The recently launched mid-range smartphones by HTC – U Ultra and U Play- are pleasant entries to the market. Both of them are robust and attractive.

Screenshot 15 Head to Head: HTC U Ultra and HTC U, Comparison of Specifications


Screenshot 16 Head to Head: HTC U Ultra and HTC U, Comparison of Specifications


Given below is a general comparative analysis of the two sets.


  • Both have Sense Companion app, an artificial intelligence assistant that will help users in the device management.  
  • Similarly, they run on Android 7.0 Nougat and can support a nano sim.
  • Both have 64 GB internal memory while extendable to 2 TB via microSD card.
  • In addition, motion launch, quite ring on pick-up, pocket and mute mode, and USB-C port are some other features that are featured by the sets.
  • Both the sets carry BSI sensors with their cameras, OIS and dual-tone LED flash and have gyro and motion G sensors.
  • However, the Sensor Hub is fitted on HTC U Ultra only.


HTC U Ultra                                                                                                    HTC U Play

Display and Resolution              

5.7 inch Super LCD                                                                                 5.2 Inch FHD Super LCD

Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels                                              1920 x 1080 pixels

Processor And RAM

2.15 GHz                                                                                                  1.1 GHz

64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon                                                64 bit octa-core

4 GB RAM                                                                                                3 and 4GB


12 MP front                                                                                          16 MP front and Rear                                     


26 hours                                                                                               15.21 hours

Both of them are expected to dominate the market and give HTC a real edge on others this time.

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