Meanwhile, some reports making rounds the web claim that HTC is working on a new smartphone which will reportedly succeed the recent flagship device by company - the HTC U11. The display will also have an 18:9 aspect ratio, the same one that's on the LG G6 and the V30.
This will supposedly be one of the three devices that will be announced by the end of the year. This means that HTC has not devised the phone to be optically superior, merely relying on increasing the inner storage capacities and optimizing them. the HTC U11.
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Even though HTC's R&D division has been taken over by Google, the Taiwanese company has confirmed that it still has an R&D team that had designed the HTC U11 flagship phone. And HTC will continue to work on new smartphones reportedly. The publication also hints that the HTC U11 Plus may arrive with an attractive pricing. While the HTC U11 has a classic screen, the HTC U11 Plus codenamed as HTC Ocean Master will flaunt a near-bezel-less screen. The screen resolution is expected to be 1440×2880. Frandroid has it that the HTC U11 Plus will be officially unveiled on November 11, possibly alongside a lower-end HTC U11 Life. Like the HTC U11, the Plus variant of the phone will be powered by Qualcomm's latest processor - Snapdragon 835 chipset. The brand is also reported to be working on a premium variant that will sport a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, however, there is no information available about which variant will available in which market. The HTC U11 was no different with an all-glass design with a mirror like finish on the back. For the front, there will be an 8-megapixel shooter for selfies and video calling.
At the rear, HTC U11 Plus will feature the same 12MP primary camera as the U11, now ranked as the No.1 mobile camera by DxOMark Mobile. Other similarities include an IP68 certification for dust and water resistance, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support, and Edge Sense.