HTC will never want to loose the high end and premium smartphone market in India and is coming with a full starter pack with the launch of HTC U11. HTC U11 will be launched in India on June 9 and it is expected that it will be priced at Rs. 54,999. With the launch of this beautiful and amazing device, HTC U11 will compete directly with premium phones like Apple i Phone 7 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge. Now, let us have an in-depth analysis of the specifications and other functionality of HTC U11.
HTC U11 : Built and Design
Well, HTC U11 simply has mesmerizing and long lasting impression. There are so many color options to choose from and it gives pretty amazing and beautiful looks. It sports a 5.5-inch capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for screen protection and dimensionally the phone measures around 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm and weighs around 170g. One can choose for a single sim variant or dual sim variant. Also, HTC U11 is dust and water resistant with water-resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.
Performance and Memory
HTC U11 features the latest flagship of Snapdragon, Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core processor. It has four processors with clock speed of 2.45 GHz and four processors with 1.9 GHz. It runs on Android 7.0. No doubt, this phone will be a beast in terms of performance, but soon One Plus 5 will also be available with the same processor. HTC U11 has two variants to choose from, one with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage available as USA variant. Another option is available with 128GB Internal storage and 6GB RAM. This is available as the global variant.
HTC is often regarded as the king of the phone camera and even this time, it will satisfy its “selfie-obsessed” users. HTC U11 sports a 12 MP rear camera, with f/1.7, phase detection. It supports autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash. Other features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama. It has a secondary camera of 16 MP.
HTC U11 will be technically the first phone to fully support Amazon’s personal assistant Alexa. Apart, from Alexa, it will also support Google Assistance. Alexa is more of an Assistant in areas such as smart home control and will facilitate to buy things on Amazon, Google’s helpful AI can still help out with Chromecast streaming and Google searches.
HTC U11 has got amazing sound quality and even this time it is missing 3.5mm headphones jack. There is a front mounted fingerprint sensor and other sensors on board includes an accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor and compass. It has non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. HTC U11 will be available in Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White, Solar Red color variant.
This phone has got the complete potential to boom into the market, but HTC will have to look for the future launch of One Plus 5. This may directly affect its market as it will offer almost same features at a price that will be very promising.