HTC’s ‘squeezable smartphone’ launches with full force. Now, a fresh teaser from HTC brings more design details of what is expected to be called the HTC U 11, ahead of may 16 launch in Taiwan.
The HTC U 11 teaser video has the date and its tagline ‘Squeeze the Brilliant U’ plastered up front all through the six seconds that the video lasts. At the back, there’s a blue smartphone taking shape with a thin sleek frame, and metal edges, where the sensors are expected to be located. The phone’s logo at the back is revealed, however the small video refrains from giving us a full-blown look at the device. HTC U 11 to sport 4GB of RAM (expected to be present on the lower memory variant), a QHD display resolution, a 12-megapixel rear camera, a 16-megapixel front camera, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The phone will be made available with a dual-SIM variant, run Nougat with HTC Sense UI & Edge Sense, and sport a 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The fingerprint scanner embedded into its home button and come with water and dust resistance rating of IP57. HTC is set to host an event in Taiwan on May 16 to launch the HTC U 11. The event is scheduled to begin at 2.00pm.