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Here’s the Squeezable HTC U12 Plus with Scintillating Features

HTC U12 Plus is HTC's flagship smartphone of the year. The smartphone arrives to the delight of numerous HTC aficionados across the world. Find out more in the article.

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Yes, yes, yes, you read that right! The HTC U12 Plus can be squeezed to perform several actions. There are pressure sensitive buttons on the sides of the phone that makes this effect possible. Actions such as recording videos, opening of apps, taking screenshots, etc. can be taken through the squeezing of the phone.

Actually, HTC U12 Plus is HTC’s flagship smartphone of the year. The smartphone arrives to the delight of numerous HTC aficionados across the world. With beefed up specs and features, this device is sure to get mouths talking.

Let’s dive in straight to the phone’s details properly.

HTC U12 Plus Quick Review!

One iconic thing about HTC U12+ appearance is its Liquid Surface design. This design makes its rear so goodly to look at. The technicality of the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 covering the back makes this good look feasible. Also, this same glass sits on top of the screen to deliver protective services. A dual camera setup is brilliantly placed in the top quadrant at the rear. A dual-LED flash and fingerprint scanner also follow suit in the rear region.

HTC utilized the eye-catching 18:9 aspect ratio on the tall 6.0-inch Super LCD6 IPS screen of this smartphone. The display is well governed by the Quad HD+ resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels and 537PPI pixel density. Have zero worries about water resistance as this device can last for 30 minutes in 1.5m of water.

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The camera unit is very intriguing, I must say. Videos of 4K resolution can be recorded with the aid of the dual 12 + 16MP rear cameras. Both present pretty images in dark conditions due to the intervention of a dual tone dual-LED flash. Features such as dual pixel PDAF, 2x optical zoom and laser autofocus all spice up the camera actions. Even selfies are executed by quality dual 8MP shooters with f/2.0 aperture.

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As the best things are meant to for the premium devices, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset runs as the heart of this phone. It sports an octa-core 2.8GHz Kryo CPU as well as Adreno 630 GPU. Its performance is further enhanced by a stunning 6GB RAM.

A standard 64GB internal memory is available although a larger 128GB internal memory is an option. Additionally, a 512GB memory card can still be used on the phone. Android Oreo OS with Sense UI provides the software instructions while a non-removable 3,500mAh battery covers the duration aspect.

HTC U12 Plus Key Specs

Here are the HTC U12 Plus key specifications…

Display 6-inch Super LCD6 capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2880 pixels
OS Android 8.1 Oreo OS (HTC Sense UI)
Processor Octa-core 2.8GHz Qualcomm Processor
Storage 64 / 128GB ROM + 6GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 512GB)
Camera Dual 12MP + 16MP Rear/Dual 8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3500mAh
Price N280,000 – N300,000

HTC U12 Plus Photos

HTC U12 Plus

HTC U12 Plus Price and Availability

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The HTC U12 Plus launched June 2018, it is available in colors Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black, Flame Red. You can order the phone from the following online shopping markets using any of the links below. HTC U12 Plus retails at $800 (₦280,000 – ₦300,000 in Nigeria). (CLICK TO BUY HTC U12 PLUS).

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HTC U12 Plus Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo(HTC Sense UI)
  • Processor:Octa-core 2.8GHz Kryo Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • GPU: Adreno 630
  • Memory: 6GB
  • Colours: Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black, Flame Red
  • Dimension: 156.6 x 73.9 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 188g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6-inch, Super LCD6 capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2880 pixels (537 ppi), 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: Dual 12 + 16MP camera, 4K video, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, dual tone dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: Dual 8MP camera, 1080p [email protected], Panorama


  • Built-in Storage: 64 / 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –
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Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yea
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: 3.0, Type-C 1.0 USB


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –
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Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3,500mAh non-removable Li-ion battery
  • Fast Charging: Yes, Quick Charge 3.0 (50% in 35mins)

Where to buy HTC U12 Plus


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There you have it, the flagship edifice from Taiwanese OEM – HTC. Kindly share your thoughts about the phone in the comments.

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Adekunle Diamond
Content Writer. Smartphone Enthusiast. Music Lover. Avid Football Supporter. Marvel Cinematic Universe Fan!!!

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