It seems that HTC is going to release their “sapphire” edition of the HTC U Ultra model to more countries in the world, after the official launch of the device last month in Taiwan.
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This “sapphire” variant boasts a sapphire screen with a Mohs hardness of 9, meaning it can withstand scratches better than any other type of glass display in the market, providing extraordinary durability, that… has to paid obviously, around 849€! The special “sapphire” variant of the HTC U Ultra comes with 128GB of storage inside, and is more expensive than the Gorilla Glass 5-only version of the HTC U Ultra that costs 699€.
This new variant of the U Ultra smartphone will be available for purchase in Germany and Switzerland on April 18, but if you’re interested you can now pro-order it in these two countries. It’s possible that after this release, the U Ultra “sapphire” will soon be available in other countries as well.