HTC will return to the Philippines this August; HTC U11 in tow

Its official. HTC is coming back to the Philippines this August. And they’re bringing the flagship HTC U11 with them.

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Exciting news! HTC is coming back. We received an invitation to attend the launch of the HTC U11, marking the official return of the company to the Philippines.

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HTC’s current flagship, the HTC U11, features “Edge Sense,” pressure sensitive areas on its sides which, when squeezed, will trigger commands such as launching an app, launching Google Assistant, or opening the flashlight.

Its 12MP rear camera with f1.7 lens and OIS holds the top spot in mobile camera phones in DxOMark with a rating of 90 points. It beat giants such as Google Pixel, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone 7 Plus.

As for the specs, the HTC U11 comes with a 5.5-inch quad HD Super LCD5 display, and an aluminum/glass build. The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor paired with a huge 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Like other flagships nowadays, the phone skipped the 3.5mm audio jack in favor of the USB Type-C port. It also has an IP67 water resistance rating, same as the iPhone 7.

The HTC U11 will officially launch on August 2, 2017. Aside from the flagship, the company will also showcase its other smartphones such as the U Ultra, U Play, and Desire 10 Pro.

HTC U11 specs:

  • 5.5-inch Quad HD Super LCD5 Display (2560 x 1440, 534 ppi)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor
  • Adreno 540 Graphics Unit
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage +microSD up to 256GB
  • 12MP Rear Camera w/ f1.7, Dual Pixel AF, PDAF, OIS, Dual LED Flash
  • 16MP Front Camera w/ f2.0, 1080p Video
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band
  • Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • IP67 Water Resistance
  • 3,000 mAh Non-removable Battery
  • Dimensions: 6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 in

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