Taipei: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC launched water- and dust-proof flagship 4G handset –HTC U11 on Tuesday.
HTC is readying plans to launch the phone by mid-June in India while its global launch is in the first week of June. The phone will come at around 750 euros for the European market.
HTC has introduced a device operation technology in U11 with HTC edge sense that will allow users to control its function by applying different pressures of their grip on the edge of the phone.
The sense-based control can be customised by the users.
U11 will start selling in some regions from the next week and the rest of the market, starting June. In Europe, it will sell for around 750 euros, that is about Rs 53,000 a unit, from the first week of June.
The pricing of the phone will vary across countries due to tax structures and operational cost.
The company has launched variants of U11 with different storage capacity and colours that have reflection feature similar to that of liquid surface.
It plans to sell a high-end variant in India that will have 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage expandable up to 2 TB or above 2000 gigabyte with the help of an external memory card.
The phone comes with 12 megapixel main camera with HDR boost technology.
Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile chipset, HTC U11 has 3000 mAh battery that the company claims can be completely charged in 90 minutes and support up to 24.5 hours for voice calls.