HTC seems to be ready to take the market by surprise in 2017after the unveiling of it HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Ultra. The smartphones were unveiled at the CES 2017 and took participants by surprise as the smartphone company went for more than performance and design. HTC on the newly released smartphones went for more as it added on customizable features and the audio enhancement which to a large extent qualified it for a teen phone amongst tech analyst.
However, moving on from the released smartphones, the Taiwanese manufacturer is also taking the game to the next level with the possibility of releasing the HTC 11 smartphone. However, with the release of the HTC 11 smartphone into the market, the smartphone manufacturer according to rumors may be planning on releasing the smartphone under a new name and based on the release of the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U-Play, the smartphone manufacturer may have suggested what to expect from the product.
Recall that HTC went for a redesign on the HTC 10 smartphone in which it went for brand reinvention and overall implemented a new design and upgraded specs from the predecessor. However, tech analysts believe that the smartphone manufacturer could have done better regarding the specs packed on the flagship smartphone which did well but not entirely as expected in the market.
The HTC 11 is however expected sports changes which are expected to further reinvent the smartphone and the brand. According to tech analysts, the smartphone company in the HTC 11 may be looking to release the smartphone later in February at the Mobile World Congress 2017 which is expected to hold in Barcelona. The smartphone which has been rumored to be finding its way into the market some weeks after it is unveiled at the MWC but in case HTC decides to skip the Wc as usual, the smartphone is expected to find its way into the market no later than April 2017.
Several tech analysts have debated the possibility of the smartphone company’s move to change the smartphone’s name before release. The smartphone is expected to sport a metal casing with a glass back and an edge-to-edge screen feature which was made known in a leak released on Weibo.
The HTC 11 is also expected to sport a 5.5-inch screen with a QHD display, and experts believe the smartphone may sport more regarding a curved screen and a secondary display.
The screen resolution is expected to be pegged at 1440 x 2560 which is an upgrade to the features found in the HTC 10 which sports a 5.2-inch display. The curved screen display expected of the HTC 11 is projected to be similar to that in the Samsung S7 Edge, and the small secondary display is supposed to mimic that found in the LG V20.
HTC may, however, be planning on launching variants of the smartphone with a 5.5-inch display and another 5.7-inch display which will, in fact, taunt a more premium specification.
Other specs expected to come with the HTC 11 release include a whopping 8GB of RAM and an internal storage memory size of 256GB running on a Snapdragon 835 chipset, which is Qualcomm’s latest chipset which boasts of an improved power efficiency, speed and performance upgrades.
On the camera front, the HTC 11 is expected to sport a 12MP rear scanner although this may come as a disappointment as the smartphone manufacturer may not be going the popular way of the dual lens camera. The smartphone is also expected to run on the 3,700mAh battery along with the futuristic ‘Sense Touch’ feature and no headphone port.
The smartphone is expected to release on the market at a higher price compared to the HTC 10 and is expected to hit the market at a price of higher than £570 or $699 which the HTC 10 hit the market at launch.