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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HTC confirms Android Oreo update for some of its devices

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Google released Android 8.0 (Oreo) earlier this week for its Pixel and Nexus devices and also said that it is working with several OEMs including HTC to roll out the update by the end of this year. Now HTC has confirmed Oreo update for its flagship smartphones, including the HTC 10 that was launched running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It is also the first company to confirm the update for several devices. Continue reading “HTC confirms Android Oreo update for some of its devices”

HTC VIVE gets Rs. 16000 price cut in India

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After $200 price cut in the U.S. HTC has reduced price of VIVE VR system in India by Rs. 16,000, four months after the launch in the country. It includes wireless VR controllers, room scale movement, and Head Mounted Display featuring a built in camera.

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HTC Vive VR headset price slashed to $599

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Last year, HTC introduced its first virtual reality headset developed by HTC and Valve Corporation dubbed as Vive in an attempt to step into the Virtual Reality market. Today, the company has announced a price cut on the Vive by $200 that is now be available for $599 (approx Rs. 38,362). In India it still costs Rs. 92,990 on Amazon.in. Continue reading “HTC Vive VR headset price slashed to $599”

HTC U11 Solar Red variant launched in India

HTC U11 Solar Red

HTC launched its flagship U11 smartphone in India back in June for Rs. 51990 in Brilliant Black and Amazing Silver colors, last month it launched the Sapphire Blue color variant of the phone. Today it has launched the Solar Red color variant of the phone in the country. Continue reading “HTC U11 Solar Red variant launched in India”

Google Pixel 2 passes through the FCC, confirms it is made by HTC, Active Edge squeeze interaction

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Google’s next generation Pixel 2 smartphone has been certified by the FCC that confirms HTC as the manufacturer of the phone. It has a model number NM8G011A and also reveals persistent search bar on the top of the settings replacing the search icon. Continue reading “Google Pixel 2 passes through the FCC, confirms it is made by HTC, Active Edge squeeze interaction”

HTC U11 update brings 1080p 60fps video recording, Bluetooth 5 will be enabled with Android O

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HTC earlier this week started rolling out a new update (v1.26.709.3) for its flagship U11 smartphone in Taiwan that brings support for 1080p 60fps video recording as it had promised a few days back. The company already said that it will roll out the feature widely in coming months. The update also brought July 2017 Android security update along with other system enhancements. Continue reading “HTC U11 update brings 1080p 60fps video recording, Bluetooth 5 will be enabled with Android O”

HTC Vive Standalone VR headset powered by Snapdragon 835 coming later this year

HTC Vive Standalone VR headset

HTC at the ChinaJoy 2017 announced its first Vive Standalone VR headset for the China market. It will be a premium headset and promises outstanding standalone VR experience and doesn’t require PC to use it, unlike the HTC VIVE headset that was launched recently. HTC says that it will be simple, light-weight and portable.

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HTC Ocean Life specs surface – 5.2-inch display, Snapdragon 660 and Android 7.1.1

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HTC is working on a new mid range smartphone under the U series. Codenamed as Ocean Life, detailed specification of the phone were shared by popular HTC tipster LlabTooFeR via Twitter.

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HTC Desire 10 Pro explodes in woman’s hand causing burnt fingers

htcLast year we saw Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 smartphones exploding due to battery heating issues. The company had to kill the device altogether after the fiasco. Now, a new incident about smartphone explosion as surfaced online. This time it is not a Samsung phone but a device by Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC.
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HTC U11 Battery Life Test

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HTC launched its flagship U11 smartphone in India last month for Rs. 51990. We recently brought you the review of the smartphone, here we have the battery life test results of the phone. It packs a 3000mAh built-in Lithium-Ion battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, has a 5.5-inch Quad HD 3D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform, has 6GB of RAM and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with HTC Sense UI. Check out the test results below.

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OnePlus 5 vs HTC U11 – What’s different

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OnePlus, as promised, introduced its latest flagship device dubbed as OnePlus 5 yesterday. This is the first smartphone in the OnePlus portfolio to sport a dual camera setup. Having said that, today we have come up with spec comparison between OnePlus 5 and the HTC U11 that was launched in India recently. Check it out below. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 vs HTC U11 — What’s different”