After getting introduced last month, HTC has launched their latest flagship ‘HTC U11‘ in India today as scheduled. The phone comes with powerful specifications and beautiful design with edge display along with BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition speakers for best multimedia experience. Let’s take a close look at the device.
HTC U11 is a dust and water-resistant phone with IP67 ratings featuring a 5.5 inch (2K) Quad HD Super LCD 5 display offering 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution which is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It has an Edge Sensor for new squeeze interaction. It is a Dual SIM phone supporting Nano+Nano sim cards with Hybrid slot and is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS having company’s own HTC Sense UI on top of it. The operating system also has HTC Edge Sense and HTC Sense Companion. It also has Fingerprint sensor integrated into the physical home button on the front.
Coming to the processing power, HTC has powered up the new HTC U11 with latest 2.45GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform which is further accompanied by Adreno 540 GPU and massive 6GB of RAM making your performance super fast and smoother multitasking. You even need to worry about the storage because the phone itself carries 128GB onboard storage (UFS 2.1) memory which can be expanded up to 2TB using microSD card in you feel shortage.
For multimedia fans, HTC U11 could be one of the best choice because of 4 optimally positioned omni-directional microphones. It records the audio from all directions together. Also while shooting a video with Acoustic Focus using the phone, you can visually zoom to the subject and amplify their specific sounds. The phone also has a USB-C audio along with HTC USonic that combines Active Noise Cancellation which can simply tune audio to your unique hearing. Along with these, HTC U11 also comes equipped with HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition speakers that offers more loudness and better Dynamic Range Audio.
Now for photography fans, HTC always has been better than most of other manufacturers. The new HTC U11 carries a 12 Megapixel HTC UltraPixel 3 primary camera on rear facing with 1.4μm pixel, dual LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, UltraSpeed Autofocus and RAW capture. Not only you can capture sharper, brighter and crispy pictures but also record Ultra HD 4K video recording with 3D Audio, Hi-Res stereo recording, and Acoustic Focus. It is also capable to record Full HD Slow-Mo videos at 120fps.
For Selfie fans, the phone has a 16 Megapixel front-facing camera that can also record videos up to Full HD 1080p resolution. As per connectivity, HTC U11 supports all major connectivity options such as 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with GLONASS, NFC and USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1. The phone is backed up with 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
Talking about pricing and availability, the HTC U11 will be available from last week of this month in two amazing colors, i.e. Brilliant Black and Silver. It will be available via Amazon.in and other retailers across the country priced at Rs. 51,990. Users can also buy HTC U11 from official HTC e-store where Pre-orders are already started. Users who will pre-order on HTC e-store are also getting HTC flip-cover worth Rs. 1,999 absolutely free.
HTC U11 Specifications:
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat)with HTC Sense UI, HTC Edge Sense and HTC Sense Companion
- Hybrid Dual SIM Support
- Fingerprint sensor
- Water and dust resistant (IP67)
- 5.5 inch Quad HD Super LCD 5 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution
- 2.45GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform
- Adreno 540 GPU
- 6GB of RAM
- 128GB internal storage (UFS 2.1), Expandable up to 2TB using microSD card
- 12 Megapixel HTC UltraPixel 3 rear camera with 1.4μm pixel, dual LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, UltraSpeed Autofocus and RAW capture
- Ultra HD 4K video recording with 3D Audio, Hi-Res stereo recording, and Acoustic Focus
- Full HD Slow-Mo video at 120fps
- 16 Megapixel front-facing camera with Full HD video recording
- USB-C audio, HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation,HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition, 3D Audio recording with 4 microphones, Hi-Res audio certified
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS with GLONASS, NFC and USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1
- 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0