More information about weakness and goodness at HTC U11. This is highend smartphone from HTC which give several important features that we have to know before decided to buy. This phone have 5.5 inches LCD screen with Super LCD5 screen type. There are two options of HTC U11 base by simcard slot, single or dual simcard slot.
Other Pros and Cons summary of HTC U11 :
- Goodness of HTC U11 use 5.5 inches LCD screen with Quad HD resolutions at 1440 x 2560 pixels to give more detail pictures or videos. There are many high resolutions videos at Youtube or other video streaming website, we can easily choose which are better for our view. Of course the disadvantages of high resolutions video streaming is slowly video loading, unless we have very good Internet connections.
- Advantages of HTC U11 use Android Nougat for factory default operating system. This is the latest Android operating system version which is release together with phone market launching moment. HTC have good firmware upgrade history for their high-end smartphone, therefore we are sure that HTC U11 will give next firmware version upgrade as well.
- Disadvantages of HTC U11 external simcard memory use simcard 2 network provider. If we choose dual simcard version, it mean that we will use both slot for different provider. But if we want to extend storage capacity using external microSD then we have to use simcard 2 slot, and our HTC U11 will become single simcard smartphone.
- Demerits of HTC U11 miss headphone jack 3.5 mm port. Maybe HTC follow what Apple think about wireless headphone. Yes, we still can use headphone but have to use wireless capabilities. If we have bought some high end headphone with 3..5 mm standard jack then we can not use directly to HTC U11. We need to use wireless converter.
- Weakness of HTC U11 only use 3000 mAh battery capacity. This capacity will drain faster when we use 5.5 inches LCD screen smartphone for office work, playing games or do some other entertainment features. Maybe HTC want to make HTC U11 body become slim, therefore they can not use bigger battery.
- Goodness of HTC U11 water resistance will make the users feel safe when this phone accidentally drop in the water. HTC U11 have IP67 certified which is mean that this phone can go to the water for 1 meter deep and 30 minutes long. However, we still not recommended this phone bring in the swimming pool because some region will burn the warranty if we bring this phone in the water.
- Advantages of HTC U11 power use Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835, this processor have Octa-core 4 x 2.45 GHz Kryo and 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo CPU with Adreno 540 GPU for faster 3D HD games playing without lags.
- Camera is one important features at HTC U11, this phone have 12 megapixel rear camera with aperture number f/1.7. More smaller aperture number will give more bright photo result when taking pictures at low light situations.
- Selfie users will very happy to use HTC U11, because front camera have 16 megapixel camera with aperture number f/2.0. Still good to take pictures at low light conditions.
- Goodness of HTC U11 use 3.1 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector for charger or data transfer cable. This connector become more common to use at smartphone. If we have several old Micro USB charger, then we have to buy Micro USB converter to USB Type-C.
- Advantages of HTC U11 have Fast Charging capabilities. This is very important for busy users. When this phone have 0% battery charger, then we can use Quick Charger adapter to charge HTC U11 faster.
More Strength and Weakness of HTC U11
- HTC USonic is the build in headset when we buy this phone. This technology will give wonderful sound with active noise cancellation, therefore the sound will hear more clearly. The USonic earbuds also have good design to use at our ear for longer time. This earphone is not wireless, but it will connect using USB-C port.
- HTC BoomSound™ Hi-Fi technology is use inside HTC U11, it will give loudness sound from speaker with better dynamic range audio output. If we connect this phone with outside external amplifier or speaker, then we will get more wonderful experience.
- HTC U11 camera is absolutely good, because it already get score 90 from DxOMark. HTC U11 camera have electronic image stabilization with fact autofocus for for better images. We can take pictures and video recording with great result.
Is It Worth to Buy HTC U11 – Review Considerations
If we need to have good and slim design, then HTC U11 is worth to buy. This is high end smartphone with many features such as fingerprint, NFC, with quick charge features. Some users think that HTC U11 price is expensive, but we will get what we pay for premium smartphone.