HTC ‘Ocean Note’ aka HTC U Ultra Images Leak in Live Photos, Show Off Secondary Display

HTC ‘Ocean Note’ aka HTC U Ultra Images Leak in Live Photos, Show Off Secondary Display

HTC’s CES 2017 offerings this year might not have brought much in terms of smartphones, but that does not mean that the company has nothing new planned for Q1 2017. HTC took to Twitter to announce their upcoming ‘U’ event, to be held on 12th January 2017.

So, what can we expect HTC to unveil in this event? Recent leaks and rumors have been building up on the HTC One X10, which is a 5.5″ phone with a MediaTek SoC. In addition to this phone, we are likely to see the HTC ‘Ocean Note’ aka the HTC U Ultra and the HTC ‘Alpine’ aka the HTC U Play being revealed at the event.

The HTC U Ultra is an interesting smartphone coming from HTC, if the recent leaked images are to be believed. The device is rumored to feature a 6″ QHD display, but HTC’s selling point on the phone will likely be the secondary display on top of the main panel. Have a look below!

The HTC U Ultra likely takes inspiration from the LG V10/V20 by implementing a secondary display on top. This display will bear similar always-on functionality, app shortcuts, notifications and information widgets.

Along with the display, we also get a good look of the device from all of its sides.

The device looks like it will sport the fingerprint sensor on the front, along with capacitive buttons. The camera bump is also very clearly visible. Eagle-eyed readers will also notice that the images do not show the presence of a headphone jack on the top or the bottom, the most common places for such a jack. There’s a very good chance that the HTC U Ultra will not be sporting the 3.5mm headphone jack slot at all, unfortunately.

The leaked images also give us a glimpse a the other color variants of the device as well.

The HTC U Ultra is rumored to come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The battery capacity is claimed to be 4,000 mAh, which sounds like a good companion for the big QHD display.

We have to wait a few more days to know more about the HTC U Ultra. Here’s hoping that HTC does not disappoint with their new lineup, especially in pricing.

What are your thoughts on the HTC ‘Ocean Note’ U Ultra? Let us know in the comments below!


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I am a tech journalist with XDA since 2015, while being a qualified business-litigation lawyer with experience in the field. A low-end smartphone purchase in 2011 brought me to the forums, and it's been a journey filled with custom ROMs ever since. When not fully dipped in smartphone news, I love traveling to places just to capture pictures of the sun setting. You can reach out to me at [email protected]