The 2017’s flagship for HTC is now getting the Android 9 Pie update in Taiwan when Android Q is almost here. The HTC U11 Plus is getting an OTA update of size 1.45GB which will be bringing Android 9 Pie flavor to the handset. As of now the users of the HTC U11 Plus in Taiwan are receiving this update on their smartphones but there is no word on the global rollout as of now which we should be known very soon.
There isn’t much information about the changelog but we should be witnessing many changes along with all the Android Pie goodies. According to the changelog, the device will be getting system enhancements, removes Google+ from BlinkFeed since Google+ has been shut down recently by Google. Furthermore, it is instructed to download the update on a Wi-Fi connection to make sure to avoid data charges.
To remind you the HTC U11 Plus was launched with 6-inch Super LCD display with Quad HD+ (2880 x 1440 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio with 82 percent screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. Under the hood, the device was powered with Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 540 GPU and 4GB / 6GB RAM. It was available in both 64GB as well as 128GB of storage which can be extended further up to 2TB via microSD card slot.
Furthermore, there is a single 12MP UltraPixel 3 camera on the device with LED flash and an 8MP camera with 85-degree field-of-view. It came out of the box with Android 8 Oreo operating system with the companies own HTC Sense UI on top and now it is being updated to Android 9 Pie. There is a fingerprint sensor on the device which is placed on the back and is IP68 certified for water resistance.
There is a 3930 mAh battery on the back with the support for QuickCharge 3.0 fast charging technology. It measures 158.5 x 74.9 x 8.5 mm and weighs 188 grams. The handset supports 4G VoLTE connectivity and comes with the connectivity options like Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C and more. Well, have you received the update? Did you notice any big changes? Let us know by commenting in the section below and stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more.