HTC U11 Review

Score: 77.6 / 100

HTC U11 is a breath-taking cellphone released in May 2017, provisioned with a high performance 2450 MHz Octa-Core processor, a big size 5.5 inches screen, a 12 megapixels back side camera and a 16 megapixels front side camera. We will get a better understanding of this cellphone's advantages when we get into specific details.

HTC sells the HTC U11 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chip, holding a high-tech 2.45 gigahertz Octa-Core processor with a huge 4 GB RAM. A good point of the HTC U11 is its 64 GB huge internal storage and a slot for SD memory cards, which allows you to store hundreds of apps without having to worry about running out of space at all.

The HTC U11 is only 6.06" long and 2.99" wide, but it is still able to fit a a 5.5" display. This phone is just 0.31" thick, making its way into the thinnest phones podium. HTC is offering this cellphone in a nice range of color options: black, blue, silver and white. About its aspect, this cellphone is majorly manufactured with Glass and Metal . This cellphone feels much lighter than what you expect from a cellphone of this size.

The HTC U11 features two cameras, a 12 megapixels back-facing camera and a 16 mega-pixels front side camera. Its back-facing camera has a F1.7 aperture so it can capture sharp photographs even in poor lighting situations. It also films videos in 4K 3840x2160 at 30 fps, and slow motion videos in 1920x1080 (Full HD) up to 120 fps (4 times slower than regular videos). Additionally, this device's camera also counts with time lapse video.

The HTC U11 includes a completely amazing 1440 x 2560 (Quad HD / 2K) 5.5 inches display, giving this cellphone a very detailed graphic quality.

The HTC U11 has a big 3000 mAh Li - Ion non-removable battery providing this phone a marvelous battery life. An issue to consider is that the HTC U11's battery is not replaceable so you can't throw it away and buy a new one when it starts to get older, while with such a huge battery size you will probably discard this phone before it becomes a real problem.

The HTC U11 includes wifi capability (which can be provided to other devices acting as a mobile hotspot), LTE-A 4G super fast internet connection and also HSPA+ connection type (a slower 4G technology) and fast 3G connectivity, over HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This device comes with two Nano SIM cards so it is able to use 2 different phone lines.

The HTC U11 also comes with a great numbre of great features such as Fingerprint ID, Near Field Communication (NFC), Bluetooth (5.0 ) and GPS, and lots of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

HTC sells this cellphone for 275 dollars, which is quite a high price for comparing with other similar cellphones. If you want it mostly for social networks, will use it for work, are a photography fan or want a gaming phone, you will definitely be very happy with this cellphone. When buying this phone you also receive Quick Charge 3.0 adapter, USB cable and Earbuds and a Type-C to 3.5 mm headphones adapter .

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Device Type:Phone
Dimensions:6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 inchesMetric15.39 x 7.59 x 0.79 cmImperial
Weight:5.96 ouncesMetric168.96 gImperial
Colors:Black, Blue, Silver and White
Materials:Glass and Metal
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:Earbuds and a Type-C to 3.5 mm headphones adapter , Quick Charge 3.0 adapter, USB cable
Release date:2017-05-18
Price:$ 275.00


Screen Type:S-LCD 5
Size:5.5 inchesMetric14 cmImperial
Resolution:2560 x 1440 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Pixel density:534 pixels per inchMetric210.24 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Processor:Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2450 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 540
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 128 GB)


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:3000 mAh


Back camera:12 megapixels
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.39 inches (1/2.55")
Front camera:16 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (120 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Slow Motion Video (4 times slower) and Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 41(2600+)
UMTS Bands:Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor