According to a new rumor that surfaced in Taiwan, the HTC U12 Plus will hit the market in late May, early June. Now, the HTC U12 Plus is allegedly the company’s upcoming flagship handset, as the company is rumored to skip the HTC U12 branding for one reason or the other. None of that info has been confirmed thus far, but several rumors hinted that it will happen. The phone is expected to become official in the second half of May, and if the source is to be believed, a 128GB storage variant of the device will cost NT$23,990 ($846). Chances are that HTC plans to host a press conference in May to globally announce this smartphone, after which the phone will be announced in Taiwan. Taiwan is HTC’s homeland, so the device will probably launch in Taiwan first, while other markets will follow soon after.
If rumors are to be believed, the HTC U12 Plus will sport a 6-inch QHD+ OLED display, along with 6GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB of storage, depending on which variant you opt to purchase. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 64-bit octa-core processor will fuel the HTC U12 Plus, and the device is expected to include a battery larger than 3,000mAh (capacity). A dual camera setup is expected on the back of the HTC U12 Plus, and a fingerprint scanner will probably be included on the back of the device as well, unless HTC opts to go for an in-display fingerprint scanner for the HTC U12 Plus, anything is possible at this point. The device is also expected to include a stereo set of speakers, while it will also be IP-certified for water and dust resistance. The phone will sport thin bezels, and it is actually expected to resemble its predecessor, the HTC U11 Plus, as far as the design is concerned, so it’s possible that it will be made out of metal and glass just like the HTC U11 Plus.
We did not see any plausible HTC U12 Plus leaks thus far, even though the phone did pop up in a number of concept designs. We are expecting to see a ton of HTC U12 Plus leaks and rumors in the coming weeks, so hopefully more info about the phone will surface soon.