Along with the HTC U Ultra, HTC also launched the more affordable version in U series as HTC U Play. As expected, it comes with lower hardware specs and fits in the mid-range segment of the smartphones.

HTC U Play comes with a 5.2 inches full HD screen and 1080 x 1920 pixels resolutions. There is a no secondary display provided in HTC U Play like the HTC U Ultra. It runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS and powered by the Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 octa-core processor.

HTC U Play : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Price and Availability

On the imaging side, there is 16 MP primary camera with 1080p full HD video recording capability. On the front side, there is a 16 MP camera provided as well for taking selfies and video calling.

It comes with 3 GB of RAM with 32 GB internal storage and 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB internal storage. The microSD card slot can be used to expand memory and it supports up to 256 GB of memory card. There is a fingerprint sensor provided on the front in the Home key and there is no 3.5mm audio jack provided like the previously launched HTC Bolt, HTC U Ultra and HTC 10 Evo smartphones.

There is dual SIM functionality and the device comes with 2,500 mAh battery life. The complete list of all hardware specs and features of HTC U Play are given below.

HTC U Play : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- 4G LTE Capability

- Dual SIM Slots

- 5.2-inch Full HD Screen with 1080 x 1920 and 424 PPI

- Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 Octa-core (Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) Processor

- Mali-T860MP2 GPU

- 3 GB of RAM with 32 GB Internal Storage

- 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB internal storage

- Expandable Up To 256 GB via microSD Card

- 16 MP Primary Camera with Optical Image Stabilization, Phase-Detection Auto-focus (PDAF), Dual-tone Dual LED Flash and 1080p Full HD Video Recording

- 16 MP Front-facing Camera with 1080p Full HD Video Recording

- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS

- 2,500 mAh Li-Ion Battery with Fast Charging

- Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector

- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-band, WiFi Direct, Hotspot

- Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE


- Magnetic Compass, Fingerprint Scanner, Accelerometer, Gyros and Proximity Sensors

- 146 x 72.9 x 8 mm Dimensions

- 145 g Weight

HTC U Play will be available in Brilliant Black, Ice White, Sapphire Blue and Cosmetic Pink color options only and the price of HTC U Play is not revealed yet and currently no information is provided about the availability.