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HTC’s squeezable U phone is apparently coming May 16th

HTC U Phone- a squeezable Smartphone with touch sensor embedded frame

Every Smartphone company is currently striving to create new and improved gadgets that will be ‘better than the best’. While Apple and Samsung are the undisputed pioneers in this field, another Smartphone company which is set to create history in terms of ‘innovation’ is HTC.

According to a flyer sent out, this Taiwanese company is set to launch something spectacular on 16th May. The tagline which said ‘squeeze for the brilliant U’ has made the entire world think that what this could possibly be. The company is all set to launch the super shiny and chic U phone Ultra or simply the ‘U phone’.

Touch sensitive outer frame

In recent times, the company was subject to several rumors and leaks, and to clear it all HTC launched a teaser on the social media platform. The teaser with the headline ‘edge sense’ cleared all the doubts about this latest company venture. HTC U phone will be embedded with touch sensors in the frame surrounding the phone.

Well, that’s not all, this ‘never heard before’ feature will let the user interact with their Smartphone by simply squeezing it. This touch sensitive outer frame of the squeezable U phone will respond to specific actions.

With this feature, the users will be able to launch camera apps or operate other applications on the phone directly. According to reports, the U phone Ultra was just a teaser trailer, and whether the actual Smartphone will have a change of design, is not yet confirmed.

Smarter Smartphone

U phone will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 5.5 Quad HD screen, and 4 gigs of RAM. Reportedly, the phone will also feature a 3,000 mAh battery and at least 64 GB memory.

That’s not all; U phone will be water resistant, with 3.5 mm audio jack and 12 megapixel shooter. With Android Nougat 7.1, HTC U phone is all set to change the future of touch sensitive Smartphone. The USP of HTC U is its sense companion or virtual assistant.

This gadget will be a smarter Smartphone for it will advise the user to leave early for work if it’s about to get snowy, will book seats for you, suggest best restaurants on road trips, remind you to carry your power bank and so on.

Let’s hope the rumors are true

The best feature of this squeezable U phone is that it will interact with you, and will get to know your tastes and preferences over time. That’s what the latest reports and teaser trailer suggests, whether or not the Smartphone will actually have the feature is not yet confirmed.

Evan Blass, the famous tech tipster said that a variety of sensors will be embedded into the metal frame of HTC U phone. So, when you are in a crowded bus or in an event you don’t have to go through the hassle of entering the lock pin, opening the app section.

All you have to do is squeeze your phone a little and get the work done. It’s a novel approach, however, all these should only be considered as ‘rumors’ until the actual U is launched. Fingers crossed for 16th May!

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