HTC U12 Life to launch on August 30, official teaser by HTC hints

HTC teaser on Twitter notes "Something new for U - 30.08.18".

  • Updated: August 23, 2018 5:20 PM IST

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The new HTC U12 Life might be coming on August 30, at least that’s what company’s teaser image on Twitter suggests. HTC on Thursday has tweeted an image on Twitter noting “Something new for U – 30.08.18” and the tweet reads “Beauty and power meet on August 30th 2018.”

Rumors around HTC U12 Life have been around since late last month. The handset has been tipped as a mid-range device with Snapdragon 636 in leaks. It is also suggested that the device will not be made by HTC, instead it will be an ODM device.

Earlier this month, the smartphone design was leaked online through a sketched render. HTC U12 Life is likely to adopt the Google Pixel-like two part design back from first generation of Pixel smartphones. According to the sketch design via a Dutch website, the U12 Life will feature an 18:9 or 19:9 aspect ratio screen with higher dimension and thick edges, two rear cameras, and a fingerprint reader located at the back of the smartphone. It is said to use two different materials in its construction – possibly glass and metal.

HTC U12 Life Rumored Specifications and Features

As per leaks and rumors, the HTC U12 Life will feature a 6-inch 18:9 screen with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution. Inside it will pack an octa-core Snapdragon 636 SoC and 4GB of RAM like the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus. The storage is expected to be of 64GB with an option to expand via microSD card slot.

For cameras, the HTC U12 Life is tipped to feature a dual rear camera setup with 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel lens combination. The front could be a 13-megapixel sensor coupled with a flash. Other than that, it is expected feature IP67 rating for water and dust proofing along with 3600mAh battery.

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  • Published Date: August 23, 2018 5:15 PM IST
  • Updated Date: August 23, 2018 5:20 PM IST