Earlier this year, HTC shut down its online stores on several Chinese e-commerce platforms. It was then rumored to exit the Chinese smartphone market. Interestingly, the company now shared a new teaser image for the launch of a new smartphone on June 11th. Apart from the launch date, the company hasn’t revealed any other details. Based on the leaks, the HTC 2Q7A100 which was recently spotted on Antutu could be officially launched as HTC U19e.
Talking about the specifications, the HTC U19e will be coming with a 6-inch 18:9 display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution. Under the hood, it packs 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform coupled with Kryo 360 CPU and Adreno 616 GPU. The device comes equipped with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with the HTC Sense UI laid on the top. The device even scored 169,617 on Antutu.
The HTC U19e will be available in Purple and Green color options. Earlier this year, the company also announced to launch the Exodus 1s blockchain phone as the successor to Exodus 1. It is mentioned to be priced cheaper than its predecessor and could be launched in Q3 2019. The Exodus 1 is actually an HTC U12+ with a dedicated crypto wallet. It came with a 6-inch Super LCD 6 display with Quad HD+ (2880 x 1440 pixels) resolution and is powered by 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform.
The Exodus 1 also came with a transparent back panel. It sports 12MP UltraPixel 4 camera with f/1.75 aperture and a 16MP telephoto camera with f/2.6 aperture on the rear. For selfies, it offers dual 8MP selfie cameras with f/2.0 aperture. It is also Hi-Res audio certified and offered stereo speaker setup. The device is also water and dust resistant, thanks to the IP68 certification. It is also made available to purchase using the Bitcoins or Ethereum. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details!