HTC Reportedly Working on a Mid-range Device with Snapdragon 660 Processor

HTC U11 Edge Sense is coming to HTC Ocean Life, a New Midrange Phone with 5.2-inch 1080p Display and Snapdragon 660 SoC

With this, it seems clear that HTC is really into the idea of a more tactile approach to using smartphones, and we'll most probably be seeing Edge Sense devices for a good while. And now, the company is speculated to be working on a mini variant of the U11 called HTC Ocean Life.

According to a leaker LlabTooFeR, who tweeted the specs of the device code-named "Ocean Life", HTC will bring the Edge Sense technology to a lower price point. For those unaware, Edge Sense feature allows users to perform certain tasks like launching apps or access certain functions by simply squeezing the handset from the sides.

Coming to the connectivity features of the HTC Ocean Life, it is pretty commonplace.

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The device will boast a 5.2-inch Full HD display, layered with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and 2.5D curved glass on top. Under the hood, the smartphone features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor. Photography-wise, HTC could go for a 16MP front and 16MP rear camera.

The new OTA update weighs in around at 295.17MB and is better to download it when connected to Wi-Fi in order to avoid unnecessary data charges. The Battery will be 2600mAh. He posted a long list of specifications which may find their way to the handset, asserting that it'll run on the brand's Sense 9.0 UI which in turn is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

Furthermore, the leak also says that the phone will come with HTC UltraSonic earphones bundled within the box. The phone will also feature a fingerprint scanner and glass body at the back, same as the U11.

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