The HTC U12 Plus is launched in India. The unit features a 6-inch Super LCD 6 screen with QHD+ resolution (1440×2880 pixels), 18:9 aspect ratio, and 537 ppi pixel density. The display is capable of playing back HDR10 content, and this will be the first phone from HTC that’s HDR playback capable. The display is compatible with DCI-P3 and sRGB colour gamuts, and will be covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection against scratches and scuffs. The phone runs Android 8.0(Oreo) with HTC Sense UI, and will be upgradeable to Android P in the future. The phone has always listening mode for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. It also features dual speakers for HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition audio.
The U12 has a 12MP+16MP dual-camera setup at the rear, featuring UltraSpeed Autofocus 2 (phase-detection autofocus + laser autofocus), OIS, dual-LED flash, HDR Boost 2, and 4K video recording at 60fps. The 12MP UltraPixel 4 sensor has 1.4µm pixels, f/1.75 aperture, and a wide-angle lens. The 16MP sensor has 1.0µm pixels, f/2.6 aperture, and 2x optical zoom telephoto lens. The camera can capture images with background blur, thanks to the Bokeh Mode. It also features AR stickers, Pro Mode with manual controls, and panorama support. There are two 8MP cameras at the front with 1.12µm pixels and f/2.0 aperture. It features Bokeh Mode, Live Makeup, HDR Boost, Screen Flash, AR stickers. It can also be used for face unlock and for 1080p video recording.
The HTC U12 Plus is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which is paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. There is a microSD card slot (compatible up to 2TB cards) for storage expansion. The phone has dual-nano SIM card slot with dual-4G LTE, GPS, dual-band gigabit Wi-Fi MU-MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, HTC Connect (AirPlay, Miracast, Google Cast, DLNA), Bluetooth 5.0 (with aptX and aptX-HD), NFC, and USB 3.1 Type-C port. There will be no 3.5mm headphone port on the HTC U12 Plus, so you’ll have to make do with a USB Type-C port. However, the company will be bundling a USonic headphone with active noise cancellation. The phone comes packed with a 3500mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0.
The HTC U12 Plus will be released in three colour variants:Ceramic Black, Flame Red and Translucent Blue. . The price for the phone starts from Rs. 54,655 for 6/64GB and Rs. 58,075 for 6/128GB variants in India.