Best Accessories for the HTC U11 – June 2017

June 8, 2017 - Written By Alexander Maxham

The HTC U11 is the company’s latest flagship, and the first from HTC with a Snapdragon 835. It’s a great looking smartphone, but it’s also somewhat fragile, since it is made of glass. It’s also a fingerprint magnet, which is expected since it is made from glass. So you’ll want to pick up a case or two and some screen protectors, along with some other accessories. So we’ve rounded up the best accessories for the HTC U11. Let’s check them out.

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Supershieldz Tempered Glass Screen Protector

This tempered glass screen protector is great for the HTC U11 since it will protect that beautiful Quad HD display, as well as keeping the display looking great while using it. This is a great screen protector, from a pretty well-known company, so it’s definitely a good one to check out for the HTC U11.

Buy the Supershieldz Tempered Glass Screen Protector

TopACE Ultra Thin Transparent Soft Gel TPU Silicone Case

Let’s face it, the HTC U11 is a beautiful device. No one wants to hide its beauty. But you do need to protect that $649 smartphone. Luckily, there’s a great thin, and clear TPU case available for the HTC U11, this time from TopACE. It’s also under $10, which definitely won’t break the wallet. If you’re looking for a clear HTC U11 case, this is definitely the one to grab.

Buy the TopACE Clear TPU Case

Spigen Rugged Armor HTC U11 Case

Spigen’s Rugged Armor is likely the all-time most popular case among all smartphones. It’s a pretty good looking case which the company makes for virtually every smartphone. And it’s here for the HTC U11. This one features a TPU look and feel, and also has carbon fiber included to make it look great. It protects the HTC U11, while also giving it some grip so that it doesn’t slip out of your hands.

Buy the Spigen Rugged Armor HTC U11 Case

Spigen Liquid Crystal HTC U11 Case

If the Rugged Armor case wasn’t your style, Spigen has another case available. This one is their Liquid Crystal case, which is clear and allows you to protect the HTC U11 while still keeping the design open for everyone to see. It’s also a tad cheaper, and does still work great with the HTC Edge Sense functionality on the U11.

Buy the Spigen Liquid Crystal HTC U11 Case

AUKEY CC-S1 Car Charger

Now this car charger is a pretty popular one, and that’s because it sits flush in the outlet in your car. So you are able to make it look like your car has USB ports built in. This does work perfectly fine with the HTC U11. It has two USB ports, so you can plug in your USB-A to USB-C cable and charge it up pretty quickly.

Buy the AUKEY CC-S1 Car Charger

CHOETECH USB A to USB C Cable (3-Pack)

Now if the HTC U11 is your first smartphone with a USB-C connector, you’re going to want to pick up a few extra cables to have laying around. CHOETECH has a three pack of braided nylon cables here that will definitely come in handy. They are USB-A to USB-C, so you can plug them into your existing chargers, as well as the AUKEY charger above. They are braided, so they are more rugged than most regular cables.

Buy the CHOETECH USB-A to USB-C Cables

ACCGUYS Type C to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Charging Adapter Cable

The HTC U11 continues the trend of removing the headphone jack and using a USB-C connector. Now HTC does include a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box. But that means you’re stuck either listening to music or charging. Well with this dongle, you can do both. This allows you to plug in your headphones as well as your charger and be on your way.

Buy the ACCGUYS Type C to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Charging Adapter Cable

Kinbashi(TM) Foldable Bluetooth Headphones

Here’s a somewhat affordable pair of foldable Bluetooth headphones. Which will work great with the HTC U11. These are on-ear headphones, so they won’t cover your entire ear, but it will cover enough of it. These are great because they offer some great sounding audio, as well as offering up some incredible battery life.

Buy the Kinbashi Foldable Bluetooth Headphones

Anker SoundBuds Lite

If you need a pair of headphones for the gym, look no further than Anker’s brand new SoundBuds Lite. These headphones are Bluetooth and offer around 10 hours of continuous playback. They are also rated at IPX5 for waterproofing. Making them great for taking to the gym, and they are under $30, which is pretty incredible, when you think about it.

Buy the Anker SoundBuds Lite

LK [Shock Absorption] Drop Protection Hybrid Armor Defender Protective Case

While this may not be the best looking case available for the HTC U11, it is one of the more rugged ones available. It has shock absorption and has been drop tested. So picking up this case is a must for anyone that is prone to dropping their smartphones, or just want that extra protection. All of which are good reasons to grab this one.

Buy the LK Hybrid Bumper Case

Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3

A cheap speaker with great battery life and sound, that’s what the OontZ Angle 3 is, from Cambridge Soundworks. This is a triangle shaped speaker, which makes it look unique, but it’s also great for pushing sound into the entire room, which is important for any audiophile out there.

Buy the Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3

Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker

If you’re wanting something that’s a bit better, then the Sony XB10 is a great wireless speaker to check out. It’s still relatively cheap and small, but it offers some great audio quality, which is what you’d expect from Sony anyways. It’s a small cylinder speaker, that is available in a slew of colors as well.

Buy the Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker

AUKEY Amp USB Wall Charger

This wall charger here from AUKEY is a pretty good one. It’s not just a single port wall charger. It sports three ports – two USB-A ports and a USB-C port available here. So you are able to charge your HTC U11 along with a few other devices at the same time. The USB-C port does also do Quick Charge 3.0, so you can charge up the HTC U11 pretty quickly.

Buy the AUKEY Amp USB Wall Charger

Anker PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger

Despite having a rather large battery inside, the HTC U11 still won’t last forever. And that’s where a portable charger or battery pack comes in. Anker has a great one in their PowerCore lineup. It’s the 26800, and it has a capacity of 26,800mAh, which is pretty large. And it should keep your HTC U11 charged up all week long, if not longer.

Buy the Anker PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger

Tronsmart Presto 10000mAh Power Bank

Now not everyone wants a huge power bank like the one above, and that’s where the Tronsmart Presto comes in. This is the company’s latest battery pack, and it sports a capacity of 10,000mAh. It’s slim but also offers up Quick Charge 3.0, for fast charging on your smartphone, especially the HTC U11.

Buy the Tronsmart Presto 10000mAh Power Bank