HTC has launched its latest premium smartphone U11 that the Taiwanese smartphone maker also labels as its true 2017 Flagship. The primary highlight of the phone is its squeeze interaction feature. The phone has been priced at USD 749 (approximately 48,000 INR).
This hybrid dual SIM based handset flaunts a 5.5 inch Quad HD Super LCD 5 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layer on top. U11 comes with 3D glass on the screen as well as on rear, which makes this phone look elegant.
The side bezels of the phone are pressure sensitive and thus can detect your squeezes and their intensity. Using triggers like Squeeze, short squeeze and squeeze and hold, you can perform actions like launching camera or other apps, fire flash light, summon Assistant or open your mails.
U11 is the world’s first handset which comes with Octa Core Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at 2.45 GHz, along with Adreno 540 GPU. It is powered by 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard memory that is expandable by up to 2TB of micro SD card slot. Another variant of this handset comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory.
The U11 packs UltraPixel 3 rear camera with 12MP resolution, dual LED flash light, OIS, f/1.7 aperture and 4K video recording. It also bears a 16 MP front camera with full HD video recording. Software on the phone is Android 7.1.1 Nougat based Sense UI.
The handset houses a 3000mAh battery with Quick charge 3.0 support. Other prominent features include water and dust resistance, USB-C audio, HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation, HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition, 3D Audio recording with 4 microphones, Hi-Res audio, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C and fingerprint sensor.
The HTC U11 will be available in Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White, and Solar Red color options across the world from May 2017 onwards.
Key Specifications of HTC U11:
|Display||a 5.5 inch Quad HD Super LCD 5 display with display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Processor||2.45 GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 835 SoC|
|Camera||12 MP rear and 16 MP front camera|
|RAM||6GB / 4GB|
|Internal Memory||128GB / 64GB|
|Dimensions and Weight||153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9mm and 169 grams|
|Software||Android 7.1.1 Nougat with HTC Sense UI|
|Dual SIM||Hybrid dual SIM / Single SIM|