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HTC U11 Life

HTC U11 Life

The HTC U11 Life smartphone comes with a 5.2 inch Super LCD with 1080 FHD resolution. It is available in 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM & 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 while the body is plastic made and comes with IP67 ratings for dust and water resistant. This device is powered by a 2.2GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 630 processor. This unit runs on pure stock Android Oreo version and the user can immediately upgrade it to Android Pie; Android One. The U11 Life smartphone is powered by a smallish 2600mAh battery capacity. For imaging, this phone offers a 16MP rear camera that can produce 4K videos, and a 16MP front shooter. Other popular Android One powered smartphones that you can find here in Kenya include Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8.1, Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro & Nokia 6.1 Plus.

HTC U11 Life

HTC U11 Life Specifications Summary

  • 3/4GB RAM
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
  • 2600mAh battery
  • 32/64GB internal storage
  • 5.2 inches display
  • 16MP rear camera, 16MP front
  • Android v8.0 Oreo, Android v9.0 Pie; Android One upgrade available
  • Dual SIM

HTC U11 Life Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 31,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of HTC U11 Life

Introduction & Display

HTC U11 Life is mid-range smartphone with a sizeable display size that can easily be held and operated by one hand. It is also a pure stock Android device that comes with a decent specs sheet that includes a fingerprint scanner and a top performance mid-range chipset. This smartphone flaunts a 5.2-inch Super LCD screen with FullHD resolution. The display offers bright and vivid image colors ideal for watching videos online, gaming and browsing through the device. It is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 against scratches and accidental drops.

Camera & Battery

The U11 Life comes with a decent camera profile that includes a single 16MP for both front and rear camera. The primary lens is accompanied by several features that include and LED flash for low light photography. The camera can also shoot 1080p & 4K videos. The front camera also has the same f/2.0 light aperture size and HDR mode and 1080p video recording capabilities. For power, this unit is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 2600mAh battery which should adequately power the device for long period for moderate user. There is no fast charging technology with this unit.

Performance & Platform

Concerning performances, the U11 Life is equipped with an Octa-core Snapdragon 630 chipset and coupled with a 3/4GB RAM space to deliver high-end mid-range performances for its users. The user is able to multitask with several apps smoothly with no lagging problems. This phone comes with pure stock Android Oreo version straight from the box. This means the user should be able to get regular security and new Android version updates as soon as it is available in the market. Speaking of updates, upgrading of the OS to Android Pie with this unit is also available.

Connectivity & Storage

This handset comes with multiple connectivity options that include GPS with A-GPS & GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and a USB 2.0 port. There is no 3.5mm jack connector and the unit ships with USB 2.0 headphones and 3.5mm adapter. This phone is available in 32GB & 64GB internal storage capacity that can be expanded up to 512GB-via hybrid microSD card slot.

HTC U11 Life Specs

Launched December, 2017
Supported Networks 2G - GSM 850/900 /1800/1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G - HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100 4G - LTE
Dimensions 149.1mm x 72.9mm x 8.1mm
Weight 142g
Build Plastic
Screen Size 5.2 inches
Screen Type Super LCD touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v8.1 Oreo, upgradable to Android v9.0 Pie; Android One
Chipset Snapdragon 630
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 508
Storage 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, up-to 512GB-uses SIM 2 sot
Rear 16MP, f/2.0, PDAF, LED flash, HDR, panorama, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front 16MP, LED flash, HDR, panorama, 1080p@30fps
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack No
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
Radio No
Sensors Fingerprint(front), Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Gyroscope
Battery 2600mAh (non-removable)