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HTC U11

alaTest has collected and analyzed 464 reviews of HTC U11. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the design and usability are overall positive. The camera and performance are also appreciated. Many are negative about the connectivity and portability.

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portability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC U11 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

HTC U11

 

2017 has already been a fantastic year for phones, with the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6 and Moto G5 all impressing. But now it's HTC's turn, and it's fair to say the Taiwanese company's taking things seriously.

May, 2017

Expert review by : Spencer Hart (t3.com)

HTC U11 review: a colour changing phone you'll want to squeeze

 

HTC has gone back to its innovative roots with the HTC U11, and we love it

Slim, colourful design ; Squeezable edges ; Great camera

Not a standout display ; Camera slow ; Looks fragile

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

HTC U11 review

 

Not the most innovative phone of 2017, but likely to be one of the best

Solid build ; Stunning screen ; Fast performance ; Great camera

No headphone jack ; Music could be more engaging ; Battery life ok at best

Not the most exciting or innovative new smartphone, but decent sound and video performance mean it's one of the best of 2017

Jun, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

HTC U11 review

 

UPDATED: Amazon's Alexa is here - Squeeze-able sides shows HTC likes to live life on the Edge(Sense)

Gorgeous glass is a real attention-grabber ; Plenty of performance, but with great battery life ; Loudest smartphone speakers around, and noise-cancelling in-ears are a great bonus ; Camera quality is top-notch

Colours aside, design doesn't exactly stand out ; Camera can’t quite match rivals for speed ; No headphone jack is annoying, even with an adapter in the box ; Edge Sense a bit limited at launch

Unique features and a delectable design help the U11 stand out, but don’t quite do enough to usurp Samsung’s Galaxy S8 as the 2017 smartphone to beat

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

HTC U11 review

 

A unique phone with great audio performance

Great camera ; Excellent audio performance ; Impressive two-tone coloring

Edge Sense is half-baked ; Screen slightly dim ; Camera shutter speed slow

The HTC U11 is a wildly impressive phone - in a sea of wildly impressive phones. The core abilities will wow any HTC fan, but the squeezable sides really fail to impress.

Mar, 2018

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Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

HTC U11 review

 

An in-depth review of HTC's new U11 flagship phone for 2017. Take a look at its ever changing colour and find out why you can squeeze it.

Dec, 2017

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Expert review by : Alan Martin (expertreviews.co.uk)

HTC U11 review: Bluetooth 5.0 support incoming

 

HTC's U11 is a welcome return to form for HTC, but is it enough to overhaul the Google Pixel XL or the Samsung Galaxy S8?

Superb camera ; Gorgeous design ; Expandable storage

Almost as expensive as Galaxy S8 ; Screen is only okay ; Edge sense isn't all that useful

However, these are small things I’d be perfectly prepared to live with. The HTC U11 is right up there with the very best smartphones around; it’s a phone that should put HTC right back on the map.

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Luke Lancaster (cnet.co.uk)

HTC's squeezable U11 is a damn good phone

 

Gimmicks aside, the HTC U11 is up there with the best Android flagships.

It’s a performance monster, it’s gorgeous front and back, it’s water-resistant, it’s big-screen. The HTC U11 ticks the boxes that matter.

The HTC U11’s squeezable sides feel more gimmicky than novel, as does HTC's virtual assistant. The stunning glass rear is prone to smudging, and the battery felt very thirsty.

You won’t be picking this one up for squeezable sides. You’ll be picking up the HTC U11 for the performance and the design.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

HTC U11 Review: In Depth

 

Our HTC U11 review examines every aspect of HTC's feature-packed 2017 flagship phone, from the fresh UltraPixel 3 camera to the all-new glass design.

Incredible performance ; Strong features ; World-class camera ; Impressive audio

No HDR

The HTC U11 is exactly the kind of flagship phone that the company needed to launch in 2017. It’s once again a highly enjoyable all-round experience, but feels fresh enough to stand out against earlier handsets and rival premium mobiles.

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Alan Martin (alphr.com)

HTC U11 review: Should you pay extra for the Plus?

 

Shiny but pricey; HTC once again falls into the Samsung comparison trap

In short, the HTC U11 is a wonderful phone that I’d recommend to anyone. The fly in the ointment? It’s expensive and only £30 cheaper than the superior Samsung Galaxy S8 – the kind of discrepancy that will be invisible if you’re comparing two-year...

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2600 / 3000 / 3930
Standby time (3G):192 / 350
Standby time (4G):216 / 350
Talk time (3G):21 / 24.5 / 25
Talk time (4G):22 / 24.5 / 25

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera resolution (numeric):16 / 8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Image stabilizer:Y
Maximum frame rate:120
Rear camera aperture number:1.7 / 2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12 / 16
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@120fps
Self-timer:Y
Sensor Type:BSI
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p,2160p
Video stabilizer:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y

Design

Brand colour:Amazing Silver / Brillant Black / Brilliant Black / Ice white / Sapphire Blue
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Blue, Silver / Red / Silver / White
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP67 / IP68
Protection features:Splash proof / Water resistant, Waterproof

Display

Display diagonal:13.2 / 14 / 15.2
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1080 x 1920 / 2560 x 1440 / 2880 x 1440
Display Type:LCD / SLCD
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:537
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Distance sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Magnetic sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Mobile networking

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) supported:Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GP, AAC, FLAC, IMY, M4A, Mid, MP3, MP4, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, XMF / 3GP, AAC, FLAC, M4A, Mid, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV
FM radio:N
Video compression formats:3GP,MKV,MP4
Video formats supported:3GP,MKV,MP4,TS,WEBM

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:800,900,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA,HSUPA / UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
AirPlay:Y
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2 / 5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C
Cleaning cloth:Y
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Adreno 508
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Quick Charge:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:N / Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0 / 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) / 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.45
Processor Model:630 / 835

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7.1 / 8

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC / microSDXC
Internal RAM:4
Internal storage capacity:128 / 32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:2000
RAM capacity:3 / 4 / 6
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.9 / 8.1 / 8.5
Height :149.1 / 153.9 / 158.5
Weight:142 / 169 / 188
Width:72.9 / 74.9 / 75.9
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