HTC U Play Price in Dubai, UAE  

HTC U Play

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PRICE ANALYSIS

  • The latest price of HTC U Play was obtained on Mon Oct 22 2018 16:38:19 (GST)
  • The HTC U Play is available in Souq & Dubizar.
  • The best price of HTC U Play is 650 AED, in Souq which is 30% less than the cost of HTC U Play in Dubizar (932.38 AED).
  • The price is valid in all major regions in UAE like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah.
  • Buy HTC U Play online in UAE for the lowest price.

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INTRODUCTION

HTC U Play
HTC U Play

HTC has been phenomenal in producing some of the finest flagship devices ever witnessed by the smartphone markets. Their smartphones look aesthetic and carry some serious power under their hood. HTC has now launched the HTC U Play and is available for purchase in markets. We had earlier told you about the phone's specifications based on the official announcement from HTC.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

HTC U Play Design and Display
HTC U Play Design

HTC U Play has a rather fresh design, it boasts a beautifully designed, liquid surface that provides a cool look to the phone. The best part about the design of the phone, is that it has a symmetrical construction and has a unique way to transform light as its user turns it. As can bee seen from the images, the volume rocker and power buttons are provided on the right edge of the phone and a physical home button has been provided just below the display provided in the front. The stereo speaker has been provided on the bottom edge. The phone is available in four color variants i.e. Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White and Sapphire Blue. The phone has a 5.2 inch 3D curved Super LCD capacitive touchscreen that would provide a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display is also protected by a Corning® Gorilla® glass. The FHD display will provide a pixel density of about 428 ppi that would be more than just enough to provide an amazing display to the phone. A high pixel density means the phone has a very good sunlight legibility. The super LCD display will be able to provide amazing viewing angles too. Overall, the phone seems to have a fresh design and a cool display.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

HTC U Play Performance
HTC U Play Performance

The phone will feature an Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.1 GHz Cortex-A53) processor backed by a Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset. The MediaTek Helio P10 SoC chipset works fantastic with all applications and is very good for multi-tasking. Having an extremely efficient processor installed, heavy applications and games are a piece of cake for the U Play.

The phone is launched in two variants i.e. one with 32GB of internal storage with 3GB of RAM and another with 64GB of internal storage with 4GB of RAM. The internal storage of the phone is expandable up to 2TB using a hybrid SIM card slot. The phone will run on Android version 6.0 i.e. Marshmallow with HTC Sense mounted on top of the Android OS. HTC U Play supports all 2G/2.5G, 3G UMTS and 4G LTE network bands.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

HTC U Play Camera
HTC U Play Camera

The phone will feature a 16-megapixel AF rear camera with 1 µm pixels that would be backed by optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus, BSI Sensor and dual-LED (dual tone) flashlight. The main camera supports Panorama mode (up to 270°), Continuous shooting(up to 4 fps), Zoe Capture, Hyperlapse Mode. The camera is capable of Full HD 1080p video recording (1920 x 1080) @ 30 fps. While shooting, you may take snapshots using Video Pic (capture a 2-megapixel photo while recording Full HD 1080p video). The phone's front camera has a resolution power of 16-megapixels with UltraPixel™ mode & 1 µm pixels. The front camera, is however fixed-focus, though comes with a BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture and 26.5mm focal length for ultra wide photos. The front camera has been optimised for selfies with featuers like face detection, auto-selfie, voice selfie, selfie panorama and live makeup. The front camera, is capapble of Full HD 1080p recording too. A loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm jack with active noise cancellation and dedicated mic shall also be provided with the phone. The loudspeaker makes enough sound for you to talk clearly with the phone couple of feet away.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The phone will feature a 2500mAh Li-Ion battery. The battery would support fast charging. The battery promises talk time on 3G networks up to 15.21 hours and standby time on 3G network up to 427.54 hours. The battery also provides support to power saver mode and extreme power saving mode. For connectivity, the HTC U Play has NFC, BlueTooth® 4.2, Wi-Fi®, 802.11 a/b/g/nac (2.4 & 5 GHz), DLNA, Miracast, A-GPS, and GLONASS. The phone has USB 2.0, Type-C port for wired connectivity and supports USB OTG. The phone has a total of 7 sensors embedded into it. Namely Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Motion G-sensor, Compass sensor, Gyro sensor, Magnetic sensor and a Fingerprint sensor.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • High Resolution Camera with a plethora of modes.
  • A wide range of connectivity options.
  • Dual-SIM with 4G LTE network support on bith SIMs.
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • A rather modest battery.

  • img-ques How many color variants are available of this phone?
  • img-ans The phone is available in four color variants i.e. Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White and Sapphire Blue.
  • img-ques What are the external dimensions of the phone?
  • img-ans The external dimension of the phone are 146 x 72.9 x 8 mm (5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31 in).
  • img-ques How much does the phone weigh?
  • img-ans The phone weighs around 145 grams.
  • img-ques What kind of processor has been provided in the phone?
  • img-ans The phone comes with an Octa-core (4 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.1 GHz Cortex-A53) processor that is backed by a Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset.
  • img-ques What kind of OS has been used in the phone? Does the phone have the latest version of the OS?
  • img-ans The phone runs on Android version 6.0 i.e. Marshmallow with the help of HTC Sense UI.
  • img-ques What kind of display has been provided in the HTC U Play?
  • img-ans The phone comes with a 5.2 inch 3D curved Super LCD capacitive touchscreen that provides a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.
  • img-ques What kind of design has been provided to the phone?
  • img-ans The device has a rather fresh design. It boasts beautifully designed, liquid surface that provides a cool look to the phone. The best part about the design of the phone, is that it has a symmetrical construction and has a unique way to transforms light as its user turn it.
  • img-ques What kind of battery has been provided in the phone?
  • img-ans The phone comes with a 2500mAh Li-Ion battery.
  • img-ques Is the battery of the phone removable?
  • img-ans No, the phone comes with a non-removable battery.
  • img-ques Does the battery provided in the phone support fast charging?
  • img-ans Yes, the battery provided in the phone supports fast charging.
  • img-ques What kind of connectivity options are provided in the phone?
  • img-ans The connectivity options of the phone includes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth version 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, microUSB 2.0 and USB OTG.
  • img-ques How much internal storage has been provided in the phone? Can we expand the internal storage of the phone?
  • img-ans The phone is launched in two models i.e. one having 32GB of internal storage with 3GB of RAM and another having 64GB of internal storage with 4GB of RAM. The internal storage of the phone can be increased up to 2TB using the hybrid SIM card slot that is expected in the phone.
  • img-ques Does the phone supports 4G/LTE networks?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone supports 4G/LTE networks.
  • img-ques What kind of cameras are provided in the phone?
  • img-ans The phone comes with a 16MP camera that is backed by OIS, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flashlight. The phone also comes with a 16MP front shooter.
  • img-ques Does the phone provide FM Radio support?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone provides FM Radio support.
  • img-ques Does the phone comes with a fingerprint scanner? If yes, then where is it located?
  • img-ans The sensors that are provided in the phone include Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass.