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HTC U Play

HTC U Play

HTC U Play features a 5.2-inch Full HD display, and is powered by an Octa-core Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset and is available in 3GB & 4GB RAM space. This device is equipped with a single 16MP front shooter. The rear camera is also 16MP accompanied by dual LED flash and can take wide-angle shots. Based on Android v6.0 Marshmallow, this smartphone is backed by a smallish 2500mAh battery. There is a front-mounted fingerprint scanner and the device packs 32/64GB of internal storage space that can be expanded. Other popular HTC smartphone include Desire 10 Pro, Desire 12 & Desire 12 Plus.

HTC U Play

HTC U Play Specifications Summary

  • 3/4GB RAM
  • Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10
  • 2500mAh battery
  • 32/64GB internal storage
  • 5.2 inches display
  • 16MP rear camera, 16MP front
  • Android v6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dual SIM

HTC U Play Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 21,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of HTC U Play

Introduction & Camera

HTC U Play is a mid-range smartphone introduced by the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer. This device sports plastic body with neat finish and a fingerprint scanner mounted on the home key. 
At the back, there is a single wide-angle 16MP lens that loaded with several features that include OIS & phase detection AF and can shoot FHD videos. The front camera is also 16MP with the same f/2.0 light aperture and has Auto-HDR mode and can shoot FHD videos as well.

Performance & Battery

The U Play smartphone is fuelled by a non-removable Li-Ion 2500mAh battery which is a modest capacity. Fortunately it is supported by fast charging technology and should recharge in less time. 
In terms of performance, the user can expect this unit to offer decent performances while multitasking and with lag free experiences, courtesy of its Octa-core Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset. This unit also comes with 3GB & 4GB RAM variants which are quite big.

Display & Platform

This unit features a 5.2-inch Full HD+ Super LCD display with a normal aspect of 16 by 9. 1080p FHD resolution means great display brightness with high contrast due to its 428ppi density. In terms of software, this handset is operated by Android v6.0 Marshmallow which is outdated and cannot be upgraded to the latest OS version.

Connectivity & Storage

Connectivity options on the U Play include 4G networks with VoLTE ready, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC and a USB 2.0 Type-C port. This device also has support for twin SIM. On the storage front, this handset is available in 32GB & 64GB, and can further expand up to 256GB-via a microSD card with hybrid slot.

HTC U Play Specs

Launched January, 2017
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900 /1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 4G - LTE
Dimensions 146mm x 72.9mm x 8mm
Weight 145g
Build Plastic body
Screen Size 5.2 inches
Screen Type Super LCD touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v6.0 Marshmallow
Chipset Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10
Processor Octa-core 2.0GHz
GPU Mali-T860MP2
Storage 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up-to 256GB-uses SIM 2 sot
Rear 16 MP, f/2.0, OIS, PDAF, Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, 1080p@30fps
Front 16MP, f/2.0, auto-HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack No
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.2
Radio No
Sensors Fingerprint(front), Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Gyroscope
Battery 2500mAh (non-removable)