HTC U Play Specs, Release Date, Price, and Key Features

If you are looking for latest info about the HTC U Play Specs, then you must read this article. The U Play is the latest upcoming smartphone of HTC. It has the rumor to be released in mid of February 2017. And, its price will be very affordable for all people.

HTC U Play Specs

However, I have lots of news from sources that it will come with many amazing features. The most exciting news is it will have a great camera feature for all photography lovers which I have discussed in the below. So, read the below article.

HTC U Play Specs and Other Info

The HTC U Play Specs are here. This smartphone is a stylish mid-range Android phone made to impress with design and functionality. And, its front and back are made of single glass sheets, with a metal frame bringing the exterior together. There is another key selling point of the built-in HTC Sense Companion – an AI assistant developed to provide tips, suggestions, and alerts proactively. Also, that is paired with two always-on microphones, allowing the HTC U Play to respond to voice commands.

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The HTC U Play smartphone will have a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080 pixel) Super LCD display. At the same time, it will have a MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor. This phone will run on 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal memory and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card. On the camera department, it sports a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel selfie camera up front. Besides, other connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB and fingerprint scanner. Its operating system will be Android 6.0 Marshmallow based on HTC Sense. These are the specs of this smartphone.

HTC U Play Release Date

The HTC U Play Specs says that this phone will be released on mid of February 2017. The actual release date hasn’t announced yet. And, this release date is expected. We heard this from our sources about this date. The U Play smartphone of HTC has announced on 12 January 2017. However, it is rumored that it will be available on the market very soon. This smartphone will come with many amazing features and qualities. That’s the reason all HTC lovers are waiting for this phone to be released quick.

HTC U Play price in India

The expected price of HTC U Play smartphone in India will be Rs. 28,990. In reality, the original price of this phone hasn’t announced yet. But, the phone is set to arrive in stores mid-to-late February. According to many rumors, this smartphone will be available in February. And, it will come with an affordable price for all interested buyers of HTC. However, stay tuned to this site because I am going to post the original price of this phone very soon here.

HTC U Play price in UK

HTC U Play Smartphone released on mid of February 2017 in UK. And, this phone availabe in the online market on the first week of March 2017. And, the price of U Play will be £399.00.

Features of HTC U Play

According to the HTC U Play Specs, this phone will come with amazing and many cool features which all people will love. HTC phones are very popular because this smartphone got every feature that a user wants on his/her phone. And, the latest U Play phone will also have many cool new and amazing features on it. Now, the key features of this smartphone are given below.


The HTC U Play Specs tell us this phone will have the cool design. It will have a glass and metal body. The dimensions will be 145.99 x 72.9 x 7.99mm with 145g of weight. This phone offers a similar body design to the HTC U Ultra, which is really what ties these devices together. Now, the HTC is calling this design “liquid surface”.  Its surface will be very glossy but has the depth to it. Moreover, there are four colors available and those are black, white, blue, and pink.

Hardware and display

According to the HTC U Play Specs, this smartphone will have the MediaTek Helio P10, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage with microSD. Besides, its display will be a 5.2-inch, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 423 PPI. The U Play is a mid-range device offers Android’s adaptable storage feature. It will come with the USB Type-C. And, that will not only have to handle the audio but also charge the 2500mAh battery. However, this isn’t a huge battery for a device of this size, but it will offer fast charging.


The camera feature of this phone will be great. And, according to the HTC U Play Specs, it will have the 16-megapixel cameras. Besides, the rear offers optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus, with a f/2.0 aperture. It also offers 1080p video capture. And, the front camera is also 16-megapixels, which sounds a little extreme. But, it should give you plenty of detail in good light. The front camera will have the UltraPixel mode, which combines four pixels into a cluster.


HTC U Play Specs says that this smartphone will come with Android Marshmallow. However, the big play of the new U phones is the way they are designed to get to know you using AI features, provided by the Companion app. However, This phone is designed to learn about how you use it and manage the device better for your needs and handling things like notifications in a more sensible way and alerting you to things that matter.


This smartphone will have a great battery. The battery capacity of HTC U Play will be 2500 mAh. Besides, it will also have extreme power saving mode which will be able to save the power of this smartphone and expand its battery life. It also includes a fast charging feature.

Specification Table of HTC U Play

Model HTC U Play
Screen Size 5.2 inches
Quality Super LCD, and FHD
Regulations 1080 x 1920 pixels
Touch screen Capacitive Multi-Touching
Pixel Density +Color 428 ppi ,16M colors
Protection Corning® Gorilla Glass
Processor MediaTek, Helio™ P10
Control Per Unit(CPU)  64-bit, Octa-core, 2 GHz
Graphics Per Unit(GPU) Mali-T860MP2
Ram 3GB
Version Android  v6
Version Name Marshmallow
Storage 32 GB, Expandable up to  2TB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Primary 16 MP, 1 µm pixels, f/2.0, and OIS
Shooting Features Dual tone dual-LED flash, Laser focus, Sapphire Lens, BSI sensor,  Autofocus, face detection, Geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR,  Hyper-lapse, panorama, and RAW format support
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Secondary 16 MP, f/2.0, Live make-up,

BSI sensor, Selfie Panorama, Voice selfie, and Video Recording 1080p

Dimensions (millimeter) 145.99 x 72.9 x 3.5
Weight (gram) 145 g
Capacity 2500 mAh Battery
Network Type GSM/HSPA/LTE
Number of SIMs 2 SIM (Dual stand-by, Nano-SIM)
SIM 1 Network Type GPRS, EDGE, 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE
SIM 2  Network Type GPRS, EDGE, 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE
Ringtone Alert Pocket mode, loudspeaker

.mp3, .3gp, .mp4, .ts, .flac, .aac, .m4a, .ogg, .mid, .mkv, .wav

Features 3.5mm Jak, Dual microphone
Video Support 3gp, .mkv, .mp4, WebM, .ts
Ambient light, Fingerprint, proximity, compass, accelerometer, and Gyroscope, Motion G,  Magnetic, and Sensor Hub
Charger Type USB(v2), Type-C
Fast battery charging Yes (5V/2A), and Power saver mode
Motion launch,  Sensor Hub , Voice commands, Document viewer,  Miracast, DLNA, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth(v4.2, A2DP), and  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)
Status/Availability February 2017
Price Group Rs. 28,990 (India)

£399.00 (UK)

Some Additional Features

The HTC U Play Specs predicts that it will have some additional features. And, that includes motion launch, quiet ring on pickup, pocket mode, flip to mute and display color personalization.

At last, it is needless to say that this smartphone will be a great smartphone of 2017. And, I hope you have found much info about the HTC U Play. But, if you have any question or face any problem on this site, then notify by leaving a comment. Moreover, visit this site to get updates about HTC U Play Specs.

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