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HTC U12 Life spotted on Geekbench ahead of launch; may sport Snapdragon 660 SoC

HTC U12 Life will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC along with 4GB RAM out of the box.

  • Published: August 29, 2018 8:37 PM IST
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HTC is reportedly planning to launch its new smartphone, the HTC U12 Life in the market on August 30, 2018. But almost hours before the official reveal of the device, it looks like the device has been spotted on Geekbench. For the people who may not know what Geekbench it, it is a popular benchmarking website where users can run a set of tests to generate a performance score making it easier for them to compare their smartphone with any other smartphone in the market. According to a report by GSMArena, the Geekbench listing has given us a glimpse at what to expect from the device in terms of the hardware.

According to the listing, the HTC U12 Life will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC along with 4GB RAM out of the box. This is in contrast with previous rumors that stated that the device may run Snapdragon 635. The report also pointed out that the device may come with 64GB internal storage and is likely to serve as the “lite” version of the HTC U12+ flagship smartphone by HTC. The listing also revealed that the device will run Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box in the software department.

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The report also indicated that it is likely that the HTC U12 Life will come with a 6-inch screen with 18:9 screen ratio with what appears to be an FHD+ panel. The report also indicated that it is possible that the device may come with a dual camera setup sporting a combination of 16-megapixel primary camera sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary camera sensor on the back.

The report also pointed out that the HTC U12 Life is also expected to pack a 13-megapixel camera sensor on the back of the device along with LED flash module.

  • Published Date: August 29, 2018 8:37 PM IST