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HTC U11 Unveiled: Squeezable Flagship with Snapdragon 835 and a Pressure-Sensitive Frame

HTC has just officially unveiled the newest device in their latest "U" flagship line-up -- the HTC U11, a premium smartphone with some unique features and excellent hardware. What does this new vision for the company bring to the table? In terms of internal hardware specifications, the HTC U11 doesn't disappoint. While the HTC U Ultra...

Evan Blass Posts Live Image of the HTC U Ocean

The HTC U Ultra is being praised for its beautiful looks, and that's about it. For other aspects of the device, the U Ultra has received criticism as HTC has made choices that are deemed sub-par for a flagship device in 2017 that warrants a lot of your money. There is very little on the...

Opinion: The U Ultra Signals HTC’s Utter Identity Loss After a Compelling HTC 10

Throughout May of last year, I had the pleasure of reviewing the HTC 10, a sturdy little phone that ended up becoming one of my favorite releases of 2016. At the time, HTC had a lot to prove to regular customers and its fanbase alike -- the One M9 had been a colossal failure, blasted by...

Why The HTC U Ultra is Not Worth the Price

After making several videos on the HTC U Ultra, Miles is ready to give his final thoughts on the phone. Keeping in mind that you can usually only find this phone for over $700, it's simply not worth the price. Superior phones like the OnePlus 3T can be found for around $400. The biggest problem...

LG V20 vs HTC U Ultra

With the HTC U Ultra being one of the most talked about phones out right now, we decided to get our hands on one and see what all the hype is about. The primary feature on this phone is the secondary display that runs along the top of the screen. We have seen this kind...

Excessive Lag Time Between Device Announcement and Release is Killing Excitement

We've talked at length about how overhyping a product can create unreachable expectations, and it goes without saying that a complete lack of hype can be just as disastrous. However, neither is as damaging as hyping up a product and then letting that excitement die off before launch. People can't maintain excitement about a product that they were...

AI in Smartphones: Separating Fact From Fiction, and Looking Ahead

As it goes every year, one hot feature sets a trend in technology, and suddenly every company boasts some variation of which that is uniquely theirs. This year, that feature is AI. Hot on the heels of Alexa's and Google Assistant’s holiday successes, Artificial Intelligence on phones has become the de facto must-have feature –...

HTC Will Only Release 6 or 7 Phones in 2017

At the recent launch event of the HTC U Ultra and U Play in Taipei, Engadget's Richard Lai interviewed Chialin Chang, HTC's President of Smartphone and Connected Devices business. During the interview, Mr. Chang confirmed that HTC is only planning to release 6 or 7 smartphones during 2017. The move will be a significant drop in the number of...

HTC Announces the 5.7″ HTC U Ultra and 5.2″ HTC U Play with Sense Companion AI

In an event in Taiwan, its home country, HTC has announced its first devices of 2017 -- the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. The announced devices indicate a shift in HTC's design language as it now seeks to experiment with a different design and build, outside of the metallic unibody builds that it...

HTC ‘Ocean Note’ aka HTC U Ultra Images Leak in Live Photos, Show Off Secondary Display

HTC's CES 2017 offerings this year might not have brought much in terms of smartphones, but that does not mean that the company has nothing new planned for Q1 2017. HTC took to Twitter to announce their upcoming 'U' event, to be held on 12th January 2017. https://twitter.com/htc/status/818819728512663552 So, what can we expect HTC to unveil in this...