HTC will be the next smartphone maker to jump on the big screen and thin bezel bandwagon. An announced has been confirmed for this week and it could be a phablet version of its current HTC U11 flagship smartphone.
From the teaser photo above, it will come with narrow bezels with thinner forehead and chin. A few days earlier, HTC has released a teaser image of the back which revealed a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Another interesting discovery is the circular coil lines which indicate that it would come with wireless charging support. As speculated earlier, the HTC U11+ would come with a 6″ 18:9 display that comes with a Liquid Surface exterior.
In terms of specs, it would retain similar internals as the U11. The U11+ is said to be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Being a phablet, it also comes with a larger 3,930mAh battery along with IP68 water resistance.
@evleaks did mention before that he expects a mid-range smartphone to be revealed instead of this phablet-sized U11+. This could be the HTC U Life which is basically a budget alternative to the U11. Since we are reaching the end of the year, it is possible that HTC might roll out both models in time for the year-end Christmas season. You can also expect to see HTC’s squeezable “Edge-Sense” on these latest models. All shall be revealed this Thursday, 2nd November 2017.