HTC concept: Pressure-sensitive frame for new U-Smartphone

HTC concept: Pressure-sensitive frame for new U-Smartphone

On the 16th of May, the new flagship of normal size, which has been under the development name “Ocean”, will follow the U Play (Test) for the mid-class and U Ultra (Hands-On) in the Phablet class. The special feature of the smartphone is to be a pressure-sensitive frame, which carries out actions.

Livestream on 16 May

On Twitter, HTC announced the launch of the smartphone for May 16. The veil is to be aired on this day at 8 o’clock in the morning. HTC has set up a website with countdown and possibility to register for the Livestream. ” Squeeze for the brilliant ” is the slogan of the performance.

A display and Snapdragon 835

According to rumors so far, the still nameless smartphone is the new top model of the recently launched U-series, which is characterized by a large-area use of glass for the case. Unlike the U Ultra, however, the new model is no longer equipped with a second display for status messages and links. The speech is so far from a 5.5 inch screen.

After the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (test) for the U Ultra was not yet available, it is to create the high-end SoC but in the upcoming HTC flagship. More detailed information on further equipment is not yet available apart from the new gesture control.

Frame can be pressed for actions

The main feature of the smartphone is supposed to be a pressure-sensitive frame, which HTC briefly shows in a five-seconded teaser on Twitter. Thus, the frame of the phone can be pressed to initiate various actions on the device. In the short video, the smartphone is pressed in the lower half on both sides with a total of four fingers to trigger an unknown command.



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