After the launch of Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship devices from Samsung, it's the turn of others to announce their flagship devices. HTC has struggled to launch a competitive flagship device compared to brands such as Samsung and this year may be no different unless they offer something exceptional compared to Galaxy S9 / S9+. The next flagship from HTC is expected to be the HTC U12 codenamed Imagine and at the moment, there is no official information about the probable launch date of the same.
But a recent leak from @ikadmy suggests that HTC U12 Imagine may be announced in April 2018 which is just a month away. The leak also reveals the hardware specifications of the device along with the possible price. Based on the leak, HTC U12 Imagine features a 6.0-inch 2K+ or QHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 with glass both at front & rear accompanied by a metal frame. The flagship device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 along with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. The phone runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) based operating system with Sense 10 on top of it.
In terms of camera, HTC U12 Imagine features a dual camera module at rear consisting of 12MP + 12MP camera sensors while on the front it features an 8 MP front shooter for selfies. The fingerprint sensor is located on the rear panel, while in terms of connectivity the phone supports 5G & Dual SIM (micro + micro). The phone is backed by a 3980 mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0. Other features include IP68 for waterproofing and Edgesense 2.0. The leak suggests a price of $880 (USD) for the HTC U12 Imagine.
Что на сегодняшний день известно о новом флагмане HTC u12(Imagine):
-стекло спереди и сзади, рамка металл
-Дисплей 6" 18:9, 2K
-Android 8.0, SENSE10, EdgeSense2.0
— Dmitry Kalinin (@ikadmy) March 2, 2018
Another leak from tipster @LlabTooFeR confirms these specifications and even add some more details but also suggests some difference in specs. As per @LlabTooFeR HTC U12 Imagine features a dual camera module of 12MP+ 16MP (Sony IMX3xx sensor) instead of 12MP+ 12MP sensors. As per him, the phone is backed by a battery of 3420 mAh instead of 3980 mAh. It also adds the single SIM variant in addition to dual sim variant. The phone includes Full Treble support.
Display 5.99 QHD+
RAM up to 6GB
ROM up to 256GB
Dual Main Camera 12mp + 16mp (Sony IMX3xx)
Front Camera 8mp
HTC Face Unlock
Edge Sense 2.0
Android 8.0 + Sense 10
Full treble support and A/B (Seamless) Updates
Single and Dual SIM version
— LlabTooFeR (@LlabTooFeR) March 4, 2018
As with any other leak, take this with a pinch of salt. Stay tuned at Androidpure and we will keep you updated.