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HTC U12+ unveiled in style

The HTC U12+. (Source: Android Police)
The HTC U12+. (Source: Android Police)
HTC has finally unveiled its new device, the U12+. The flagship sports a 6-inch QHD+ Super LCD display, a Snapdragon 845, IP68 certification, a quad camera setup, and a host of other features that make it one of the most impressive devices so far this year—on paper at least.
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HTC has finally unveiled its latest flagship, the U12+. The device has been in the news for a while now, and its specifications sheet even surfaced a few days ago, so there isn't much we don't know about it. Official confirmation is always nice, though.

And for a quick rundown of the U12+:

  • 6-inch QHD+ display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, HDR10 support
  • Snapdragon 845
  • 6 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage
  • 12MP wide-angle lens (f/1.75 aperture), 16MP telephoto lens ( f/2.6 aperture), Optical Image Stabilization, Electronic Image Stabilization, dual LED flash
  • 8 MP + 8 MP dual selfie cameras, 84° field of view
  • 3500 mAh battery, USB Type-C 3.1, Quick Charge 3.0
  • IP68 rating
  • Rear fingerprint sensor, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0
  • 4K 60FPS recording, 24-bit 96 KHz audio recording
  • Android 8.0 Oreo

Surprisingly, there's no wireless charging present, neither is there a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The U12+ is said to be HTC's only flagship this year—the company released three in 2017—and looks excellent on paper. Of course, pricing details of the U12+ are still unconfirmed, and that, perhaps more than any other factor, will determine how successful the device is. 

Just yesterday a semi-official leak revealed that the device would be sold with a hefty US$900 price tag in China. In the UK, however, it comes with a £699 tag, and that could very well translate directly into the US MSRP, due to the nature of UK VAT. 

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Ricci Rox
Ricci Rox - Senior Tech Writer - 1877 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
I like tech, simple as. Half the time, you can catch me writing snarky sales copy. The rest of the time, I'm either keeping readers abreast with the latest happenings in the mobile tech world or watching football. I worked as both a journo and freelance content writer for a couple of years before joining the Notebookcheck team in 2017. Feel free to shoot me some questions on Twitter or Reddit if it so tickles thine fancy.
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Ricci Rox, 2018-05-24 (Update: 2018-05-24)