This big one is part and parcel of HTC’s One Series. Termed the HTC One Max, a 5.9 inch full HD display screen lies in the front and a fingerprint ID scanner is present on the back. Like the HTC One and One Mini, it possesses an aluminum chassis. A microSD card enters the smart phone from the dorsal side. The screen has a 1080p resolution. And with a PPI level approaching 349, the images are crystal clear and lucid.
An uber-pixel camera along with 1.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and 32 GB of storage capacity exist on this heavyweight baby. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean functions on the unit too with 2GB RAM. The good thing is that Sense 5.5 has been introduced for the very first time. This is the skin of the system.
HTC One Max is 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29mm in size with 217g of weight. 3.5 mm stereo audio jack is also there with NFC, aptX enabled Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n. A 3300 mAh li-polymer battery with upto 28 hours talk time is also there.
HTC Corporation CEO, Peter Chou said, "The addition of the HTC One max means that we now have an HTC One phone for everyone. The family has been built on quality and game-changing innovations and the HTC One max is certainly no exception. The upgrade to HTC Sense 5.5 will provide our most amazing mobile experience yet, with the HTC One max delivering the size and power required to do everything you want, and more, without compromise."
This gigantic gadget is headed for Asian and European markets. Hopes are high that it will sell well. It is an effort by HTC to regain some ground which it had lost. The company needs to get back on its feet and literally charge at full throttle into the arena. Competition is tough and others won’t give up without a fight to the finish.
Meanwhile, in the US, the Max One will be offered support on Verizon and Sprint, the top two carriers. It is an opportunity to grab the bull by the horns for HTC. And it is a chance in a million that it cannot afford to lose.