HTC U11 price & Everything you should know

HTC U11 is the latest flagship device released to the market by the HTC Corporation.

The HTC 10 was a return to form for HTC, with an iconic design, slick Android skin and great audio quality.

It was rumoured that the new device might not be called HTC 11 but will be called HTC U or HTC U Vive.

Well, the name is HTC U11 and it features the new design direction debuted earlier in the year with the HTC U Ultra and U Play.

The HTC U11 uses the brand’s new ‘Liquid Surface’ design to redefine the look and feel of this device, offering Gorilla Glass 5 front and back to create a powerful, rolling structure in the hand.

It also features HTC’s newest innovation, the Edge Sense, which allows you to operate your device by squeezing the sides of the phone.

The edges are rimmed with metal, featuring a ridged power key, and HTC has found its own brand of courage in dropping the headphone jack for its flagship phone this year.

Release date: The HTC U11 was officially revealed on May 16, and it will be available in a variety of colors by the end of the month.

What are the HTC U11’s features?


Before we get to the squeeze sense, here are the headline specs of the HTC U11:

  • Android Nougat 7.0
  • 5.5 Quad HD LCD 5 display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 64GB storage with micro SD up to 256GB
  • 12Mp main camera, f/1.7 with OIS and EIS
  • 16Mp front facing camera, f/2.0
  • 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 4G LTE
  • Nano-SIM
  • GPS
  • NFC
  • 3000mAh non-removable battery

htc u11 design


There will be five colors available for the phone at launch: Solar Red, Amazing Silver, Brilliant Black, Ice White and Sapphire Blue.

The device has a nice glassy finish courtesy of the liquid surface design which adds different hues and shades to give the impression of a water droplet, one that shimmers and shifts colour when you hold it at different angles.

The HTC U11 sports a 5.5-inch QHD display (2,560 x 1,440 pixels), giving the screen a pixel density of 539 ppi.

The device is also IP57 water and dust resistant.

At only 7.9 mm thick, the HTC U11 is quite slim weighing in at 169 grams only.

camera


The front facing camera is a 16Mp beast, while the main camera is 12Mp and uses HTC’s UltraPixel 3 with HDR boost, OIS and 3D audio recording for video.

edge sense


This is the big feature of the HTC U11.

The left- and right-hand sides of the phone are pressure-sensitive, meaning you can squeeze them to register an input. It uses eight pressure gauges, four on each side of the phone, to let you register an input

It uses eight pressure gauges, four on each side of the phone, to let you register an input.

You can launch the camera app and do a host of stuff just by squeezing your phone.

performance


It comes with a Qualcomm’s lead Snapdragon 835 CPU model together with 4GB of RAM.

It also comes with 64GB of onboard storage and microSD card support, though in some markets you’ll be able to get a 128GB version with 6GB of RAM.

The software package is Android 7.1 Nougat with the HTC Sense UI on top.

The battery pack is rated at 3,000mAh and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

HTC U11 Specs


  • Dimensions: 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 169g
  • Display: 5.5in SLCD5 1440 x 2560p QHD @534ppi
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 64-bit octa-core MSM8998 @2.45GHz
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • RAM: 4GB/6GB [Market Dependent]
  • Storage: 64GB/128GB [Market Dependent]
  • MicroSD: Up To 256GB
  • Software: Android 7.1 Nougat, HTC Sense UI, HTC Sense Companion, Google Assistant [Market Dependent], Amazon Alexa [Market Dependent]
  • Battery: 3,000mAh, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
  • Connectivity: NFC, A-GPS/GLONASS, Type-C USB, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi Hotspot, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Features: HTC Edge Sense, IP67 Water & Dust Resistance
  • Primary Camera: 12MP, f/1.7 Aperture, OIS, Dual-LED Flash, 4K Video
  • Secondary Camera: 16MP, Wide-Angle Lens, 1080p Video

htc u11 price


The HTC U11 will be available worldwide in May 2017 for a price of €749/£649.

That’s about N300,000 in Nigeria and KSh 75,000 in Kenya. Get the best deals when you buy online.

WHERE TO BUY HTC PHONES


Follow the links below to get The HTC U11 at a discounted price online. Some of these sites also offer free delivery services.

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