The high-end 5.9-inch HTC One Max which was launched earlier this month in the manufacturer's home market Taiwan is said to be headed to Indian boundaries, following it's first phase of global debut. Yes ! A source close to GizBot has revealed that HTC One Max will hit the shelves in the native market around the first week of November.
Further, the source close to the matter has also disclosed that the FHD screen phablet could come priced somewhere between Rs. 45,000-Rs.50,000. The price has been estimated, going by the similar internal hardware and specifications, like that of HTC One.
At the same time, the HTC One Max is already showing as ‘new' item on company's official website,which also indicates that the phone should hit retail stores ‘very soon'. Moreover, the company's website also lists two new accessories: HTC Fetch and HTC mini+. The HTC Fetch is a small key-chain like device compatible with HTC One Mini, HTC One Max and HTC Butterfly S.
Apart from the HTC Fetch, another accessory - HTC mini+, is a sort of remote control compatible with HTC One, HTC One Max, HTC Desire 500 and HTC One Mini. Made of aluminum, the remote control features as a second screen and allow users to make a call or read messages. The device uses Bluetooth connection to fetch notifications.
HTC One Max - Key Specs
HTC One Max is a brand new phablet from the makers behind HTC One. The phone has a large sized 5.9-inch Super LCD 3 display having a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It's the biggest smartphone ever produced by HTC. The HTC One Max packs a 1.7GHz quad-core processor powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card slot.
The One Max looks and feel similar to company's other flagship handset, notably - HTC One. The biggest highlight of One Max is the coming of a fingerprint scanner on the rear back beneath camera module. The fingerprint scanner recognizes multiple-fingers at the same time. The phablet also comes with a new version of Blinkfeed or Sense 5.5.
On the imaging front, HTC One Max houses acclaimed UltraPixel camera, just like the HTC One. The rear-facing camera is capable of recoding videos in Full HD 1080p format. There's a 2-megapixel front facing camera with wide angle lens. The phablet features dual frontal BoomSound speakers too. Unfortunately, the HTC One Max doesn't support Beats Audio quality sound. The makers have added a 3300mAh Li polymer battery. The device measures 10.29mm in terms of thickness and weighs 217grams.
HTC One Max will face tough competition from the likes of Apple iPhone 5S( yet to be launched), Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Most of these high-end handsets are priced upwards of Rs.45,000 in the Indian market.
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