If recent reports are to be believed, HTC is working on a new flagship smartphone that it’s going to launch in the near future. The company kicked off 2017 with the launch of the HTC U Play and U Ultra, its next handset is believed to be called HTC U Ocean, at least that’s the codename the company has assigned to it. A leaked presentation has surfaced online which reveals some crucial details about the new smartphone.
The leaked HTC Ocean presentation shows that it’s going to be powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor with configuration options including 4GB and 6GB of RAM with 64GB and 128GB of storage respectively. It may also feature a 5.5 inch WQHD display, Android 7.1 Nougat, a 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support, and more.
One unique selling feature of this new handset might be the Edge Sensors. It appears that the handset’s edges will have sensors that will allow users to perform certain tasks, for example, they can squeeze on the edges to launch the camera quickly.
Advanced gesture support may be onboard as well which is said to include gestures for tasks such as firing up the Wi-Fi Hotspot, launching Google Assistant, HTC Sense Companion or the camera.
HTC is yet to confirm anything officially about this device so it’s unclear at this point in time when the company is planning on unveiling this handset.
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