ProductHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
BrandHTC Google
StatusReleasedReleased
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Product Typesmartphonesmartphone
Announced On2017/01/012016/10/01
Street Price (Approx)~ $210
Search low HTC U Play price (Amazon)
~ $490
Search low Google Pixel price (Amazon)
Dimensions146 x 72.9 x 8mm
(5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31")
143.8 x 69.5 x 8.6mm
(5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34")
Weight145 grams (5.11 ounces)143 grams (5.04 ounces)
RugednessNot RuggedNot Rugged
ColorsBlack, Blue, Pink, WhiteBlack, Blue, Silver
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DisplayHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Display TypeLCD, Touchscreen Screen, MultitouchAMOLED, Touchscreen Screen, Multitouch
Resolution1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)
Density (PPI)424441
Color Bits (# colors)16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits
Display Diagonal5.2" (13.21 cm)5" (12.70 cm)
Display to Body Ratio70.0 %69.0 %
Glass TypeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 4
Main cameraHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Megapixels16 Megapixel12 Megapixel
Aperture Sizef/2.0f/2.0
Sensor Pixel Size1.0 µm1.55 µm
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps1080p/30fps, 1080p/60fps
Image StabilizationYes (Optical Stabilization)No
Camera FlashYes , Dual LEDYes , Dual LED
Autofocus typePhase Detection
Other Camera Hardware FeaturesHDR, Phase Detection AFHDR, Phase Detection AF
Camera Software FeaturesFace Detection, Geo TaggingFace Detection, Geo Tagging
Photos Samples274804
Secondary cameraHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Megapixels16 Megapixel8 Megapixel
Video CallYesYes
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BatteryHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Talk Time15 hours26 hours
Battery Capacity (mAh)2500 mAh2770 mAh
Battery Fast ChargeYesYes
Removable BatteryNoNo
Wireless ChargingNoNo
Wireless Charging IntegratedNoNo
Music Playback Time110 hours
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Standby Time427 hours (18 days)456 hours (19 days)
Processor & OSHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Processor BrandMediatekQualcomm
Processor/Soc NameMT6755 Helio P10MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
# CPU Cores84
CPU Frequency4x2.0 & 4x1.1 GHz2x2.15 & 2x1.6 GHz
Operating System (OS)Android 6.0Android 7.1
Memory & StorageHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Memory Card TypeMicroSD (256 GB Max)None
Memory Card Max. Capacity256 GB
Built-In Storage32 GB128 GB
Max. Total Storage Capacity288 GB128 GB
RAM4 GB4 GB
Cellular NetworkHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
SIM Number21
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
LTE Categorycat6 301 Mbpscat6 301 Mbps
SAR Head (U.S)0.92
SAR Head (Eur)0.33
SAR Body (U.S)0.58
SAR Body (Eur)0.61
AudioHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Audio Alertsmp3, vibration, wavmp3, vibration, wav
LoudspeakerYesYes
3.5mm Audio ConnectorNoYes
Noise CancellationYesYes
FM RadioNo
SensorsHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor
WiFiHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
WiFi SupportYesYes
WiFi Speedsa,b,g,n,aca,b,g,n,ac
WiFi FeaturesWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi DirectWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth SupportYesYes
Bluetooth Version4.24.2
Bluetooth FeaturesBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LEBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LE
NFCYesYes
USB SupportHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
USB SupportYesYes
USB Port TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Proprietary Data ConnectorNoNo
MultimediaHTC U PlayGoogle Pixel
Multimedia FeaturesDLNADLNA
Video Playback Formatsh.264, mp4h.264, mp4
Audio FormatsMP3, WAVMP3, WAV
Audio CODECSeAAC+eAAC+

 

HTC U Play vs. Google Pixel Benchmarks

System Speed

Overall performance tests that stress every part of the system. They provide a high-level idea, but aren't as precise as specific tests shown below.

Antutu 4 Score, Higher is better

Basemark OS II Score, Higher is better

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 3 Single-Thread Score, Higher is better

Geekbench 3 Multithread Score, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Gaming Speed

The GPU, or graphics processor is put to the test with this Gaming-oriented benchmarks

3DMark Unlimited IceStorm Score, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS), Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 Off. (FPS), Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex Off. (FPS), Higher is better

Basemark X Score, Higher is better

Camera Performance

Benchmarks measuring the performance of the camera sub-system

Battery Capacity/Performance

Quantitative data about the battery

Battery Capacity (mAh), Higher is better

 

Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Battery Capacity (mAh) / Price, Higher is better

Basemark OS II Score / Price, Higher is better

Geekbench 3 Multithread Score / Price, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS) / Price, Higher is better

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