HTC recently made a teaser which revealed the launch of a new smartphone in China coming up on Monday, January 15th 2018. The brand displayed a on Weibo, a popular Chinese social network, asking fans to “save the date” and to keep their “Eye” open. The upcoming phone is HTC U11 EYEs, as leaked by a prolific tipster Evan Blass. He revealed the images, specifications and price on the HTC U11 EYEs on his Twitter handle.
HTC U11 EYEs Features
The HTC U11 EYEs has a 6 inch Full HD+ Super LCD3 display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, and an aspect ratio of 19:9. It will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC, coupled with a 4GB RAM to give users a lag-free experience while multitasking. It also have a 64GB internal storage which is expandable via the use of a microSD card.
The HTC U11 EYEs (Harmony) will run on Edge Sense based on Android Nougat. For long lasting usage, it came with a 3930mAh battery which is charged via a USB Type-C port. From the leak images, it is obvious that it sports a single camera at the back with a fingerprint sensor dimple placed below it. The full specs of the camera will be updated right here after the launch.
HTC U11 EYEs Specifications
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Announced||Announced January 15th 2018|
|Status||Release Date February 9th|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|– IP67 certified|
|Type||Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2|
|Resolution||1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)|
|Protection||To be confirmed|
|OS||Android 7.1 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|Primary||12 MP, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|3.5mm jack||To be confirmed|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|– XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player|
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3930 mAh battery|
|Colours||Black, Silver, Red|
|Price||About 420 EUR|
HTC U11 EYEs Launch Date
The HTC U11 EYEs was announced on January 15, but will be officially released on February 9, 2018. Pre-order is on at the moment and it will be available in Black, Silver and Red colours. The phone will first be sold in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
HTC U11 EYEs Price
The HTC U11 EYEs Price will go for just CNY3,300 in China, which is around €420 in Europe and Rs, 32,400 in India. Prices in other currencies will be displayed here once it is announced in the respective countries.
Updated January 15
The HTC U11 EYEs Price is NT$14,900 (€410/$505). Pre-ordered units will come with accessories worth NT$2,000 (around €55/$50) will arrive on February 9 which is the official launch date.