HTC has sent out media Invites with tag line ‘Save The Date’ for an event that the company is going to hold on 15th January. At the event, the company is expected to launch HTC U11 EYEs, a mid-ranger smartphone, which is code-named Harmony.
While the invite doesn’t specifically mention that the HTC U11 EYEs will be launched, the accompanying post mentions ‘eye’, which pretty much confirms that it will début at the 15th January event. Some report suggests that the phone will go on sale from 17th January in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Recently, Evan Blass a popular leak-ester shared the press renders of the phone and revealed key specifications. The leaked images suggest that the HTC U11 EYEs features a curving glass back that comes in three colors – Red, Black, and a Bluish Silver.
The phone sports 5.99-inch Full-HD+ Super LCD3 display with 2160 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Thanks to the fingerprint sensor on the back, the top and bottom bezels are now thinner. Under the hood, the device is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 processor from Qualcomm’s with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
There is also a micro SD card slot, which enables users to further expand the phone’s storage capacity using a micro SD card. While not much information is available about the camera specification, from the renders of the phone, it seems that there will be a dual camera setup on the front.
HTC U11 EYEs is said to be running Android Nougat operating system out-of-the-box with the company’s own Sense UI on top. It also includes Edge Sense to trigger programmable actions by squeezing the phone. It is IP67 certified, meaning water and dust resistance. The device is fueled by a 3,930mAh battery.
The HTC U11 EYEs is expected to be priced around 3,299 Yuan, which roughly converts to $510. Initially, the phone will be available in three countries – China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.