HTC has become a bit player in the global smartphone space since selling the bulk of its phone business to Google in 2017 (and arguably for a few years before that). But the company continues to crank out new phones from time to time. And now HTC has unveiled two new smartphones including the company’s first 5G-ready model.

The new HTC U20 5G is set to go up for pre-order in Taiwan July 1st for about $640, while the HTC Desire 20 Pro is a $300 phone more modest specs (and no 5G support) set to go on sale In Taiwan June 18th.

HTC says the phones should also be available in “other markets” in the future.

While the HTC U20 5G is the company’s new top-of-the-line model, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chip rather than a more powerful Snapdragon 865 processor. The good news is that this means you generally get a lower price tag and longer battery life (especially since the phone also has a pretty big battery). But that comes at the cost of some performance.

The Desire 20 Pro, meanwhile, has a Snapdragon 665 processor, 4G LTE support, and less RAM. But it also sells for less than half the price.

Here’s an overview of the specs for each of HTC’s new phones:

HTC U20 5GHTC Desire 20 Pro
Display6.8 inch, 2400 x 10806.5 inch, 2340 x 1080
ProcessorSnapdragon 765GSnapdragon 665
GraphicsAdreno 620Adreno 610
RAM8GB6GB
Storage256GB + microSD128GB + microSD
Rear cameras48MP + 8MP wide + 2MP depth + 2MP macro48MP + 8MP wide + 2MP depth + 2MP macro
Front camera32MP25MP
SecurityFingerprint reader (rear)Fingerprint reader (rear)
Battery5,000 mAh5,000 mAh
Charging18W QC 4.0QC 3.0
Wireless5G NR, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC4G LTE, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
PortsUSB-CUSB-C, 3.5mm audio
Dimensions171.2mm x 78.12mm x 9.4mm162mm x 77mm x 9.4mm
Weight215.5 grams201 grams

HTC U20 5G gallery

HTC Desire 20 Pro gallery

Support Liliputing

Liliputing's primary sources of revenue are advertising and affiliate links (if you click the "Shop" button at the top of the page and buy something on Amazon, for example, we'll get a small commission).

But there are several ways you can support the site directly even if you're using an ad blocker* and hate online shopping.

Contribute to our Patreon campaign

or...

Contribute via PayPal

* If you are using an ad blocker like uBlock Origin and seeing a pop-up message at the bottom of the screen, we have a guide that may help you disable it.