HTC has launched a new Sapphire Blue color variant of HTC U11 smartphone in India. The handset is available for pre-booking on HTC e-store, and the shipment will start from 30th of July. Previously, the smartphone was available in two color variants; the Amazing Silver and Brilliant Black. The device was launched in last month for Rs 51,990.

HTC U11 Specifications:

  • 5.5-inch Quad HD Super LCD 5 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
  • 2.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset.
  • Adreno 540 GPU.
  • 6GB of RAM.
  • 128GB of internal storage which can be further expandable up to 2TB via microSD card.
  • Runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with HTC’s proprietary Sense 9.0 skin on top of it.
  • Hybrid dual SIM slot.
  • 12-megapixel rear camera with F/1.7 aperture.
  • A 16-megapixel front shooter with F/2.0.
  •  IP67 certification.
  •  3000 mAh unit with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Connectivity options include 4G, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5GHz)) and NFC. The HTC U11 is praised for its patented edge screen squeeze functionality known as HTC Edge Sense Technology which allows users to open camera app by just applying pressure on the edge of the phone.