Firstly of the 12 months, a smartphone dubbed HTC Ocean Note was leaked with no buttons and a contextual UI with out a lot element. Now, a recent screenshot leak sheds extra mild on an upcoming HTC smartphone with a novel ‘Edge Sense’ characteristic that would simply be elaborating on the HTC Ocean Word’s tweaked UI and new Edge-controlled options.
Evan Blass, aka @evleaks shared a hyperlink from a Chinese language site that bought maintain of those screenshots and a few specification particulars as properly. The HTC machine screenshot reveals that the smartphone comes with an ‘Edge Sense’ characteristic that has presumably one thing to do with the UI. It might be that the smartphone has curved edges and capabilities might be carried out completely from the perimeters – just like the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge – that might be toggled on or off. Or it might be one thing utterly new with controls which can be enabled by simply tapping the sting of the machine or the sting of the show.
The latter idea falls consistent with an early leak from @evleaks as properly displaying off a brand new characteristic on the HTC Ocean Word. The idea video leak confirmed off a brand new edge-controlled interface, the place a tiny scroller perform resides on the facet giving the consumer many shortcuts simply on the flick of a thumb.
The Chinese language web site additionally calls ‘Edge Sense’ as ‘Sense Contact’ a characteristic that has been leaked earlier on the HTC Ocean Word a properly. The location additionally leaked some specs, and this upcoming HTC machine aka HTC Ocean Word is tipped to characteristic a 5.5-inch show and is anticipated to be powered by a Snapdragon 835 SoC. It can pack 4GB or 6GB of RAM with 64GB of inner storage. Lastly the tipster additionally confirms that the upcoming cellphone will include Daydream assist, run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and combine a particular Sense AI Assistant. That is attention-grabbing as HTC telephones have been anticipated to combine Google Assistant, however this new leak factors in any other case. HTC should pack its AI assistant with many options to make it compelling sufficient.
As per previous leaks, the HTC Ocean Word is anticipated to let go of the headphone jack, and assist USB Kind-C port and dual-SIM (4G + 3G) twin standby card slots. It was anticipated to launch on January 12 however that did not occur, and no new launch particulars have been tipped recently.