HTC’s latest flagship phone HTC U11 has reportedly outsold all its predecessors including HTC 10 and One M9 smartphones as per the statement, given by Chang Chia-lin, president of company’s smartphone and connected devices division in a shareholders meeting. The smartphone was launched in May of this year in Taiwan and looks like it has already gotten off to a good start in terms of sales.
Though the company faced a loss of about $349 Million in 2016, Cher assured shareholders that HTC will produce satisfactory financial results by next year. HTC will take further steps to increase the net profit per year. HTC is hoping to minimize its operating costs and reduce the number of new smartphone models launched per year to three or four. Also, HTC will also focus more on its Research and Development work in preparation for the launch of 5G services in 2020. HTC is hoping for a smooth transitioning from 4G to 5G mobile connectivity.
Coming to the features of famously known as ‘squeezable’ smartphone HTC U11, it sports Android 7.1 Nougat. It features a 5.5-inch Quad HD 1440×2560 pixels which come with Super LCD display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by 2.45GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. Moreover, it comes with 64GB of built-in storage, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 2TB).
It has a 12-megapixel camera with ultra-spread autofocus, BSI sensor, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, dual-LED flash, slow-motion, and 4K video recording and also sports a 16-megapixel front camera with BSI sensor, full-HD recording. The smartphone packs a 3000mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 3.0.
HTC U11 is called ‘squeezable’ because it comes with the company’s unique Edge Sense feature from which the user is able to access various functions or launch different apps by just squeezing the smartphone from the sides.