23 May 2018
As we are only a day away from the HTC U12+ launch, HTC ended up committing a mistake which resulted in all the details related to phone becoming public ahead of the schedule. One of the pages on HTC's testing website was left public by mistake but since it is the modern world, all the details were captured by people including folks at The Verge by the time HTC took down the page.
The spotted page shared all crucial details about HTC U12+ including specifications, pricing, and official renders. From the renders, you can see that the upcoming flagship will sport a bezel-less display with a notch at the top. On the back, it has a horizontally-aligned dual camera setup in the center along with the LED flash and fingerprint scanner. There is also HTC branding on the center of the back panel.
In terms of technical specifications, the HTC U12+ was listed with a 6-inch WQHD+ (1440 x 2880 pixels) Super LCD6 display. Under the hood, it will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It will support microSD cards up to 2TB for those who want more space. The whole package is powered by a 3500mAh battery and it should run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
Other features offered by the smartphone include BoomSound speakers which should help deliver a premium sound experience. It will also feature IP68 rating for dust and water resistance. The product listing revealed the pricing to be 5888 Yuan (about $920) which is for the Chinese market. It is likely to be priced more or less similar to about mentioning pricing when it will be made available in the global market.
While this leak has made tomorrow's HTC launch more like a formality, we will keep you updated on everything HTC will announce during the event.