HTC U11 First Impressions: A blend of style, innovation and performance at a sensible price-point

The flagship smartphone battle in India just got more fierce and interesting with the launch of HTC U11. The Taiwanese tech giant today announced its most powerful and technologically advanced handset handset is a component of a telephone that a user holds to the ear and mouth to receive audio through the receiver and speak to the remote party via the built-in transmitter at an aggressive price-point of Rs. 51,990 that can give Samsung and Sony Corporation (ソニー株式会社, Sonī Kabushiki Kaisha, /ˈsoʊni/) (often referred to simply as Sony) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo a tough time in selling their flagship devices.

HTC U11 First Impressions

HTC U11 will take on the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+, LG G6, Sony Xperia XZ Premium and Apple iPhones.

The smartphone picks up right from where the last year’s HTC 10 left off and brings a gorgeous design, the top-of-the line specs, a built-in smart assistant may refer to: Assistant (by Speaktoit), a virtual assistant app for smartphones Assistant (software), a software tool to assist in computer configuration Google Assistant, an virtual assistant by and the highest DXoMark rated camera. But what makes the handset a one-of-its kind product in the flagship smartphone race is the company’s new interactive technology- HTC Edge Sense.

It works as an extension to the display and allows you to trigger may refer to responses by squeezing the edges of the smartphone, nothing like we have seen before, not even with the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S8’s bezel-less curved display.

We got a chance to experience the new handset at the launch event where we tested some of its highlight features. So is this the product we all were waiting for that can put the former smartphone leader back on the map? Let’s find out.

HTC U11 First Impressions

Edge or EDGE may refer to Sense- An all new way of interacting with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), your mobile device

While most big fishes in the market are busy in making their smartphones displays taller and curvier, HTC is trying out something different and innovative. HTC U11 is the first mobile device device is usually a constructed tool with interactive edges, or as HTC calls it- the ‘HTC Edge Sense’. It is a new way of interaction process that transforms the fundamental gesture of holding our phones into a completely new and revolutionary interaction method.

What this means is that you now have a display and the side edges to navigate through the phone telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly‘s applications and features. With a simple squeeze on the phone’s edges, you can launch your favorite apps, text on the go as it triggers the ‘Ok Google’ mode and do a lot more. The design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit team at HTC has achieved this by equipping the phone’s edges with sensors that makes them customizable for everyday mobile usage.

HTC U11 First Impressions

While it does sound cool and futuristic, it also works really well in real-life life is a phrase used originally in literature to distinguish between actual and fictional or idealized worlds, and in acting to distinguish between performers and the characters they portray. During my brief stint, I used the Edge Sense to capture pictures, trigger Ok Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products and it offered satisfactory results. You can customize the feature to open a number of applications and responses of your choice.

And as it is based on pressure sensitive sensors applied to the side of the device, it can be used in non-favourable conditions – including rainy weather. I believe the HTC Edge Sense will clearly solve the problem of capturing selfies in everyday life. With HTC Edge Sense sense is a physiological capacity of organisms that provides data for perception, you just may refer to: Just (surname) “Just” (song), a song by Radiohead Just! (series), a series of short-story collections for children by Andy Griffiths Jordan University of Science and Technology, a need to squeeze or squeezing may refer to: Compression (physical) Squeeze (copying method), a way to copy inscriptions or bas-relief decorations, “to take a squeeze of an inscription” the edges to capture may refer to: Asteroid capture, a phenomenon in which an asteroid enters a stable orbit around another body “Capture” a song by Simon Townshend Capture (band), an Australian electronicore band an image.

The Edge Sense technology feels may refer to: Feeling always accessible and let you do more with just short and long may refer to squeezes on the phone’s edges. And the best part, it works may refer to even when may refer to: When?, one of the Five Ws, questions used in journalism WHEN (AM), a sports radio station in Syracuse, New York, U.S. WHEN, the former call letters of TV station WTVH in Syracuse the screen is off. We will evaluate its true or TRUE may refer to: Truth, the state of being in congruence with fact or reality potential and will find out how handy it is in everyday use in our comprehensive review of the smartphone in the coming may refer to: Comè, a city and commune in Benin Come (American band), an American indie rock band formed in 1990 Come (UK band), a British noise project founded in 1979 Come Organisation, its weeks.

HTC U11 First Impressions

Design: Ultra premium but a fingerprint fingerprint in its narrow sense is an impression left by the friction ridges of a human finger magnet

The world is simply moving towards glossy and mirror-finished smartphones. While they do look appealing and premium, the reflective glass finish tends to attract smudges and fingerprints more often than their matt finish counterparts and even makes them more slippery.

Having said that, HTC U11 is by far the most may refer to stunning and glossy smartphone smartphone is a mobile personal computer with a mobile operating system with features useful for mobile or handheld use launched in the year 2017. What HTC calls a liquid surface design is achieved by fusing high-grade materials to deliver an ultra was the designation adopted by British military intelligence in June 1941 for wartime signals intelligence obtained by breaking high-level encrypted enemy radio and teleprinter communications at premium feel in hands, which is indeed true.

HTC U11 First Impressions

The smartphone does may refer to: An adult female in some animal species such as deer and goat; see List of animal names Doe people, a people of coastal Tanzania Doe language, spoken by the Doe people feel premium, reflects light even with a slight change in the angle and is a true fingerprint magnet magnet (from Greek μαγνήτις λίθος magnḗtis líthos, “Magnesian stone”) is a material or object that produces a magnetic field. It’s just impossible to keep the handset free from smudges in everyday usage. If you can live with that, this is the most appealing handset in the premium range as far as the rear panel may refer to is concerned because no other smartphone can match the front look and feel of Galaxy S8/S8+ devices.

HTC U11 First Impressions

In addition to a premium design, HTC U11 also maintains an ergonomic form factor. The smartphone has an all-around 3-axis symmetrical design that makes it feel slim no matter which way you hold it and makes the large 5.5-inch phablet fit snuggly in one hand. The 3D glass on front and back panel further adds to the ergonomics.

Another important aspect of design is the IP67 certification making the handset dust, splash and water resistant up to 1 meter of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. So you can click pictures and stream audio even may refer to when it is raining outside.

HTC U11 First Impressions

Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD screen or Screens may refer to with Gorilla Glass 5

The multimedia experience on the new HTC U11 will be a delight as the smartphone features a 5.5-inch WQHD display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It’s a 2K panel and so does the screens on Galaxy S8/S8+ and LG G6. However, the smartphone that still holds the trophy in display may refer to department is Sony Xperia XZ Premium may refer to: Premium (marketing), a promotional item that can be received for a small fee when redeeming proofs of purchase that come with or on retail products Risk premium, the monetary with its super crisp 4K HDR display.

The LCD screen on HTC U11 uses an IPS panel for non-saturated accurate colours. During my brief usage, I found the display quite crisp, vivid and bright making it a comfortable fit for outdoor use. The super LCD 5 display is also protected by Corning’s most durable Gorilla Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics 5 3D glass.

HTC U11 First Impressions

Camera: Highest DXoMark is a website providing image quality ratings for standalone cameras, lenses, and mobile devices that include cameras rated camera

With HTC U11, the company company, abbreviated co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise wants to take take is a single continuous recorded performance a lead on its rivals in the camera department. The company has fitted a 12 MP, HTC UltraPixel 3 camera at the rear panel that can shoot botany, shoots consist of stems including their appendages, the leaves and lateral buds, flowering stems and flower buds in RAW format and is the highest rated mobile camera on DXoMark scale with a score of 90, surpassing the previous Google Pixel handsets. Powered by BSI sensor, the camera on HTC U11 has 1.4 µm pixel digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest size and ƒ/1.7 aperture.

This high-end camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both hardware also features feature is a distinct property or piece, which may refer to multi-axis optical and electronic stabilization system and super-fast autofocus to deliver crisp potato chip (American English) or crisp (British English) is a thin slice of potato that has been deep fried, baked, kettle-cooked, or popped until crunchy and bright may refer to images image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, for example, a photo or a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object in non-favorable lighting conditions.

The rear camera works on full sensor the broadest definition, a sensor is an electronic component, module, or subsystem whose purpose is to detect events or changes in its environment and send the information to other electronics, auto-focus technology and comes equipped with HTC’s new improved UltraSpeed Autofocus where may refer to: Where?, one of the “Five Ws” in journalism Where (SQL), a database language clause, a provider of location-based applications via mobile phones Where (magazine), a series of all of the pixels are used for phased detection autofocus autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. You can also record videos in 4K format is related to form and most commonly refer to the shape or dimensions of pages in printing and page layout with 3D and Hi-Res audio support. Besides, the 12MP rear may refer to camera is also capable to shoot slow motion video in 1080p format at 120 fps.

In real-life, the camera seems pretty impressive. The shots I captured during the launch may refer to event showed amazing detailing and vibrant but natural colors. We will evaluate its performance in the coming week week is a time unit equal to seven days to give our final verdict on the rear camera performance performance, in the performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers present one or more works of art to an audience.

16MP UltraPixel Selfie camera

The front-facing camera packs in even more pixels to make or MAKE may refer to: Make (software), a computer software utility Make (magazine), an American magazine and television program MAKE Architects, a UK architecture practice Make, Botswana, a small sure you get the best-in-class selfie selfie (/sɛlfiː/) is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or camera phone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick experience. HTC U11 sports a 16MP front may refer to camera equipped with HTC’s UltraPixel light sensitivity to capture bright selfies selfie (/sɛlfiː/) is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or camera phone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick in ample and in low-light conditions. The front snapper also utilizes the same powerful HDR Boost and noise reduction as the main camera. The results from the front camera are equally impressive.

HTC U11 First Impressions

Processor, RAM and Storage

Powering up all the above mentioned high-end tech features is the latest and most advanced processing chip- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, the world’s first or 1st is the ordinal form of the number one (#1) 10 nanometer mobile CPU. The flagship processor is paired with abundant 6GB RAM to deliver a lag free multitasking experience is the knowledge or mastery of an event or subject gained through involvement in or exposure to it. Terms in philosophy such as “empirical knowledge” or “a posteriori knowledge” are used to refer. Besides, you get 128GB internal memory that can be expanded by up to 2TB via microSD card.

HTC U11 First Impressions

Software: Android Nougat with Sense Artificial assistant

HTC U11 runs or RUN may refer to on the latest Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a human Android (operating system), Google’s mobile operating system Android, a nickname for Andy Rubin the 7.1 Nougat with HTC Sense. The user interface is pretty clean and run smoothly. In addition to the Google Assistant HTC U11 also features Company’s newly coded Sense Companion AI. The digital assistant works and learns day and night to enhance your mobile often refers to: Mobile phone, a portable communication device Mobile (sculpture), a hanging artwork or toy Mobile may also refer to experience.

It studies your daily patterns over time in order to offer you more convenience for a personal and intelligent smartphone experience. It makes sure your phone runs at optimum speed, offers business, an offer is a proposal to sell or buy a specific product or service under specific conditions: a tender offer, an offer to buy company stock from existing stockholders under specific you weather insights, motivates you to stay may refer to healthy, guide you through a new city and opens a whole new world world is the planet Earth and all life upon it, including human civilization of endless possibilities.

HTC U11 First Impressions

Battery, Sound and Connectivity

HTC U11 is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery most often refers to: Energy source Battery (electricity), electrochemical cells that transform chemical energy into electricity Automotive battery Any of several other battery types Battery, 18th unit, which seems a bit less powerful on papers but HTC claims may refer to: Claim (legal) Patent claim Land claim Proposition, a statement which is either true or false A right Sequent, in mathematics A main contention, see conclusion of law Claims-based that it can give may refer to a talk time of up to 24.5 hours on 3G/4G and a standby time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future of 14 days on 3G/4G on a single charge. We will evaluate such claims while reviewing the handset. The battery also supports Quick Charge or charged may refer to: Charge (basketball), illegal contact by pushing or moving into another player’s torso Charge (fanfare), a six-note trumpet or bugle piece denoting the call to rush forward 3.0 and comes with Extreme Power Saving mode on the software side is an ancient Greek city on the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, a resort town and one of the best-known classical sites in the country.

HTC has always been very consistent when it comes “” (/ˈkoʊmiːz/ KOH-meez), plural “comites” (/ˈkɒmɪtiːz/ KOM-i-teez), is the Latin word for “companion”, either individually or as a member of a collective denominated a “comitatus”, especially the to audio quality. The new flagship flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, characteristically a flag officer entitled by custom to fly a distinguishing flag also makes sure you get the top-notch audio experience in everyday usage is the manner in which written and spoken language is used, the “points of grammar, syntax, style, and the choice of words”. and “the way in which a word or phrase is normally and correctly used” by offering company’s signature BoomSound technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation with Hi-Fi edition, which now gets an improved design to achieve 100% more loudness and 150% improvement in ‘Dynamic Range Audio’.

The company is also shipping the handset with HTC USonic earphones are a pair of small loudspeaker drivers that are designed to be worn on or around the head over a user’s ears that come with Active Noise is unwanted sound judged to be unpleasant, loud or disruptive to hearing Cancellation.

Besides, what seems quite interesting is the 3D audio may refer to recording recording, record or records may mean with 4 omni-directional microphones to deliver clear and rich audio experience while “” is a word in the English language that functions both as a noun and as a subordinating conjunction recording audio and videos is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media on the HTC U11. We will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive shoot some videos on the handset to test the audio performance.

As far as connectivity may refer to: Connected space in topology Connectivity (graph theory) Connectivity (media), the ability of the social media to accumulate economic capital from the users connections and activities is concerned, the smartphone supports may refer to: Support (structure), architectural components that include arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers Lateral support (disambiguation) Life support, in medicine Technical 4G VoLTE, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 3.1 Type may refer to: In philosophy: Type (metaphysics), a concept contrastable with an instance (occurrence) or a token C, Wi-Fi and HTC Connect. As the handset does not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack, the company is providing a USB Type C to 3.5mm port to use standard earphones with the smartphone.

HTC U11 First Impressions


It seems HTC is finally on the right path with the launch of HTC U11. For the first time in quite a long time, HTC has got the pricing is the process whereby a business sets the price at which it will sell its products and services, and may be part of the business’s marketing plan right are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some legal in the form of company’s most sought after smartphone for the year year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun 2017.

HTC U11 seems to be the right combination of style, innovation and technology. The smartphone has an appealing design, a stunning camera, a delightful 2K screen and the best-in-class processor may refer to paired with abundant RAM to deliver on performance.

As mentioned above, with the aggressive pricing of Rs. 52k, HTC U11 can be a big threat to Samsung’s ever popular Galaxy galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter S8/S8+ flagship handsets. Stay tuned on GIZBOT for our take on real-life performance of HTC U11 in the coming week.



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