HTC U11 officially unveiled – HTC has officially introduced its new flagship, HTC U 11. The special feature of the smartphone is a touch-sensitive frame and various AI assistants. From 1 June the HTC U11 is available for 749,00 Euro.
HTC U11 presented
As announced in advance, HTC today officially introduced its new flagship smartphone, HTC U11. Starting June 1st, the smartphone is available in the colors Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black and Ice White for 749 RRP price. The color Solar Red starts the sale about six weeks later.
“The HTC U11 features a touch-sensitive frame in a stunningly designed case, smart personal audio, powerful cameras and various AI assistants that make it a smart smartphone,” the press release said.
Specifications: HTC U11
Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 already has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor on board, in certain regions but also the in-house Exynos 8895 is used. So the HTC U11 is the first smartphone, which only uses the Snapdragon 835 worldwide and also accesses UFS 2.1, according to the manufacturer. 4 gigabytes of working memory round off the Harwdare. The 64 gigabyte internal memory can be extended by SD_Karte. The integrated X16 LTE modem makes it possible to download up to 1 Gbps (theoretically). Various AI-assistants such as HTC Sense Companion, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, are integrated. HTC Sense Companion learns through its owners and their daily behavioral patterns and ensures optimal computing speed.
According to press release, the HTC U11 has received the highest rating so far for a smartphone camera, both for pictures and video, from the independent Metrix DxOMark3. The main camera provides 12.2 megapixels and has fast-speed autofocus and optical image stabilizer on board. The front camera comes with a resolution of 16 megapixels. Both cameras have a refined automatic HDR mode. HDR-Boost provides reduced noise and clear, as well as better balanced images. The front camera offers ultra-pixel light sensitivity. Through the touch-sensitive frame with the Edge Sense feature, the HTC U11 offers a unique feature. The frame responds to input to print and, for example, opens the camera directly from the lock screen. In the future, HTC is planning further apps, Which can be started via the print function. The scope of delivery also includes a headset, which measures the sound via sonar and automatically adjusts the sound. For optimum sound an active noise suppression. The HT U11 starts on 1 June for 749 RRP price.
Heinz-Peter Ollie Hildebrand