HTC U Ultra releases in Australia, priced $1199

After garnering huge eulogies for last year’s HTC 10 flagship, the company has come up with another piece of little machine this year with ultra high end features and named it as HTC U Ultra. Launched officially in January, HTC is releasing the premium handset in different markets along side its younger sibling HTC U Play. The latest one being Australia where both the phones go on sale from today.

The HTC U Ultra and U Play are available for purchase in the sunshine country via three outlets- Vodafone, JB Hi Fi and Harvey Norman. The former is priced at $1199 and is available in 64GB variant in three colors-Blue, Black, Pink while the HTC U Play with a price tag of $799 comes in 32GB variant and Sapphire Blue and Brilliant Black colors.

HTC U Ultra packs in top of the end internal hardware coupled with aesthetic look and design. The new liquid surface and dual screen grace the body of the phone. The first screen sports 5.7-inch Quad HD Super LCD 5 display while the second screen sits on top of it and is home to HTC’s virtual assistant Sense Companion. Under the hood, there’s 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 821 SoC. It packs in 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. On the imaging front, the HTC U Ultra flaunts a 12-Ultrapixel rear and a 16MP selfie shooter. A 3000mAh non removable battery keeps the lights on while the phone runs Android 7.0 Nougat OS.

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The HTC U Play sports a smaller body with 5.2-inch display. It packs in MediaTek octa-core Helio P10 chipset paired with 3GB or 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB of internal storage. The camera has been downgraded to 16 megapixels (no ultra pixel) for both front and rear. Powered by 2500mAH battery, the phone runs Android Marshmallow OS.

The HTC U Ultra is also up for grabs now in India and the European market.

via JB Hi-Fi

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