HTC U11 is now shipping in the US, also available at Sprint and Amazon

HTC U11 is now shipping in the US, also available at Sprint and Amazon

Ready to squeeze an HTC U11? Well, if you have pre-ordered one in the US, you are about to get it soon because HTC’s latest flagship is finally shipping. And demand for it seems to be exceeding what HTC can supply, seeing that at HTC.com, the smartphone is now out of stock, with new shipments expected in two to four weeks. 

Yet if you want one badly, Sprint has the HTC U11 available online and at its retail stores. The unlocked version of the HTC U11, compatible with Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, is also sold at Amazon for $649 where it is listed as “in stock”. 

As a reminder, one of the HTC U11's unique features is called Edge Sense. It allows you to do things like taking a photo or switching the flashlight on, for instance, by squeezing the edges of the phone. The model also sports a highly reflective glass back, high-quality loudspeakers, and top-notch specs worthy of any high-end Android smartphone. There are three colors to choose from, and in the box you will find noise-cancellation earphones, a protective case, and an analog headphone adapter.

It is important to note that the HTC U11 version in the US comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage. As you may already know, there is another unlocked variant of the U11 which comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage, but that will be available only in a small number of countries, and the US is not among them.

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  • 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)

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16 Comments

1. JesseJames

Posts: 225; Member since: Feb 22, 2015

I'll be honest, after using the u11 for the last couple of days, its actually a pretty decent device. My main phone is an s8+ but I needed to replace a different line with a device and whats the point of having 2 s8's right? Anyway, so far its actually really really good. I know a lot of people will give htc hate no matter what but u11 is quite the respectable device.

3. strbckboy

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

I'm in a similar situation. While I have an S8+ already, I pre-ordered the HTC U11. Got it yesterday, and I've gotta say that I'm really impressed. It's the smoothest and most responsive android device that I've ever used. Even more so than my Pixel XL, and definitely smoother than the S8+.

2. torr310

Posts: 1610; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Flat screen, normal screen ratio, physical front home button/ finger print scanner is the way to go!

4. dragon76

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

second day with the U11 and I am very impressed I bought the LG G6 outright and then tried out the Samsung S8 for a couple of days and I loved them both other then the UI experience on both.... but the U11 is now my daily and battery life is awesome

5. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3088; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Could you please if you don't mind tell your experience with 3.5 mm headphone adapter? Does sound good? Could you compare with other devices?

14. dragon76

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

I have only used a older set of Monster nTune and the sound quality is decent but I feel that both the M9 and 10 a little bit better sound I wasn't impressed with the G6 or S8 with these headphones I do rather enjoy the supplied usb earbuds

16. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3088; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Have you used a Bluetooth headphones? How is the sound quality? Thanks in advance.

7. PryvateiDz

Posts: 439; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Update us on your SOT (Screen on time) when you can please. I pre-ordered mine yesterday, supposedly I will get it Monday or Tuesday.

13. dragon76

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

I have am currently at about 7.5 hours on the battery with 46% screen 12% standby by the system usage(various other things) with apps being facebook and chrome both at 11% app usage. majority of the time spent on LTE network and approximately 1 hour of wifi I have had the display set to max during this time I feel the battery life is very comparable to the HTC 10 and on par with my experience with the G6 and S8

15. dragon76

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

@ 32% Battery life left

6. Furbal unregistered

Mine doesnt get here till wednesday. crying inside.

8. krauser1

Posts: 18; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

When is everyone getting their shipment notifications? Today? How is HTC shipping these out? FedEx? UPS?

11. porky

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 09, 2017

Mine shipped via FedEx

9. ryanusc75

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 09, 2017

I ordered mine on May 23rd from HTC and it has yet to ship. Called customer support and said it will likely ship in the next two weeks. Hope he's wrong!

10. porky

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 09, 2017

Was working in the back yard when the Fedex person came with my HTC U11 today so missed the delivery attempt. Excited about picking it up from Fedex office later today.

12. porky

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 09, 2017

Preordered mine May 19. Arrived today.

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