With the aim of inspiring its esteemed customers, HTC produced the impressive HTC U11 announced in 2017 and exclusive for its great audio presentation. It’s got good designs with liquid surface featuring two colors side by side making it more appealing to the user. Although, the inherent polished Gorilla Glass doesn’t feel so compact while holding it in the hand, it could just pass as an innovation adding to the beauty of the HTC U11. There are a variety of two-tone colours that the HTC U11 offer, combos like a black/green, Sapphire Blue, Ice White, Solar Red etc are featured. Overall, the U11 is really aesthetic.
On the body of the U11, is the volume and power buttons fitted on the right-hand side with a fingerprint scanner configured on the front on the non-clickable home key and rounded glass design for the screen.
It might also interest you to know that the U11 is waterproof to IP67 rating denoting that it is waterproof only to a certain level in deep water but can survive a dive in shallow water. Imitating Motorola and Apple’s lead, HTC removed the typical 3.5mm headphone jack and replaced it with a single USB-C port serving dual purpose for power recharge and sound portico. With two Boom-sound speakers fitted at the bottom edge of the device, be sure you will experience an amazing sound clarity while playing your favourite music collections. The duo-functioning SIM/ SD card slot is built at the top edge
The screen display 5.5inch (1440 x 2569) in size with huge bezels, bright and clear (although not the brightest in its segments) with a QHD resolution and great ratings on clarity while still preserving battery life. The U11 comes with an auto-brightness feature that performs averagely, just enough to carry out your desired functions while using your device outdoors under sunlight.
While weighing 169g, not bad for an average HTC device, it runs the Android 7.1 OS with Qualcomm snapdragon 835 series ensuring optimum performance while multitasking with your device1. Running your favorite apps simultaneously using the HTC U11 is seamless as the U11 comes with 4GB RAM size or 6GB in some variance and 64GB or 128GB storage space respectively corresponding to the inherent RAM size.
The camera performance was superb and captured amazing snapshots while testing. The rear camera is a 12MP has an f/1.7 aperture with duo pixel focus and great optical image stabilization capability and the front facing camera is 16MP also with f/1.7 aperture
With a modest 3000mAh battery capacity, the HTC U11 can just get you through the day or a day and half under intense usage. It also supports fast-charge capability although a Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 and not the latest 4.0 version.
Overall, the HTC U11 is an excellent handset and is poised to impress any buyer with its functionality. If you’re a previous or current HTC fan, don’t hesitate to get one today!