HTC U11 Review

The HTC U11 is the company's newest flagship and the first phone in the world to come with a "squeezable" frame and a gorgeous colour scheme.

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HTC U11

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HTC has been pushing hard to come back to the forefront of the smartphone race for a number of years. Just like LG, the company has continued to experiment with various aspects of their devices and the HTC U Ultra was quite a bold statement in that regard. It dropped the headphone jack in favour of digital audio-out via USB-C and they created a new glass back finish for their phones that changes colour depending on how light hits the surface. Soon after, HTC has now released the HTC U11, their flagship smartphone running the all-power Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The phone also has a 4GB RAM/32GB storage variant, but HTC has only brought the beefier build to India. Taking some learnings from the HTC U Ultra, the Taiwanese company has priced the HTC U11 at a more reasonable price point in comparison to what the HTC U Ultra launched for. They’ve also only released the top-end variant of the phone in Amazing Silver and Brilliant Black. The HTC U11 is a bold statement from HTC, but is it enough to make the consumers take notice?

RATINGS

Overall

74.8
  • Specifications8.7

  • Design & Build6.5

  • Call Quality7.1

  • Secondary Camera6.4

  • Software & UI6.7

  • Display7.8

  • Performance8.4

  • Primary Camera8.2

  • Battery Life7.5

OUR VERDICT

The HTC U11 comes packed with a number of amazing features, including a unique squeezable frame. Our initial impressions of the phone are positive, but since we’re not yet done thoroughly testing the phone, we are going to refrain from giving it a final verdict for now.

HTC U11 6GB/128GB
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Key Features

  • Processor
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • RAM
    6GB
  • On-board storage
    128GB
  • Sim Type
    Dual Sim (Nano/Hybrid)
Display
  • Screen Type
    SuperLCD
  • Resolution
    2560x1440
  • Pixel Density
    534 ppi
  • Screen Size
    5.5 Inch

HTC U11 Features & Specifications

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HTC U11 Design & Build

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HTC U11 Display Review

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HTC U11 Performance Review

5 / 9

HTC U11 Primary Camera Review

6 / 9

HTC U11 Secondary Camera Review

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HTC U11 Call Quality Review

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HTC U11 Photo Gallery

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