HTC U12 Plus


HTC U12 Plus
HTC U12 Plus (U Series)
Graphics adapter
6144 MB 
6 inch 2:1, 2880 x 1440 pixel 537 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, Super LCD 6, HDR 10, DCI-P3, sRGB, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes
64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 64 GB 
, 50.33 GB free
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: audio output via USB-C, Card Reader: microSD up to 2 TB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, magnetic sensor, sensor hub, DisplayPort via USB Type-C, AirPlay, DLNA, Miracast, HTC Connect, USB-OTG
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM (850/900/1,800/1,900); UMTS (850/900/1,900/2,100); LTE (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,20,28,32,38,39,40,41,66), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.7 x 156.6 x 73.9 ( = 0.38 x 6.17 x 2.91 in)
13.3 Wh, 3500 mAh Lithium-Ion, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 23.8 h
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary Camera: 12 MPix dual camera: 12 MP wide angle with HTC UltraPixel 4, 1.4 µm, f/1.75 + 16 MP telephoto lens 1 µm, f/2.6, phase detection and laser autofocus, HDR Boost 2, videos @ 4K 60fps, 240 fps slow motion @ 1080p
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix dual camera 2x 8 MP 1.12 µm, f/2.0, wide angle with bokeh and HDR Boost
Additional features
Speakers: front-facing stereo speakers, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Quick Charge 3.0 charger, USB cable, USonic headset, HTC Sense Companion, 24 Months Warranty, LTE Cat. 18 (1.2 Gbps download, 150 Mbps upload), 4x4 MIMO, VoLTE, VoWiFi, EdgeSense 2 controls, Hi-Res audio certified, IP68-certified, fanless
188 g ( = 6.63 oz / 0.41 pounds), Power Supply: 80 g ( = 2.82 oz / 0.18 pounds)
799 Euro



Average Score: 85.3% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 72%, features: 73%, display: 83% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the HTC U12 Plus

88.6% HTC U12 Plus Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Future+. If we had to narrow down HTC to a single quality it would be innovative, and the HTC U12+ definitely fits that bill as well and is full to the brim with the latest technology. Let us find out whether or not it is as futuristic as it seems at first glance.
Update: additional information regarding the 3.5-mm headphone adapter added.
HTC U12+ hands on
Source: What Hi-Fi English
HTC's new flagship doesn't push the envelope, but then again, there aren't many new smartphones reinventing the wheel. Samsung and Apple continue to offer refinements rather than revolutions, but they do offer markedly improved performance with each iteration as well.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2018

Foreign Reviews

Schafft es HTC damit zurück an die Spitze?
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2018
Gefühlvoll optimiertes Drück-Mich-Smartphone
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/23/2018
HTC U12 Plus
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2018
4 Kameras und ohne Display-Notch
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/23/2018
HTC U12+
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2018
HTC U12+ Premium-Handy mit Einschränkungen
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2018
HTC U12+ High-End geht auch ohne 'Notch'
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/20/2018
82% Recensione HTC U12+
Source: Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 75% features: 85% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 85% ergonomy: 85%
Prise En Main Du Htc U12+
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Positive: Premium design; impressive cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2018


Qualcomm Adreno 630: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
845: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in early 2018 and manufactured in 10 nm LPP FinFET at TSMC. Integrates 4x Kryo 385 cores (Cortex-A75) at up to 2.8 GHz (max) for performance and 4x Kryo 385 at 1.8 GHz (max) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X20 LTE modem, ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.188 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


High Tech Computer Corporation (HTC) is a Taiwanese manufacturer of mobile phones and other electronic products. In 2012, HTC stopped producing tablets under their own name. In 2012-2013, they faced heavy sales declines. Since then, the company is medium-sized in the smartphone sector. There are numerous reviews on HTC Smartphones (as of 2016).

85.3%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-06- 3)