HTC has unveiled what can be best described as ‘the future’ as they combine a stunning liquid surface design, intelligent personal audio, amazing cameras, and multiple AI assistants to produce a smarter smartphone – the HTC U11.
Altogether, the newly released HTC U11 does nothing but set a new standard of what you can expect from a smartphone. Let’s take a dig into the amazing HTC U11.
This device is designed with 3D glass on both the front and back with a liquid glass surface which is crafted to impress using Optical Spectrum Hybrid Deposition. You can now enjoy the operation of your smartphone even in direct sunlight as the HTC U11 sports a 5.5″ Quad HD 3D glass screen produced for clear, crisp images and text in any light.
One of the selling points of HTC U11 is that it is designed with a revolutionary sense of touch which lets you easily engage with your phone in an unprecedented yet intuitive way. With a simple squeeze, you can take photos, launch apps, launch your favorite game or even send a text message using the voice to text function. This is absolutely introductory and certainly an evolution in the world of smartphones.
The HTC U11 sports a 12MP rear camera and a high-resolution 16MP front camera with UltraPixel light sensitivity for brilliant selfies day and night. In terms of camera quality, the independent metric DxOMark4 gives this handset the highest ever rating for a smartphone camera for both photo and video.
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Auto HDR Boost embedded in this device eliminates all problems of lag, offers clearer and balanced pictures by taking multiple shots that measure the darkest shadows and brightest highlights without any slowdown. Significant faster focus speeds, with snappy/delightful performance is assured with the new UltraSpeed AutoFocus which comes with full sensor auto-focus technology that’s found in top DSLR cameras.
This smartphone runs the latest version of Android and it is the first smartphone on the market to feature hands-free wake word access to Amazon Alexa.
Powered exclusively by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, you get an octa-core processor with breakthrough speeds and jaw-dropping graphics irrespective of your location in the globe. It also includes UFS 2.1 for an extremely fast processor paired with the fastest memory performance.
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HTC U11 has two options with respect to RAM and storage capacity which are the 4GB RAM/64GB storage and 6GB RAM/128GB storage options. Thus, with these top-of-the-line functions, you got more than enough RAM for speedy processing and memory to ensure you never lose grip of your favorite multimedia and software.
The phone includes the latest version of HTC USonic, which now combines Active Noise Cancellation with the ability to tune audio to your unique hearing thus you can to stay focused on your music, videos, or games.
With upgraded microphones which work together to record audio/video from all directions, you can zoom in to target your subject and amplify their specific sounds using Acoustic Focus. This Acoustic Focus technology also ensures the best 3D audio recording quality available for now. HTC U11 also has a fingerprint scanner for optimum security and privacy.
This device is even more interesting as it is water-resistant, so no need to worry about splashes, spills, or dunks and it packs a 3000mAh battery thus the state-of-the-art specifications of this smartphone has a proper power back-up.
The HTC U11 comes in five attractive colors which HTC calls; Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White, and Solar Red. The device will go on sale for £649 (~Php42,000) in the UK and will be available from Carphone Warehouse, EE, O2, Amazon, Very.co.uk, Argos and HTC’s website. The company is yet to unveil its roll out plan for different regions.