HTC U11 vs HTC U11 life

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
534 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
424 PPI

Technology

S-LCD 5
S-LCD

Screen-to-body

71.34 %
68.58 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 508

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

16 MP (HDR)
16 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches (153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm)
5.87 x 2.87 x 0.32 inches (149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.01 oz (142 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Silver, Blue, White
Blue

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), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

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 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Quick Charge 3.0 adapter, USB cable, Earbuds and a Type-C to 3.5 mm headphones adapter
 

MSRP

$ 650
$ 349
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