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HTC U11 Life, the first Android One smartphone from HTC

HTC U11 Life featuring 5.2-inch FHD display with 16 MP camera is all set to debut in Europe for the price tag of 369 Euros on 2nd November.

HTC U11 Life, the upcoming smartphone under the banner Android One is all set to debut in on 2nd November 2017. The device will feature Android Oreo out of the box with the stock Android user interface.

In terms of design and build quality, the device features an all-glass premium design with soft rounded of corners, which looks premium and feels good in the hand. The fingerprint scanner is located on the home button (similar to that of the Nokia 5, 6 and 8) surrounded by the back and menu navigation keys.

In terms of tech specifications, the device features a 5.2-inch 1080p IPS LCD screen, protected by 2.5D curved tempered glass on the top. Under the hood, the device will be powered Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Octa-core SoC paired with 3 GB LPDDR3 RAM and 32 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot (up to 2 TB).

With respect to the camera capability, the HTC U11 Life offers a single 16 MP rear-facing camera with features like 4K video recording capability with RAW format. Even on the front, the device offers a 16 MP selfie shooter with 1080p video recording capability.

The device offers latest connectivity features like Bluetooth version 5.0, NFC, dual-band WiFi support with single or dual SIM card (depending on the market) with 4G LTE and VoLte capability. The device is IP67 certified against the dust and water, so, the phone can survive up to 30 minutes in water under the normal condition.

The HTC U11 Life will feature a 2600 mAh non-user replaceable battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 4.0 capability via USB type C slot, which also supports USB OTG complaint. The device will be priced at 369 Euros (INR 27,794) for the standard variant, and one can also expect a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage model in the future.

So, what you think about this Android One smartphone? Do you accept our contradictions that this device is overpriced? Share your views in the comments below.


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