HTC’s squeezable U phone to be called HTC U 11, confirms company

first_imgAfter confirming the launch date of its upcoming U phone for May 16, the company now confirms the name. As rumoured, the next flagship by HTC will not be called HTC U or Ocean instead will be dubbed as HTC U 11. The Chinese smartphone maker has a lot of expectations from its first U series phone, which is tipped to come packed with Edge Sense.The smartphone vendor just the other day sent out media invites for the launch of the HTC U 11, earlier rumoured as HTC Ocean. The launch date is set for May 16. Well ahead of the launch, the company has rolled out an official video teaser of the HTC U 11. The teaser doesn’t reveal many details on the specification aspect, however, shows the complete design detail of the smartphone and also confirms Edge Sense.Also Read: HTC’s squeezable flagship U phone with Edge Sense set for May 16 launchAs per the recent speculations, the HTC U 11 (HTC Ocean) is expected to support Bluetooth 5.0. If that’s the case, the HTC U 11 will be the second smartphone to come with Bluetooth 5.0, after the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. Bluetooth 5.0 is successor to Bluetooth 4.2 and offers 4 times wider range than its predecessor. Not only that, it also allows twice the data transfer speed and offers the ability to simultaneously connect two sets of wireless devices. Further, the smartphone is also expected to come with Edge Sense. In terms of specifications, the HTC flagship smartphone will reportedly come with a 5.5-inch Quad-HD display screen and be further powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor.advertisementThe HTC U 11 will further come packed with 4GB of RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage. Further, the device is tipped to be backed by a 3,0000mAh battery. While on the optics front, the HTC flagship smartphone is said to hone a 12-megapixel camera. Further, if the rumours are to be believed, the U 11 will also allegedly come with a 3.5mm audio jack. Water-resistance features are also seen on the cards.Also Read: HTC U maybe the second smartphone in the world to support Bluetooth 5.0Further, HTC U 11 might also sport the company’s very own virtual assistant, or better known as Sense Companion. The feature was previously seen on HTC U Ultra. Commenting on the Sense Companion feature, HTC says, “Can suggest that you dress warmer and leave a little earlier for work if snow is forecast; remind you to take a power bank on longer trips, and even recommend a restaurant when you’re away for the weekend and then book seats for you2. Best of all, it’s made to evolve and get to know you better over time.”Well, whether the Sense Companion will be seen on the upcoming HTC U Ultra has still not been revealed. But, there are high chances that the device might come with the virtual assistant feature onboard.last_img

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