Comparison between:
- HTC U12 Life
- HTC U12+
- HTC Exodus 1

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

HTC U12 LifeHTC U12+HTC Exodus 1
HTC U12 Life
Prices
HTC U12+
Prices
HTC Exodus 1
Prices
Model aliasU12LifeU12 Plus
U12Plus
Exodus1

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width76.65 mm
7.67 cm
0.25 ft
3.02 in
73.9 mm
7.39 cm
0.24 ft
2.91 in
73.95 mm
7.4 cm
0.24 ft
2.91 in
Height158.5 mm
15.85 cm
0.52 ft
6.24 in
156.6 mm
15.66 cm
0.51 ft
6.17 in
156.62 mm
15.66 cm
0.51 ft
6.17 in
Thickness8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.03 ft
0.33 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.03 ft
0.38 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.03 ft
0.38 in
Weight175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
188 g
0.41 lbs
6.63 oz
188 g
0.41 lbs
6.63 oz
Volume100.84 cm³
6.12 in³
112.26 cm³
6.82 in³
112.35 cm³
6.82 in³
ColorsPurple
Blue
Black
Red
Blue
Blue
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP68IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards222

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 11
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo
User interface (UI)SenseEdge Sense 2Edge Sense 2

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 636Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology14 nm10 nm10 nm
CPU4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 2604x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3854x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores888
CPU frequency1800 MHz2800 MHz2800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 509Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU frequency-710 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB
6 GB
6 GB6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1333 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
128 GB
128 GB
eMMC 5.1UFS 2.1UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSSuper LCD 6Super LCD 6
Diagonal size6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
Width2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
Height5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution1080 x 2160 pixels1440 x 2880 pixels1440 x 2880 pixels
Pixel density402 ppi
158 ppcm
537 ppi
211 ppcm
537 ppi
211 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area76.72 %80.54 %80.47 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
2.5D curved glass screen
1000:1 contrast ratio
420 cd/m²
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
400 cd/m²
HDR10
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
400 cd/m²
HDR10

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
-Edge sensorEdge sensor

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperturef/2f/1.75f/1.75
Focal length4.44 mm4.28 mm4.28 mm
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Phase detection
1080p @ 60 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 16 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 16 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.6 (#2)

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperturef/2f/2f/2
Focal length4.43 mm--
Flash typeLED--
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
-Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Face unlock
Auto HDR
Panorama
Self-timer
OIS
Angle of view - 84°
Secondary front camera - 8 MP
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Face unlock
Auto HDR
Panorama
Self-timer
OIS
Angle of view - 84°
Secondary front camera - 8 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-Hi-Res Audio
192 kHz / 24-bit
USonic
Hi-Res Audio
192 kHz / 24-bit
USonic

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
-2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AC3
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AC3
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AC3
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3600 mAh3500 mAh3500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-23 h 48 min
23.8 h
1428 min
1 days
23 h 48 min
23.8 h
1428 min
1 days
3G talk time-23 h 48 min
23.8 h
1428 min
1 days
23 h 48 min
23.8 h
1428 min
1 days
Charger output power5 V / 2 A5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 1.7 A
12 V / 1.25 A
5 V / 2.5 A
9 V / 1.7 A
12 V / 1.25 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (USA)-0.66 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)-0.53 W/kg-
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