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HTC U Ultra Specs & Price – Dual Screen Phone

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HTC U Ultra is a new flagship phablet launched in January 2017 with a dual-screen design. With the flop of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the U Ultra is another phablet that aims to take its place. HTC U Ultra sports a brilliant 5.7-inch display with download speeds of up to 600Mbps on 4G LTE.

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HTC U Ultra Key Specs & Features

  • 5.7-inch Super LCD5 Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (513ppi)
  • 2.05-inch Second Display (Above main Screen)
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 64GB or 128GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 12MP Rear Camera and 16MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 600Mbps)
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • 3000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

HTC U Ultra

The Design

HTC U Ultra offers a similar design as the HTC U Play with the front and back covered in glass and a metal frame. The phablet is available in Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, Sapphire Blue and like the iPhone 7 Plus lacks a 3.5mm audio jack.

Display and Cameras

HTC U Ultra sports a 5.7-inch super LCD 5 display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. The display looks brilliant for watching movies and browsing the web. Above the main screen, the HTC U Ultra has a secondary screen for displaying updates, notifications, and shortcuts without interruptions.

HTC U Ultra showing the Second screen
Notice the second screen above the main screen

The secondary screen measures 2.05-inch with a resolution of 160 x 1040 pixels. A 16 megapixels camera is provided in the front for taking selfies. The camera has an UltraPixel mode that lets in 4 times more light for brighter selfies. The front is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. There will also be a model with Sapphire Crystal glass.

HTC U Ultra sports a brilliant 12 megapixels camera on the back. The camera features dual LED flash, Phase detection autofocus, Laser focus, Optical Image Stabilisation, Auto-HDR, Panorama, and Slow Motion.

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Hardware and Software

HTC U Ultra runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset. The chipset offers two dual-core processors clocked at 2.15GHz and 1.6GHz respectively. HTC U Ultra sports 4GB RAM with 64GB or 128GB built-in storage. You can add up to 256GB memory card.

HTC U Ultra support 4G LTE on all networks in Nigeria including Glo, MTN, Etisalat, Smile, NTel, and InterC. It offers download speeds of up to 600Mbps. HTC U Ultra offers NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C, Front facing fingerprint sensor, and dual-band Wi-Fi.

Pricing and availability

HTC U Ultra is not yet officially available in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, HTC U Ultra Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 290,000 Naira to 450,000 Naira at launch.

HTC U Ultra Specs

Here are a few specs of the HTC U Ultra:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Quad-core Processor: 2.15GHz dual-core & 1.6GHz dual-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821)
  • GPU: Adreno 530
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, Sapphire Blue
  • Dimension: 162.4 x 79.8 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 170 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM or Single SIM


  • Display: 5.7-inch Super LCD5 Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (513ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5 or Sapphire Crystal Glass


  • Rear Camera: 12 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: dual-LED Flash, Auto-HDR, PDAF Autofocus, Laser Autofocus, OIS, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, Slo-Mo
  • Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, (with UltraPixel mode) 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB or 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage (requires SIM2 slot for dual-SIM models and a dedicated slot for single SIM models)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 600Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 3.1)


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes (Stereo)
  • 3.5mm Jack: No


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 3000 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 26 hours
  • Standby Time: up to 312 hours
  • Fast Charging: Yes (Quick Charge 3.0)
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Paschal Okafor
Paschal Okafor
Paschal Okafor is the founder of NaijaTechGuide. A Graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Paschal is passionate about Technology and since 2006 has written over 4000 articles covering Mobile Devices, Consumer Electronics, Digital Marketing, Mobile Apps, and Online Services. Over the past 16 years, he has managed to turn a blog that started life on a Google Blogger subdomain into the Largest Technology Blog in Nigeria and quite possibly the largest in Africa. Paschal has been Building, Analyzing, and Maintaining Websites for over 17 years and also shares his wealth of knowledge and experience about building and managing websites on NaijaTechGuide.

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