HTC U11 Life Android One smartphone coming with 16MP cameras & Android Oreo

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HTC is planning to launch some new smartphones at an event on the 2nd of November, and one of them will be one distributed in partnership with Google, i.e. an Android One smartphone. The phone is the HTC U11 Life.

The U11 Life will be launched at the company’s event next month alongside the HTC U11 Plus, and its specifications were revealed not long ago by popular tipster LlabTooFeR on Twitter, along with an image. Here’s what to expect in the  HTC U11 Life.

HTC U11 Life Android One Review

HTC U11 Life

Software

Like the U11 Plus, the HTC U11 Life comes running on Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest version of the Android OS with numerous advanced software features and customisable options.

Design & Display

The HTC U11 Life comes with a 5.2-inch display which is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass and has a Full HD (1920 * 1080) pixel resolution. It uses a physical home button which is placed below the display at the front, with the fingerprint sensor embedded in it. The device has a metal unibody design and possesses an IP67 certification for water resistance.

Memory & Performance

The U11 Life is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform which runs on the 14nm process and is clocked at 2.2GHz, while its graphics processes are handled by an Adreno 508 GPU.

The smartphone comes in 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variants, both with a microSD slot for internal storage expansion.

Camera

The device sports 16MP cameras on both the front and the rear, and has a LED flash on the back panel to provide lighting in low-light situations.

Battery & Connectivity

The HTC U11 Life packs a 2600mAh battery and supports 4G networks with the Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) functionality. It comes with a USB Type-C port which aids fast charging and data transfer, and offers fast wireless connections with WiFi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 5.0.

HTC U11 Life Android One Full Specifications

Technology

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
  • 4G: LTE with VoLTE.
  • Network Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps.
  • SIM Type: n/a.
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM.
  • OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo).
  • User Interface: n/a

Design & Display

  • Dimensions: –
  • Weight: –
  • Display size: 5.2 inches.
  • Display Resolution: 1080 * 1920 pixels (Full HD).
  • Pixel resolution: n/a.
  • Display Technology: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen.
  • Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
  • Build: Metal Unibody Design.
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass.
  • Colours: Sapphire Blue and Ice White.

Hardware

  • Processor Name/Technology: Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform.
  • Processor Speed: 2.2GHz.
  • Number of Processor Cores: Octa-Core.
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 508.
  • RAM: 3GB / 4GB .
  • Internal Storage: 32GB / 64GB.
  • External Storage: expandable with microSD.
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Fingerprint sensor.

Camera

Rear

    • Lens: 16MP.
    • LED Flash: Yes.
    • Video recording: Yes, 1080p.
    • Properties: –

Front

  • Lens: 16MP.
  • LED Flash: –
  • Video recording: Yes.
  • Properties: –

Multimedia

  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
  • Loudspeaker: Yes.
  • Audio Technology: –
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
  • FM Radio: No.

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0.
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, LE.
  • WiFi: WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
  • GPS: Yes, with GLONASS.
  • USB: USB Type-C.
  • USB OTG: Yes.
  • NFC: Yes.
  • 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 2600mAh.
  • Battery Technology: Li-ion.
  • Removable? No.
  • Fast Charging: n/a.

Miscellaneous

  • Extra Features: –
  • Launch Date: November 2, 2017.
  • Availability: November 2017.

How much is HTC U11 Life Android One?

The HTC U11 Life will be launched alongside the U11 Plus at an HTC event on the 2nd of November, and will come in Ice White and Sapphire Blue colour variants.