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HTC U12 Life won't be made by HTC itself, crikey!
HTC U12 Life won't be made by HTC itself, crikey! By Rik Henderson

Rumours of a new mid-range HTC phone are ramping up, suggesting it could be announced soon. Or, at least, a HTC badged phone.The HTC U12 Life has been touted since spring this year, and we fully expect to hear something official on it in the next couple... Read more

Want a blockchain phone? Finney has dual screens and costs $1,000
Want a blockchain phone? Finney has dual screens and costs $1,000 By Maggie Tillman

A little-known company has its own blockchain phone to compete with HTC's upcoming Exodus.Sirin Labs is unveiling a new Android device, Finney, which it claimed offers the world’s best security. It's rivaling HTC's upcoming blockchain phone, the Exodus,... Read more

HTC Exodus blockchain phone imminent, but what the hell is it?
HTC Exodus blockchain phone imminent, but what the hell is it? By Rik Henderson

HTC has announced that its blockchain smartphone, the HTC Exodus, will be available on early access from the third quarter of this year: so anytime between now and the end of September.However, if you read the press release Pocket-lint received or the... Read more

HTC U12+ official wallpapers revealed, which is your favourite?
HTC U12+ official wallpapers revealed, which is your favourite? By Max Langridge

HTC has officially launched the U12+, complete with quad cameras, some powerful innards and a gorgeous design. One of the standout features is its 6-inch Quad HD+ display, which is both large and offers plenty of detail. HTC U12+ specs, release date and... Read more

HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know
HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know By Chris Hall

HTC has formally announced its latest smartphone, the HTC U12+. Wait a second - what happened to the HTC U12? Well, there isn't one. HTC is launching the U12+ with that name, so that you know it's big, it's new and it's a competitor to other "+" devices... Read more

The best HTC U12+ deals and SIM-free price
The best HTC U12+ deals and SIM-free price By Dan Grabham

The HTC U12+ is now official and pre-orders are open on HTC.com for the SIM-free price of £699.It's available in Translucent Blue (with a see-through back that's ace), Ceramic Black, and Flame Red.Note that you can only pre-order Translucent Blue and... Read more

This is the stunning Flame Red HTC U12+ in pictures
This is the stunning Flame Red HTC U12+ in pictures By Chris Hall

HTC has announced a new phone and rather than making you wait until Chinese New Year or Valentine's Day, it's launching its red phone right away.Following on from the amazing Solar Red U11 - by far the most interesting colour of 2017 - there's a Flame... Read more

HTC U12+ official: Quad cameras grace this flagship phone
HTC U12+ official: Quad cameras grace this flagship phone By Chris Hall

HTC has announced its 2018 flagship phone, the HTC U12+. Following on from the recent HTC U11+, the company is keen to point out that this is the flagship for the year and you don't need to wait a few months for another.As such, you'll find an IP68 protected,... Read more

HTC leaked its own HTC U12+ flagship days before official unveiling
HTC leaked its own HTC U12+ flagship days before official unveiling By Maggie Tillman

The HTC U12+ has leaked again. But HTC itself is to blame.WinFuture's Roland Quandt noticed HTC's website had a subdomain for essentially testing the HTC U12+'s product page. It confirmed the specs and design of the soon-to-be-announced phone, which have... Read more

HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets
HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets By Chris Hall

HTC, above and beyond any other manufacturer, has done more than its fair share of popularising Android. HTC was there at the beginning, producing some of the first Android handsets, the first Nexus handset, and launching the first handset that really... Read more

Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs
Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs By Elyse Betters

HTC is mere days from announcing its next flagship, but, naturally, that doesn't mean the leaks will stop.Enter: Evan Blass, a reliable source of mobile phone leaks. His latest scoop is on HTC's upcoming phone, the HTC U12+, which is expected to be unveiled... Read more

Peak blockchain: HTC's Exodus phone is all about cryptocurrency
Peak blockchain: HTC's Exodus phone is all about cryptocurrency By Elyse Betters

HTC is making a blockchain-powered phone.For those of you scratching your head, watch this John Oliver video on cryptocurrency and read our guide on Bitcoin, a popular type of cryptocurrency. It's an abstract concept, but essentially, cryptocurrency is... Read more

HTC U12+ colour options revealed: "won't be cheap" when it launches
HTC U12+ colour options revealed: "won't be cheap" when it launches By Max Langridge

We're just under two weeks away from the official launch of the HTC U12+, but that hasn't stopped the rumour mill from churning away in the days leading up to it. HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know HTC U12+ initial review:... Read more

HTC U12+ confirmed to launch on 23 May
HTC U12+ confirmed to launch on 23 May By Max Langridge

HTC has posted an image to its Twitter account saying a phone that is "more than a sum of of its parts" is coming on 23 May 2018, seemingly confirming the launch date of the HTC U12+. HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know... Read more

HTC U12+ revealed in hands-on images with four cameras and no notch
HTC U12+ revealed in hands-on images with four cameras and no notch By Max Langridge

Some new hands-on images of the upcoming HTC U12+ have been published to the HTC Taiwan News Facebook profile.  HTC U12+ specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know The images show HTC hasn't gone down the route taken by other Android flagships... Read more

HTC drops existing handset prices before launch of HTC U12 and U12+
HTC drops existing handset prices before launch of HTC U12 and U12+ By Dan Grabham

We know a lot of details about the upcoming HTC U12+ flagship, but HTC has told us it’s dropping the prices of its existing handsets before the launch of the new range-topper. Get the prices below from the HTC Store.  HTC U12+ specs, release date,... Read more

HTC U12+ to launch early May, sources say
HTC U12+ to launch early May, sources say By Britta O'Boyle

HTC will only announce one premium smartphone in 2018 and it will arrive in early May 2018 in the form of the HTC U12+, according to a report from Focus Taiwan. The site claims the May timing, which has previously been suggested by leakster Evan Blass,... Read more

HTC could embrace notch after all, with HTC U12 Life
HTC could embrace notch after all, with HTC U12 Life By Rik Henderson

Although reports and leaked images of the alleged HTC U12+ flagship handset suggest it will skip the notch trend and have a normal display, the same can't be said of its mid-range counterpart.Currently being called the HTC U12 Life, the lesser spec'ed... Read more

HTC launches Desire 12 and 12+ with bezel-less displays and dual-lens cameras
HTC launches Desire 12 and 12+ with bezel-less displays and dual-lens cameras By Max Langridge

HTC has quietly taken the wraps off the Desire 12 and Desire 12+ mid-range smartphones. We already had a good idea that the Desire 12 was coming, following a leak by Evan Blass, but the Desire 12+ was unknown to many before today. HTC U12+ specs, release... Read more

HTC U12+ is the company's next flagship, will launch in May
HTC U12+ is the company's next flagship, will launch in May By Max Langridge

For some time we've been referring to HTC's next flagship as the U12, but following a post by the ever-reliable Evan Blass of Venture Beat, it may be called the U12+ instead. Moreover, Blass's post is backed up by an image that claims to reveal exactly... Read more

Amazing HTC U12 specs leak reveals just about everything
Amazing HTC U12 specs leak reveals just about everything By Rik Henderson

We've previously seen what is said to be the HTC U12 in images from a Taiwanese 5G demo, now we have a specifications list that has been corroborated by two separate sources.Twitter user @LlabTooFer posted many of the specs on his Twitter page and fellow... Read more

Entry-level HTC Desire 12 could show face at MWC
Entry-level HTC Desire 12 could show face at MWC By Max Langridge

HTC is likely to be working on a U12 flagship for release later this year, but before that, we could see an entry-level Desire 12, possibly as soon as next week at Mobile World Congress. HTC U12 specs, release date, rumours and news: Everything you need... Read more

This is the HTC U12: Amazing pictures reveal all
This is the HTC U12: Amazing pictures reveal all By Rik Henderson

HTC is heavily tipped to announce its next flagship smartphone in March or April, but might well have shown it to the world already.The HTC U12 was allegedly spotted at an event held in Taiwan at the end of January and, subsequently, photographed by Sogi.com.tw.The... Read more

Leaked HTC Breeze is a 5.5-inch 18:9 handset that won't break the bank
Leaked HTC Breeze is a 5.5-inch 18:9 handset that won't break the bank By Rik Henderson

With Mobile World Congress coming for the end of this month there is plenty of chatter about new mobile handsets. We weren't expecting much from HTC though, with its next flagship - the HTC U12 - rumoured to be launched further down the line.What we didn't... Read more

HTC won't unveil its HTC U12 flagship until March or April now
HTC won't unveil its HTC U12 flagship until March or April now By Elyse Betters

HTC reportedly plans to hold a launch event this spring. The company was expected to announce its so-called HTC U12 phone at Mobile World Congress next month, but now, according to Android Headlines, that idea has been shelved, as HTC is getting ready... Read more

HTC U11 EYEs revealed, selfie shooter phone now official
HTC U11 EYEs revealed, selfie shooter phone now official By Rik Henderson

HTC has officially unveiled its HTC U11 EYEs, a variant of the U11 designed for those that love a good selfie.There are twin cameras on the front that work in tandem and provide different features to enhance self-snapped shots.The dual front cameras can... Read more

Full specs and renders reveal the HTC U11 EYEs dual selfie shooter, will launch 15 January
Full specs and renders reveal the HTC U11 EYEs dual selfie shooter, will launch 15 January By Max Langridge

Towards the end of 2017, we learnt about the forthcoming HTC U11 EYEs thanks to reliable leaker Evan Blass. Now the same man has leaked renders and revealed the full specs on Twitter of the upcoming phone, including the all important release date. HTC... Read more

First look: HTC U12 display and slim bezels revealed in leaked render
First look: HTC U12 display and slim bezels revealed in leaked render By Elyse Betters

HTC appears to be embracing slim bezels for the follow-up to the HTC U11, according to a newly leaked render.Phone-makers like Samsung and Apple have all embraced nearly bezel-less designs with their latest flagships. But, oddly, HTC didn't with the HTC... Read more

HTC U11 EYEs with dual selfie-cam could be unveiled soon
HTC U11 EYEs with dual selfie-cam could be unveiled soon By Max Langridge

HTC may not be done with smartphone releases for 2017, or we may already have a glimpse at what to expect come the turn of the New Year. The Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer is expected to go back to its 2014 roots and resurrect the Eye branding for... Read more

HTC: 'We'll definitely be releasing a dual-camera phone' in 2018
HTC: 'We'll definitely be releasing a dual-camera phone' in 2018 By Elyse Betters

HTC plans to release a dual-camera smartphone in 2018.After announcing the U11+ on Thursday, HTC President Chialin Chang revealed that HTC wants to once again tackle the dual-camera smartphone space: "We'll definitely be releasing a dual-camera phone... Read more

HTC's latest phone was originally supposed to be the Google Pixel 2 XL
HTC's latest phone was originally supposed to be the Google Pixel 2 XL By Elyse Betters

The Pixel 2 XL that Google unveiled last month was not the original phone it had in mind, a new report has claimed.Google made an interesting decision over this past summer concerning the Pixel 2 XL, and it resulted in the company releasing a phone completely... Read more

HTC U11 Life: Release date, specs and everything you need to know
HTC U11 Life: Release date, specs and everything you need to know By Chris Hall

Following the successful launch of the HTC U11, HTC has been through something of a rocky patch. Even producing a great phone like the U11 is over-shadowed by ongoing financial difficulties and the swooping in of Google to gobble up some of the HTC staffers... Read more

HTC U11+: Release date, specs and everything you need to know
HTC U11+: Release date, specs and everything you need to know By Chris Hall

HTC has been rather quiet in 2017. We all know that the company has been struggling since its domineering days of 2012, most recently resulting a chunk of HTC's phone team being snapped up by Google.That might result in better Pixel phones in the future... Read more

HTC U11+ official: It's like the U11 but better in every way
HTC U11+ official: It's like the U11 but better in every way By Chris Hall

HTC has pulled the 18:9-aspect covers off the U11+ (or U11 Plus), seeing HTC join the ranks of phone companies offering this new format of display.The HTC U11+ is a plus phone in every sense of the word, taking the very capable HTC U11 and giving it a... Read more

HTC U11 Life is an Android One handset with a premium twist
HTC U11 Life is an Android One handset with a premium twist By Chris Hall

HTC is launching its first Android One handset in the form of the HTC U11 Life. This is very much the little brother of the U11 in mid-range form, but that Android One labelling is significant.Android One was a programme devised by Google so that hardware... Read more

HTC U11 Plus shown off in Translucent Black colour finish
HTC U11 Plus shown off in Translucent Black colour finish By Max Langridge

HTC is due to unveil the U11 Plus at a media event tomorrow, 2 November, although we may already know pretty much everything there is to know about the phone thanks to a recent video leak, the rumours and renders keep on coming. HTC U11 Plus: Release... Read more

HTC U11 Plus and U11 Life fully revealed in leaked video
HTC U11 Plus and U11 Life fully revealed in leaked video By Max Langridge

Just one day before HTC is due to unveil some new U-Series hardware, a video showing off both the U11 Plus and U11 Life leaked on YouTube. HTC U11 Plus vs HTC U11: What's the rumoured difference? Can I watch the HTC U11 Plus and U11 Life launch online?... Read more

HTC U11 Life shown off in 'Brilliant Black', will cost €389
HTC U11 Life shown off in 'Brilliant Black', will cost €389 By Max Langridge

HTC is gearing up for an event on Thursday 2 November and we fully expect to see new U-Series hardware revealed. There will likely be two new devices, the HTC U11 Plus and HTC U11 Life. HTC U11 Life: What's the story so far? It's the latter we're focusing... Read more

HTC U11 Plus could have a translucent back and this is what it would look like
HTC U11 Plus could have a translucent back and this is what it would look like By Chris Hall

The HTC U11 Plus has become the industry's worst kept secret, as this phone has practically seen full exposure in the last week, with expectation that it will be launched on 2 November.The most exciting new detail to emerge comes from a reliable leaker,... Read more

The excitement is real: HTC U11 Plus display revealed by HTC
The excitement is real: HTC U11 Plus display revealed by HTC By Chris Hall

The next phone we're likely to see from HTC is going under the name HTC U11 Plus. It's basically an evolution of the excellent HTC U11 and its launch is getting tantalisingly close. The HTC U11 Plus first appeared in rumours late in summer of 2017,... Read more

HTC U11 Plus photos reveal future flagship phone, plus a little forensic work
HTC U11 Plus photos reveal future flagship phone, plus a little forensic work By Chris Hall

There was little chatter about the HTC U11 Plus until it exploded onto the scene recently, along with news that HTC was planning a launch event. Now we have real images revealing all.These images come from TENAA, the certification authority in China,... Read more

The HTC U11 Plus might slay the Pixel 2 XL
The HTC U11 Plus might slay the Pixel 2 XL By Max Langridge

Just when we thought we were done with flagship phones for 2017, HTC has confirmed via a tweet that it will unveil something new on 2 November, and we fully expect it to be the U11 Plus. HTC U11 review: Flagship glory, with a gimmick squeezed in Rumoured... Read more

HTC to hold 2 November event, likely for HTC U11 Plus phone
HTC to hold 2 November event, likely for HTC U11 Plus phone By Elyse Betters

There's another flagship phone coming this autumn.First, there was the Galaxy Note 8, then we had the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and just earlier this month, we got the Google Pixel 2. Now, HTC is introducing its entry. As spotted by Chinese site ITHome,... Read more

Is HTC working on a U11 Plus phone with a nearly bezel-less screen?
Is HTC working on a U11 Plus phone with a nearly bezel-less screen? By Elyse Betters

Google's $1.1 billion deal with HTC made a lot of headlines this past week while another bit of HTC news seemed to fall flat.HTC confirmed that it is "currently working on the next flagship phone, following the successful launch of the HTC U11 earlier... Read more

That HTC U11 squeezing gimmick just got a lot more useful
That HTC U11 squeezing gimmick just got a lot more useful By Elyse Betters

HTC's U11 might be less gimmicky now.The HTC U11 has an Edge Sense function that lets you squeeze its sides to launch a range of things. In our review of the device, we said you could turn off Edge Sense and you'd know no difference. Sure, it's something... Read more

HTC U11 owners in UK can now use Alexa too
HTC U11 owners in UK can now use Alexa too By Rik Henderson

One of the big features touted by HTC during the launch of its latest flagship smartphone was Alexa integration. The HTC U11 would not only have a new voice assistant on board, it'd have the one most rapidly taking over the world.It took a while to arrive,... Read more

HTC Ocean Life details leak, U11 Mini on the way?
HTC Ocean Life details leak, U11 Mini on the way? By Max Langridge

HTC could be gearing up to launch a new mid-range handset to join the Ocean family of devices which could possibly be a U11 Mini, if some tweets by usually reliable Twitter tipster LlabTooFeR is to be believed. HTC U11 review: Flagship glory, with a gimmick... Read more

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now
HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now By Rik Henderson

HTC has started pre-orders for one of its sexiest-looking phones yet.The "solar red" version of the HTC U11 is, in our opinion, a real looker. HTC's manufacturing processes for this range of handsets has created a red-backed device that shimmers and... Read more

HTC U11: Release date, specs and everything you need to know
HTC U11: Release date, specs and everything you need to know By Chris Hall

HTC started 2017 with the launch of the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play, new phones that introduced a new look, as well as paving the way for the new HTC U11, it's true flagship.The HTC U11 is HTC flagship for 2017, taking the U name of it's liquid surface... Read more

HTC U11: What can you do with a squeezable phone?
HTC U11: What can you do with a squeezable phone? By Chris Hall

The new HTC U11 introduces a new method for interaction with your device: squeezing.While most smartphone manufacturers are copying and reproducing features we've often seen elsewhere, HTC's new method of interaction is all the more unique. At last,... Read more