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The HTC U11 is an Android smartphone manufactured and sold by HTC as part of the HTC U series. It was announced on 16 May 2017 and succeeds the HTC 10 smartphone. In the US, the HTC U11's major carrier is Sprint, however it is also compatible with unlocked carriers, such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon networks.

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Manufacturer HTC
Slogan "Squeeze for the Brilliant U"
Series HTC U
First released June 2017; 4 months ago (2017-06)
Predecessor HTC 10
Related HTC U Play, HTC U Ultra
Type Smartphone
Dimensions 153.9 mm (6.06 in) H
75.9 mm (2.99 in) W
7.9 mm (0.31 in) D
Weight 169 g (6.0 oz)
Operating system Android "Nougat" 7.1 with HTC Sense 8.0
System on chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.46 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory 4 or GiB RAM
Storage 64 or 128 GiB
Removable storage microSD up to 256 GiB
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Data inputs Capacitive Touch screen
Edge Sense
Display 5.5 inch Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
1440×2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
Rear camera 12 MP (1.4 µm), f/1.7, OIS, UltraSpeed autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto-HDR, panorama
Front camera 16 MP[disambiguation needed], 1080p, Auto-HDR
Sound Vibration
MP3, WAV ringtones
Stereo speakers
No headphone jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP, LE
NFC: Yes
USB: v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Other IP67
Website Official website
References sources




The HTC U11 has a glass unibody-like design with an aluminium frame that includes pressure sensitive points for the implementation of HTC Edge Sense. This enables users to control or navigate several functions by pressing the edges of the metal frame. It is fitted with a 5.5-inch Super LCD 5 Quad HD (2560 × 1440 pixels) display. The front glass is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 while the rear glass uses Gorilla Glass 3. HTC U11 features a 3000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.

The rear camera is 12 megapixels with 1.4μm pixels and an f1.7 aperture; it also includes OIS and Ultraspeed Autofocus. The front camera is 16 MP with an f/2.0 aperture and includes EIS.

The HTC U11 has 4 microphones for 24-bit 360-degree audio recording. It also has Boomsound stereo speakers where the earpiece acts as the tweeter while the bottom firing speaker acts as the woofer. Dust and waterproofing are included with a IP67 certification.[1]

The phone ships with the Snapdragon 835 and includes either 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of storage or 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of storage.[2]


The HTC U11 ships with Android 7.1 Nougat with an overlay of HTC Sense UI. Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Baidu Duer (China only)[3] are pre-installed. Alexa only became available on July 17, 2017.[1] HTC Sense Companion is installed to make personalized suggestions by learning from daily routines and suggestions based on the user's location.[2]


On June 15, 2017, Chang Chia-lin, the president of HTC's smartphone and connected device division, stated that the HTC U11 had been selling better than its predecessors, the HTC One M9 and the HTC 10.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Phonearena". 
  2. ^ a b "HTC U11 | HTC United Kingdom". HTC. Retrieved 2017-05-16. 
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  4. ^ "HTC U11 enjoys strong sales". Focus Taiwan. Central News Agency. Retrieved 18 June 2017.