A few days back, HTC revealed the launch date of its new flagship smartphone, the HTC U 11. Along with the announcement of the release date, a teaser video showcasing its “Edge Sense” feature is also shown. Today, its specifications have leaked on Geekbench confirming that it will really take on the Samsung Galaxy S8.
The U 11 smartphone is apparently set to turn everything around for the Taiwanese company. Alongside innovative technology, HTC can now really boast on its competitive specs. According to 9to5Google, HTC U 11 look to be more aggressive compared to LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8.
HTC U 11 Possible Specs
The upcoming HTC smartphone will come equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, which is the latest chip that can be reviewed from the Galaxy S8. It will also boast 6GB of RAM with the display measures in at 5.5-inches with QHD resolution. Unlike Samsung's Galaxy S8, as well as S8 Plus, the battery of HTC U 11 will be a non-removable 3000mAh.
HTC’s UltraPixel technology will be used for the U 11's camera stipulations, with 12-megapixel UltraPixel 3 rear camera and 16-megapixel front-facing camera. The storage option will be a choice between 64 and 128 GB capacity and will also be expandable via microSD cards up to 2TB. The HTC U 11 will also support dual-SIM, Bluetooth 5.0 and USB-C 3.1 connectivity.
According to BGR, the smartphone might run Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Aside from the software differences to the previous HTC devices, the HTC U 11’s specs sheet is pretty comparable to what Samsung's Galaxy S8 has to offer. In fact, many rumors are claiming that the “Edge Sense” feature of the U 11 will not be seen on any Samsung device soon.
HTC U 11 Possible Release Date
The HTC U 11 will be unveiled on May 16. Together with its announcement, HTC’s mobile plans for 2017 will also be confirmed. For now, let us figure out first on our own what will the HTC U 11 look like with these leaked specs.