HTC U11 ditching audio jack, instead coming with headphone adapter: Report

first_imgHTC’s next flagship is going to be — HTC U11 which is set to launch on May 16. Ahead of the launch, the upcoming flagship device has already been subjected to several rumours and leaks. A popular leakster — LlabTooFeR on Wednesday tweeted that the HTC U11 will not come with the 3.5mm headphone jack, instead will include a separate headphone adaptor. However, no comments come from HTC as of now.HTC U11 will not come with a 3.5mm audio port. However, the company also brings a solution along. The upcoming HTC phone is speculated to come with a USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter inside the packaged box. This means that the HTC U11 users will still be able to use their pair of wired headphones and listen to their favorite tracks. Well as of now, the rumours only reveal the coming of the adapter, however; there are no details on how it will look like.Also Read: HTC U11 complete specs revealed before May 16 launch: ReportTo recall, HTC U Ultra which was announced back in January also didn’t come with the headphone jack. However, U Ultra comes with a pair of HTC’s Usonic earbuds with a USB-Type C connector. The story started long ago when Apple, when the company removed the headphone jack for its iPhone 7. Apple was followed by Motorola who also ditched the headphone jack for its Moto Z phones.Well, by putting the adapter in the box, chances are that the HTC U11 might come with USB Type-C headphones along with its own USonic technology. The USonic technology was previously seen in HTC U Ultra. Well, what’s HTC’s take on removing the headphone jack is a mystery for now, which will be unveiled on May 16.advertisementRecently, retail box of the HTC U11 was leaked, which highlight most of the specs that the device is expected to sport. The key highlight of the device is the processor. HTC U11 is tipped to launch with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, which was seen in Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, Xiaomi Mi 6. Further, the upcoming OnePlus 5 is also going to sport the same processor. Another highlight of the phone will be the Edge Sense technology.Also Read: HTC U11 with Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM, Android 7.1.1 Nougat spottedDisplay wise, the smartphone is going to sport a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, which is protected by a Gorilla Glass 5. On the camera front, the device features a 12-megapixel primary camera which comes also with OIS and HTC’s “UltraPixel 3” and “UltraSpeed AF” brandings. While on the front, the upcoming HTC device comes with a 16MP front-facing selfie shooter with f/2.0 and selfie panorama.The smartphone will come in two variants – 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and 6GB of RAM with 128GB of inbuilt storage. Further, the HTC U11 is going to run on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Bluetooth 5.0, and is also said to include water resistance features.last_img

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