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Hello, blue-tiful. Get an eyeful of the HTC U11 Life

A midprice Android phone never looked this good.

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Like the Pixel 2 and original HTC U11, it has pressure-sensitive sides you can squeeze to launch just about any app.

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It's smaller with more stepped-down specs than the pricier, U11, left.

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The more cost-conscious U11 Life is on the right.

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The U11 Life comes in the same blue shade as the U11, but with an acrylic rather than glass back. (Globally, it also comes in black and white, if you prefer.)

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It's a lustrous, shiny fingerprint magnet.

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The U11 Life is rated IP67, which means it's resistant to water and dust.

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Say goodbye to the headphone jack.

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The USB-C port is off to the side. The U11 Life comes with a pair of USB-C headphones in the box.

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The ridged button is for locking/unlocking and powering the phone off.

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Take in some more shots of the U11 Life and catch up on all the pros and cons in our HTC U11 Life review.

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