Along with the high-end HTC U Ultra, HTC Middle East and Africa also launched the mid-range HTC U Play in Saudi Arabia in the very same event.

HTC U Play, the smaller phone in the HTC U series, 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 UltraPixel camera with dual mode 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 or as SIM 2 slot 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.

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 UltraPixel Front-facing Camera with 1080p Full HD Video Recording

- Android 6.0 Marshmalow 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 from 10th February, 2017 in the region. And the price of HTC U Play in Saudi Arabia will be 1,799 SAR.