HTC U Ultra Starts Receiving First Software Update

By Rida | Apr 10, 2017 05:06 PM EDT

HTC U Ultra smartphone released recently into the tech market starts receiving the first software update. A recent tweet from Mo Versi, the company's VP of Product Management confirms the software update's release.

In addition to the Mo Versi tweet, a twitter user and an HTC U Ultra user uploaded a screen shot confirming the software update arrival to the device. The tweet from company's VP of  Product Management states something like this "HTC U Ultra Owners! We have an MR out tonight that will improve the experience with bug fixes and additional features on the second screen! Thx!"

The HTC U Ultra Smartphone software update seen in the screenshot has a software version 1.15.401.12 and weighs 638MB in size.  The software update has HTC Sense Companion app "AI" features that the company mentioned during the time of HTC U Ultra Smartphone's unveiling.

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In addition to HTC Sense Companion App, the update also brings some new features for the second screen, bug fixes and system enhancements. The HTC U Ultra smartphone users will receive the software update over-the-air (OTA) and users are requested to wait until an update notification hits the device screen.

HTC U Ultra

HTC U Ultra sports a 5.7-inch 2K Super LCD 5 screen along with a 2.05-inch secondary display above with a 160x1040 resolution protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor paired with Adreno 530 GPU and 4GB of RAM. A 64GB of internal storage is also embedded under the hood, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. 

HTC U Ultra runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS and is powered by a 3,000mAh battery. In addition, the phone is equipped with a 12MP (UltraPixel) rear camera with phase detection autofocus, a dual-tone flash, optical image stabilization, and an aperture of f/1.8. While the front face of the smartphone is incorporated with a 16MP camera.

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