HTC U11 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium: which flagship wins?

HTC U11 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium: which flagship wins?

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HTC U11 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium: design and build quality
The HTC U11 certainly doesn’t try to blend in among the high range. The Taiwanese manufacturer’s latest flagship is a real eye-catcher, with its curves and colorful glass body. The glass covering the display and rear of the phone, which is Gorilla Glass 5 and 3 respectively, flows almost seamlessly into the aluminum frame around the edges, and it gleams beautifully despite all the fingerprints it attracts. The device has IP67 certification, meaning it’s dust and water resistant up to a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes.
The HTC U11 in its many colors. / © AndroidPIT
With the Xperia XZ Premium, Sony doesn’t make a departure from its trademark OmniBalance design. Instead, we’re presented with further refinements of the subdued, restrained style and solid build quality. The Chrome and Black variants are very attractive, and mix of the glass with the metal frame is very successful. Gorilla Glass 5 covers the front and back of Sony’s latest flagship for superior protection, and it is IP 65/68 certified against water and dust.
The Xperia XZ Premium. / © AndroidPIT
Both the HTC U 11 and the XZ Premium have 5.5-inch displays, and big bezels. The screen-to-body ratio for the HTC U11 is about 71.4% – better than the iPhone 7 Plus (67.7%), but not the Galaxy S8 (84%). The Sony Xperia XZ Premium’s bezel, on the other hand, seems even more prominent than that of the more modern U11 (around 68% screen-to-body ratio), making it look dated. It is also about 2 mm taller and 1 mm wider than the U11, but both devices are rather slim at

Article originally published at: Droid Life