HTC U 11 has long been in the news. After a series of leaks, rumors and speculations, HTC U 11 has finally reached the launch day. The company is hosting an event in Taipei, Japan, where it all set to launch the HTC U 11 smartphone. For those who don’t want to miss the announcement can watch the live stream on the HTC’s official YouTube page. Also Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setupAlso Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite smartphone design leaks online
HTC’s launch invite has a tagline Squeeze for the brilliant , and the letter U shrinking in and out. The HTC U 11 launch live stream will start at 11:30AM IST and you can watch it in the video embedded below. The HTC U 11 is expected to sit in the premium category segment. To put things into perspective, the current HTC U lineup which includes the HTC U Ultra and U Play are priced at Rs 59,990 and Rs 29,990 respectively.
Talking about the USP of the phone, the HTC s Edge Sense technology is something we are looking forward too. The Edge Sense will allow users to perform different functions by squeezing or swiping along the sides of the smartphones. HTC has been long teasing this feature on its social networking sites.
HTC U 11 specifications, features
Thanks to the leaks that we have come across, we already know a lot about the upcoming HTC U 11 smartphone and today’s launch event will confirm the specifications, pricing and the availability of the smartphone. But from what we know so far, the HTC U 11 is likely to feature a 5.5-inch QHD display. Under the hood, the smartphone could be powered by a Snapdragon 835 chipset, paired with 6GB of RAM, and 64GB / 128GB of onboard storage. ALSO READ: HTC U Ultra Review: The stunning beauty that will set you back big bucks
In the camera department, the HTC U 11 is expected to sport a 12-megapixel rear camera, and 16-megapixel front facing camera. The smartphone is expected to house a 3,000mAh battery. It is also said to come with IP57 certification for water and dust resistance. Similar to other smartphones in the HTC U series, it could also ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack and support audio through Type-C port. On the software front, the smartphone is expected to run Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box, with the HTC Sense UI on top. In a recently spotted short video, HTC reveals a 360-degree audio recording feature that we can expect to see on HTC 11.
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