The HTC U Play may not have been the most powerful smartphone of its time, but it offered a unique blend of elegance and performance. Its stylish design, impressive camera capabilities, personalized sound experience, and clean software interface made it a compelling choice for users looking for a mid-range device.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 28,500 Expected|
|Other Countries||$100 €93 £80 ¥721 ₹8379 ﷼376 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Status||Available. Released 2017, February|
|Dimensions||146 x 72.9 x 8 mm (5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||145 g (5.11 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass), plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Size||5.2 inches, 73.2 cm2 (~68.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~428 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)|
|OS||Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 (28 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.1 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal||32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM|
|Single||16 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS|
|Features||Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama|
|Single||16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Type||Li-Ion 2500 mAh, non-removable|
|Colors||Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, Sapphire Blue|
|Models||U Play, U-2u, 2PZM3|
Design and Display
One of the first things you notice about the HTC U Play is its stunning design. The phone boasts a sleek and compact design with a glass front and back. The glass panels are encased in a metal frame, giving the device a premium look and feel. The device comes in a range of attractive colors, including Brilliant Black, Cosmetic Pink, Ice White, and Sapphire Blue. The HTC U Play features a 5.2-inch Super LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. HTC’s dedication to providing a great visual experience is evident in the U Play’s display.
Photography enthusiasts will appreciate the HTC U Play’s camera capabilities. The device sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture and phase detection autofocus. It also features optical image stabilization (OIS) and dual-LED flash, ensuring that you can capture clear and stable photos even in challenging lighting conditions. On the front, there’s a 16-megapixel selfie camera with an UltraPixel mode for better low-light selfies.
Performance and Storage
The HTC U Play is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. You can browse the web, run apps, and play games without significant lag or slowdown. The phone comes with 32GB of built-in storage and offers support for expandable storage via a microSD card. The U Play runs on HTC’s custom skin, HTC Sense, which is built on top of Android 6.0. It offers a clean and intuitive user interface with a range of customization options.
Battery and Connectivity
The HTC U Play is equipped with a 2,500mAh non-removable battery. While this may seem modest, the device’s efficient processor and software optimizations help it achieve respectable battery life. In terms of connectivity, the U Play supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and NFC for contactless payments. It also has a USB Type-C port for fast charging and data transfer.
|Product Name||Price in Pakistan|
|HTC U Play (3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage)||Rs. 28,500|
|HTC U Play (4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage)||Rs. 28,500|
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the HTC U Play in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.