HTC U12 Life vs HTC U11

Device Information

  • HTC U12 LifeHTC U11
  • Device Type
    smart android phone Android super smart phone
  • Model
    U12 life U11
  • Released
    15 June, 2017
  • Status
    Available Available


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  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions (Width*length)
    153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9
  • Weight
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Brilliant Black, Ice White, Sapphire Blue Brilliant blue
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)
  • Waterproof
    Not disclosed Yes, with IP67


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  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 to SIM 1 & SIM 2 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 800/900/1900/2100, HSDPA 42, HSUPA 5.76 (B5/B8/B2/B1)
  • 4G
    LTE bands 4G LTE (up to 800Mbps)
    FDD: Bands (B4/B12/B28/B17/B20/B5/B8/B3/B1/B7/B32)
    TDD: Bands (B39/B38/B40/B41) with 2CA, 3CA, 4CA VoLTE, Wi-Fi Calling
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Hybrid Nano SIM Dual Nano


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  • Display Type
    Super LCD Quad HD Super LCD 5
  • Size
    5.7 inches, 81.1 cm2 5.5 inch
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (2560 x 1440 pixels)
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
    16M colors Display color personalization 16M
  • Touch Screen
    capacitive touchscreen Multitouch with the Edge Sense Feature
  • Display Protection
    Yes, IP67 certified Corning Gorilla glass 5
  • Other Features It includes rest of mobile features including the display to apps.
    Edge Sense (Squeeze phone's sides to launch features and more)
    Motion Launch
    Always on voice commands
    HTC Connect
    Pocket mode
    Sensor Hub for activity tracking
    Quiet ring on pickup
    Flip to Mute


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  • Audio Playback
    .3gp, mp4, .m4a, .ts. ,.aac, .flac, .mid, .mp3, .ogg, .mkv, .wav
  • Audio Recording It means in which format the phone is supported a recording.
    .3gp, .flac, .aac
  • Video Playback
    3gp, .mp4, .ts, mkv, webm.
  • Video Recording The format in which the phone can record a video.
    .3gp, .mkv, .mp4
  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified when receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    vibration, wave, mp3, ringtone Vibration, Ringtone, Mp3, Wave
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker
    yes Yes
  • Handsfree


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  • Rear (Primary)
    Dual 13 MegaPixels with LED flash, phase detection autofocus 12MP with HTC UltraPixel 3 & 1.4μm pixel
  • Front
    16 MP with f/2.0 aperture, panorama, HDR 16MP with ƒ/2.0 aperture
  • Image quality
  • Video quality
    2160p@30fps (4k) Front: Full HD 1080p video recording, Main: 4K video recording with, Hi-Res audio, 3D Audio, Acoustic Focus
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of 2160p@30/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera holds many features that's makes every phone work in a different way. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds- Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer e.t.c.
    Geo-tagging (for social sharing), face detection, touch focus, HDR (adjusts the brightness) Main:

    BSI sensor
    UltraSpeed Autofocus
    Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
    Dual LED flash
    ƒ/1.7 aperture
    Self-timer up to 10 seconds
    Face detection
    Pro mode including manual control, RAW format support, and 32 sec. Long exposure,
    HDR Boost
    Slow motion video (1080P@120 fps)
    Video Pic
    Acoustic Focus


    BSI sensor
    Live make-up
    ƒ/2.0 aperture
    Voice Selfie
    Auto Selfie (keep still or smile)
    HDR Boost
    Selfie Panorama
    Self timer up to 10 seconds


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  • Operating System
    Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android One Android 7.1 with HTC Sense
  • User Interface
  • Java Support
    yes Yes


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  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to work in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. CPU process the jobs given by the operator.
    Octa-core 64 bit octa-core
  • GPU GPU is a phrase known for the graphics processing unit which is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, images production, and 3D Motion by handling the memory.
    Adreno 630
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    4GB and 6 GB RAM 4GB and 6GB
  • Processor Speed
    4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 up to 2.45 Ghz
  • Internal Storage It's a space memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets e.t.c where the device reserves the applications and all the data like Operating system, Videos, music.
    63 GB and 4 GB variably 64GB and 128GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an external memory alternative to extend the storage using a MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    up to to 256GB up to 2TB and flex storage support.
  • Card Slot It's a location where we place the memory card.
    MicroSD Slot (dedicated) MicroSD
  • Sensors
    front mounted Fingerprint sensor, compass, accelerometer, gyro, proximity. Ambient light sensor
    Proximity sensor
    Sensor Hub
    Compass sensor
    Gyro sensor
    Motion G-sensor
    Magnetic sensor
    Fingerprint sensor
    Edge Sensor


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  • Bluetooth A wireless computing technology to receive and take the date in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet.
    5.0, LE, A2DP BlueTooth 4.2
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a technology designed to connect the multiple devices if other devices have the WIFI turned on. Hotspot assists in providing Internet to the Users who have no Internet data connection. Hotspot doesn't require a SIM card.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
    Yes, GLONASS, with A-GPS, BDS GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • NFC A Vogue feature stands for Near field communication. It works under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB 3.1 Gen 1, Type-C
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging An electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling. Main Uses - charging station.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes, 3.5mm Yes
  • Remote Control


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  • GPRS General Packet Radio Service allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE Enhanced Data GSM Environment allows 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the normal 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps & HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps Cat 15 LTE, Download up to 800Mbps, upload up to 75 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web which permits users to surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.
    HTML5 compatible with Chromecast, Miracast™, AirPlay™, DLNA™ Devices


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  • SMS Short Messaging Service
    Yes Yes
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


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  • Battery Type In short these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    3000 mAh battery 3000 mAh, Quick Charge 3.0
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the typical charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery while the non-removal battery comes fixed.
  • Standby Standby is the total amount of time a smartphone can go after full charging. It's a net time when a user leaves a device in a free mode and receiving notifications, SMS or incoming calls.
    on 3G and 4G network up to 14 Days
  • Talk Time Talk-time depicts the longest time a user can talk on a smartphone after a single full charge.
    on 3G and 4G network up to 24.5 Hours

What's inside the box

  • HTC U12 LifeHTC U11
  • Overall
    USB, reversible connector
    warranty card (varies)
    manual book