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HTC U23 pro

Specifications

HTC U23 pro
HTC U23 pro (U Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 8 x 1.8 - 2.4 GHz, Cortex-A710 / A510
Graphics adapter
Memory
12 GB 
Display
6.70 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 393 PPI, OLED, OLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Storage
256 GB UFS 2.2 Flash, 256 GB 
, 214 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3,5 mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, OTG
Networking
Wi-Fi 6E (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, 2G (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G (2100/1900/850/900 (B1/B2/AWS/B5/B8 with 2100/850/AWS/900 Diversity), 4G (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41), 5G (n1, n3, n7, n20, n28, n41, n78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.9 x 166.6 x 77.1 ( = 0.35 x 6.56 x 3.04 in)
Battery
4600 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 13
Camera
Primary Camera: 108 MPix (f/1.7, OIS) + 8 MPix (Ultrawide, f/2.4) + 5 MPix (Macro, f/2.2) + 2 MPix (depth, f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix f/2.45
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard: Onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB cable (USB-C to USB-C), SIM needle, 24 Months Warranty, SAR-Head: 0.67 W/kg, SAR-Body: 0.95 W/kg; GNSS: GPS (L1, L5), Glonass (L1), Galileo (E1, E5a), Beidou (B1, B1c, B2a), IP67; Camera2API: Level 3; DRM Widevine L1, fanless, waterproof
Weight
205 g ( = 7.23 oz / 0.45 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
600 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 72.73% - average
Average of 9 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: 51%, display: 89% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the HTC U23 pro

83.6% HTC U23 pro smartphone review - Back to old strength? | Notebookcheck
HTC has been quiet, but now the HTC U23 pro is launched. With the new model HTC wants to make an impression in the upper mid-range. It brings the status LED, microSD card, and audio jack from the past.
80% HTC U23 Pro review: blast from the past
Source: Stuff TV English
The HTC U23 Pro is a very competent mid-range smartphone. It gets a lot of things right, from the large, high-refresh rate display, to the stock software and high level of performance. But this smartphone is far from perfect, we think the design could be a little more exciting, and crucially, the camera needs to be much better. With that in mind, we don’t think the HTC U23 Pro is a bad option per se, you could buy it and be very happy with it, but there is an awful lot of competition at this price range (around $500/£500). For example, the same money will get you a Samsung Galaxy A54 or Google Pixel 7a, which are much more rounded smartphone experiences.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/15/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HTC U23 Pro Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Unless you’re after serious gaming power and lightning-fast charge times, the HTC U23 Pro represents seriously good value for money from a reputable brand. It’s speedy, it’s silky smooth, the camera system won’t let you down, and its OLED screen is wonderful to gaze upon for hours. But with a chip that can technically be bested by other mid-range handsets at the same price like the Poco F5, it’s a case of deciding whether you want a great general-use handset or a phone that trades its photography potential for raw power. It’s just not much of a fashion accessory.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
76% HTC U23 Pro review
Source: GSM Arena English
As mentioned multiple times, the U23 Pro is not a cheap device. While technically, it happens to be the HTC's headliner, that is simply due to the lack of better hardware in the company's roster. In objective terms, it cannot rub shoulders with competing flagship offers. In fact, most of the U23 Pro's competitors out there are noticeably cheaper. It's just not a great value proposition. You can get better hardware out there for less. That being said, prices change constantly, and it is always a good idea to try and evaluate a phone as a product regardless of pricing. There are certain aspects of the HTC U23 Pro we found quite enjoyable. Its design is nice and classy. The inclusion of Gorilla Glass Victus and an IP67 ingress protection rating are both highly appreciated and stand out in the midrange.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 76%
60% HTC U23 Pro review
Source: Tech Advisor English
The HTC U23 Pro is a competent mid-ranger with clean software, wireless charging, and IP67 certification. When it comes to the broad strokes stuff, however, it has very little to recommend it above its key rivals, which are variously cheaper, faster, better at taking pictures, and have better displays.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/18/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
HTC U23 Pro Unboxing & Full Tour | Serious Pixel 7a Rival?
Source: Tech Spurt English
Unboxing the HTC U23 Pro, a mid-range smartphone boasting a 108MP camera, stock Android vibe and some killer features. The HTC U23 Pro serves up a headphone jack, expandable storage and wireless charging - but the Pixel 7a and Samsung Galaxy A54 5G might be better options still. If your phone's optics are a priority, you'll certainly prefer the Google and Sammy alternatives. The U23 Pro's camera is fine for outdoor shots but I find my indoor pics tend to look drab, with dull tones - while the focus occasionally fails.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2023

Foreign Reviews

60% HTC U23 Pro
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Test HTC U23 Pro : retour sur la pointe des pieds pour HTC sur le marché des smartphones
Source: Les Mobiles French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% HTC U23 Pro – test topowego smartfonu legendarnej marki
Source: Telepolis Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/18/2023
Rating: Total score: 75%
HTC U23 Pro – dobra propozycja od tajwańskiego koncernu?
Source: Co Nowego Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Attractive price; elegant design; great built quality; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2023
60% Обзор HTC U23 Pro
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/06/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 644: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 20% faster than the previous generation.

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.


SD 7 Gen 1: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo cores (four fast ARM Cortex-A710 cores at up to 2.4 GHz, three additional A78 at up to 2.2. GHz and four small ARM Cortex-A55 cores at up to 1.9 GHz) and an integrated X53 5G modem (up to 3300 Mbps download). The SoC is manufactured in the modern 5 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.70":

It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

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


HTC:

High Tech Computer Corporation (HTC) is a Taiwanese manufacturer of cell phones, tablets and other electronic products.


72.73%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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