Taipei: Taiwan’s technological giant High Tech Computer (HTC) have officially announced its flagship device HTC One Max with fingerprint scanner.
The 5.9-inch 1080p phablet includes a fingerprint scanner for security and convenience, allowing users to unlock the smartphone and launch apps.
The HTC One Max has been leaking for months and the company has just officially unveiled its first phablet. The smartphone takes everything consumers love about the HTC One and adds a large 5.9-inch 1080p Full HD display, fingerprint scanner that can unlock the smartphone and also launch your favorite apps by using a simple finger swipe. The HTC One Max also runs a new and improved version of HTC Sense 5.5, providing an even more enhanced user experience.
“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,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. “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.”
The HTC One Max will feature a 5.9-inch 1080 x 1920 Full HD display, will run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, and is the first HTC smartphone to run a new and improved version of HTC Sense 5.5. The smartphone will be powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and 2GB of RAM to provide a snappy user experience. Its camera capabilities include HTC UltraPixel Camera, BSI sensor, Pixel size 2.0 µm, Sensor size 1/3′, Dedicated HTC Image Chip 2, f/2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens, Smart Flash with five levels of flash automatically, 1080p Full HD video recording with HDR video and 2.1-megapixel front facing camera that can record 1080p Full HD video.
The HTC One Max ships with 16GB or 32GB of internal storage, 50GB of free Google Drive space and also includes a microSD expansion slot. It will have dual front-facing stereo speakers with HTC Boom Sound and built in amplifiers. Its wireless connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE (low energy), GPS, and NFC. The phablet includes a fingerprint scanner, which is located on the back of the smartphone, just below the camera. The phablet will use a large, non-removable 3,300 mAh battery.
The HTC One Max will begin shipping at the end of October.