HTC announced its latest flagship smartphone HTC U12+ on 23rd May in an event in Taiwan. And now HTC MEA has launched the device in Middle East, including UAE and Saudi Arabia.

HTC U12+ comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, a huge 6-inche WQHD screen with 1440 x 2880 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. Depending on the internal storage, there are two variants but in Middle East only 128 GB internal storage variant will be available.

The screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and it is DCI-P3 and HDR10 compliant to provide great quality visual experience. The device comes with the Liquid Surface design, HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition, aptX HD support for 24-bit Bluetooth audio, along with the HTC USonic earphones with Active Noise Cancellation and 32-bit/384kHz audio output.

HTC U12+ : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Prices and Availability

On the imaging side, there is dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 16 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm) rear camera setup with UltraSpeed Autofocus 2 (Phase Detection & Laser Autofocus), HDR Boost 2, Optical Image Stabilization, Gyro-EIS, 2x optical zoom, dual-LED dual-tone flash, AR stickers simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording.

It records videos at 2160p@60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, cinematic zoom and HDR. It records the audio in 24-bit/96kHz stereo quality and comes with Sonic Zoom, 3D audio recording feature.

On the front side, there is dual 8+8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm) camera setup provided that also comes with 1080p full HD video recording with HDR, 3D audio recording, high-res audio recording and AR stickers. It also supports the Face Unlock feature.

The new Edge Sense 2 feature let user to interact with your phone by detecting which hand you are using, double tap to navigate the device and use one-handed mode, hold to lock the screen orientation, or squeeze the sides for taking photos and videos, zooming in on maps, and virtually any interaction with millions of smartphones app available.

The complete list of all hardware specs and features of HTC U12+ are given below.

HTC U12+ : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- Dual SIM Slots (Uses Memory Card Slot as SIM 2 Slot)

- 4G LTE Cat18 with 1200 Mbps Download Speed Capability

- 6.0-inch Super LCD6 Screen with 1440 x 2880 pixels Resolution and 537 PPI

- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on Front and Back Panel

- Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Octa-core (Quad-core 2.8 GHz Kryo 385 Gold and Quad-core 1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) Processor

- Adreno 630

- 128 GB Internal Storage

- 6 GB of RAM

- Supports microSD Card up to 400 GB, Uses SIM 2 Slot

- Dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 16 MP (f/2.6, 1.0µm), Dual-LED Dual Tone Flash, Phase Detection Autofocus, Laser Autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization, Gyro-EIS, 2x Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama

- 4K Video Recording

- 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, HDR, 3D Audio Recording, Sonic Zoom, High-Res Audio Recording

- Dual 8+8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm) Front-facing Camera with Auto HDR, 1080p Full HD Video Recording, Panorama

- Android 8.0 Oreo OS

- HTC Sense UI

- Edge Sense 2

- HTC Sense Companion, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa Virtual Assistant

- IP68 Certified Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

- 3500mAh Non-removable Lithium-ion Battery

- Fast Battery Charging with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

- USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector

- Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA

- Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE


- 32-bit/384kHz Stereo Audio Output with HTC BoomSound™ Hi-Fi edition

- HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation

- 3D Audio recording with 4 microphones

- Hi-Res Audio Certification


- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro and Magnetic Compass Sensors

- 156.6 x 73.9 x 8.7 mm Dimensions

- 188 g

HTC U12+ will be available in three color options - Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black and Flame Red.

The price of HTC U12+ in Saudi Arabia is 3,449 SAR and will be available across the region from 12th June, 2018.