HTC U11 With Snapdragon 835 Chipset Unveiled

18 May, 2017, 00:57 | Author: Sam Montgomery
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HTC U11 is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery which has two different power saving modes.

The HTC U11 also features a dual-pixel Phase-Detect Autofocus (PDAF) sensor and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) with a 1/2.55-inch sensor.

HTC pushes the limit of smartphone technology with its new HTC U11. HTC points out that Edge Sense is based on actual pressure applied to the phone, so it is not a capacitive touch feature, so wearing gloves or using it while wet should not present an issue. Which brings us to the U11's main standout feature - the Edge Sense - basically a series of sensor implemented beneath the phone's metal edges. Instead of having to fumble for a button to snap a photo, users of the new U11 can simply squeeze the phone to open the camera app, and squeeze again to take a selfie.

I'll run my own tests on the camera, of course when I get hold of one (hopefully soon), but this bodes well for the success of HTC's latest handset. The phone certainly looks like an Android flagship on paper, boasting Qualcomm's flagship processor and a camera that's said to be the one of the best around. With its latest flagship device, HTC is taking this a step further by allowing the phone to be operated with a squeeze. HTC are even making a small improvement on the bundled accessories side - adding a degree of noise-cancellation to their USonic USB-C earbuds. The new phone also packs 128GB of storage, although microSD expansion is available too. Now that voice-controlled virtual assistants are so popular, how can HTC ensure that the experience is always a good one?

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Some other key specs to know before you buy include the U11's water resistant body and lack of a headphone jack. After competitors introduced the finger gestures and eye movement functions, the Taiwanese phone manufacturer presents a new way of interacting with smartphone: squeezing. In addition, the headphones come with active noise canceling as standard.

Setting aside this apparent time-saving gimmick, the HTC U11 is being launched in five colours and measures 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9mm, making it around 5mm shorter than the iPhone 7 Plus and 6mm shorter than the Samsung Galaxy 8 Plus.

The HTC U11 is also available unlocked from Amazon and from HTC, but the vast majority of consumers in the United States purchase their smartphones from a wireless carrier (or from Apple). The flagship is available in Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue and Brilliant Black. I've reached out to HTC and asked if the unlocked U11 will have these features on T-Mobile US, but haven't yet received a response. The carrier is throwing in two Amazon Echo Dots with U11 preorders for a limited time.

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