On 2nd November has announced two new HTC smartphone editions to the U11 edition. The unveiling of the HTC U11 smartphone flagship before this year ends, the company has now exposed the HTC U11 plus and the HTC U11 Life smartphone.

The previous edition is a plus-sized different of the HTC U11 which the best part is thinner bezels, while the U11 Life drops in the mid-range type and comes in two latest versions with Android One operating system and Sense. The U11 Plus comes with high-end hardware system. The U11 Life is a more mainstream smartphone.

Both the U11 plus and the U11 Life smartphones are aimed two different price range. The U11 plus is a more premium style of the U11 family. On another hand, U11 Life is a mid-range smartphone has come with the top specifications and Sense UI or stock Android that come with the U11 edition.

HTC U11 PLUS & U11 Life release date

Launched on 2 November, the U11 Life is one of the new phones to launch on that event and now you can pre-book on online. A release date is not revealed but it should be in a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, the U11 plus is available to pre-book on 20 Nov and also yet reveal a release date. It will only be offered straight from HTC.

HTC U11 plus Specifications:

  • The premium HTC U11 PLUS display comes with a 6-inch Quad HD and Super LCD 18:9 display with a screen resolution of 1440p x 2880p and also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • The HTC U11 plus smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at 2.45GHz coupled with runs on 6GB of RAM.
  • The HTC Company says that the HTC U11 PLUS will be available in 6GB of RAM with 128GB internal storage, this variant applicable only in Europe country, while rest of the marketplaces will get a 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage variant.
  • On the rear camera, the HTC U11 PLUS has 12-MP of Ultra Pixel camera with AF, BSI sensor, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, and dual tone LED flashlight. At the front camera, it has an 8-MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and BSI sensor. The smartphone has also supported 4K video recording.
  • It has a 3930mAh battery and comes with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
  • Connectivity options with Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C data cable 3.1, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, DLNA, NFC, and Miracast.
  • It has a fingerprint scanner on the back side panel.


  • HTC U11 PLUS will come with Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa; both of which can be combined with Edge Sense to launch with a squeeze.
  • The HTC U11 PLUS will run on Android 8.0 Oreo with the company’s HTC Sense UI running on top.
  • The HTC U11 PLUS will have come in Amazing Silver, Ceramic Black, and Translucent Black color variant.

HTC U11 Life Specifications

  • The HTC U11 Life smartphone will run on Android Nougat with HTC Sense only in United States edition, though the Android One version will run on stock Android experience with Android 8.0 Oreo version.
  • It has a 5.2-inch full HD screen and LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass.
  • It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor.
  • The HTC U11 Life edition will be available in two different variants; 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage and 3GB of RAM with 32GB internal storage. It supports expandable storage support via microSD card up to 2TB.
  • The HTC U11 Life camera has a 16-MP PDAF (Probabilistic data association filter) with BSI sensor and f/2.0 aperture. Front camera, there’s a 16-MP camera.
  • The HTC U11 Life comes with 2600mAH battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.
  • The HTC U11 Life packs IP67 rating and sports fingerprint scanner at the front.

HTC U11 PLUS & U11 Life price

When it comes to prices sector, the latest edition of the HTC smartphones is the pretty sensible price with the HTC U11 plus at £699 and the HTC U11 Life at £349. For both, you get the advanced specification in terms of storage and memory.