HTC has sent out media invites for an event on June 16 to launch the HTC U 11. The event will be held in Delhi. To recap, HTC U 11 is the same phone which was launched in the US last month for $749, which is approximately Rs 48,000. Also Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setupAlso Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite smartphone design leaks online
One of the key highlights of the HTC U 11 is the Edge Sense feature that lets you access a range of customizable actions with gestures on the smartphone s side frame. By applying pressing the metal frame, you can either open an app or take a picture. The phone comes in four color options: Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Amazing Silver, and Ice White. The company has, however, not revealed as to which variant it will launch in India.
HTC U 11 specifications, features
The smartphone features a 5.5-inch QHD display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. At the heart, the smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm s latest Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with 64GB of onboard storage with a further option to expand it further up to 2TB via microSD card.
On the camera front, the HTC U 11 sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with UltraPixel technology, 5-axis OIS, EIS and f/1.7 aperture. It supports 4K video recording with 360-degree sound recording. Up front, the smartphone comes with 16-megapixel front-facing camera with 150-degree wide-angle lens. HTC is also touting the U11 s camera, which earned a score of 90 from camera testing site DxOMark, which is the highest score a phone has gotten. ALOS READ: Samsung Galaxy S8+ to Xiaomi Mi Max: 6 phablets you can buy in India right now
The smartphone is powered by a 3,000mAh battery and includes connectivity options like 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and GPS among others. The smartphone comes with IP57 for water and dust resistance. Like other smartphones in the U-series, it also skips the 3.5mm audio jack in favor of USB Type-C audio.The smartphone runs on HTC Sense 9 based on Android Nougat 7.1 out-of-the-box.