Rumored specs for the HTC 11 include a 5.5-inch 1440 x 2560 display, and a 12MP rear camera


Now that the Chicago Cubs have ended their long drought and won the World Series, we get the feeling that anything is possible. Perhaps a company stuck in a slump of its own (one not as long as the Cubs' dry spell lasted) is ready to make a comeback. HTC might be the company to take advantage of any leftover image problem that affects Samsung after the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. After all, HTC didn't miss knocking the ball out of the park by that much with the HTC 10.

So what is HTC planning for its next flagship  model? According to a rumor that comes out of China, the HTC 11 will come with a larger 5.5-inch display, carrying a 1440 x 2560 resolution. We could see a dual-curved edge screen. A 12MP rear-facing camera is said to be on board with an 8MP camera in front for selfies and video chats.

We'd like to see HTC keep OIS on both cameras, stuff a 4000mAh battery into the device, and add an IP certification rating of IP67 to the HTC 11. We can't stress enough the importance of having a large capacity battery and the ability to withstand submersion in water. Add those two features, and perhaps HTC will turn things around next year just like the Cubs did this year.

via AndroidPure

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27 Comments

1. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Animated heavy breathing cat https://imgur.com/gallery/NUyttbn

2. Carl3000

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

5.5, 12/8MP, and QHD? Sounds like they're building the Pixe all over again and just sticking and HTC logo on it.

12. MOTOREZOID

Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

They just build duplicates duplicates duplicates duplicates duplicates duplicates duplicates duplicates duplicates duplicates...

14. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2452; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Besides the new screen size (5.5 from 5.2) and a bump in the front-facing camera (8 MP from 5 MP), the rest have already been on the HTC 10. So, I'm not sure why you're suggesting they are just copying the Pixel, when they've had those same specs on their previous HTC 10 flagship. And my eyes must be deceiving me, but I also don't see any dual-curved edges on the Pixel.

3. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

It better have less bezels. Most 2017 phones would focus on lesser bezels

4. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

It was quite funny back then when HTC got frustrated that Samsung didn't supply AMOLED panel to its flagship lines. Guess what, HTC wasn't playing fair game with Samsung. While Samsung was pretty honest and supported HTC with its latest AMOLED tech, HTC was being a snake with 2 heads, a blatant coward and attacked Samsung on the back. Now let it uses that outdated LCD display and enjoy its failure as it is always meant to be.

8. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

11. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Nah, Samsung just had an excuse. Apparently it didn't want to supply its AMOLED panel to HTC because HTC was being a jerk. Samsung was actually capable of making an adequate quantity of AMOLED for other OEMs. Stop being a blind HTC fanboy dude, you're cheated.

15. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I mean what did htc exactly do to samsung?

22. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

HTC badmouthed Samsung while Samsung was the only one who was willing to provide AMOLED.

19. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

One plus are switching to LCD from amoled due to supply shortages so what's your point?

20. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Stop being a blind OnePlus fanboy!!!!! Oneplus was being a jerk towards Samsung!!

21. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

So any company not buying amoled displays from Samsung are jerks? Wow you're not showing any fanboyism here, are you?

23. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

That was sarcasm, meant to show how ridiculous Hallyu is

24. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Woops my bad I apologize. Down vote me if you will.

29. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

LOL it was quite funny back then when a Giant Company like Samsung hired trolls just to give negative review and bash htc phones back then... LOL..what a pathetic move from a Giant company.

5. bigcat

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 22, 2016

Finally! HTC just give me a reason to think

6. GadgetGuy

Posts: 20; Member since: Sep 15, 2016

Why is every company want to build dual curve screen. Apart from being futuristic and no side bezel, the curve screen doesn't bring any useful function at all ( except for samsung with edge function which seldom used in daily life)

7. jesus_sheep

Posts: 279; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

Bring back the m8 with a decent camera and it's a winner.

9. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

The m8 was the best phone i've ever had. My current m9 seems like a downgrade from it

10. waqas.mehmood2

Posts: 55; Member since: Nov 21, 2015

Smartphone now stuck with Qhd display

13. 3p3hr

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 13, 2013

you can buy beautiful xperia z5 premium with world first 4k Display

30. ninguem98

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 06, 2016

And premium plastic camera lens

16. talon95

Posts: 1000; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Well the specs are nothing to get excited about, maybe if this was 2014 those would look like upgrades. They had better bring a lot more to the table in way of design changes if they hope to actually steal market share. They won't touch the S8 if they just continue to recycle the M7. It will need MST, in screen fingerprint, 90% display coverage, waterproofing, stereo speakers, dual camera, and more just to be on par. I think they would need it to dual boot to WP or Chrome, or include Tango, or have a Blackberry partnership to include a secure partition, or put 5000mAh metal ion batteries or something like that to actually inspire any boost in sales.

17. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Next please

18. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

IP68 and FM radio please. The first phone that offers both gets my money. Or was the Z5 the last?

26. pipinstine

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 15, 2015

I would like to see better waterproofing. Stereo speakers would be nice, maybe keep the tweeter in front on the top and on the bottom 2 speakers, front facing would be best. The Ocean phone teaser had a cool feature with the touch sensitive frame that could be neat if done right.

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