HTC has confirmed that it will be holding an event on November 2, where it will unveil its next smartphone under its U-series. The company has confirmed this news on its official Twitter handle and many believe that it will launch the long-rumoured HTC U11 Plus phone during the event.
The company has shared ‘Save the Date’ invite on its Twitter account and the tweet reads, “We’re bringing something new for the #BrilliantU.” The invitation contains U letter, which hints that the company might launch a new smartphone under its U-series and it would be none other than U11 Plus.
— HTC (@htc) October 19, 2017
Previously, a leaked invite was shared by ITHome and it shows the letter “U”, which could mean that a new smartphone will be from company’s U-series. Recollecting some key specifications, the HTC U11 Plus could sport a 5.99-inch display with a screen resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels. This type of resolution means that the device will come loaded with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The screen will be made by JDI.
On the hardware front, the HTC U11 Plus will be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The brand is also reported to be working on a premium variant that will sport a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, however, there is no information available about which variant will available in which market. The memory is said to be of USF 2.1 and there is no mention about the expandable storage.
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On the camera front, one will get a 12-megapixel camera on the back panel and it will be the same sensor that was seen in the U11. For the front, there will be an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling. The device is reported to boast an IP68 certification, which will make it water and dust resistance and it can be submerged up to 1.5 meters in water for 30 minutes. The phone is further reported to come with Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 technology and it will sport company’s latest Edge Sense feature, which we saw in the HTC U11.
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