Rumors have it that the successor of the HTC U11 will be launching as HTC U12. A recent report has claimed that the Taiwanese company has no plans to unveil the HTC U12 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 tech expo that will take place at the end of this month. During the recently held in the inaugural conference of the Taiwan 5G Industry Alliance, HTC had showed couple of unannounced HTC phones and VR devices. It is speculated that one of them could be the HTC U12 flagship smartphone.
According to well-known leakster Evan Blass, the mysterious flagship phone seen in the video below is none other than the upcoming HTC U12 flagship that is codenamed as HTC Imagine. Even the smartphone was kept on display for viewing, the company had covered its top and bottom portions. The side bezels of the smartphone appear non-existent.
Like the HTC U11+, the HTC U12 may feature a 6-inch display that supports 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone will be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset that brings along X20 LTE modem that is capable of reaching download speeds of 1.2 Gbps. At the 5G event, the handset was spotted producing download speeds of 809.58.
According to a Taiwanese publication, HTC said that its new flagship phone would be unveiled sometime this year. The company refrained from revealing the name of the phone. There is a possibility that the handset may arrive in the market with a different moniker.