HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play that belong to the new U lineup of smartphones from HTC were unveiled at the start of the year. Now, Evan Blass, well-reputed leakster has revealed that the HTC U codenamed as Ocean would be third phone in the U series that will be arriving with flagship specifications.
The USP of the HTC U will be that it will coming with a touch-sensitive metallic frame and it will not be sporting any physical buttons. The edges of the device will support various kinds of gestures to access various functions of the phone.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 20, 2016
As far as HTC U specifications are concerned, Blass has revealed that the smartphone is expected to come with a 5.5-inch display that with support for quad HD resolution. The Snapdragon 835 SoC would be powering up the device. It also features a microSD card slot.
It will be coming with Android 7.1 Nougat skinned with HTC Sense 9 UI. For photography, it will come with 12-megapixel Sony IMX362 rear camera and 16-megapixel Sony IMX351 sensor enabled front-facing camera.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) January 8, 2017
There is no information available on the RAM capacity and battery of the device. Blass claims that the HTC U would be releasing in April and it will be available for buying by May. It is expected to be available in storage sizes of 64 GB and 128 GB.