Earlier in 2017 HTC unveiled the HTC U11. The flagship phone was phone was powered by the latest SoC that came with great specs but still had an outdated design with huge bezel flaws. The phone was in no way ready to beat the most appealing smartphones these days. Finally, HTC has come up with the latest signature handset the HTC U11 Plus.
Everything you need to know about HTC U11 Plus
HTC U11 Plus an iconic flagship phone sports a massive Super LCD 6-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio which is protected by Gorilla Glass on top. The display is enhanced as the phone now supports HDR10. The phone comes with a mirror-like glistening finish. The U11 Plus is embedded with the IP68 rating which maximizes the phone’s survival under water. The unique feature of this phone is its squeezable frame that enables Alexa and Google Assistant upon a soft squeeze.
Aside from the design, the HTC’s latest smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with variants of 4/6 GB RAM and 64/128 GB storage on board. The phone also supports storage expansion via MicroSD slot. The major improvement in this flagship phone is a 3930mAh battery tied with Quick Charge 3.0 alongside 2 available power saving modes.
Taking a look in the camera section, HTC has not adopted the dual camera setup on the back as most of the smartphones nowadays do. The HTC U11 Plus optics on the rear is featured with 12 MP with f/1.7 aperture and 3 sensors UltraPixel. As in front, there is an 8 MP selfie shooter. The fingerprint sensor is attached to the back of the phone. The phone runs on the latest android version 8.0 Android Oreo.
HTC U11 Plus Key Specs
Display: 6-inch (2880 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ Super LCD 6 Display
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC
GPU: Adreno 540
RAM: 4GB / 6GB
Internal Storage: 64GB / 128GB Storage( Expandable Via MicroSD Up To 2TB)
Rear Camera: 12MP UltraPixel 3 Rear Camera With f/1.7 Aperture, 1.4μm Pixel, Dual LED Flash
Front Camera: 8MP Front-Facing Camera With f/2.0 Aperture
O/S: Android 8.0 Oreo With HTC Sense U.I Skin on top
Battery: 3930mAh Battery With QuickCharge 3.0 support
Pricing and Availability
The HTC U11 Plus comes in three color variants: Ceramic Black, Amazing Silver, and Translucent Black. As for now the only color option available is Translucent Black. Europe and Asia are more likely to have the phone in hand first. The phone is set to release on November 20 for purchase around Europe costing approximately £699 and €799. The phone will hit the market in Asia shortly. The HTC U11 Plus price in Nepal is estimated to be around NRs. 96000.