We had earlier revealed that HTC will be imbibing some of the distinctive features in its upcoming flagship smartphone, dubbed as HTC U 11. Now a latest update has been tagged to the rumor mills, which indicates that HTC U 11 could be the best handset of the company till date.
Talking about the unique features to be found in the flagship device, a HTC Edge Sense app had popped up in the Google Play App Store yesterday, affirming the 'gesture control edges' feature of the device. However, the app was pulled down from the Play Store shortly.
Earlier, a promotional video of the flagship phone had surfaced the internet showing the touch-sensitive edges of the handset which can be operated only through gestures like touch and voice of the users. Now, this latest leak suggests that the Edge Sense app can help in interacting with the device by scrolling the edges of the handset for navigation. It might also let you squeeze the frame of HTC U 11 and generate response from it. It can be used in sending messages, accessing camera or launching Google AI.
As the touch-sensitive edges will be a very new feature to be seen in the HTC upcoming flagship, the Edge Sense app could be sorely dedicated towards this unique feature and provide easy-access interface to the users.
Prior to this, HTC had teased us with its hot Red variant of the HTC U 11 model. You can check our blog 'The Red HTC U 11 Is A Treat To Eyes!' for a preview of the handset.
In a bid to make its stand prominent in the market amidst all the high-end flagship phones launched in 2017, HTC is ensuring to hit the bull's eye with its premium HTC U 11.
The leaked images of HTC U 11 render a curved-edge design with a 5.5-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) display. The device will have a new HTC Sense 9 interface. Its other speculated features include 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage option. It is likely to be chipped with the latest Snapdragon 835 processor and run Android 7.1 Nougat.
In terms of camera, HTC U 11 is likely to have a 12MP rear and 16MP front camera rendering perfect Selfies!
The device will also have the Google AI feature besides the exclusive HTC Sense Companion. The high-end smartphone will be powered by a 3,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 option.
Official sources inform that HTC will unveil its flagship HTC U 11 on May 16. So, it won't be long till we lay our hands on this superphone!
HTC U 11 Launch Date, Price in Dubai UAE
The high-end smartphone will be released on May 16. HTC U 11 price is Dubai UAE is expected to cost between 2836 AED to 3073 AED.
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