HTC U12 Set To Be A 4K Full Screen Design


HTC hasn’t given up on the flagship phone market and could be on the verge of releasing something very special indeed.

According to a DigiTimes report, sources close to HTC have revealed that the forthcoming HTC U12 will be equipped with a 4K resolution display, Snapdragon 845 chipset, dual rear cameras and be ready for release early next year.

If these details are accurate it would make the HTC U12 the worlds third phone to come with a 4K resolution screen behind the Sony Z5 and XZ, and given that the HTC U11 is a full-screen phone the U12 may be the first full-screen flagship 4K flagship.

In other news, a more affordable version of the HTC U11 will go on sale in January next year. This Lite version of the phone will receive a 5.99inch 2160 x 1080 display, and debut the Snapdragon 660 chipset.

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4 Comments

  1. Karoon
    December 27, 2017

    OK… So… We have another 4K flagship coming up… I understand if the battery is 6k and above and if the screen is more than 6 inches, but, otherwise, why do I need a 4K phone if even my monitor and TV are only 2K?

    • hotphil
      December 28, 2017

      I agree – no one needs a 4k screen. And more to the point, no one needs the massive battery drain of a 4k screen. Lower the resolution and stick a 5mm-thick massive battery in there instead, then we’ll talk.

  2. Guest
    December 28, 2017

    OK… So… We have another 4K flagship coming up… I understand if the battery is 6k and above and if the screen is more than 6 inches, but, otherwise, why do I need a 4K phone if even my monitor and TV are only 2K?

    • hotphil
      December 28, 2017

      I agree – no one needs a 4k screen. And more to the point, no one needs the massive battery drain of a 4k screen. Lower the resolution and stick a 5mm-thick massive battery in there instead, then we’ll talk.