HTC has started rolling out Android 9.0 Pie update for its HTC U11+ smartphone. The company earlier revealed that U12+ will start receiving Pie update from mid-June 2019. But the phone has now started receiving the Pie update.
The update is about 1.45GB in size and once you install it you’ll be on software version 2.15.709.1. It is currently rolling out in Taiwan but it is expected to be rolled out to other regions soon.
The Android Pie update will bring features like Adaptive Battery, Adaptive Brightness, Digital Wellbeing, screenshot shortcut, easier screen rotation, new accessibility menu, Slices API, gesture navigation new, volume and sound improvements and more to the HTC U11+. Apart from this the update adds ‘System Enhancements’, and it also removes Google+ from the HTC-made BlinkFeed.
To recall, the HTC U11+ was launched in India last year with Android Oreo operating system. The phone features a 6-inch Quad HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels along and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
On the imaging front, the U11+ features a 12-megapixel UltraPixel rear camera with aperture f/1.7, OIS, 1.4-micron pixel sensor, 4K recording, UltraSpeed autofocus. For the front, there is an 8-megapixel sensor with an 85-degree field of view, f/2.0 aperture. It is backed up by a 3930mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and it also supports IP68 certification. The phone also comes with Edge Sense feature, through which users can squeeze the phone to launch different features.