Along with the Taiwanese company’s latest flagship HTC U11 Plus, they have also unveiled a new mid-ranged smartphone HTC U11 Life. The smartphone will be available in two versions – Android One and Sense. The Android One variant will be the part of Android One program and will run on stock Android 8.0 Oreo, while the sense variant will runs on custom HTC UI based on Android 7.1, it also comes with Amazon Alexa pre-installed alongside Google Assistant, and will only be available in North America.
Under the hood, the HTC U11 Life features a 5.2-inch Super LCD display with Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution and it has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top for protection. It is fueled by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 paired with Adreno 510 GPU.
The smartphone comes in two storage options, the base variant has 3GB of RAM clubbed with 32GB of built in storage will be available in both U.S and Global Markets, Whereas the premium variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage will only be available in Global Markets. Both the storage variants will support MicroSD card up to 2TB.
As for optics, the smartphone sports a 16MP camera with PDAF, BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash on the rear. At the front, there’s a similar 16MP sensor for selfie, video-call etc. The HTC U11 Life will also come with HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation earphones. It packs a 2600mAH battery with QuickCharge 3.0 support and is IP67 certified.
The smartphone measures 149 x 72.9 x 8.1mm and weighs around 142 grams. The connectivity options includes 4G, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, NFC, Chromecast and DLNA. The sensor on-board includes Edge, Ambient light, Proximity, Motion G, Compass, Gyro and Magnetic.