Today, HTC announced their new flagship and successor of the HTC 10, the HTC U11. The 10 was a solid phone and HTC are hoping to keep that reputation by introducing their new U11. This year HTC has decided to add a new feature that we haven’t seen before.
The U11 will sport a Snapdragon 835 processor paired with 4GB of RAM. It will have a 5.5″ quad HD display. The look and feel of the device has also changed, it now has a metal and glass design. The glass is Corning Gorilla Glass 5. HTC decided to implement a 3000 mAh battery.
Surprisingly the U11 will not have a headphone jack, and according to HTC this is for space. However, HTC is not going to give up its audio reputation. A pair or active noise cancelling and audio tuning headphones will come in the box. There will also be a dongle.
Some phones come with an extra button that you can map to do anything you want, but these buttons can sometimes get in the way when confusing them for the power or volume buttons, HTC decided they wanted this feature, but without the button. This is where squeezing steps in. You can squeeze your HTC U11 and it will launch an app, toggle the flashlight or maybe even launch Google Assistant. The phone has pressure sensors below the volume and power buttons.
Overall, this device looks like a solid flagship that can compete with most other 2017 ready flagships. Do you agree and are you interested? Let us know!