18 October 2018
HTC yet to officially announce their first flagship of the year which most likely will be announced as U12. However, the device specs listed in an official listing on Open Development. Those who are unaware its a development site owned by Verizon which isn't meant for end users but the listing reveals key details regarding the internal hardware specs of the HTC's upcoming flagship.
The Verizon listing confirms the device is featuring a 6.0-inches Super display with Quad HD+ screen resolution. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. As OS the device is pre-installed with Android Oreo and HTC Sense Companion as a Personal Assistant. A 3,500mAH battery cell is on board to keep its lights on, it also supports Qualcomm's Quick Charge 1.0 for fast charging. Like most of the latest flagships, the device is IP68 certified.
As far as display is a concern the listing suggests the device features a frame-less display which means bezels will be extremely thin. Also, it is important to mention that device image in the listing isn't the U12 instead the last year's U11. As per so far rumors the U12 will be powered up by the Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 SoC. The top-tier variant will have 6GB RAM and 128GB native storage. It will be the company's first flagship with dual front and rear cameras. So it will be another camera-centric flagship like Galaxy S9, P20, and XZ2 Premium.
The U12 announcement is expected to be in May this year. So you can expect more rumors in coming days. Stay tuned, we will keep you updated.