One of the leading smartphone company, HTC unveiled the new flagship device in India, HTC U11. HTC U11 is priced at Rs. 51,990 and will be available on both online (Amazon.in) and offline channels in India from the last week of June.
Speaking during the launch Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, President South Asia, HTC said,
“We are proud to present our flagship smartphone – HTC U11 which showcases HTC’s power of innovation by bringing to discerning customers pioneering technologies that are game-changers in the industry and reflect our strong focus on R&D and Design. HTC U11 comes equipped with unique features like Edge Sense that opens the doors to a whole new world of phone interactions. We are particularly proud of the fact that the U11 camera has achieved an incredible DxOMark 90 score, making it the highest rated smartphone ever in DxOMark history also making it the #1 smartphone camera on the market today. We are confident that the HTC U11 will set new industry standards.”
HTC U11 is the world’s first smartphone with a revolutionary new squeeze technology HTC Edge Sense. It gives users the ability to activate advanced touch & use a “short squeeze” as well as a “squeeze and hold” for enhanced functionality. It also has the highest rated smartphone camera in the world with an incredible DxOMark 90 score.
Talking about the specification of the device, HTC U11 comes with 5.5 inch QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by the new 64-bit octa-core Qualocomm Snapdragon 835 processor clocked upto 2.45GHz. The device comes with a 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB memory variant. The device runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with HTC sense on top of it.
HTC U11 sports with 12MP HTC ultrapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture. The camera can record Slow motion video at 120 fps and 4K videos with 3D Audio & Hi-Res audio. The 16MP front snapper comes with BSI sensor and f/2.0 aperture. The front camera can also record 1080p videos. Other camera features includes Auto HDR for HDR without lag, HDR Boost for clearer, balanced pictures, Temporal Noise Reduction to remove unwanted noise and deliver the clearest video, UltraSpeed AutoFocus for faster focus speeds and optical and electronic stabilization system for steady photos and videos.
HTC U11 comes with the latest version of HTC USonic that combines Active Noise Cancellation with the ability to tune audio to your unique hearing. It also has an IP67 rating and is dust, splash and is also water-resistant. The device also have included Google assistant as well as Alexa. There is a fingerprint sensor on the physical Home button of the device.
The device is backed by 3000 mAh battery with Quick Charging 3.0 support. HTC U11 supports dual-SIM 4G VoLTE connectivity. The other connectivity options include NFC, BlueTooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and other standard sensors. There is no separate 3.5mm port for earphones but company will also ship the HTC USB-C to 3.5mm adapter with a built-in DAC.
HTC U11 will be available in Silver and Brilliant Black colors option. Pre-orders will start from 17th June & customers availing the pre-order will receive a free HTC flip-cover worth INR 1,999 /-. Customers also have an option to avail 10% cashback using Standard Chartered Debit or Credit card. This offer is valid for a limited time-period beginning 26th June‘17.