5.2 inches

Display size

32GB

Internal storage

16 MP

Rear camera

2,500 mAh

Battery size

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Details

Display

Display Size
5.2 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
428 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
16MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.0
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
16MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
146mm x 72.9mm x 8mm
Weight
145g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 6

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MediaTek Helio P10
RAM
3GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
32GB
External storage support
Up to 2TB
Battery capacity
2,500mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
No
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$799
Launch date2017-03
HTC U Play

HTC's phone output in 2017 was highlighted by the HTC U11, but before it got there, it launched an earlier set of premium-style phones in the form of the HTC U Ultra and the smaller and cheaper HTC U Play.

Design

  • Liquid surface design looks great.
  • Lacks headphone socket.
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Camera

  • Dual 16MP sensors.

Performance

  • Mid-level processor will provide mid-level performance.
  • Sense UI won't be to everyone's taste.

Battery life

  • 2,500mAh battery capacity isn't a lot.

Verdict

  • The HTC U Play is only going to be worth it at a serious discount.

Pricing and availability

Compare SIM-only plans for the HTC U Play

Name Product Features Data Price
-21%
  • $28/mth for the first 12 months for new customers, then $38/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 01.07.2021, 12pm AEST
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Data
$28
per month
100GB
Data
-21%
$28
per month
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  • $10 for the 1st renewal. 30GB + 20GB bonus data for the first 3 renewals. T&Cs apply. Ends 31 July 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
50GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
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  • $9.80/mth for 12 months, then $15.80/mth. T&Cs apply. Ends 24 June 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
6GB
Data
$9.80
per month
6GB
Data
$9.80
per month
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-50%
  • $10/mth for the first 3 months for new customers, then $19.99/mth. T&Cs apply.
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
8GB
Data
$10
per month
8GB
Data
-50%
$10
per month
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  • $30 SIM for $10. T&Cs apply. Ends 28 June 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
40GB
Data
Available after 1/3/21. After 3rd recharge, $30 recharge gives you 10GB standard data. T&Cs apply.
$30
per 28 days expiry
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HTC U Play specs

Display

Display Size
5.2 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
428 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
16MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.0
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
16MP
Front camera aperture size
f/2.0

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
146mm x 72.9mm x 8mm
Weight
145g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 6

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MediaTek Helio P10
RAM
3GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
32GB
External storage support
Up to 2TB
Battery capacity
2,500mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
No
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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