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HTC Ocean launching next month as HTC U, features touch-sensitive frame

HTC has a unique trick up its sleeve to keep the company in sync against the innovation of rivals.

According to Venture Beat, HTC’s phone with a codename ‘Ocean’ will feature a novel input method. If other manufacturers already making an edge-to-edge display on phones, HTC has the Edge Sense. It’s an intuitive way of interacting with your phone thanks to frame-embedded sensors. You can squeeze and swipe to operate.

Check out the concept video below from 2016.

The HTC Ocean will be known as the HTC U when it gets released sometime next month. It’ll be powered a Snapdragon 835 processor, 12-megapixel IMX362 rear camera, 6-megapixel IMX351 selfie shooter, and runs Android 7.1 Nougat with Sense 9 on top.

Not much info have been released for this handset yet, keep an eye out for more details.

Source: Venture Beat

This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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