The upcoming flagship device from HTC, the HTC U 11 has been creating rumors now and then. It has been only a few days since HTC launched the teaser video for their premium handset and now it has been spotted on the benchmarking database GeekBench.

What does the listing reveal?

The upcoming HTC U 11, which was previously known as “Ocean,” and is said to be the successor of HTC 10, has managed to obtain a single core score of 1912. The upcoming device also obtained a multi-core score of 6137 and was spotted with the name HTC CBP. This may be the internal name of the device.

According to the GeekBench listing, the device is expected to come loaded with the latest Qualcomm processor.

While the report didn’t confirm whether it was going to the Snapdragon 835, one can assume that the smartphone will house the chipset. The report also suggests that the upcoming device may also come loaded with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

HTC U 11: the squeezable smartphone

Being a flagship device, it can be expected that the handset will come equipped with some high-end specifications to give tough competition to other premium devices like LG G6, Galaxy S8 series, and more. One of the unique features of the upcoming, which has also been hinted at by the teaser video is the embedded sensors in the frame. These are reportedly squeezable.

The embedded sensors would allow users to carry out tasks by squeezing and swiping the edges of the smartphone. This will help the users to launch various applications, including camera, switch on Wi-Fi, and even Google Assistant.

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However, it is expected that the squeezing time will be different for different applications.

Specs of the HTC flagship

The upcoming HTC U 11 may feature a 5.5-inch display with QHD resolution. The rumored device may also house the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and is expected to come with 4 GB of RAM or 6 GB of RAM. It is expected that the rumored device may also offer a 64 GB and 128 GB storage options.

Rumors suggest that the upcoming handset may offer a 12MP primary camera with Sony’s IMX362 sensor along with HDR support. The device may also be equipped with a 16MP front camera featuring the IMX351 sensor. The upcoming flagship is speculated to feature a 3,000 mAh battery.

The flagship device is expected to be launched on May 16. It is anticipated that the flagship device will be priced similarly to the predecessor HTC 10, which was launched for $700 in the United States. The handset will reportedly available in five different colors - white, blue, black, red, and silver.