HTC Makes A Comeback, Launches U19e and Desire 19+ in Taiwan

On: June 11, 2019

After a long period of inactivity, HTC has launched two new smartphones for the Taiwanese market. The company has pulled the wraps from the U19e and the Desire 19+. The HTC Desire 19+ comes equipped with a waterdrop notch screen and triple rear cameras.

HTC U19e Features and Specifications

The HTC U19e comes equipped with a 6-inch FHD+ display and offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, HTC has added a Snapdragon 710 processor paired with 6GB of RAM. On the storage front, the device offers 128GB of storage alongside microSD card slot.

Camera options on the HTC U19e include a 12MP + 20MP dual camera setup at the rear. This setup comes with the ability to shoot 4K video. The front camera is a 24-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The HTC U19e is backed by a 3,930mAh battery and features Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 support, a fingerprint sensor and BoomSound HiFi Ultrasound.

The connectivity options on the HTC U19e include dual-band W-iFi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0, Miracast, USB Type-C 3.1 with DisplayPort, GPS and 4G VoLTE. HTC U19e is priced at TWD 14,900 (~Rs 32,879) and will be available in Extraordinary Purple and Modest Green colours.

HTC Desire 19+ Features and Specifications

Alongside the HTC U19e, the company has also launched the HTC Desire 19+. The new phone comes with a 6.2-inch HD+ waterdrop screen and is powered by MediaTek Helio P35 paired with up to 6GB of RAM. Storage options on the HTC U19e include a 128GB internal storage and an expandable microSD card slot. Also present is a rear mounted fingerprint sensor.

The triple rear camera on the HTC Desire 19+ is made up of a 13MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra wide-angle lens, and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, the Desire 19+ comes with a 16MP selfie camera which supports beauty mode and AI backed camera features. The HTC Desire 19+ is powered by a 3850mAh battery. That being said, the HTC Desire 19+ doesn’t support fast charging.

HTC U19e will run on Android 9.0 Pie operating system flavoured with HTC Sense UI. The HTC U19e 4GBRAM+64GB is priced at TWD 9,990 (Rs 19,988) and the 6GB RAM+ 128GB variant is priced at TWD 10,990 (Rs 24,260.) The HTC U19e will be available in Star Can Blue and Jasmine White options.