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New HTC teaser for November 2 event shows a phone with a fingerprint scanner on its back

HTC is holding an event next week, on November 2 to be precise, for the unveiling of at least one new smartphone. Two new HTC devices have been in the rumors lately, the super high-end U11 Plus and the mid-range U11 Life which will be part of the Android One program.

Today the Taiwanese company has released a new teaser image for the event, showing us a handset that has the design language of the U series, but the fingerprint scanner on the back – unlike past members of the family.

Such a move has long been rumored for the U11 Plus, which is expected to be HTC’s first smartphone with very small bezels. Those are probably the reason why the biometric authentication sensor had to be put on the phone’s back.

The U11 Plus should have a 5.99-inch 1,440×2,880 panel, the Snapdragon 835 at the helm, 4 or 6GB of RAM, and 64 or 128GB of storage. A 12 MP main camera with f/1.7 aperture and an 8 MP selfie shooter will complete the package.

On the other hand, the U11 Life is expected to come with a 5.2-inch 1080p screen, the Snapdragon 630 or 660 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 16 MP main camera, and a 16 MP selfie snapper. It will run Android 8.0 Oreo from day one and will have a 2,600 mAh battery.

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