The HTC U12 Lite has been launched in Berlin, and very soon it would be available in all major markets in the world from September. The phone runs on Android 8.2 Oreo and not Android One. This brings to you some of the HTC U12 Lite features, its full specification, price and release date.
HTC U12 Lite Features
The HTC U12 Lite features two distinct textures; a smooth acrylic glass and a horizontal lines etched into the glass. This gives a reminiscent of the Pixel phones, but it has its own look too. The U12 Lite will be available in two colour options; Twilight Purple, and Midnight Blue.
At the front of the HTC U12 Lite you will find a 6 inch screen with 18:9 aspect ratio, the same size as the HTC U12+ screen. The display has a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixel, which is not quite as sharp. But the good news is that HTC did not add a notch, unlike the U12+. The U12 Lite does came with a 3.5mm jack.
The HTC U12 Lite came equipped with a 3600mAh battery. Though there is no fast charging onboard, it has just a regular 10W charger in the retail box. The phone charges over USB-C.
From the camera department, the HTC U12 Lite came with a 16MP + 5MP dual camera on its rear. The main sensor is behind an f/2.0 aperture and has Phase Detection AF. The secondary sensor is used for bokeh mode. On the front you will find a 13MP camera (f/2.0, fixed focus), which also has its own LED flash, for taking selfies even when in the dark.
The HTC U12 Lite have a Snapdragon 636 chipset paired up with a 4GB RAM. It also came with a 64GB internal storage that can be expanded via the use of a microSD card slot.
HTC U12 Lite Specification
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 40(2300), 66(1700/2100)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, September|
|Dimensions||158.5 x 75.4 x 8.3 mm (6.24 x 2.97 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||175 g (6.17 oz)|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||Super LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~77.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)|
|Protection||To be confirmed|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 512 GB|
|Internal||128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|Single||16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF
5 MP, depth sensor
|Features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Single||13 MP, f/2.0|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
– Charging 5V/2A
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery|
|Colours||Moonlight Blue, Twilight Purple|
|Price||About 330 EUR|
HTC U12 Lite Release Date
The HTC U12 Lite will be launched and released in Europe, Asia, and Middle East in late September 2018. See the prices below:
HTC U12 Lite Price
The HTC U12 Lite Price in UK is £300, which is around €335 in Europe. Prices in Asia and other African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa etc will be made known on this page once it is announced by various retail stores located in the countries.