HTC U11 Gets Better With 4×4 MIMO Support In Taiwan

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HTC has rolled out a software update for the flagship HTC U11 handset for users based in Taiwan. The update includes August security patch coupled with support for 4×4 MIMO. However, the users of FarEasTone and Taiwan Mobile will only be able to take advantage of the benefits from the 4×4 MIMO capability. The main purpose of the 4×4 MIMO is to boost the network speed.

With software version 1.28.709.6, the August update also installs the required security related updates including bug fixes. The handset will work with improved performance after the installation of the update.

It is advisable to download the August security update for the HTC U11 over Wi-Fi since the size of the update measures 242.86 MB. However, if you have 4G connectivity then the update can be downloaded over the mobile network. Before proceeding to download the update, you should capture a backup of all your files and also charge the phone up to 100 percent to avoid interruption.

MIMO stands for Multiple Input Multiple Output. It is one of the latest LTE technology, which improves not only data throughput but also enhances the signal performance irrespective of locations.

On the specifications front, the HTC U11 features a 5.5-inch Super LCD5 QHD (1440 x 2560, 534PPI) Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display, Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 graphics, 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB expandable internal storage loaded with Android 5.1 Nougat upgradeable to Android Oreo.

While the rear camera is equipped with a 12MP (f/1.7) sensor with support for PDAF, OIS, dual-LED flash, the front-facing camera offers a 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera also offers support for touch focus, face detection, HDR including the capability to shoot 2K videos at 30fps. A 3000mAh battery with fast charging support provides adequate power for the handset.

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