HTC recently announced the date of its upcoming Flagship HTC U. The announcement was made on Twitter through a flyer with a tagline “Squeeze for the Brilliant U. 05.16.2017“. This confirms the launch date of HTC U is May 16th, 2017.
HTC Ocean which is most probably be called HTC U is a flagship phone by HTC and the key feature of this phone is “Edge Sense“. This feature will allow the users to interact with the phone by squeezing it. HTC has embedded pressure sensitive touch sensors in HTC U frame to enable the Edge Sense.
According to rumors the HTC U will have a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 display, powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor, 12MP rear and 16MP front cameras which is a feature in selfie phones, and Android Nougat 7.1. The HTC U is expected to come in two variants with 4GB and 6GB RAM.
HTC has produced some very decent phones in the past but somehow lost its way. It needs a successful smartphone which can get it back on the path to success. It was expected that HTC U Ultra will get HTC back on track but things do not seem to be going well. Recent price drops of HTC U Ultra show that HTC did not get the response it expected from its HTC U Ultra.