HTC has finally announced its latest flagship device HTC U 11 in an media event held today in its headquarter at Taipei, Taiwan.

HTC U 11 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 GPU and it will be running on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS along with the latest version of the HTC Sense UI. It features a 5.5 inch WQHD screen that is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 .

Depending on the amount of RAM and internal storage, there will be two variants of the device – 4GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage and 6GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage. In Middle East, only the high-end 6GB RAM variant will be available.

HTC U 11 : Full Hardware Specs, Features, Prices and Availability

On the imaging side, there is 12MP UltraPixel third generation primary camera provided that is capable of 4K video recording along with newly introduced and unique features like 3D audio recording and Acoustic Focus feature.

The 16MP front-facing camera can record 1080p Full HD videos and also records 3D audio in videos. It also supports the panorama in selfie mode. HTC U 11 is claimed to have the highest ever DXOMark score i.e 90 and so the camera capability can be expected to be of top notch.

HTC U 11 comes with IP67 certification for being water and dust resistance. The glass back is having the Liquid Surface technology used in HTC U Ultra and U Play earlier that reflects the light and changes the color of the back panel.

HTC U 11 features the next generation of USonic technology and comes with Active Noise Cancellation. There is also HTC’s latest BoomSound technology used in the HTC U 11. There is no 3.5mm audio port provided though.

But the most highlighted and innovative feature of HTC U 11 is the Edge Sense. The bezel of the device is pressure sensitive and works on the pressure applied by user in the form of squeeze. There are two level of pressure type that can be used in HTC U 11 – squeeze and squeeze & hold. User can then perform various tasks and customize it as well. Edge Sense let user customize the pressure sensitivity and assign tasks to each kind of squeeze.

Also, HTC U 11 is going to be the first smartphone to have three personal assistants on a smartphone as it comes with HTC Sense Companion, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa as well. The complete list of all hardware specs and features of HTC U 11 are given below.

HTC U 11 : Full Hardware Specs and Features

- Optional Dual SIM (Uses Memory Card Slot as SIM 2 Slot)

- 4G LTE Cat16 with 1024 Mbps Download and 150 Mbps Upload Capability

- 5.5-inch Super LCD5 Screen with 1440 x 2960 pixels Resolution and 534 PPI

- Corning Gorilla Glass 5

- Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 Octa-core (Quad-core 2.45 GHz Kryo and Quad-core 1.9 GHz Kryo) Processor

- Adreno 540

- 64 / 128 GB Internal Memory

- 4 /6 GB of RAM

- Supports microSD Card up to 2 TB

- 12 MP UltraPixel Primary Camera with f/1.7, Dual-LED Dual Tone Flash, Phase Detection Autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama

- 4K Video Recording

- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, 3D Audio Recording with Acoustic Focus, High-Res Audio Recording

- 16 MP Front-facing Camera with Autofocus, Auto HDR

- Android 7.1 Nougat OS

- HTC Sense UI

- Edge Sense

- HTC Sense Companion, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa Virtual Assistant

- IP67 Certified Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

- 3000mAh Non-removable Lithium-ion Battery

- Fast Battery Charging with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

- USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector

- Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct

- Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X


- Display POrt

- 24-bit/192kHz Audio Output with HTC BoomSound™ Hi-Fi edition

- HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation

- 3D Audio recording with 4 microphones

- Hi-Res Audio Certification


- Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro and Magnetic Compass Sensors

- 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm Dimensions

- 169 g

HTC U 11 will be available in five color options - Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice White and Solar Red. The price of HTC U 11 for 6GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage variant is 2,599 SAR and it is currently available for pre-booking.