Jan 12th, 2017

The HTC U Play is the smaller of the two devices announced by HTC today, and features a set of specs that may disappoint. Matching up closer to the HTC 10, the U Play still doesn’t seem to pack much of a punch, even though it is meant for the mid-range market.

Size & Display

  • Screen:
    • Size: 5.2-inch
    • Resolution: 1080p Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
    • Type: Super LCD
    • Protection: Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • Dimensions: 145.99 x 72.9 x 3.5-7.99 mm
  • Weight: 145 g

Colors

Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, Sapphire Blue

Internals

  • CPU: MediaTek Helio P10 Quad Core, 64-bit
  • RAM: 3GB or 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB or 64GB
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat with HTC Sense

Cameras

Rear Camera

  • Size: 16 MP
  • Sensor: BSI Sensor
  • OIS: Yes
  • EIS: No
  • Autofocus: Laser
  • Aperture: f/2.0
  • Video:
    • 1080p Recording at 30fps
    • RAW Image support
  • Features: Auto-HDR, Panorama, Manual, Zoe Capture, Hyperlapse, Video Pic

Front Camera

  • Size: 16MP with UltraPixel mode
  • Sensor: BSI Sensor
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • Features: Live Makeup, Auto HDR, Auto Selfie, Voice Selfie, Selfie Panorama

Connectivity

  • Ports: USB 2.0, Type-C
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth® 4.2
  • NFC: NFC Enabled
  • Positioning: GPS, GLONASS
  • HTC Connect for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to compatible multi-room audio systems.

Battery

  • 2,500 mAh (non-removable)
  • Fast Charge (5V, 2A)

Sensors

  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Motion G-sensor
  • Compass sensor
  • Gyro sensor
  • Magnetic sensor
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Sensor Hub for activity tracking

Buttons & Custom

  • Motion Launch
  • Quiet ring on pick-up
  • Pocket mode
  • Flip to mute
  • Display color personalization

Network

  • Basic:
    • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
    • 4G LTE (Cat. 6)
  • 4G LTE Bands:
    • Single SIM
      • FDD: Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
      • TDD: Bands 38, 40
    • Dual SIM
      • FDD: Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
      • TDD: Bands 38, 40

Audio:

  • Speakers: Bottom-facing speaker
  • Microphones: Dual-microphone with noise cancellation
  • HTC USonic

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