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HTC U11 Plus spotted on GFXBench ahead of November 2 launch

The rumored HTC U11 Plus could launch with Android 8.0 Oreo, and an edge-to-edge display.

  • Published: October 20, 2017 11:25 AM IST
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HTC had sent out media invites recently for the launch of its next U series smartphone. The event will take place in Taipei on November 2, and all bets are on the launch of the HTC U 11 Plus. Successor the HTC U11 launched earlier this year, the U11 Plus is expected to come with notable upgrades. An HTC smartphone has now been spotted on benchmarking website GFXBench with specifications hinting at the HTC U11 Plus.

According to the GFXBench listing, the alleged HTC U11 Plus will run the latest Android 8.0 Oreo with an unspecified SenseUI on top. The smartphone will feature a 6-inch QHD+ display. It will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at 2.4GHz paired with Adreno 540 GPU for graphics. The rumored HTC U11 Plus will come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

In the photography department, the HTC U11 Plus is listed with the same specifications as the U11. At the rear, the smartphone sports a 12-megapixel camera and an 8-megapixel camera up front. Prior to this, an HTC smartphone was spotted on Geekbench as well with the same set of specifications.

Past rumors and leaks suggest that the U11 Plus will feature a similar design as that of the U11 but with an edge-to-edge display up front. With an expected display size of 6-inch, it will possibly have 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is expected to be available in two color options of Brilliant Black and Amazing Silver. ALSO READ: HTC U11 review: Utopia in the making

Other than the U11 Plus, there have been rumors circulating around the U11 Life Android One smartphone. The HTC U11 Life is rumored to come with a 5.2-inch 1080p display, and Snapdragon 630 SoC. It could come in two variants of 3GB RAM plus 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage. The rest of the rumored features include 16-megapixel rear and front cameras, a 2,600mAh battery, IP67 certification, and Edge Sense technology. RELATED: HTC U11 Life Android One smartphone leak hints at Edge Sense and more

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  • Published Date: October 20, 2017 11:25 AM IST