HTC U12 life

Added: 09.05.18 | Updated: 02.26.20
  • Model: U12 life
  • Brand: HTC
  • Rating: 3.00 out of 5 (1 votes)
  • Price: 300 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2018
  • Dimensions: 158.5 x 75.4 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 175 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 128 GB
  • Screen:  6 inches
  • Battery: 3600 mAh
  • Rear camera: Dual, 16MP
  • Front camera: Single, 13MP

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HTC U12 life specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

HTC U12 life Release dateCommon

Brand and model

HTC U12 life

Launch date

HTC U12 life PricePrice

First price

300 EUR

HTC U12 life dimension, size, weightDesign


6.24 in (158.5 mm)


2.97 in ( 75.4 mm)


0.33 in ( 8.3 mm)


6.17 oz (175 grams)

Build materials

Plastic body

Water resistant


Moonlight Blue, Twilight Purple


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HTC U12 life screenScreen


6 in

Screen Area

92.9 cm2


1080 x 2160 px

Points per inch

402 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen protector

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HTC U12 life ProcessorHardware


- Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)


- Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260


- Adreno 509

HTC U12 life Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

HTC U12 life SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 8.1 (Oreo)

User Interface

HTC U12 life main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF
-5 MP, depth sensor


Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

HTC U12 life selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-13 MP, f/2.0


LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

HTC U12 life Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 40(2300), 66(1700/2100)
SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps

HTC U12 life wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

HTC U12 life Battery type and CapacityBattery


3600 mAh


 Non-removable Li-Ion


-Charging 5V/2A 10W

HTC U12 life sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio No
Others -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-stereo speakers


Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

HTC U12 life antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 7 Score115437 (Position 274 out of 2129)

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HTC U12 life geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 4 Single Core1350 (Position 242 out of 1025)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core4989 (Position 178 out of 1023)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Description of the HTC U12 life Specs

The HTC U12 life is a smartphone engineered with attention to performance and user experience, launched in August 2018. It boasts a sleek plastic body available in Moonlight Blue and Twilight Purple colors, giving it a contemporary look. The U12 life is equipped with a Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 chipset, featuring a 14 nm Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 CPU and an Adreno 509 GPU, ensuring smooth multitasking and gaming performance.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does HTC U12 life cost?

The price of the HTC U12 life varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 300 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the HTC U12 life come out?

HTC U12 life mobile was launched on in these colors: Moonlight Blue, Twilight Purple.

What is the size and weight of HTC U12 life ?

The HTC U12 life has dimensions of Height: 158.5 mm Width: 75.4 mm Thickness: 8.3 mm and weighs approximately 175 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of HTC U12 life?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1080 x 2160 px at a pixel density of 402 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a HTC U12 life have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm) with processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. HTC U12 life is available with internal memory of 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the HTC U12 life?

The device have a Dual rear camera setup with specs of 16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF 5 MP, depth sensor and features like Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama

What are the front camera specs and MP of the HTC U12 life?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 13 MP, f/2.0 and features like LED flash, HDR, panorama