Features
Edge Sense
USonic
Camera
Sense Companion
Design
Spec

Love your new squeeze

HTC U11 life gives you the best innovations from HTC U11 without putting the squeeze on your wallet.

It all starts with our latest innovation, Edge Sense. A simple squeeze lets you do things faster and some things never before possible!

And there’s so much more. HTC USonic for audio that’s adapted to you, with Active Noise Cancellation so you can truly lose yourself in the moment. A camera that captures stunningly clear photos and videos. A phone with a weather resistant IP67 rating that can handle and maintain high-level performance in even rough weather.

All it takes is one squeeze to fall in love with HTC U11 life.

EDGE SENSE

Ready, set, squeeze

HTC U11 life features our highly acclaimed, groundbreaking technology – Edge Sense.

A simple squeeze now lets you do more than ever before. Launching your camera is incredibly fast. Just pick up your phone and squeeze. Another squeeze and you’ve just captured a magical moment. No more fumbling for buttons or awkward hand positions. A squeeze also lets you switch easily and smoothly between the front and main cameras. With Edge Sense, taking pictures on your smartphone with one hand is easy and you can hold it just like a real camera. You can even launch your favorite apps. Call up a voice assistant. It’s fast, intuitive and easy one-handed operation.

INSTAGRAM
GOOGLE MAPS
GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC

Innovation that’s a gimme, not a gimmick

Not only can you launch your favorite app, now you can also squeeze to utilize features within that app! Squeeze to open up a map, then again to zoom in. Easily capture photos with 3rd party cameras like those in Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. The possibilities are almost endless! HTC U11 life gives you one-handed convenience, flexibility and the power to do more, perfect for today’s fast-paced world. It’s a feature that should be a gimme on every smartphone, not a gimmick.

Squeeze is the new ‘open sesame’

Edge Sense lets you access Google Assistant and Alexai faster than before, allowing these two powerful voice assistants to provide even more timely help. Find a restaurant, order a pizza, get directions to a new hot spot, or get the latest weather for your upcoming travel destination. No need to say “OK Google” or “Alexa”. Just squeeze, ask your question, sit back and watch either of these assistants work their magic.
GOOGLE
ASSISTANT
ALEXA
GOOGLE
ASSISTANT

Amazing photos in any weather

With HTC U11 life’s weather resistant IP67 ratedii package, Edge Sense lets you snap great photos with a simple squeeze even when there is dust, rain or snow coming at you. When the elements make it tough to use your screen, Edge Sense makes it possible to click away effortlessly without even having to touch the screen.

During the winter months when it’s both wet and cold, keep the gloves on and your hands dry and toasty while Edge Sense lets you use your phone easily.

HTC USONIC
Active Noise Cancellation
USonic
Hi-Res
CAMERA

16 million reasons and more to love this camera

Life moves pretty fast and you need a camera that can keep up and let you master a key component of great photos: light. With HTC U11 life, we’re giving you just that. A 16MP shooter with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) for super fast focus speeds with reduced blur. Our camera also gives you HDR Boost without the lag and more dynamic exposure range, major noise reduction, excellent detail preservation and better white balance enhancement.

With HTC U11 life, you’ll love all the memories you can capture with this superb camera.

Front Camera
HDR Boost
Video
ANDROID O AND ONE
EXPERIENCE

Get the latest from Google

HTC U11 life comes with the latest Android O OS. Picture in picture lets you multitask in a fun and intuitive way. And Android O optimizes your battery performance so you can do whatever you love, longer. You also get Android One right out of the box! No update needed. Android One features your favorite Google apps front and center. And it’s streamlined to be free from unnecessary apps. You’ll also be one of the first to get the latest technology when it’s released by Google, with monthly security updates and Google’s guarantee to deliver an OS upgrade.
Latest Google App Updates
Monthly Security Updates
HTC SENSE COMPANION
battery
Battery
Saver
performance
Performance
weather
Weather
fitness
Fitness
poi
POI
restaurant
Restaurant
eta
ETA
alarm
Smart
Alarms
QUALCOMM® SNAPDRAGON™ MOBILE PROCESSING

Powerful, not power hungry

HTC U11 life powered by the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 mobile platformiv gives you the performance you’d expect from a top-notch mobile processor. Though it’s amazingly small at 14nm, it packs a powerful punch providing you crystal clear graphics, seamless streaming of hi-def movies or staying connected at ridiculously fast speeds on less battery power. Compared with HTC 10, you get close to 2 hours more video playback, 20 hours more music playback on the speaker, 14 hours more playback with headphones and close to 2 hours longer web browsing time via Wi-Fi.v Every HTC U11 life comes with this same performance no matter where you are in the world.
VIDEO PLAYBACK
+ hr
MUSIC PLAYBACK
+ hr
HEADPHONES PLAYBACK
+ hr
BROWSING VIA WI-FI
+ hr
* Compared with HTC 10
DESIGN
Liquid Surface
Inspired
Tri-axis
Symmetry
Display

HTC U11 life Clear Shield

Powerful protection meets pure convenience. HTC U11 life Clear Shield is designed to work perfectly with Edge Sense, allowing you to squeeze and interact with your phone any time. And, because it’s see-through, it lets your phone’s beauty shine out, while still providing sleek yet dependable protection against damage, dirt and dust.

HTC U11 life Protective Case

HTC U11 life Protective Case combines stylish good looks with functionality, and lets you make and take calls with your HTC U11 life without opening the cover. Featuring an elegant, durable synthetic leather exterior and a microfiber interior, HTC U11 life Protective Case helps keep your display free from scratches while providing complete four-corner protection.

Currently available in your choice of White or Black.
COLOR FAMILY
Sapphire Blue
Brilliant Black
  • Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility and availability may vary by region. Please consult with your local operator.
  • HTC U11 life has an IP67 rating and is dust, splash and water resistant up to 1 meter of freshwater for up to 30 minutes and tested under controlled laboratory conditions. Normal wear and tear may decrease splash and water resistanceover time. Do not attempt to charge or otherwise use the USB Type-C port on a wet HTC U11 life. For drying instruction and tips on maintaining water resistance, consult the user guide, support site, or the Help app on the device. Liquid damage may not be covered under warranty.
  • Color availability varies by market.
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Used with permission.
  • Performance tests are conducted in HTC laboratories using specific HTC devices. Battery life varies by use and settings. Usage, environment conditions, network connectivity and other factors may vary the actual outcome.
  • Display

    5.5 inch, Quad HD

    • 5.2 inch, Full HD 1080p (1080 x 1920 pixels)
    • Super LCD
    • Corning® Gorilla® Glass
    • Display color personalization
  • CPU Speed

    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630, octa-core

    Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630, octa-core

  • Platform1

    Android™ 7.1 with HTC Sense™

  • Memory2

    • ROM: 32GB / 64G, RAM: 3GB / 4GB
    • Extended memory: microSDXC™ up to 2TB
    • Flex Storage supported
    • ROM: 32GB / 64G, RAM: 3GB / 4GB
    • Extended memory: microSDXC™ up to 2TB
    • Flex Storage supported
  • Dimensions and Weight3

    149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1, 142g

    149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1, 142g

  • Main Camera

    • 16MP
    • PDAF
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • Face detection
    • Pro mode with manual controls and RAW format support
    • HDR Boost
    • Panorama
    • Hyperlapse
    • Slow motion video
    • 4K video recording
    • Video Pic
    • 16MP
    • PDAF
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • Face detection
    • Pro mode with manual controls and RAW format support
    • HDR Boost
    • Panorama
    • Hyperlapse
    • Slow motion video
    • 4K video recording
    • Video Pic
  • Front Camera

    • 16MP
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Live make-up
    • Auto Selfie (keep still or smile)
    • Voice Selfie
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • HDR Boost
    • Selfie Panorama
    • Full HD 1080p video recording
    • 16MP
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Live make-up
    • Auto Selfie (keep still or smile)
    • Voice Selfie
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • HDR Boost
    • Selfie Panorama
    • Full HD 1080p video recording
  • Sound

    • HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation
    • High resolution audio recording
    • Hi-Res audio certified
  • Water Protection

    IP67

    IP67

  • HTC Sense Companion

    Suggestions based on things you do

    Suggestions based on things you do

  • HTC Edge Sense

    Squeeze phone to launch features and more

    Squeeze phone to launch features and more

  • Buttons Keys and Connection Ports

    • USB 2.0, Type-C
    • Capacitive keys
  • SIM Card Type

    Nano SIM

    Nano SIM

  • Network4

    • 2G/2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE
    • 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    • 3G UMTS
    • 900/850/AWS/1900/2100 (B8/B5/B4/B2/B1), HSDPA 42, HSUPA 5.76
    • 4G LTE
    • FDD: Bands B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B12/B17/B13/B28/B20/B66
    • with 2CA, 3CA
    • VoLTE,Wi-Fi Calling
    • Device capable of support Cat 11 LTE, download up to 600Mbps, upload up to 75 Mbps
    • Device capable of support Cat 9 LTE, download up to 450Mbps, upload up to 50 Mbps
  • Location

    GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

  • Connectivity

    • NFC
    • BlueTooth® 5.0
    • Wi-Fi®: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)
    • Streaming media from the phone to compatible Chromecast, DLNA™, AirPlay™, Miracast™ Devices
  • Sensors

    • Ambient light sensor
    • Proximity sensor
    • Motion G-sensor
    • Compass sensor
    • Gyro sensor
    • Magnetic sensor
    • Fingerprint sensor
    • Sensor Hub
    • Edge Sensor
  • Battery and Charging Speed5

    • Capacity: 2600 mAh
    • Capacity: 2600 mAh
    • Talk time on 3G/4G network: up to 21/22 Hours
    • Standby time on 3G/4G network: up to 8/9 Days
    • Power saving mode
    • Extreme power saving mode
  • Gesture and Others

    • Always on voice commands
    • Motion Launch
    • Sensor Hub for activity tracking
    • HTC Connect
    • Quiet ring on pick up
    • Pocket mode
    • Flip to Mute
  • Multimedia

    Audio supported formats:
    Playback: .3gp, .mp4, .m4a, .aac, .ts, .flac, .mid, .xmf, .rtttl, .rtx, .ota, .imy, .mp3, mkv, .wav, .ogg
    Recording: .aac, .flac

    Video supported formats:
    Playback: .3gp, .mp4, .ts, webm, mkv
    Recording: .mp4, .mkv

  1. Platform may be different after software update.
  2. Available storage is less due to phone software. Available storage is subject to change based on phone software updates and apps usage. Extended memory limited to available microSD card size.
  3. All units of measurement may vary slightly according to manufacturing tolerance.
  4. Network bands in regions may be different, depending on the mobile operator and your location. 4G LTE only available in select countries. Upload and download speeds also depend on the mobile operator.
  5. The battery claims herein may vary based on cellular network, location, signal strength, feature configurations, app and phone usage, and many other factors. Actual results may vary.
Note: Specifications may be different after software update and are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Dimensions and Weight1

    149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1, 142g

    149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1, 142g

  • Platform Android2

    Android™ 7.1 with HTC Sense™

  • Main Camera

    • 16MP
    • PDAF
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • Face detection
    • Pro mode with manual controls and RAW format support
    • HDR Boost
    • Panorama
    • Hyperlapse
    • Slow motion video
    • 4K video recording
    • Video Pic
    • 16MP
    • PDAF
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • Face detection
    • Pro mode with manual controls and RAW format support
    • HDR Boost
    • Panorama
    • Hyperlapse
    • Slow motion video
    • 4K video recording
    • Video Pic
  • Location

    • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Sound

    • HTC USonic with Active Noise Cancellation
    • Hi-Res audio stereo recording
    • Hi-Res audio certified
  • Gesture and Others

    • Always on voice commands
    • Motion Launch
    • Sensor Hub for activity tracking
    • HTC Connect
    • Quiet ring on pick up
    • Pocket mode
    • Flip to Mute
  • Multimedia

    Audio supported formats:
    Playback: .3gp, .mp4, .m4a, .aac, .ts, .flac, .mid, .xmf, .rtttl, .rtx, .ota, .imy, .mp3, mkv, .wav, .ogg
    Recording: .aac, .flac

    Video supported formats:
    Playback: .3gp, .mp4, .ts, webm, mkv
    Recording: .mp4, .mkv

  • Display

    5.2 inch, Full HD 1080p

    • 5.2 inch, Full HD 1080p (1080 x 1920 pixels)
    • Super LCD
    • Corning® Gorilla® Glass
    • Display color personalization
  • SIM Card Type

    Nano SIM

  • Front Camera

    • 16MP
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Live make-up
    • Auto Selfie (keep still or smile)
    • Voice Selfie
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • HDR Boost
    • Selfie Panorama
    • Full HD 1080p video recording
    • 16MP
    • BSI sensor
    • ƒ/2.0 aperture
    • Live make-up
    • Auto Selfie (keep still or smile)
    • Voice Selfie
    • Self timer up to 10 seconds
    • HDR Boost
    • Selfie Panorama
    • Full HD 1080p video recording
  • Sensors

    • Ambient light sensor
    • Proximity sensor
    • Motion G-sensor
    • Compass sensor
    • Gyro sensor
    • Magnetic sensor
    • Fingerprint sensor
    • Sensor Hub
    • Edge Sensor
  • Battery and Charging Speed5

    • Capacity: 2600 mAh
    • Capacity: 2600 mAh
    • Talk time on 3G/4G network: up to 21/22 Hours
    • Standby time on 3G/4G network: up to 8/9 Days
    • Power saving mode
    • Extreme power saving mode
  • HTC Sense Companion

    Suggestions based on things you do

    Suggestions based on things you do

  • Squeeze phone to launch features and more

    Squeeze phone to launch features and more

  • CPU Speed

    Qualcomm™ Snapdragon™ 630, octa-core

    Qualcomm™ Snapdragon™ 630, octa-core

  • Memory3

    • ROM: 32GB / 64G, RAM: 3GB / 4GB
    • Extended memory: microSDXC™ up to 2TB
    • Flex Storage supported
    • ROM: 32GB / 64G, RAM: 3GB / 4GB
    • Extended memory: microSDXC™ up to 2TB
    • Flex Storage supported
  • Network4

    • 2G/2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE
    • 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    • 3G UMTS
    • 900/850/AWS/1900/2100 (B8/B5/B4/B2/B1), HSDPA 42, HSUPA 5.76
    • 4G LTE
    • FDD: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B12/B17/B13/B28/B20/B66
    • with 2CA, 3CA
    • VoLTE,Wi-Fi Calling
    • Device capable of support Cat 9 LTE, download up to 450Mbps, upload up to 50 Mbps
  • Connectivity

    • NFC
    • BlueTooth® 5.0
    • Wi-Fi®: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)
    • Streaming media from the phone to compatible Chromecast, DLNA™, AirPlay™, Miracast™ Devices
    • USB 2.0, Type-C
    • Capacitive keys
  • Water Protection

    IP67

    IP67

  1. All units of measurement may vary slightly according to manufacturing tolerance.

  2. Platform may be different after software update.

  3. Available storage is less due to phone software. Available storage is subject to change based on phone software updates and apps usage. Extended memory limited to available microSD card size.

  4. Network bands in regions may be different, depending on the mobile operator and your location. 4G LTE only available in select countries. Upload and download speeds also depend on the mobile operator.

  5. The battery claims herein may vary based on cellular network, location, signal strength, feature configurations, app and phone usage, and many other factors. Actual results may vary.

Note: Specifications may be different after software update and are subject to change without prior notice.