HTC teaser hints HTC U ‘Ocean’ to launch on May 16


HTC is preparing to launch its flagship handset — HTC U — next month. The HTC U codenamed Ocean has been spotted couple of times in rumours and leaks since last couple of weeks. Today, the HTC India and other official HTC accounts on Twitter have put up a teaser hinting HTC U launch on May 16 in Taipei, New York, and London simultaneously.


HTC U Ocean smartphone is set to arrive with Edge Sensors on its sides and also expected to be dust as well as waterproof. The smartphone reportedly houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset inside and boots the Android 7.0 Nougat.

Take a look at its specifications.

HTC U “Ocean” specifications

  • Display: 5.5-inch LCD Display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution
  • Chipset: Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU
  • Memory: 4GB of RAM
  • Storage: 64/128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Software: HTC Sense 9 UI based on Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Rear Camera: 12-megapixel with dual-tone LED flash, IMX362 sensor, OIS, 4K video recording
  • Front Camera: 16MP front-facing camera with Sony IMX351 sensor
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C
  • Security: Fingerprint sensor

HTC will launch its new flagship smartphone on May 16 and is expected to go on sale a couple of weeks later.