HTC U12 Life vs HTC U11

General

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

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9
  • Weight
    169g
  • Colors
    Brilliant Black, Ice White, Sapphire Blue Brilliant blue
  • Torch
  • Waterproof
    Not disclosed Yes, with IP67

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 to SIM 1 & SIM 2 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 800/900/1900/2100, HSDPA 42, HSUPA 5.76 (B5/B8/B2/B1)
  • 4G Network
    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) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Hybrid Nano SIM Dual Nano

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    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 Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors Display color personalization 16M
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~443PPi density
  • Touch Screen
    capacitive touchscreen Multitouch with the Edge Sense Feature
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    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

Media

  • 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
  • Alert Types
    vibration, wave, mp3, ringtone Vibration, Ringtone, Mp3, Wave
  • Ring Tones
    Yes
  • Loudspeaker
    yes Yes
  • Handsfree
    No

Camera

  • Back Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    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
    1080p
  • Video quality
    2160p@30fps (4k) Front: Full HD 1080p video recording, Main: 4K video recording with, Hi-Res audio, 3D Audio, Acoustic Focus
  • Facial recognition Facelock is a feature using which An User can unlock his or her face by just seeing on the Smartphone's display
  • 4K supported
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
  • Camera Features
    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,
    Panorama
    HDR Boost
    Slow motion video (1080P@120 fps)
    Hyperlapse
    Video Pic
    Acoustic Focus

    Front:

    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

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android One Android 7.1 with HTC Sense
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    yes
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    yes Yes
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core 64 bit octa-core
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 630
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4GB and 6 GB RAM 4GB and 6GB
  • Processore Speed
    4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 up to 2.45 Ghz
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    63 GB and 4 GB variably 64GB and 128GB
  • Expandable Memory It's the memory which can be used to the maximum capacity.
    up to to 256GB up to 2TB and flex storage support.
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    MicroSD Slot (dedicated) MicroSD
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    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

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.0, LE, A2DP BlueTooth 4.2
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    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
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, GLONASS, with A-GPS, BDS GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • USB
    USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB 3.1 Gen 1, Type-C
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No No
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes, 3.5mm Yes
  • Remote Control
    No

Data

  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • 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 => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    HTML5 compatible with Chromecast, Miracast™, AirPlay™, DLNA™ Devices

Messaging

  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes Yes
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3000 mAh battery 3000 mAh, Quick Charge 3.0
  • Removable
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    on 3G and 4G network up to 14 Days
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    on 3G and 4G network up to 24.5 Hours

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    Handset
    charger
    USB, reversible connector
    warranty card (varies)
    manual book