HTC U11 vs HTC U11 life

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 5
S-LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

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

Flash

Dual LED
LED

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, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (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 oz (172 g)
5.01 oz (142 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 67
IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Silver, Blue, White
Blue

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

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

54 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Yes

Talk time (3G)

24.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
8.0 days (192 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Talk time (4G)

24 hours
22 hours

Stand-by time (4G)

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)
9.0 days (216 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
 

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

Notification light, Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 20, 2017

 
FCC ID value: NM82Q3F300 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.59 W/kg

Body

 
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.31 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.00 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 650
$ 349
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