HTC U11 Plus (or U11+) and U11 Life are speculated to debut tomorrow. A Swiss publication called Blick Digital has outed a hands-on video of both the smartphones. Since the hands-on video could not be embedded, we have included some snapshots from the video.
The HTC U11+ is rumored to arrive with a 6-inch display that will carry support for 2,880 x 1,440 pixels. The screen will be delivering an aspect ratio of 18:9. The side bezels of the phone appear thin, but it does not seem to offer a high screen-to-body ratio like the Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG V30.
The back panel of the HTC U11+ has a fingerprint scanner that is placed below the rear camera. The rear panel is a bit transparent as the innards of the phone are visible. This could be the translucent color variant of the HTC U11+ that the Taiwanese company had teased yesterday. The U11+ is expected to arrive in other color options like black and silver.
Since the U11+ is a larger version of the HTC U11 flagship phone that was launched in May this year, it will be arriving with a squeezable frame for using the Edge Sense for carrying out different tasks. HTC’s newest teaser for U11+ carries the text “even more squeezed in” which indicates the squeezable frame may be equipped with some sort of improvements. The hands-on video released by the Swiss publication shows that the Taiwanese company has improved the feature by adding more customization options.
The HTC U11+ can be seen running on Android 8.0 Oreo with Sense UI. It will carry support for wireless charging and it will include a large battery of 4,000mAh capacity. It will be priced around 730 euros (`$850). The smartphones has recently received TENAA certification in China through which its entire specifications have been revealed.
As far as the mid-range HTC U11 Life is concerned, it can be seen running on Android One version in the hands-on video. The HTC U11 Life Android One variant is expected to arrive in markets outside of U.S.
The U11 Life has a simplistic design. The fingerprint scanner is embedded below its display. The rear panel of the phone features a single camera sensor. The entire specifications of the phone had surfaced on T-Mobile’s site yesterday. Rumors have it that it will be priced at 369 euros (~$429).
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