As expected, HTC introduced its new flagship smartphone. They turned out to be a model HTC U11, formerly known by rumors as HTC U 11, HTC U and HTC Ocean.
The main highlight of the smartphone was the touch frame Edge Sense, which allows you to interact with your smartphone by simply squeezing the device with your hand. In this way, the user can launch applications such as Google Assistant or a camera, send a message, open favorite applications, and perform other actions. Configurable access to a wide range of functions and applications.
The smartphone is equipped with a 5.5-inch display Super LCD 5 with a resolution Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) and a protective glass 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5, a fingerprint scanner, 16-megapixel front camera, 12-megapixel main camera with proprietary technology UltraPixel 3 With a pixel size of 1.4 μm.
Hardware base was the top eight-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with a clock speed of 2.45 GHz. There are versions with 4 GB of operating and 64 GB of flash memory, as well as 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal flash memory. It is possible to use microSD cards up to 2 TB in size. The battery has a capacity of 3000 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology.
HTC U11 boasts water and dust protection in accordance with IP67 standard, withstands diving to a depth of 1 m in fresh water for up to 30 minutes.
The work is performed under the operating system Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the shell HTC Sense UI, as well as additions HTC Edge Sense and HTC Sense Companion. The HTC Sense Companion Assistant learns the user's habits in order to provide more relevant tips for contacts, applications and alerts. Also, the manufacturer notes the function HTC USonic, which analyzes the structure of the user's ears with the help of sound pulses and adjusts the sound. Supports 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and GLONASS, NFC. There is a USB 3.1 Type-C port, but a 3.5-mm audio jack is not. The dimensions are 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm, and the weight is 169 grams. HTC U11 is available in blue, blue, red, black and white colors. It will start appearing in some regions from next week, and international sales will start in June 2017. The recommended price for Europe is 749 euros.