HTC U11 Plus Coming On November 2 – All We Know So Far

HTC is reportedly working on the successor of its HTC U11 smartphone. The upcoming device (codename Ocean Master) is said to be the first HTC handset to feature 18:9 aspect ratio display with minimal bezels. New reports have tipped several features and launch date of the upcoming device. Read more to find about HTC U11 Plus Price in India, Specifications, and Features

 HTC U11 Plus

Price and Availability

Price (expected) Rs 56,990

HTC has started sending invites to an event on November 2 in Taipei. The company is expected to unveil its next flagship, the U11 Plus. The event label (large ‘U’) clearly hints at the upcoming announcement of a new U-series device.

HTC U11 Plus

As of now, there is no information about an Indian launch or price. The HTC U11 smartphone was launched in India at Rs 51,990.

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Specifications

Processor octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC
RAM 4GB/ 6GB
Internal Storage 64GB/ 128GB (expandable up to 2TB)
Display 5.99-inch, 1,440 x 2,880pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio
OS  Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary (Rear) Camera 12-Ultrapixel with flash
Front Camera 8MP
Battery 3000mAh
Dual SIM (Hybrid) Yes

The HTC U11 Plus is expected to sport a 5.99-inch display (made by JDI) with a resolution of 1,440 x 2,880pixels. It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. The upcoming smartphone is likely to come in two variants – 4GB RAM/ 64GB UFS 2.1 storage and 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage. There is no mention about the expandable storage.

In terms of optics, the HTC U11 Plus is said to feature a 12-Ultrapixel rear camera (same as HTC U11) and an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies. The battery on the handset will feature Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 (up to 18W) support.

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Features

  • Bezel-less display
  • 18:9 aspect ratio
  • IP68 certification
  • Edge Sense
  • Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0
  • Android 8.0 Oreo OS
  • UFS 2.1 storage

The HTC U11 Plus is likely to come with IP68 certification (water and dust resistance) which means it can be submerged up to 1.5 meters in water for 30 minutes. It is also expected to support squeezable frames with the company’s latest Edge Sense feature (seen on HTC U11). The new smartphone might ship with Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.

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Conclusion

The HTC U11 Plus smartphone will be the company’s first device to sport a bezel-less display. The HTC U11 comes with a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It is powered by a 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB RAM, and 128GB internal storage (expandable up to 2TB). On the camera front, the HTC U11 packs a 12-Ultrapixel rear camera and a 16MP front camera. It is backed by a 3000mAh non-removable battery.

While HTC is expected to retain the expandable storage and cameras, it might trade-off battery capacity for the bezel-less form factor. Also, facial recognition might replace the fingerprint sensor as a security measure. Are you excited about the new design from HTC? Let us know in the comments section below.

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