HTC has pushed the phablet competition one step further by launching HTC One Max, its latest flagship. With 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display the HTC One Max is the largest handset HTC has ever manufactured.
HTC One Max operates on the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system along with HTC Sense with a battery life of 3300 mAH that amounts to 28 hours of talk time or 585 hours of stand-by time.
The specs include a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chip at 1.7GHz, options for 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of onboard storage, 2GB of RAM, microSD support anda 3,200mAh battery pack. There’s also NFC, Beats Audio, MHL TV-out and full 3G, 4G, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
As for the camera, it has a 4MP UltraPixel camera on its back, capable of 1080p@30fps and 720p@60fps video capturing. The innovated features include dual capture modes with scribble features, built in amplifiers for maximized bass effect and enhanced HTC Blinkfeed which is their dedicated application for your social networks. HTC One Max is available with storage of either 16GB or 32GB and SD support as well. HTC is also offering up 50GB of additional Google Drive storage to all HTC One Max users.
One of the innovative features that One Max has to offer is a fingerprint scanner on the back, which can be programmed with up to three fingers. The scanner can be used to unlock the phone and launch apps directly.
Like both of its predecessors HTC One and HTC One Mini, the HTC One Max also features front-facing stereo speakers with a punched grille design. HTC One Max also has a removable back panel which hides the SIM slot and a Micro SD card slot – another feature neither existing HTC One device has.
The HTC One max will begin rolling out across the globe from mid – end October. The official market price hasn’t been revealed, but since it is competition with its contemporaries Galaxy Note 3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra the cost could range from 42000 INR to 49000 INR. HTC brand name and the size and features of the HTC One Max may be a reason why smartphone lovers will consider the phone.