As expected, HTC has released its latest smartphones under a new U-series known as the HTC U11+ and the HTC U11 Life. The U11+ is a flagship device with an edge-to-edge display similar to the iPhone X and the Samsung Galaxy S8. Moreover, HTC has offered the Edge Sense technology on the newly launched handsets.
The HTC U11 is said to be running on the Android One programme in the global market; while in the US, it will support the Edge Sense feature. On the other hand, the flagship HTC mobile comes with the Edge Sense feature along with Amazon’s Alex and Google Assistance.
HTC U11+, HTC U11 Life: Price
The HTC U11+ will be made available for purchase in the select markets at a price of EUR 799 (roughly Rs 60,000). In contrast, the HTC U11 Life pricing will start at $349 (roughly Rs 23,000). The company has not revealed the availability details of the new HTC mobiles outside the US market. However, the HTC U11+ has been already listed on the company’s official India website. So, the chances of the imminent launch are there.
HTC U11+, U11 Life: Specifications
Coming to the specifications, it features a 6-inch Quad-HD (1440×2560 pixels) Super LCD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 tech. The phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC paired with 6GB of RAM. Though the 6GB RAM variant will only be available in the Europe and the other markets will get a 4GB RAM variant with 64GB storage.
For photography, there is a 12MP UltraPixel camera BSI sensor, OIS, autofocus, dual LED flash, f/1.7 aperture. Up front, there is an 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture and BSI sensor. The device is powered by a 3930mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. It measures dimensions at 158.5×74.9×8.5mm and weighs 188 grammes. The connectivity options include 4G LTE, USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, DLNA, and Miracast.
On the other hand, the HTC U11 Life features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Super LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The phone runs on Android One platform which will run on Android 8.0 Oreo built. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor. Like mentioned before, the phone has two variants based on memory. It also supports microSD card up to 2TB.
On the camera front, there is a 16MP primary rear camera with PDAF, BSI sensor and f/2.0 aperture. Also, there is a 16MP selfie snapper at the front. The phone is powered by a 2600mAh battery.