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HTC U12 Life

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Release Date: Status: Discontinued
HTC U12 Life

  • 4/6 GB RAM
  • 5.7 inches, Super LCD
  • Snapdragon 845, Octa-core
  • Dual 13 MP, 16 MP Front
  • 64 GB Internal, 256 External
  • Android 8.1 Oreo

3000 mAh Lite 5.0 Fingerprint

HTC U12 Life Pros and cons

HTC U12 Life - Full Specifications

Device Information

  • Device Type
    smart android phone
  • Model
    U12 life
  • Status


  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Brilliant Black, Ice White, Sapphire Blue
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)
  • Waterproof
    Not disclosed


  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 to SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G
    LTE bands
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Hybrid Nano SIM


  • Display Type
    Super LCD
  • Size
    5.7 inches, 81.1 cm2
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
    16M colors
  • Touch Screen
    capacitive touchscreen
  • Display Protection
    Yes, IP67 certified


  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified while receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    vibration, wave, mp3, ringtone
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker


  • Rear (Primary)
    Dual 13 MegaPixels with LED flash, phase detection autofocus
  • Front
    16 MP with f/2.0 aperture, panorama, HDR
  • Image quality
  • Video quality
    2160p@30fps (4k)
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of 2160p@30/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting e.t.c.
    Geo-tagging (for social sharing), face detection, touch focus, HDR (adjusts the brightness)


  • Operating System
    Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android One
  • User Interface
  • Java Support


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset, which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Adreno 630
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    4GB and 6 GB RAM
  • Processor Speed
    4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
    63 GB and 4 GB variably
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    up to to 256GB
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    MicroSD Slot (dedicated)
  • Sensors
    front mounted Fingerprint sensor, compass, accelerometer, gyro, proximity.


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    5.0, LE, A2DP
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
    Yes, GLONASS, with A-GPS, BDS
  • NFC It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes, 3.5mm


  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps & HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web that lets users surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.


  • SMS Short Messaging Service
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


  • Battery Type In short, these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    3000 mAh battery
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    USB, reversible connector
    warranty card (varies)
    manual book

Total Specs Score

8 4.0 1
  • Design 8
  • Display 8
  • Camera 8
  • Features 8
  • Cpu 8
  • Battery 8

HTC U12 Life quick review and details


Htc u12 Life is the rumoured smartphone and is yet to be announced. It flaunts 5.7 inches of Super LCD display, 1080 x 2280 pixels resolution, 443PPi density. As it comes with a Super LCD display, IP67 approved, and 4k resolution, the price goes pretty high for such smartphones, We can expect HTC to sell it for around 31,000 R.s (Unofficial).


As far as the cameras are concerned, the device sports a dual 13 Mega-pixels rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, The pictures come out will be detailed and precise even in low light. Front Camera is about 16 Mega-Pixels with an f/2.0 aperture, Panorama. Due to 4k inclusion, the video quality does improve a lot, 4K is meant to be the highest resolution has made so far.

CPU and Battery

HTC u12 Life runs on an Android 8.0 or Android one operating system, and It gets its juice from Snapdragon 660 chipset, an octa-core processor, and an Adreno 512 GPU. It comes with a 32 GB of Internal onboard memory with a 4GB of RAM for a normal-sized device and 64 GB of Internal Memory with a 6GB of RAM for bigger-sized. Regarding the battery, the smartphone sips its energy from a 3000 mah non-removable lithium-ion battery. If the price stays nearly to 31,000 R.s, then the battery back up happens to be around 10-15 hours on dual standby, which are not good numbers but lets hope for best.

HTC U12 Life - Users Reviews

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