Tag Archive: U12+

HTC U12+ review: They fixed the buttons! [Updated]

With the digital buttons fixed in software, it’s time to reconsider HTC’s 2018 flagship.

When we first reviewed HTC’s latest handset, its digital buttons were kind of a mess. But with a software fix now rolling out, the U12+ is well worth a second look.

HTC U12+

Price: $ 799

Bottom line: HTC’s new high-end offering is speedy, with impressive glass-backed designs and very  [Read More…]

HTC announces CryptoKitties support for its U12+ flagship

In the smartphone market, HTC has been struggling for a few years now to compete with the titans of the industry. But sales and popularity for the company’s devices falling year-by-year.

The launch of the latest HTC U12+ flagship doesn’t seem to have helped the situation much, as the company recently announced it will be laying off a huge portion of its workforce in Taiwan.

The phone has received a lukewarm reception from the general public. But HTC still hopes  [Read More…]

HTC’s already having shipping problems with the U12+ [Update]

Amazon orders might not go out until August 3.

Updated 12:38 PM ET: Looks like the U12+ is doing okay, after all. In a statement sent to Android Central, HTC said: “We’re aware a small number of U12+ orders were affected by a system error that made it seem like the orders were canceled. This is not the case, and we’re in the process of contacting these customers to ensure they know their order will be on its  [Read More…]

HTC U12+ vs HTC U11: Should I upgrade?

Today HTC announced its latest flagship effort, the HTC U12+. The company has clarified it has used the “+” to mark that there’s not going to be a plus version in the future. Unlike last year, when the HTC U11 was followed a few months after by the U11+.

The U12+ is actually the spiritual successor of the U11+, but given that the latter never launched in the US, we’re going to treat the newcomer as the U11’s replacement instead.

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HTC U12+ vs. LG G7 ThinQ: Which should you buy?

Wide-angle photography versus pressure-sensitive actions.

There are all kinds of great flagship phones to choose from these days, and while the average consumer might only see Samsung and Apple in stores, those aren’t your only options. HTC and LG have been making sleek and shiny phones for years, and their latest phones are no exceptions.

With the G7 ThinQ now available for purchase and the U12+ following soon, which phone is best for you?


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From the Editor’s Desk: HTC U12+ quick takes

48 hours with HTC’s new flagship phone.

Happy Memorial Day to everyone in the states observing today.

I’ve spent the past couple of days getting to know HTC’s next big thing, the U12+, and this is a good enough place as any to offer some initial takes of varying temperature.

I’m planning on using the U12+ as my daily driver for at least the next few weeks, through the Computex show in Taipei, Taiwan, and other travel thereafter. After  [Read More…]

HTC U12+ vs. Samsung Galaxy S9+: Which should you buy?

Two plus-sized phones, only one option available to most consumers.

Samsung has been enjoying the limelight for a few years now as the leading Android brand, but it wasn’t too long ago that HTC was a major competitor, stealing customers away with its far superior build quality and audio delivery. These days though, neither of those features are unique to HTC anymore. Ever since Samsung shifted from plastic to glass and metal in its flagships, its build  [Read More…]

HTC U12+ vs HTC U11: Should I upgrade?

HTC U12+ launched today as the successor of last year’s U11. The new comer boasts plenty of improvements in all key areas and is off to a great start.

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HTC U12+ launches sans notch, but with dual-cameras on the front and back

HTC’s latest flagship effort is called the U12+. The phone builds upon its predecessor, the U11 and adds lots of improvements including dual-cameras on the front and back.

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HTC U12+ hands-on preview: Big, beautiful, unattainable

Sleek, modern, and still not coming to U.S. carriers.

HTC has been experiencing quite the rough patch throughout the last couple of years. Once a fan favorite with phones like the One M7 that pushed design boundaries and experimented with camera and audio tech, the Taiwanese company now struggles to sell units in any significant capacity. In fact, many average consumers don’t even recognize the brand name anymore — at least in the States.

That’s partly because  [Read More…]