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Are you looking for a beautifully designed phablet with an amazing screen and an innovative user interface? Then you’ll love the HTC U Ultra! Let’s take a look at what makes it great.

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The Technical Details

  • 5.5-inch LCD display
  • 1440 x 2560 resolution
  • 12-megapixel rear camera
  • 16-megapixel front camera
  • 64GB/128GB storage + 256GB microSD
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 3000 mAh battery

Stunning Design

Let’s start with the obvious: the HTC U Ultra is a very, very good looking phone. Tablet. Phablet. It’s big, with a 5.7-inch display and total dimensions of 6.39 x 3.14 inches, yet still manageable. (Those with smaller hands might struggle to reach the top of the screen, but it’s not a major issue.)

It’s beautiful, with a curved glass back and stunning pearlescent colour options, including baby pink! It also comes in black, white, and dark blue - but really, we all know there’s only one winner here.

It’s bold: HTC dropped the headphone jack, instead opting to have headphones plug into the USB-C port. Remind you of anyone?

QHD Display - Doubling Down

The U Ultra’s display is the true star of the show. Or should we say displays? The phone features a small secondary screen above the main 5.7-inch one, which can show notifications, shortcuts, and app controls (like the song you’re playing in your music app). The 2-inch secondary display is fully customisable - so you can set whether you’d like it to show quick contact shortcuts, your favourite apps, or more.

The primary display is also great, with a 1440p resolution which ensures everything on the screen (text, images, videos) look sharp, and that colours are realistic, while darker tones and contrasts are sufficiently deep. For an LCD screen, it’s doing really well.

HTC Sense

While the HTC U Ultra technically runs on the Android operating system, it layers its own user interface (UI) on top, known as HTC Sense UI. Android fans, don’t worry just yer: all of Android’s features are still present. HTC only adds a few extra flourishes and options here and there. For example, you can add a news service (called News Republic) to source press stories that relate to your interests and display them on your home screen.

U Ultra specs

General
Manufacturer HTC
Operating System Android
Release Date
Sim Card Type Nano
Sensors
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer No
Gyroscope Yes
GPS Yes
Size & Weight
Form Factor
Thickness 8 mm
Size 79.8mm x 8mm x 162.4mm
Weight 170 g
Battery
Battery Type Lithium Ion
Capacity 3000 mah
Standby 312 hours
Talktime 26 hours
Display
Display Size 5.7 inches
Screen Type Super LCD
Resolution 1440 x 2560 inches
Pixels Per Inch 513 ppi
Touch Screen Type Capacitive
Processing power
CPU 2150 mhz
Processor Cores Quad Core Cores
Memory 4 MB
Storage
Internal Storage 64
External Storage Micro SD
Camera & Video
Primary Camera 12 MP
Flash Yes
LED Flash
GEO Tagging Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Fixed Focus Yes
Touch Focus
Face Detection Yes
Smile Detection
Image Stabilisation No
Video Quality 720
2nd Camera 16 MP
Data
Generation 4G
Frequency Dual-band
NFC Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB Yes
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
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