ProductHTC U PlayNokia 8
BrandHTC Nokia
Product Typesmartphonesmartphone
Announced On2017/01/012017/10/01
Street Price (Approx)~ $305
Search low HTC U Play price (Amazon)
~ $558
Search low Nokia 8 price (Amazon)
Dimensions146 x 72.9 x 8mm
(5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31")
151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9mm
(5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31")
Weight145 grams (5.11 ounces)160 grams (5.64 ounces)
RugednessNot RuggedIP54
ColorsBlack, Blue, Pink, WhiteBlueBlue
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DisplayHTC U PlayNokia 8
Display TypeLCD, Touchscreen Screen, MultitouchIPS LCD, Touchscreen Screen, Multitouch
Display Resolution1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)2560x1440  (3,686,400 pixels)
Max. Brightness700
Density (PPI)424554
Color Bits (# colors)16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits
Display Diagonal5.2" (13.21 cm)5.3" (13.46 cm)
Display to Body Ratio70.0 %69.4 %
Display Glass TypeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 5
Main cameraHTC U PlayNokia 8
Megapixels16 Megapixel13 Megapixel
Sensor Pixel Size1.0 µm1.12 µm
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps1080p/30fps, 2160p/30fps
Max Photo Size4160x3120
Image StabilizationYes (Optical Stabilization)Yes (Optical Stabilization)
Camera FlashYes , Dual LEDYes , LED , Dual LED
Autofocus typePhase Detection
Other Camera Hardware FeaturesHDR, Phase Detection AFHDR, Phase Detection AF
Camera Software FeaturesFace Detection, Geo TaggingFace Detection, Geo Tagging
Secondary cameraHTC U PlayNokia 8
Megapixels16 Megapixel13 Megapixel
Video CallYesYes
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BatteryHTC U PlayNokia 8
Talk Time15 hours23 hours
Battery Capacity (mAh)2500 mAh3090 mAh
Battery Fast ChargeYesYes
Removable BatteryNoYes
Wireless ChargingNoNo
Wireless Charging IntegratedNoNo
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Standby Time427 hours (18 days)208 hours (9 days)
Processor & OSHTC U PlayNokia 8
Processor BrandMediatekQualcomm
Processor/Soc NameMT6755 Helio P10Snapdragon 835
# CPU Cores88
CPU Frequency4x2.0 & 4x1.1 GHz2.5 GHz
Operating System (OS)Android 6.0Android 7.1.1
Memory & StorageHTC U PlayNokia 8
Memory Card TypeMicroSD (256 GB Max)MicroSD (256 GB Max)
Memory Card Max. Capacity256 GB256 GB
Built-In Storage Options32 GB128 GB
Max. Total Storage Capacity288 GB384 GB
Cellular NetworkHTC U PlayNokia 8
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
SIM Number21
LTE Categorycat6 301 Mbpscat9 452 Mbps
SAR Head (Eur)0.711
SAR Body (Eur)1.33
AudioHTC U PlayNokia 8
Audio Alertsmp3, vibration, wavmp3, vibration, wav
3.5mm Audio ConnectorNoYes
Speaker channelsStereo
Noise CancellationYesYes
FM RadioNo
SensorsHTC U PlayNokia 8
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Fingerprint Reader, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
WiFiHTC U PlayNokia 8
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 Version4.25.0
Bluetooth FeaturesBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LEBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LE
USB SupportHTC U PlayNokia 8
USB SupportYesYes
USB Port TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
USB Version3.1
Proprietary Data ConnectorNoNo
USB On The Go (OTG)Yes
MultimediaHTC U PlayNokia 8
Multimedia FeaturesDLNA
Video Playback Formatsh.264, mp4h.264, mp4
Video CODECSH.263, H.264, MPEG-4, Xvid
Audio FormatsMP3, WAV


HTC U Play vs. Nokia 8 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

Basemark OS II, 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

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 / Price, Higher is better

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

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