UPDATE – The HTC U11 Life has been spotted on Geekbench with Android Nougat, not the Android Oreo. However, it is still a possibility to have Android 8.0 if the testing unit wasn’t running finalized software.
For those of you who are disappointed by the title of this article, don’t be! The mighty midrange phone, the HTC U11 Plus may not be arriving this November but another U11 flagship is arriving for sure. This mysterious and much less talked about phone is called the HTC U11 Life. All this has been confirmed on Twitter by a recent leak. Are you excited for this flagship phone of the HTC U11? Read on to know more.
Do you know about the recent Android Oreo update in the HTC U11? Read the full report here!
Evan Blass has confirmed on his official Twitter account, @eveleaks, that the HTC U11 Plus will not be unveiled in the coming month and the news has surely made a lot of HTC lovers distraught. Mentioning the silver lining, Blass said that the HTC U11 Life will be launched and we are somewhat relieved with this news.
So, what is the HTC U11 Life about?
HTC U11 Life is a part of Google’s Android One phones. For those of you who’d now like to Google more about the meaning of Android One phones, these phones are launched by Google for the emerging markets which normally have a niche of first-time smartphone users.
These phones are simple yet efficient. What is striking about the HTC U11 Life is the fact that it will be a midrange phone while all Android One phones used to be entry-level ones. This shift will continue in the upcoming phones too!
Android Go program, which aims at covering phones with a RAM of 1 GB or less will now be including the entry-level phones, according to many websites.
The HTC U11 Life is more than ordinary because it will be the first ever Android One phone to run the Android Oreo. It will have a 2,600 mAh battery, a Snapdragon 630 chip, 3 GB RAM, 5.2-inch FHD screen and a 32 GB storage. Aren’t these specs awesome for a midrange phone?
The U11 Life will feature a rear sensor of 16MP and the front camera will also have the same sensor. If you’re a selfie addict, this phone is a must-have for you! The upcoming flagship phone will not have a 3.5mm audio jack and this is how it carries the legacy of the HTC U11.
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