HTC is working on a true flagship to show us in 2017. The company has already released HTC U Ultra as a flagship grade product with Snapdragon 821 as Snapdragon 835 wasn’t available at that time (January).
Earlier this month, we reported about a new upcoming flagship product from HTC, the HTC U Ocean. It was reported in HD renders. The Flagship smartphone from HTC for 2017 was teased as HTC Ocean. Three devices were supposedly coming to us under the HTC Ocean series.
Now we have some information about the HTC U (Ocean) smartphone that takes us one step closer to the official launch of HTC U. The HTC U Ocean smartphone has now visited to the official Bluetooth SIG organisation. According to the Bluetooth SIG certification, the HTC U Ocean comes with Bluetooth 5.0 . It is also coming with Snapdragon 835 SoC out of the box in order to compete with Samsung Galaxy S8 and other Snapdragon 835 poweredphonez of 2017.
- 5.5-inch QHD (2160x1440p ) display
- Corning Gorilla Glass protection
- 64GB / 128GB of storage options
- Micro SD card slot
- 12MP Sony IMX362 sensor on the back
- 16MP Sony IMX351 sensor on the front
- Android Nougat 7.1 with HTC Sense 9
- Edge Sense
- 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0
The HTC U or HTC Ocean is expected to be released sometimes in late April this year. While the global availability will start sometimes in May.