HTC launched its flagship phone U11:Specs, Features, Price and Launch Date
The hard to resist waiting has finally come to a halt when the Taiwanese consumer electronic company, HTC, launched its premium phone, HTC U11. The launch event took place in Taipei City on 16th of may,2017 at 11:30 am. The product is considered to be the company’s flagship phone.
The U11 comes in Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White and Solar Red colour options. U11 has the unique Edge Sense feature which allows the user to perform various tasks and operations just by applying the pressure. The pressure will be sensed by the sensor which are mounted on the side edges of the phone. The phone will detect a short duration squeeze pressure as well as a long duration squeeze pressure and will perform the task assigned corresponding to them. Hence, the Edge Sense feature increases the functionality at the user’s fingertips. Since the pressure sensors work purely on the pressure applied, it works even with the gloves on.
The U11 is powered by the 2.45GHz Snapdragon 835 SoC processor by the Qualcomm. Besides this, the liquid surface design and the multiple AI assistant is also the highlight of the product. The U11 runs on the latest operating system, i.e. Android 7.1 Nougat. It has Dual-Nano-SIM card slots. The display is of 5.5 inch Quad HD (1440*2560 Pixels) Super LCD with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
The memory and storage capacity options creates two variants, i.e. 4GB RAM/64GB storage and 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage. However, the indian market will receive only the latter variant. The U11 is also capable of mounting the microSD card upto 2TB.
The U11 comes with two cameras, front and rear. The rear one being 12MP with additional features like ultra spread autofocus, dual LED flash, slow motion and 4k video recording, BSI (Backside Illuminated) sensor which makes the picture clicked in low light area look good. The U11 has 16MP, full HD recording,BSI sensor supported front camera with live make-up, auto selfie, voice selfie, HDR Boost and Selfie Panorama as the additional features.
The powerhouse of the U11 consists of a 3000mAh battery that provides up to 24.5 hours of talk time and 14 days of standby time with extreme power saving mode and Quick Charge 3.0 as the toppings!!! One out of the ordinary feature of the U11 is that it has no 3.5mm audio jack!!! This does not make the company harsh on its users because it has provided a USB type C adapter in the box so the users can still listen to their favourite music using wired earphones with 3.5mm pin.
With all these features the price of the product is kept as EUR 749 (approx Rs. 53,000) in the european market and in the US it is $749 (approx Rs. 48,000). In the indian market, the price is expected to be around Rs. 56,000 although the launching in India is set to be in the mid june,2017.