HTC U11+ was the original Pixel XL successor

HTC U11+ was the original Pixel XL successor

The Verge reported that the HTC U11+ was the original Pixel XL successor that was shelved. The device codenamed ‘Muskie’ was developed to be the next Pixel XL but it was axed later on. Google have gone with LG as the manufacturer to use the P-OLED display.

HTC and Google have claimed that the new HTC U11+ is the ‘Muskie’ device. Although HTC’s conventional LCD looks very nice, Google decided to made a last-minute switch to LG’s OLED display panel. The company’s decision also caused them a list of problems suchs as aggravating blue cast, color accuracy and saturation.

You can spot the similarities between the U11 Plus and Pixel XL. The display of HTC’s U11 Plus are a direct match for the LG-made Pixel 2 XL. Both of them features 6-inch screens with 18:9 aspect ratio. HTC U11 has bigger battery and comes with QuickCharge 3.0 support.

What if Google gone with the HTC-made Pixel 2 XL? It may never have been struck to the issues reported for the recent launched Pixel 2 XL.

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