The U11 Plus is not the only smartphone HTC is working on. There have been rumors in the past suggesting HTC entry in the Android One market too, following the leads of Xiaomi and Motorola. Dubbed as U11 Life, the smartphone has now been spotted on Geekbench revealing some important specifications of the phone. Also Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setupAlso Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite smartphone design leaks online
The listing reveals that the smartphone will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with 3GB of RAM, and will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. This is contrary to previous rumors which hinted at a Snapdragon 630 SoC powering the device, and Android Oreo running out-of-the-box. The smartphone has scored 858 points in the single-core test, and 4,136 points in the multi-core test.
Apart from that, rumors have already suggested that the HTC U11 Life might feature a 5.2-inch full HD display. The smartphone is said to launch in two variants 32GB variant with 3GB RAM, and 64GB storage variant with 4GB of RAM. On the camera front, the U11 Life will come with 16-megapixel front and back cameras with PDAF support, and LED flash. The smartphone will be armed by a 2,600mAh battery. ALSO READ: HTC U11 expected to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update in November
One feature that the HTC U11 Life will be taking from its predecessor will be the Edge Sense squeezing gesture, which also remains its USP. The feature lets you perform various tasks such as clicking pictures, and quick access to apps with a squeeze on the edges of the smartphone. The smartphone is also said to come with U-Sonic headphones, and IP67 water and dust resistance feature. ALSO READ: From Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4; here s a list of phones getting Android Oreo
The HTC U11 Life is expected to launch on the November 2 alongside the HTC U11 Plus, and it falls under the Android One program. As the name suggests, HTC U11 Plus will be a bigger variant of the already launched HTC U11 in June at Rs 51,990.
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