HTC is giving Canadians $150 off the HTC U11 for Valentine's Day

HTC’s website is hosting a special Valentine’s Day deal in Canada for the HTC U11. With a discount of $150 CAD, HTC’s latest North American flagship model is priced at $749 CAD. That pricing is for the 64GB version of the phone. The model with 128GB of native storage will set you back $849 CAD. This deal expires on February 15th, the day after Valentine’s Day.

The HTC U11 features a Gorilla Glass 5 protected 5.5-inch Super LCD 5 display, with a resolution of 1440 x 2560. Yup, this is not one of those near bezel-less edge-to-edge models sporting an aspect ratio of …


HTC U11+ Review


The HTC U11+ is one of the lesser-known high-end Android phones out there. It is not officially sold in the United States, and it’s global availability seems limited, yet still, this is the top HTC phone currently and it marks the company’s first foray into edge-to-edge screens.

Equipped with the top Snapdragon 835 chip and the clean HTC Sense interface, the U11+ comes with the promise of speed. It also has the great camera of the HTC U11 with a few extras on top, and BoomSound speakers that want to revive memories of once-great HTC phones.

But is it worth getting one? I’ve spent …

Deal: HTC U11 is now $100 cheaper in the US

Update: The deal is now available throughout the US!
Starting tomorrow, February 1, HTC USA will slash $100 off the price of its U11 flagship smartphone, regardless of color and storage capacity. This means that you’ll be able to buy an HTC U11 64 GB for $549 (instead of $649), and an HTC U11 128 GB for $629 (instead of $729). The deal will be available until February 22, possibly only on HTC’s official website – accessible via the source link below.
Of course, the HTC U11 will soon be 1 year old, and interest for it has waned a bit. Still, …

Sprint to roll out Android 8.0 Oreo for HTC U11 on January 22

The unlocked HTC U11 has already been updated to Android 8.0 Oreo last year, but only in the United States. About two weeks ago HTC confirmed the roll-out began in the EMEA region, but carrier-branded devices will probably have to wait a bit longer.

If you’ve bought your HTC U11 from Sprint, you’ll be pleased to know the carrier will start rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update on January 22. Mo Versi, HTC’s VP of Product Management has just announced customers who own the Sprint HTC 11 devices should start seeing the update on Monday.

Sprint HTC u11 owners! Appreciate your patience, …

The HTC U11+ and U11 EYEs can be ordered in the US via Amazon (without warranty)

In the last couple of months, HTC announced three new
smartphones: HTC U11 Life, HTC U11+, and HTC U11 EYEs. Only the less advanced
among them – U11 Life – is officially available in the US, but this
doesn’t mean that you can’t buy the other two phones (if you really want them
and you’re ready to deal with some downsides).

 

Introduced as HTC’s first handsets to sport displays with
18:9 aspect ratios, the U11+ and U11 EYEs are now both available to order on Amazon – but only via third-party sellers, at prices that are higher than you might expect. These are unlocked international variants …

HTC U11 EYEs specs and more press renders leak ahead of official announcement

HTC confirmed recently it will hold a press conference on January 15 where the company is supposed to unveil another mid-range Android smartphone, the long-rumored HTC U11 EYEs.

With probably less than a day left until the announcement, what appear to be official renders and information about the U11 EYEs leaked online. At first glance, these details match the previous reports about the upcoming device.

This means that the HTC U11 EYEs will indeed be equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage. On the back, the phone packs a …

HTC U11 EYEs to be announced on January 15, here is what it looks like

The HTC U11 EYEs, also known as HTC Harmony, is supposed to be revealed next week. We reported earlier this month that a mid-range smartphone with that might go official very soon.

Well, it looks like the Chinese media has already received invitations to an HTC event, which mention the word “Eye.” The announcement is scheduled for January 15, while rumors claim the HTC U11 EYEs will go on sale in three Asian countries – China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, on January 17.

Specs-wise, HTC U11 EYEs is a mid-range device equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, …

Android 8.0 Oreo for HTC U11 starts arriving in EMEA region

After apologizing for delaying the release of Android 8.0 Oreo for the U11 in Europe, HTC is finally addressing the concerns of those who bought the company’s flagship by finally pushing out the update.

Apparently, HTC has already kicked off the roll-out of Android 8.0 Oreo for HTC U11 in the EMEA region, which includes Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. This is a fairly sizeable update (1.31GB), so make sure you have enough free storage and that your phone’s battery is charged.

Not many details about the contents of the update are offered, aside from the fact that it includes all …

HTC apologizes for delaying Android 8.0 Oreo update for U11 in Europe

The US version of HTC U11 has already been updated to Android 8.0 Oreo for more than a month now. Unfortunately, customers who bought the smartphone from other regions will have to wait a while longer for the update.

HTC UK has just issued an apology aimed at customers U11 owners in Europe. Apparently, the company started to deploy the update globally but ran into some unforeseen issues that forced HTC to delay Oreo for the U11 in Europe.

We’re sorry for the delay in delivering your Oreo update for the HTC U11. We have started to roll out the update globally …

HTC to launch fewer smartphones in 2018, including a mid-range version of U11+

HTC is having a hard time, especially after selling most of its mobile staff to Google. Even so, the Taiwanese company plans a comeback in the smartphone business, but that might not happen in 2018.

According to industry sources, HTC will launch a limited number of smartphones in 2018. The company’s R&D and marketing efforts will focus on a single flagship and a few mid-range Android smartphones, which will be released next year.

To improve its presence in the mid-range segment, HTC plans to release a water-down version of the HTC U11+ in January 2018, …