HTC U19e arrives with Snapdragon 710 & 3930mAh battery


The company has launched the HTC U19e and Desire 19 Plus mid-range smartphones. That's why HTC has made a decision to release a light 4G flagship, the U19e, to serve the market first.

It's reportedly on sale for $475 (roughly £375, AU$680), so it's the high-end handset of the two. Talking about the cameras, there are two rear sensors with a 12MP main sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 20MP secondary sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The purple variant of the phone includes partly transparent back, which seemingly offers a look at the internals of the phone. There is a traditional fingerprint scanner at the back as well.

For storage the device will feature 128GB built in, if you need some additional storage then there is a microSD card slot for expansion.

The HTC U19e features a 6.0-inch display featuring 1080 x 2160 pixels Full HD+ resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone has a 3850mAh battery with no fast charging support and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for authentication. There is a 24-megapixel selfie shooter on the front as well with a 2-megapixel sensor for iris-recognition unlock feature. Connectivity features supported by the new HTC smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, Miracast, USB Type-C 3.1 with DisplayPort, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, and 4G VoLTE.

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The HTC U19e is priced at NTD 14900 (~RM1974), and is already available in the Taiwanese market. The newly launched device packs a 6.2-inch panel with 19:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution. Rs 32,945) and will go on sale starting tomorrow. The HTC Desire 19 Plus will retail for TWD 9,990 (around $320) and it will become available next month. Additionally, it also offers HTC's BoomSound dual speakers.

The Smartphone will be powered by 2.3 Ghz octa core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Processor.

It also has a triple camera setup, consisting of a 13MP + 8MP ultrawide + 5MP depth sensor combo. You'll need to buy a Quick Charge 4.0 adapter though, because the phone only comes with a Quick Charge 3.0 charger.