HTC U11 is a new smartphone that was recently launched in India. It is also known as the “squeezable phone”, all thanks to its Edge sense feature. The phone will be available for purchase in India before the month of June 2017 rounds up. Read on as you get to see the HTC U11 specification, price and availability in India.
HTC U11 Design And Specifications
The HTC U11 design is quite amazing as it maintains the same 3D Liquid Surface design we saw on the HTC U Ultra Play. it will be having a glossy finish on fout different colour variants; Blue, Red, Black and Silver.
The HTC U11 will having the following body dimensions; 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9mm which looks quite sleek. It will also be featuring a 5.5inch Quad HD display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixel. To top up the display features, the brand used a Super LCD 5 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The HTC U11 will have the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor, which is an octa-core processor cloaked at 2.45GHz speed. In terms of its storage and RAM, the U11 will be coming in two variants which are; 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage or 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It has a dual SIM hybrid slot with microUSD support, and the storage can be expanded up to 2TB.
From the camera department, the HTC U11 will be coming with a 12MP camera on its rear panel, with the brand’s UltraPixel 3 one. It has 1.4μm pixel size, UltraSpeed Autofocus, BSI sensor and OIS. The aperture is ƒ/1.7 and there’s Dual LED flash on board. HTC has added a Pro mode with manual control as well as RAW format support on this phone. The camera is capable of 4K recording with 3D Audio, Hi-Res audio, Acoustic Focus as well. The front panel is equipped with a 16MP camera having BSI sensor, live make-up, auto Selfie, Voice Selfie and HDR boost, along with support for 1080p video recording.
The device have support for 4G and VoLTE with the most major brands for India, which includes Band 5, Band 40, Band 41 and so on. The brand also made a claim that the HTC U11 also have support for Cat 15 LTE with download speeds up to 800Mbps.
From the sound quality department, HTC equipped the U11 with HTC USonic with active noise cancellation together with HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition. The device have the following sensors; Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor Motion G-sensor, Compass sensor, Gyro sensor, Magnetic sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Sensor Hub, Edge Sensor
In terms of connectivity, the U11 also have support for NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi. The U11 will also be coming with a 3000mAh battery with quick charging capacity and Type C charging port. The battery will guarantee a promising 24 hours 30 minutes of talk time with 3G/4G on the phone. The HTC U11 is a dust, water and splash resistant smartphone with IP67 rating.
HTC U11Squeezable Feature Aka Edge Sense.
The HTC U11 will be coming with an Edge sense feature, which makes a user to be able to squeeze the smartphone to set certain commands and functions. For example, you can customize a squeeze to open a game, an email app, the camera app, activate any of the voice assistants or even take a picture. In much sense, the squeeze gesture can be customized by a user to carry out any function he or she desire. Another good thing is that the HTC Edge Sense can be used even when you are putting on a glove and it will work just fine.
HTC U11 Price and Availability in India
The HTC U11 price in India is expected to start from Rs 51,990 which is much way lower than the launch price of the HTC U Ultra. HTC U11 pre-order in India commences on 17th June 2017 on the HTC e-store in India. Customers who pre-order will also get a free HTC flip cover gift which is worth Rs 1,999.
The brand is also offering Standard Chartered debit or credit card users the option of 10% cash back on the price for those pre-booking for the phone. The HTC U11 offer is available till the 26th June 2017. The phone will also be available on Amazon India as well as other offline stores in India during the last week of June 2017.