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The HTC U Play is now available in the Philippines. The phone features a quad-core Helio P10 processor, 64GB storage, and 16MP rear and front cameras.

HTC U Play Philippines: Price, Specs, Availability

HTC is officially back. The Taiwanese company is bringing a slew of device that include the HTC U11, the HTC U Ultra, and now, the HTC U Play.

htc u play philippines

The HTC U Play features a 5.2-inch full HD SuperLCD display. Like the U Ultra, this phone is also wrapped in glass with a type of Gorilla Glass up front and the 3D contoured “liquid surface” glass at the back. The handset has dimensions measuring in at 5.75 by 2.87 inches with a “thinness” of just 8mm.

Under the hood, the HTC U Play is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It has a microSD card slot via the hybrid SIM slot 2 which can accommodate up to 256GB.

Mobile photography is primarily handled by the 16MP rear camera. It is equipped with a f2.0 aperture lens, optical image stabilization (OIS), phase detection auto focus, and a dual LED flash. For selfies, the 16MP front camera will do the job with its wide angle 27mm lens.

As for the rest of the phone’s specs, the HTC U Play comes with the HTC Sense Companion. It is a digital assistant will try to get to know you and your daily patterns over time, allowing it to predict what you need at a given time frame, and promptly inform you about it. It also has a 2,500mAh battery, which I think is small compared to what’s currently on the market in its price range.

The HTC U Play has a retail price Php18,990. It is now available at HTC’s official store in Lazada Philippines. You can check it out here.

HTC U Play specs:

  • 5.2-inch Full HD SuperLCD Display (1080 x 1920; 428 ppi)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 Processor
  • Mali-T860MP2 Graphics Unit
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage +microSD up to 256GB via Hybrid SIM Slot
  • 16MP Rear Camera w/ f2.0, OIS, PDAF, Dual LED Flash
  • 16MP Front Camera w/ f2.0, 27mm Wide Angle, 1080p Video Recording, Auto HDR
  • Dual Nano SIM
  • LTE, HSPA, GSM
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • GPS, NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dimensions: 5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches; 145 g
  • 2,500 mAh Battery

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