HTC is going to launch its new flagship HTC U or HTC U 11 today in an official event, the device was spotted leaked in several new images and benchmark listings and finally, the day has arrived for its official unveiling. But, before its official unveiling today, the device was leaked in a hands-on video on Weibo and we have just uploaded it to our YouTube account so that our readers can check out the device before its launch.
The leaked video shows the device from all sides and the person holding the phone shows the various features of the device including the pressure-sensitive edges that react to you squeezing the sides of the phone helping you to control some of the interesting features like taking pictures with the phone camera and launching the Google Assistant.
The leaked YouTube video shows the device back that comes with a rear camera and a dual-tone LED flash and the video also confirms multiple colour options which will be White, Red, Blue and Gray. The video confirms that there won’t be any 3.5mm headphone jack available and it will not feature any dual rear camera as we heard in the previous rumours. The device comes with a glass and metal chassis and will feature a Snapdragon 835 Soc with 6GB of RAM. The HTC U will be launched today in an official event that will start at 2 AM New York Time and 7 a.m. London time.
HTC U 11 specs
The previous Geekbench listing for the HTC CBP, confirms that the HTC U 11 will be available with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box and will be powered by the 1.90 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (msm8998) SoC that also comes with the Adreno 540 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and no other specifications of the device are listed at Geekbench. The device was also spotted at AnTuTu where was listed with a QHD display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution and it was listed powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU.
It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity along with a MicroSD card expandable storage slot. It runs on the Android 7.1.1 OS out of the box and features a 12-megapixel rear LED flash camera along with a 16-megapixel front-facing selfie camera. It will run on the new HTC Sense 9 UI with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The rumoured specifications of the HTC U11 include a 5.5-inch Quad HD display with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution and will be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with Adreno 540 GPU. It will have 4GB of RAM 64GB/128GB internal storage and expandable storage of up to 2TB with microSD. It will run on Android 7.1 Nougat with HTC Sense 9 UI on top and will support Dual SIM.
It will feature a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, IMX362 sensor, OIS, and 4K video recording and will also have a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX351 sensor. The HTC U will be IP57 certified making it water and dust-resistant and will have a fingerprint sensor on the front panel below the display. It will have connectivity options including 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS with GLONASS, NFC and USB 3.1 Type-C.