HTC U11 review: 10 key takeaways

The HTC U11 is the new kid on the flagship block, and it aims no lower than the biggest guys around: the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy phones.

We have already had the HTC U11 for quite a while, and we've even got a full HTC U11 review for you to explore (with proper benchmark testing and detailed analysis), but if you don't have time for the full review, we have also compiled a much quicker and easier to digest collection of the 10 key takeaways about the U11.

In the slideshow below, you will learn about all the essential features of the HTC U11, but not from a marketing point of view: you will hear the real story, as we've experienced it. With no further ado, here are the 10 things you should know about the U11.

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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)



1. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

No.11) Don't buy it.

15. hazard1

Posts: 231; Member since: Feb 11, 2017

Why not? I am honestly curious.

2. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011


3. Lumberjack

Posts: 306; Member since: May 04, 2017

Funny... Everytime someone talks about waterproofing there is a need to use Samsung as example. Old Xperia Z ( 2013) is waterproof. And say u11 is below i7 when it comes to waterproofing. Iphone has same IP67. Even old 2014 Z3 has higher IP68

4. ishaqthkr

Posts: 155; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

All thse phones look dry infront of the S8 and G6 to be honest

5. Shubham1221

Posts: 153; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

HTC U11 is a great phone.It has better audio quality both on speakers n earphones in comparison to other flagships.Also the audio capture in Videos also very good.Its a complete phone.Only negatives-not bezelless like Lg n Samsung and no 3.5mm headphone jack.

6. combatmedic870

Posts: 983; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

That and build quality....

7. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3094; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Best phone in 2017. Good job HTC.

13. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

Hey Plastics**t , you wont get a free phone by begging htc via this begging social marketing as youre a part of their begging bowl program

14. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3094; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

You are butthurt.

8. Maximus4747

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 19, 2017

Fantastic phone. It's almost perfect. I have a problem with cell standby battery drain though. It's pretty hight all the time

9. Furbal unregistered

If should feel large compared to the g6 and S8, it has more screen area. I'll take the squeeze over Bixby any day, quite useful for camera launching but not taking actual photos. Liking mine very much so far, more than my g6 and p10 plus anyway.

10. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

12) Better than S8/S8+

11. Maximus4747

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 19, 2017

Have it. Love it. After 8 years would never go back to Samsung.

12. AnnDroid

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Excellent speakers, quality camera, great processor, long lasting battery. I'm seriously considering this phone, just waiting for the Pixel XL2 for comparison. By then, I'll even get a couple dollars off because it'll be 5 months old. The only negative for me is a glass back, but it's stunning in person.

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