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Edge Sense
USonic
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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.

And the HTC U11 life is an Android One phone that features a best-in-class software experience designed by Google.

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 in a snap. 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.

GOOGLE MAPS
GOOGLE PLAY MUSIC
INSTAGRAM

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 Google Maps and Google Photos, 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 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”. Just squeeze, ask your question, sit back and watch either of these assistants work their magic.
GOOGLE
ASSISTANT
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 ONE IS
ANDROID AT ITS BEST

Get the latest from Google

The HTC U11 life brings you the best of Android from the start. You’ll get everything you want, in one place, like a secure phone featuring your favorite Google apps including YouTube, the Google Assistant, Google Maps and more. Plus, the Android One software experience is simple and easy to navigate and customize. The HTC U11 life ships with Android™ 8.0 Oreo. Smarter, faster, more powerful and sweeter than ever, Android™ 8.0 Oreo optimizes your battery performance so you can do whatever you love, longer.iii
LATEST ANDROID
UPDATES
GOOGLE PLAY
PROTECT
* Your phone will receive at least two years of OS upgrades to the latest version of Android
HTC SENSE COMPANION
battery
Battery
Saver
performance
Performance
weather
Weather
fitness
Fitness
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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 platformv 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.vi Every HTC U11 life comes with this same performance no matter where you are in the world.
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* 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.

COLOR FAMILY
Sapphire Blue
Brilliant Black
  • 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 resistance over 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.
  • For more information, please refer to https://www.android.com/one. Your phone will receive at least two years of OS upgrades to the latest version of Android. Android is a trademark of Google LLC; Oreo is a trademark of Mondelez International, Inc. group.
  • 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.
  • Dimensions and Weight1

    149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1, 142g

    149.09 x 72.9 x 8.1, 142g

  • Platform Android2

    Android™ 8.0 with Android One

  • 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
    • Sensor Hub for activity tracking
  • HTC Edge Sense

    Squeeze phone to launch features and more

    Squeeze phone to launch features and more

  • Display

    5.2 inch, Full HD 1080p

    • 5.2 inch, Full HD 1080p (1080 x 1920 pixels)
    • Super LCD
    • Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • 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
  • Water Protection

    IP67

    IP67

  • 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
  • Connectivity

    • NFC
    • BlueTooth® 5.0
    • Wi-Fi®: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)
    • USB 2.0, Type-C
    • Capacitive keys
  • 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. 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.