HTC U11 vs HTC U12 Life

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 5
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.34 %
77.70 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual 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

Specifications

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

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Depth information

Flash

Dual LED
Dual 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
Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Flash, 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)
6.24 x 2.97 x 0.33 inches (158.5 x 75.4 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Silver, Blue, White
Purple, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 509

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

54 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), HTC Sense UI
Android (8.1 Oreo), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3600 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
 

Talk time (3G)

24.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Talk time (4G)

24 hours
 

Stand-by time (4G)

14.0 days (336 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 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, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

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
Yes

Connector

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

Features

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

Location

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

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, Vibration, 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
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

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
 
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