Which shiny beast would you buy: Samsung Galaxy S8+ or HTC U11?

HTC's newest flagship is certainly going off on a different tangent than the HTC 10's heading. While 2016 HTC said "let's make a solid, basic, no-nonsense metal phone", this year's decision was more in line with "Go shiny and try a different gimmick!". Not necessarily bad, experimenting keeps this industry from going stale, and we certainly appreciate the super-shiny liquid finishes on the HTC U11 phones. But that squeeze feature? Eeeehhh...

On the other hand, we've got the Samsung Galaxy S8+ — another shiny flagship that tried to... expand borders. Sammy's phones have that super-long display with a ratio of 18.5:9. Additionally, they have that dedicated Bixby button, which some might say is just as annoying and nonsensical as a squeeze feature.

So, yeah, both phones have their positives and their “meh”s, but if you had to choose one — which one would you buy?

Would you buy a Galaxy S8+ or an HTC U11?

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Team 11! That's HTC U11

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