HTC U11 vs HTC U11+ vs Google Pixel 4a

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 534 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

S-LCD 5
S-LCD 6
OLED

Screen-to-body:

71.34 %
78.23 %
82.53 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 540
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 54 GB
128GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), HTC Sense UI
Android (8.0 Oreo), HTC Sense UI
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3930 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

16 MP (HDR)
8 MP (Wide Angle, HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches (153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.24 x 2.95 x 0.33 inches (158.5 x 74.9 x 8.5 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Silver, Blue, White
Black, Silver
Just black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 650
$ 349

In The Box:

Quick Charge 3.0 adapter, USB cable, Earbuds and a Type-C to 3.5 mm headphones adapter
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

May 16, 2017
Nov 02, 2017
Aug 03, 2020
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