The HTC U, which is code named as the HTC Ocean, has been caught-up with various speculations, for a while. Now, probably a huge leak have made its way to the crowd, revealing almost every aspect of it. While the phone, being set for launch by this month, the leaks have emerged at the verge of it, bearing the sources from the renowned leakster Evan Blass, its preview promos and even the AnTuTu benchmark listing.
According to the latest leaks, the phone is expected to bear some unique features that are pretty interesting to hear about. Among them, the Edge Sensors catch our attentions, right from the initial vantage. It is kind of special sensors, placed at the bottom of the phone that is used to perform various functions, just on pressing its frame.
Therefore, users could perform various actions like launching any apps, just by a snap of squeezing the phone, and even long squeezing. Further, its operation can be comprehensively customized, as the options are presented clearly, through the HTC Sense 9 UI.
It feature a 12 MP primary camera, where a HRD+ feature and a real time HDR scene detection are enabled. Although, there are no clear explanations about the HDR+ yet, the live scene detection seems to let the users know, how their photo will look after capturing, right before clicking it.
The other interesting feature is its quality lossless sound recording, by empowering four microphones, placed at the left, right, back and front part of the device. Thus, it has two types of video sound recording, such as the 3D Audio and Hi-Res Recording, which will deploy the quad microphones accordingly.
The phone seems to have casted-off the 3.5 jack, and so the users will have to use the USB Type-C port for enjoying music through headphones. On the other hand, it will apparently support Multimedia Boom-sound that is usually integrated only with the HTC’s high-end smartphones. It will also enable the feature called HTC U Sonic that will automatically create a music profile by evaluating the user’s ear canal.
Additionally, the PC client of the Sense Link, enable here, will allow the users to seamlessly to access files between their HTC U and their PC; while the HTC’s Sense Companion is also expected to be compatible with this device, which was previously well-appreciated in other HTC phones.
Finally, getting down to its raw specs, the HTC Ocean will sport a 5.5-inch QHD display, powered by Snapdragon 835 processor, and fingerprint scanner. There will be two variants, one with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage; and, 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage. The phone will run on the Android 7.1 Nougat, with the HTC Sense 9 UI, layered on the top.