HTC U 11 will feature 360-degree sound recording, new video teaser suggests

HTC wants us to get excited about its upcoming flagship smartphone - the HTC U 11. The handset will be officially announced next week, on May 16, but, before that, HTC released a new video teaser to keep our interest piqued.

HTC's new video - embedded above - is quite short, and is accompanied by a "360 real-life recording" caption. From this, we can conclude that the U 11 will feature 360-degree sound recording - or maybe 360-degree video recording, too? This is the second U 11 feature that HTC is (kind of) confirming, after the phone's squeezable frame - apparently called Edge Sense.

Recently, we've seen some alleged HTC U 11 renders, and it seems that the handset looks like a mix between its predecessor (HTC 10) and the HTC U Ultra

The U 11 is expected to be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, further offering a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, 4 GB (or maybe 6 GB) of RAM, a USB Type-C port, and up to 128 GB of internal memory. It's said that the handset also features a 12 MP rear camera, a 16 MP front-facing camera, and a 3000 mAh battery.

We assume HTC will start selling the U 11 shortly after announcing it. In any case, we'll be here to let you know all about the company's announcement next week.

source: HTC (YouTube)

Related phones

  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(24.5h 3G talk time)



1. ZeeNasir

Posts: 131; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Looks promising.

10. danny_a2005

Posts: 365; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

I might end up getting it after all. I really like this brand. (except for the Ultra)

2. newbey123

Posts: 704; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

If they offer a version bigger than 5.5 then I might consider it, otherwise will be the pixel 2 (taimen)

3. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

If it doesn't come with a 4000mAh battery you can keep it!

4. maherk

Posts: 7054; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Not that I'm hating on HTC or something, but they always overhype their features in the teasers. An example to that would be the 10's camera they promised us with in their teasers.

5. letosaw

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

And camera is pretty good. It's on par with GS7

6. maherk

Posts: 7054; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

No it's not. Pixel, S7, iPhone 7, V20, and P9 were the top phones for camera quality last year.

7. sintruder

Posts: 162; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

It is , the U ultra sports the same camera and it came out on top of iphone 7. So it was among the best

8. maherk

Posts: 7054; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I would like to see that test where it tops the iPhone 7

9. danny_a2005

Posts: 365; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

v20 camera was a failure, The pixel still is the best camera, even better than s8 and LG G6, if this HTC phone is on par with the pixel, I might be gettin it

11. hpspectrex360

Posts: 61; Member since: May 10, 2017

HTC's phones are now average at best. Long gone are the times of the HTC One M7. *sob*

12. hpspectrex360

Posts: 61; Member since: May 10, 2017

Hope they can come up with something genuinely innovative - it's the only way to stay afloat in this saturated market.

13. rsiders

Posts: 2037; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

These Android OEMs really need to let thos 3000mAh battery limit go. Other than that, this phone is really sounding like something innovative.

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