ProductHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
BrandHTC Apple
Product Typesmartphonesmartphone
Announced On2017/01/012017/09/01
Street Price (Approx)~ $305
Search low HTC U Play price (Amazon)
~ $845
Search low iPhone 8 Plus price (Amazon)
Dimensions146 x 72.9 x 8mm
(5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31")
158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm
(6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30")
Weight145 grams (5.11 ounces)202 grams (7.13 ounces)
RugednessNot RuggedIP6: Complete protection against contact (dust tight)
IP7: Protection when immersed in water under (30mn, up to 1 m of submersion)
ColorsBlack, Blue, Pink, WhiteGold, Silver
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DisplayHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Display TypeLCD, Touchscreen Screen, MultitouchIPS LCD, Touchscreen Screen, Multitouch
Display Resolution1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)
Density (PPI)424401
Color Bits (# colors)16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits
Display Diagonal5.2" (13.21 cm)5.5" (13.97 cm)
Display to Body Ratio70.0 %67.4 %
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
Main cameraHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Megapixels16 Megapixel12 Megapixel
Sensor Pixel Size1.0 µm
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps
Image StabilizationYes (Optical Stabilization)Yes (Optical Stabilization)
Camera FlashYes , Dual LEDYes , LED
Autofocus typePhase Detection
Other Camera Hardware FeaturesHDR, Phase Detection AFHDR, Phase Detection AF
Camera Software FeaturesFace Detection, Geo TaggingSimul-Shot, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Geo Tagging
Secondary cameraHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Megapixels16 Megapixel7 Megapixel
Video CallYesYes
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps, 720p/240fps
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BatteryHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Talk Time15 hours21 hours
Battery Capacity (mAh)2500 mAh2691 mAh
Battery Fast ChargeYesYes
Removable BatteryNoYes
Wireless ChargingNoYes
Wireless Charging IntegratedNoNo
Music Playback Time60 hours
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Standby Time427 hours (18 days)
Processor & OSHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Processor BrandMediatekApple
Processor/Soc NameMT6755 Helio P10A11 Bionic
# CPU Cores86
CPU Frequency4x2.0 & 4x1.1 GHz
Operating System (OS)Android 6.0iOS 11.0.2
DayDream VRNo
Memory & StorageHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Memory Card TypeMicroSD (256 GB Max)None
Memory Card Max. Capacity256 GB
Built-In Storage Options32 GB256 GB
Max. Total Storage Capacity288 GB256 GB
Cellular NetworkHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
SIM Number21
LTE Categorycat6 301 Mbpscat12 603 Mbps
SAR Head (Eur)0.99
SAR Body (Eur)0.99
AudioHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Audio Alertsmp3, vibration, wavvibration
3.5mm Audio ConnectorNoNo
Speaker channelsStereo
Noise CancellationYesYes
FM RadioNo
SensorsHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Proximity Sensor
WiFiHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
WiFi SupportYesYes
WiFi Speedsa,b,g,n,aca,b,g,n,ac
WiFi FeaturesWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi DirectWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi
Bluetooth SupportYesYes
Bluetooth Version4.25.0
Bluetooth FeaturesBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LEBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LE
USB SupportHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
USB SupportYes
USB Port TypeUSB Type C
USB Version2.0
Proprietary Data ConnectorNoNo
MultimediaHTC U PlayiPhone 8 Plus
Multimedia FeaturesDLNA
Video Playback Formatsh.264, mp4h.264, mp4
Audio FormatsMP3, WAV


HTC U Play vs. Apple iPhone 8 Plus Specs 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 Score, Higher is better

CPU Speed

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

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 Slingshot ES 3.1, Higher is better

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

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

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

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