OnePlus 5T vs HTC U11 – What’s Different

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OnePlus has launched the much-hyped OnePlus 5T smartphone with some noteworthy upgrades, today at an event in Brooklyn, New York. This upgraded version comes just five months after the launch of OnePlus 5, which was arguably one of the best smartphones in the market. Continue reading “OnePlus 5T vs HTC U11 – What’s Different”

HTC U11 Android 8.0 Oreo update begins rolling out starting from Taiwan

HTC U11 Android 8.0 Oreo

HTC was one of the first OEMs to confirm Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for some of its top-end devices and even released U11+ earlier this month with Android Oreo. Today the company has started rolling out Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for its flagship HTC U11 smartphone starting from Taiwan. The changelog is simple that mentions Android 8.0 (Oreo) update and VoWifi support for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) customers along with enhancements and bug fixes. Continue reading “HTC U11 Android 8.0 Oreo update begins rolling out starting from Taiwan”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset and Vive Wave Open Platform announced

HTC Vive Focus

HTC today at the Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing has announced Vive Focus Standalone VR headset after teasing it for some time now. The company has also introduced VIVE WAVE VR Open Platform which will be open for easy mobile VR content development and device optimization for third-party partners.

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HTC smartphones with Dual rear cameras to return in 2018

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HTC was one of the first movers of the Dual camera technology on smartphones. The HTC EVO 3D was one of the first dual camera smartphones to launch back in the day, but since the poor implementation of 3D, the device never succeeded. However, right after the U11+ launch event, HTC President Chialin Chang speaking  has confirmed that the company would re-enter the dual-camera smartphone space in 2018.

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HTC U11+ with 6-inch QHD+ full-screen display, Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM, Android 8.0 announced

HTC U11 Plus

HTC has introduced the most hyped U11+ smartphone just as expected. It  comes with a 6-inch Quad HD+ 18:9 Full Screen display with 82% screen-to-body ratio and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 coupled with 6GB of RAM. Like the original U11, the U11 Plus also feature Edge Sense technology.

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HTC U11 Life Android One phone with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 630, Edge Sense announced

HTC U11 Life

HTC just announced the U11 Life along with the U11+ just as expected. The U11 Life is part of the Google’s Android One program and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo, but HTC is also launching the U11 Life with HTC’s Sense software in North America.

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HTC U11 Plus teased ahead of November 2 announcement, could feature wireless charging

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HTC already confirmed that it will unveil new ‘U series’ phone at an event on November 2nd. Now it has posted a new teaser for the phone that is coming next week. It shows a similar design as we had seen on TENAA last week that shows a fingerprint sensor below the camera. It also hints at wireless charging support for the phone. Continue reading “HTC U11 Plus teased ahead of November 2 announcement, could feature wireless charging”

HTC U11 Plus with full-screen display gets certified, U11 Life Android One smartphone press image surfaces

HTC U11 Plus

HTC already announced that it will unveil new ‘U series’ phone at an event on November 2nd, which are expected to be high-end HTC U11 Plus and mid-range U11 Life. We had already seen an image of the U11 Life along with detailed specifications, now the first image of the Android One version of the phone has surfaced, but we don’t have a clear image yet. Continue reading “HTC U11 Plus with full-screen display gets certified, U11 Life Android One smartphone press image surfaces”

HTC schedules an event on November 2nd, U11 Plus and U11 Life expected

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HTC has started sending out media invites for an event scheduled on November 2nd in Taiwan. The teaser image posted by the company reads “U” giving away more reasons to believe that HTC might be launching the much-rumored U11 Play and U11 Life.

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HTC U11 Life Android One smartphone specifications detailed – Snapdragon 630 and water-resistant body

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Specifications of HTC Ocean Life, an upcoming mid-range smartphone surfaced back in July. Later popular tipster LlabTooFeR shared that the phone will also be released under Android One program. Now the same tipster has shared detailed specifications of the Android phone that reveals Snapdragon 630 SoC instead of Snapdragon 660 in the standard version. It also reveals water-resistant body with IP67 ratings and two storage variants.

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HTC U11 Plus with bezel-less 18:9 display tipped be launched in November

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Just yesterday, Google officially announced that it has signed an agreement with HTC to acquire team of HTC talent for US$1.1 billion in cash. Now, a latest report suggests that HTC is working on a new flagship smartphone that will be launched later this year. Continue reading “HTC U11 Plus with bezel-less 18:9 display tipped be launched in November”

Google to buy part of HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1 Billion

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After rumors, Google has officially announced that it has signed an agreement with HTC to acquire team of HTC talent for US$1.1 billion in cash. This includes some of whom have already been working on the Pixel smartphone line. The deal also includes a non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property to support the Pixel smartphone family.

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HTC suspends share trading in wake of Google takeover rumors

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HTC has suspended trading on the stock exchange owing to rumors of a takeover by Google. Taiwan’s stock exchange announced that shares would not be trading on Thursday morning “pending the release of material information. The statement does not mention when the exchange will resume normal trading.
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HTC U11 Life with Snapdragon 660 could get Android One version

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Specifications of HTC Ocean Life, upcoming mid-range smartphone surfaced back in July. Now the same HTC tipster LlabTooFeR has shared that the phone will also be released under Android One program. He also said that the phone will lose most of the HTC apps and run stock Android 8.0 (Oreo) with Sense 9.0_A1, but it will have EdgeSense, USonic, Zoe and HTC Camera. Continue reading “HTC U11 Life with Snapdragon 660 could get Android One version”

HTC U11’s Edge Sense squeeze interactions get in-app customization options

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HTC launched the U11 in India in June following its announcement in May. The flagship comes with a unique Edge Sensor for new squeeze interactions that lets you perform different actions like launch the camera, send text messages, open email or customize it to launch any application by squeezing the phone.
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