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In a raft of smartphone announcements at IFA 2018, next on the list is from HTC with the U12 Life. The U12 Life is the more mid-range version of the U12 family, which also contains the U12+ that was announced in May. The new smartphone still goes big with a 6-inch 2160x1080 display, with an 18:9 aspect ratio, and no notch as smartphones used to be. At the heart of the U12 Life is the Snapdragon 636, with eight Kryo 260 cores and an Adreno 509 GPU, placing it firmly in the mid-range. This follows through with the cameras, upgraded from the U11 Life with a dual rear camera (16MP + 5MP, f/2.0) and a front camera (13MP f/2.0). HTC has put a focus on...

The New HTC U12+ Smartphone Hands On

After the latest deal with Google on personnel, the next flagship out from HTC is the U12+, succeeding the squeeze-focused U11 and U11+ from 2017. For this generation HTC...

47 by Ian Cutress on 5/23/2018

HTC Teases Next Flagship Phone for May 23rd - HTC U12 Incoming?

HTC has begun to ramp up their marketing campaign for their next major smartphone release, teasing that they will be making a proper announcement on May 23rd. In an email...

36 by Ryan Smith on 5/3/2018

HTC’s Standalone Vive Focus to Launch Worldwide This Year

HTC announced this week that its standalone Vive Focus VR headset with six-degree-of-freedom tracking (6DoF) will hit the market worldwide later this year. In a bid to ensure that...

13 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2018

HTC Vive Pro HMD Pre-orders Start Today for $799; Vive Reduced to $499

HTC has kicked off pre-orders this morning for their previously announced HTC Vive Pro Head Mounted Display, setting the price on the standalone HMD at $799. Furthermore, any Vive...

9 by Joe Shields on 3/19/2018

The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 43: CES 2018 Headlines and Highlights

The annual CES show is biggest of AnandTech’s main six shows of the year, and with it comes a wall-to-wall meeting schedule with press events starting two days before...

9 by Ian Cutress on 1/19/2018

HTC at CES 2018: Vive Pro VR Headset with Higher-Res Displays, Two Cams, Headphones

LAS VEGAS, NV — HTC today announced its next-generation Vive Pro VR headset at CES 2018. The new head-mounted display will have several noticeable improvements over the existing Vive...

29 by Anton Shilov on 1/8/2018

HTC Announces Standalone Vive Focus with 6DoF Tracking, Cancels Daydream VR Headsets

HTC on Tuesday formally introduced its new standalone Vive Focus VR headset at the Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing. The VR HMD is based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/15/2017

North American Pre-Orders Opened for TPCast’s Wireless Adapter for HTC Vive

TPCast has finally begun to take North American pre-orders for its wireless headset adapter for the HTC Vive. Already released in China, the unit offers untethered operation of the...

28 by Anton Shilov on 11/13/2017

Logitech and HTC Team Up to Integrate Physical Keyboards Into VR Environments

Usage of traditional physical controllers in virtual reality environments is surprisingly complicated, and usage of keyboards in the same environment is barely possible at all even for experienced typists...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/7/2017

HTC Offers Vive + GeForce GTX 1070 + Fallout 4 VR Bundle for $799

HTC this week launched a new $799 bundle that includes its Vive VR headset, NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 Founders Edition graphics card, as well as a copy of Fallout...

4 by Anton Shilov on 11/2/2017

For Super Fans: The HTC U11+ with a 6-inch display, 3930 mAh and IP68

Today HTC is expanding its U11 series from one member into three, with the introduction of the U11 life and the U11+. The two new parts are designed to...

31 by Ian Cutress on 11/2/2017

HTC Squeezes the U11 Family, Adding the HTC U11 life

Today HTC is expanding its U11 series from one member into three, with the introduction of the U11 life and the U11+. The two new parts are designed to...

14 by Ian Cutress on 11/2/2017

HTC Permanently Cuts Price of Vive to $599

On Monday, HTC announced a permanent Vive price reduction to $599, bringing the VR headset down from its original $799 launch price. The now-$599 standard HTC Vive kit includes...

34 by Nate Oh on 8/22/2017

HTC Announces Snapdragon 835-Based VIVE VR Headset for Chinese Market

This morning at the ChinaJoy expo, HTC is announcing their first shipping VIVE standalone VR headset, specifically for the Chinese market. The aptly named VIVE Standalone is based on...

7 by Anton Shilov on 7/26/2017

The HTC U11 Giveaway: Win a Launch-Day Smartphone

A couple of weeks back, HTC announced their new flagship smartphone, the HTC U11. The latest in HTC’s now considerable history of flagship phones, the U11 bumps HTC up...

323 by Ryan Smith on 6/6/2017

HTC & Intel Partner on WiGig Wireless for Vive VR Headset

HTC's doing a little Spring cleaning, and it's starting with all the wires protruding from its headsets. The company announced today at Computex 2017 that it has partnered with...

9 by Ryan Smith on 5/30/2017

HTC Announces New Standalone Vive VR Headset with Google Daydream Support

Today at Google I/O 2017, Google and HTC announced a new Daydream VR compatible Vive headset. This new device in the Vive family is a standalone unit that does...

14 by Matt Humrick on 5/17/2017

Welcome to the Smartphone Squeeze: HTC Launches the U11

The history of HTC flagships has been a tale of ups and downs. In all the reviews of smartphones we’ve ever done at AnandTech, only two have ever held...

114 by Ian Cutress on 5/16/2017

HTC Squeeze Live Blog (Starts 2am ET)

We're here in Taiwan for the launch of HTC's newest Flagship smartphone! Live Blog away!

15 by Ian Cutress on 5/16/2017

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