We are just over two weeks off from HTC’s next flagship release for 2017, the HTC U 11 and the hype machine has just taken off. Hot on the heels of the recently released “squeeze” trailer, the device was recently spotted on Geekbench.

The HTC U 11 is identified as the HTC CBP as per the benchmarking website and has divulged some interesting details. From the screenshot below we can make out that the device is packing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 (model number MSM 8998) and is running on Android’s recent v.7.1.1, Nougat flavour. The benchmarks also confirm that the smartphone packs 4 GB of RAM on board.

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The HTC U 11 benchmarks

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With these specifications, the HTC U 11 scores 1912 points in single-core test and 6137 points under the multi-core test results. Compared to its greatest competitor the Samsung Galaxy S8 series the device actually performs quite well in the tests excelling in the single-core performance while being slightly behind in the multi-core results. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ posted scores of 1832 points and 6301 points in the single-core and multi-core runs respectively. This puts HTC in a comfortable spot at-least performance wise but it is not the end of the line with only the complete reveal of the device capable of showing whether the HTC U 11 would be remembered or will it be relegated as another release of 2017.

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