HTC U11

At an event held in Delhi, HTC launched its latest flagship device, the U11, in India. The Taiwan-based company has worked hard to pack a lot of premium features into making this phone a true flagship on most fronts. The HTC U11 comes with all the latest specs and features a new AI assistant developed by HTC called the Sense Companion.

It will be open for pre-booking in India from 17 June this year. It will be sold on Amazon as well as offline retail channels. Here is a quick list of queries about the phone, and their answers. Here are some of the pros and cons of the HTC U11.

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HTC U11 Pros

  • 5.5 inch Quad HD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 12MP Ultrapixel 3 camera with OIS, 4K and slow-mo recording
  • 6GB RAM, 128GB UFS2.1 internal storage
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Sense Companion
  • IP67 certified device
  • New Edge Sense feature

HTC U11 Cons

  • 3,000 mAh battery
  • Hybrid SIM slot

HTC U11 Specifications

Key SpecsHTC U11
Display5.5 inch Super LCD5, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Screen ResolutionQuad HD, 2560 x 1440 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat, Sense UI, Edge Sense, Sense Companion
Processor Octa-core:
4 x 2.45 GHz Kryo
4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 835
GPUAdreno 540
Memory6GB
Inbuilt Storage 128GB, UFS2.1
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 2TB
Primary Camera12MP, Ultrapixel 3.0, f/1.7, 1.4μm pixel size, PDAF, OIS, dual LED flash
Video recording2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 120fps
Secondary Camera16MP, f/2.0
Battery 3,000 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
SIM Card TypeDual, nano+nano, hybrid SIM slot
WaterproofIP67 certification, water resistant up to 1m
Weight169 grams
Dimensions153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm
Price Rs. 51,990

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HTC U11 FAQs

Question: Does the HTC U11 support Dual SIM slots?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM slots.

Question: Does the HTC U11 support 4G VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, it supports 4G VoLTE.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage is offered with the HTC U11?

Answer: The smartphone comes with 128GB UFS2.1 internal storage and 6GB RAM.

Question: Can internal storage be upgraded in the HTC U11?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage can be expanded via microSD up to 2TB (using SIM 2 slot).

Question: What are the colour options offered with HTC U11?

Answer: HTC U11 is offered in Brilliant Black and Amazing Silver colour options.

Question: Does HTC U11 offers a 3.5mm audio jack?

Answer: No, it comes with USB C audio support.

Question: What are the sensors incorporated in HTC U11?

Answer: The HTC U11 comes with Fingerprint, Ambient light, Proximity, Motion-G, Compass, Gyro, Magnetic, Sensor Hub and Edge Sensors.

Question: Can battery be removed from U11?

Answer: No, the battery cannot be removed.

Question: What is the SoC used in the U11?

Answer: The U11 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 64-bit Octa-Core processor.

Question: How is the display of the HTC U11?

HTC U11

Answer: The phone comes with a 5.5 inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) Super LCD5 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top.

Question: Does HTC U11 support NFC connectivity?

Answer: Yes, it supports NFC connectivity.

Question: Does HTC U11 supports adaptive brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs Android 7.1 Nougat with HTC Sense.

Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The phone has capacitive buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.

Question: Does the U11 support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB OTG.

Question: Does the U11 feature a Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, the smartphone comes with Gyroscope sensor.

Question: What are the camera specifications of the U11?

Answer: The HTC U11 features a 12MP (HTC UltraPixel 3 with 1.4μm pixel size). It has UltraSpeed Autofocus, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), f/1.7 aperture and Dual LED flash. It also comes with a Pro Mode for manual control, RAW support, 4K video recording at 30 FPS and slow-motion recording in 1080p at 120 FPS.

On the front, the U11 has a 16MP f/2.0 camera for selfies and video calling.

Question: Does the U11 support HDR mode?

Answer: Yes, it supports HDR mode.

Question: Can a user play 4K videos on the U11?

Answer: Yes, a user can play 4K videos on the device.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the U11?

Answer: No, the device does not come with a dedicated camera button but HTC Edge Sense allows to launch camera and click pictures by squeezing the edges of the phone.

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker of the U11?HTC U11Answer: The U11 comes with HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition speakers that promise improved loudness and dynamic range ratio. In other words, the loudspeakers of the phone are of very high quality.

Question: Is there any offer with the U11?

Answer: Yes. If you pre-book the U11, you get a HTC flip cover worth Rs. 1,999. You can also avail 10% cashback using Standard Chartered Debit or Credit Cards from 26th June onwards.

Question: Can the U11 be connected to Bluetooth Headset?

Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is mobile hotspot internet sharing is supported?

Answer: Yes.

Conclusion

 

The HTC U11 is a premium flagship phone from HTC. After the success of its U series, HTC has set new creativity benchmarks with the U11. This phone comes with one of the most powerful SoCs, ample RAM, a whopping 2TB expandable storage, HTC sense, and many more premium features from HTC. Given the price of the phone, it is a very good option if you are looking to buy a flagship smartphone.