HTC One Max 1

The much leaked HTC One Max has officially been launched. The One Max will be available in the UK before the end of this week, with an international roll out to follow with firm dates yet to be released.

The One Max features a Full HD 5.9″ screen, Snapdragon 600 processor at 1.7 GHz, 16 or 32GB of storage, 2GB of RAM.  It has expandable memory via microSD card of up to 64GB and a 3300mAh battery.

It will be running Android 4.3 and have the new Sense 5.5 user interface. The rear of the phone has HTC’s UltraPixel camera and a fingerprint scanner. The One Max has HTC’s BoomSound Dual stereo front speakers, but it doesn’t appear to have Beats Audio.

The full specifications are:

Size 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29mm
Weight 217g
Display 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p
CPU Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600, 1.7GHz quad-core CPU
Platform Android 4.3 with HTC Sense 5.5, HTC BlinkFeed
Storage 16/32GB with microSD expandability (up to 64GB supported, card not included)
Approx. 10GB available on 16GB version, 25GB on 32GB version
Network • 2G/2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
EMEA: 900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps
Asia: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps
Sprint: 1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 14.4 Mbps
Verizon: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 14.4 Mbps
• 3G CDMA: Sprint/Verizon: 800/1900 MHz
• 4G LTE:
EMEA: 800/900/1800/2600 MHz
Asia: 900/1800/2100/2600 MHz
Sprint: 1900 MHz
Verizon: 700 MHz
SIM microSIM
Sensors Gyro sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Fingerprint scanner
Connectivity • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
• Bluetooth® 4.0 with aptX™ enabled
• WiDFi®: IEEE 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n
• DLNA® for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to a compatible TV or computer
• HTC Connect™
• Support consumer infrared remote control
• microDUSB 2.0 (5Dpin) port with mobile high Ddefinition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection (Special cable required for HDMI connection.)
Sound HTC BoomSound Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
Sense Voice
GPS GPS/AGPS, Digital Compass
Camera HTC UltraPixel Camera
• BSI sensor, Pixel size 2.0 µm, Sensor size 1/3″
• Dedicated HTC ImageChip™ 2
• f/2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens
• Smart Flash: Five levels of flash automatically set by distance to subject
• 1080p Full HD video recording with HDR video
• Front Camera: 2.1 MP, 88° wide angle lens with HDR capability
• Front Camera: 1080p Full HD video recording.
• HTC Zoe™ with Sequence Shot, Always Smile and Object Removal
• Gallery with Video Highlights and HTC Share
• Continuous shooting and VideoPic Slow motion video recording with variable speed playback
Multimedia Audio supported formats: Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, wma (Windows Media Audio 9) Recording: .amr
Video supported formats: Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media
Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3) Recording: .mp4
Battery Embedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery, 3300mAh
Talk time: Up to 25 hours for WCDMA, Up to 28 hours for CDMA
Standby time: Up to 585 hours for WCDMA, Up to 393 hours for CDMA
AC Adapter Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5V and 1.5A

 Are you in the market for the HTC One Max? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Android Central.
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What a let down on weight, old processor, crappy camera. HTC won’t be around in 3yrs or less.

Sujay Vilash

The 4UP camera is actually not bad. I was a bit skeptical when I bought my One but am quite OK with it now (4 months since I bought it). The only issue I have is the purple tinge in low light photos when the justification for the UltraPixel is the low light photography. But otherwise, it is quite good. Agree with everything else though. So sad to see the “latest and greatest” from HTC using an outdated CPU whilst the larger screen may account for the additional weight. On the plus side, it does have an expandable memory which… Read more »


Serious let down…old processor, removal of OIS and 4MP in a flagship?! 217g..i don’t want to carry a 1/4 Kg in my pocket..Note 3 launched earlier and killed this and the Z Ultra…

Sujay Vilash

Just proves that HTC need a new direction. Their current CEO is simply no good. But he won’t step down to give HTC a chance to survive. Pity.

Happy Dog

I wish HTC the best of luck with it. I personally wanted a little bit more to justify upgrading my One. Let’s hope heaps of people buy some and keep HTC a float!

vijay alapati

Form factor might not appeal as it has large screen and might bazel

Happy Dog

That’s your opinion. Everyone has one, so there may be a heap of people that like it.

I wish HTC to stay in the game so I am simply wishing them the best!