I have had no issues with battery. Screen brightness is 75% and I have no issues in sunlight. Compared screen to a Pixel2XL the colour reproduction is more natural, where the Pixel had a greenish tint to it. Battery easily last for a day with 3-4 hours screen time. Usually 30-35% battery left when going to bed. Audio is significantly much better than 6P with the included earbuds. But ya it's nice phone like mind blowing.
I used it in the middle of a mediterranean island with clear skies and direct sunlight and had no problem seeing what's on the screen. Brightness wasn't even set to the max, I just left it at auto. This was the biggest concern for me and it turns out it's not a problem at all.
AnonD-740660, 26 Feb 2018Can you tell me about tje screen visibility under direct sunlight please Thanksenough. messages can be read.
user91, 04 Dec 2017I own the phone. .gsm arena is my go to website and i am very disappointed with this review. I... moreCan you tell me about tje screen visibility under direct sunlight please
LLL, 13 Feb 2018GSM Arena please update the article to include the findings of the recent retest done on EU re... moreHey.
The article is now updated with the scores of the EU unit's tests.
Anonymous, 09 Feb 2018Bought the HTC u11+ and I am quite dissapointed with the screen. Everything else is super. Could you elaborate on your daily use batt life findings? Because it seems like gsmarena's batt life stress test's script is seriously not liking the U11+ much and looks a tad suspect that it avgs -30hrs lower than a Redmi Note 4 while just having a -100mAh batt diff and yet supposedly a more efficient performant top SoC.
GSM Arena please update the article to include the findings of the recent retest done on EU retail unit.
Thank you in advance.
Bought the HTC u11+ and I am quite dissapointed with the screen. Everything else is super.
Dearest gsmArena fellow knowledge enthusiasts. To be neutral , this is the best HTC's smartphone phablet up to now . But using hybrid , not using audio Jack , not using radio + rds reduces this high ends category qualities....Also plus gsmArena complete review , this is a highest in higher categories....I wish the best for fact_writing gsmArena and Google the king and you gsmArena trusted friends and readers worldwide....Justice Rights just follows moral guidelines as gsmArena does,....Thanks mentioned names....
I don't know why but the screen is just not flagship worthy, I have the HTC U11+, iPhone 8 plus, and Essential, and I really can't get my mind around the fact that the display is really awful on the HTC U11+, the colors are just popping in a bad way, uncalibrated, sort of trying to mimic an OLED rather than focusing on accurate colors, I tried the sRGB mode and still the colors seem tacky and uncalibrated, especially bright colors green (Play Store) and yellow (Google Keep). I don't know what HTC has done here but they really missed out on the most important part, the screen.
I have had the phone for just about 2 weeks now coming from a Nexus 6P. I have had no issues with battery. Screen brightness is 75% and I have no issues in sunlight. Compared screen to a Pixel2XL the colour reproduction is more natural, where the Pixel had a greenish tint to it. Battery easily last for a day with 3-4 hours screen time. Usually 30-35% battery left when going to bed. Audio is significantly much better than 6P with the included earbuds. Camera is slightly better than 6P that already is awesome.
It's absolutely right@battery life being excellent! I bought u11+ and arrived on 22nd Dec. When I had my first full charge - I had 6% left and 9h 46m was usage time without power save on. Active push emails, playing games and was also setting up and installing apps etc.
The battery results are wrong, I have the phone and I can tell you this. I can use the phone for 2 full days with almost 8hrs screen time on a single charge. My 3T has less "endurance" than this phone according to this review and I had to charge it every night before going to sleep with the same usage pattern.
There must be something very wrong with the unit that you tested because that battery endurance test doesn't make sense at all, there's no way that HTC would put a huge battery to get those poor results, did you test other units?
AnonD-101351, 15 Dec 2017It's strange that there is no wireless charging... What is the wire coil under the back plate then?It's the NFC coil