HTC U12 picture leak suggests an all-screen redesign for flagship vary

The HTC U12 is predicted to launch within the first half of 2018, and if a leaked render is correct the Taiwanese agency can be altering up the design of its flagship smartphone.

The render in query was picked up by SuggestPhone, and reveals a handset that, if we’re trustworthy, appears completely unremarkable. It’s a black slab with no defining options – however that is doubtlessly a very good factor.

With no interruptions on the entrance of the machine, it could imply the HTC U12 has shifted the fingerprint scanner from the bezel beneath the display (which we noticed on the U11 and HTC 10) to both the rear of the machine – like on the HTC U11 Plus – or inside the display itself. 

There may be additionally the likelihood that it takes a leaf out of Apple’s e book and drops the digit studying tech altogether, as an alternative choosing retina or face recognition as an alternative.

  • The telephone set to beat the Galaxy S9 to an in-screen fingerprint scanner

The leaked render claims to show the front of the rumored HTC U12 (credit: SuggestPhone)

The leaked render claims to indicate the entrance of the rumored HTC U12 (credit score: SuggestPhone)

Extra display

The shifting (or ditching) of the fingerprint scanner does imply there can be area for extra display on the handset. 

HTC is without doubt one of the few holdouts relating to providing sizable bezels on the entrance of its smartphones, however the U12 may very well be the machine which jumps on the all-screen bandwagon.

We have already seen this shift begin with the introduction of the HTC U11 Plus in direction of the tip of 2017, however its core flagship providing is but to make the leap.

Get each day perception, inspiration and offers in your inbox

Get the most popular offers obtainable in your inbox plus information, opinions, opinion, evaluation and extra from the TechRadar staff.

By submitting your data you conform to the Phrases & Circumstances and Privateness Coverage and are aged 16 or over.

On this explicit render there seems to be a really slender bezel on the high of the handset, housing the earpiece and entrance going through digicam, nevertheless it’s troublesome to see the place the display begins and stops.

The design does not seem to interrupt any new floor although, with HTC doubtlessly simply taking part in catch up, if the leak is correct. We’re unable to confirm the supply of the picture, so there is not any assure what you see above is real. 

  • HTC U12: what we wish to see

Through PhoneArena

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *