,600mAh non-removable battery under the hood and the device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with custom HTC skin on top. The battery is said to offer fast charging with a USB Type-C slot.
Considering the price of the HTC Desire 12 and the HTC Desire 12 Plus, the HTC U12 Life is expected to cost more than Rs 20,000. However, since the launch is India is not happening now, we will have to wait for the official announcement from the company.