HTC U11 Life to be released by T-Mobile, Android Oreo on board


Expected to be announced on November 2, possibly alongside the high-end U11 Plus, the HTC U11 Life will be a mid-range smartphone that, according to rumors, should cost around $400.



 



The U11 Life - pictured above - may soon be available in the US via T-Mobile. This info comes from a person who appears to be a T-Mobile store manager. Apparently, the HTC U11 Life (in blue) is already shipping to T-Mobile stores, so a release could follow shortly after the phone's official announcement.



 



Running Android 8 Oreo, the HTC U11 Life will be dust- and water-resistant, sporting a 5.2-inch 1080p display. The handset will be powered by a decent Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor, further featuring Edge Sense, 16 MP cameras on the front and rear, 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, at least 32 GB of storage space, and a 2600 mAh battery. The new phone won't have a 3.5mm audio jack, but there should be a pair of USB-C HTC USonic headphones in the box.



 



Do you think you'll want to buy this upcoming HTC handset once it hits shelves in the US?




 



source: Reddit 

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U11 life
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. androiduser

Posts: 510; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Means that android oreo is coming to my u11 soon

2. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Why manufacturers are so stingy on battery size? Please throw a 4000mah battery in so it will be amazing!

3. PryvateiDz

Posts: 443; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Technically they aren't, and they have. That would be the upcoming HTC U11+ . Also the Blacberry Motion has a 4000mAh battery with the same processor.

4. Subie

Posts: 2361; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

The Motion come with the sd625. There are actually quite a few differences between the two. With graphics processing probably being the most noticeable improvement on the sd630 = up to 30% gain. https://gamesinners.com/tech/2017/05/09/qualcomm-snapdragon-630-vs-snapdragon-625-whats-new/

5. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

What I mean is they should've used 4000mah on both U11 and U11 Lite and that would make them awesome.

9. htcone

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 19, 2013

they simply can't do it. do you remember the note 7. the problem that made the battery catch on fire was : bigger battery in such a small area that it couldn't fit properly which cause the battery to short. if they put 4000mah battery in a 5.2 phone it won't fit or the phone will be 15mm thick which i guess is not a good idea ;)

11. ShadowWarrior

Posts: 165; Member since: Aug 08, 2017

right...because bigger battery equates to better. What about optimization? Ever thought about scare lithium resources in the world?

6. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

Sad, TMobile should sell the U11 plus..

7. Pitrich

Posts: 239; Member since: Apr 13, 2016

I wanted the HTC u11 plus to come to T-Mobile. Would have been my first HTC in years!!!!

8. gamehead unregistered

I hope but doubt the U11+ will have an 18:9 1440p screen. That alongside Oreo would be grand.

10. androiduser

Posts: 510; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Are you dumb? Of course it will

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