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HTC U Ultra / HTC Ocean Note

alaTest has collected and analyzed 456 reviews of HTC U Ultra / HTC Ocean Note. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the camera and price are on the whole positive. The performance and screen are also appreciated, but the GPS navigation and connectivity get negative opinions.

size, screen, performance, price, camera

battery, portability, connectivity, GPS navigation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC U Ultra / HTC Ocean Note is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (

HTC U Ultra smartphone review - the device that tries to stand out from the crowd


HTC's attempt to stand out in the Android smartphone market continues with the U Ultra and it has a number of features and design elements that help the device achieve this. Three years ago, HTC was riding high and their flagship devices were all about...

Sleek design, secondary display, impressive camera, excellent audio quality. ; Large device, rear panel is a fingerprint magnet, battery could have been better. ; The HTC U Ultra has enough points of difference to make it stand out from the crowd with...

Large device, rear panel is a fingerprint magnet, battery could have been better. ; The HTC U Ultra has enough points of difference to make it stand out from the crowd with some interesting features. HTC’s heart is in the right place but the large size...

The HTC U Ultra has enough points of difference to make it stand out from the crowd with some interesting features. HTC’s heart is in the right place but the large size and expensive price won’t suit everyone. The HTC U Ultra has enough points of...

Mar, 2017

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Plug and Play what a joke!


This is my fourth HTC phone over the last 10 years; so you could say I am a fan. Well no more; the inability for HTC to offer accessories, eg replacement head phones along with unable to supply the USB-C to 3.5 adapter, I was directed to the US site...

Jul, 2017

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It's reliable, but it's hard to unlock and touchy with the messageing part of it. I'd like it to be a bit louder with the ringtone. I've been very happy with the overall phone. I haven't used a lot of the features it has. The photos are good. Happy to...

Mar, 2017

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Simply a Beautiful Phone


no 3.5mm jack, USB-C or the 3000 mha battery. I am finding the U Ultra to be an excellent choice. 4000 mha spec means crap if the phone is a heavy power user. Today I had an average amount of calls. Around 20 texts and 25 minutes of you-tube. At 4 pm I...

Mar, 2017

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HTC U Ultra


nd is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 162.41 x 79.79 x 7.99 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 170.00 grams. The HTC U Ultra is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options...

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3000
Standby time (3G):312
Standby time (4G):312
Talk time (3G):26
Talk time (4G):16 / 26

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y


Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):16
Front camera type:Single camera
Image stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:120
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@120fps
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p, 2160p / 720p,1080p / 720p,2160p
Zoom capability:Y


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Pink gold / White
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
Product colour:White


Display diagonal:14.5
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display Type:LCD
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:513
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:Y
Second display resolution:160 x 1040
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y


Audio formats supported:3GPP, AAC, FLAC, M4A, Mid, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
Video compression formats:3GP, MKV, MP4 / 3GP,MKV,MP4
Video formats supported:3GP, MKV, MP4, TS, WEBM / 3GP,MKV,MP4,TS,WEBM


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:UMTS
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y


Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, File manager, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)


64-bit computing:Y
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.15
Processor Model:821


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:4
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:2000
RAM capacity:4
USB mass storage:Y


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Height :162.4 / 162.5