13 September, 2017
It seems that all Android One members are following a specifications configuration that at least has the following - 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, the latest Qualcomm mid-range processor and one feature from their respective flagships - Xiaomi's A1 got a dual camera, the Moto Android One is expected to get the dual camera and the HTC Android One will get the Edge Sense. According to two well-known leakers, HTC might be readying an Android One device of its own.
Evan Blass chimed in to confirm the information and shared a picture (ab0ve) of the Ocean Life running HTC's Sense interface.
Reports indicate that the HTC U11 Life would ruin on stock Android OS and will do away with all HTC-apps. The device comes under Android One category and it will come with stock Android but a lite layer of HTC Sense UI 9.0_A1.
Google wasn't kidding around when announcing the "next step" in the Android One program last week, with the Xiaomi Mi A1 clearly just the first of many new high-profile "simple, smart, secure and fresh" releases.
Some of the Taiwanese OEM's proprietary software features will therefore be retained, including squeezable Edge Sense action, USonic audio technology with built-in Active Noise Cancellation, Zoe and HTC Camera.
We don't know for now if HTC will release its U 11 Life-based Android One in the United States, but we wouldn't be surprised if that happened.