Taiwanese phone manufacturer HTC has officially announced its HTC One Max smartphone with a 5.9-inch HD display, putting it firmly in "phablet" territory.
Rumors of a fingerprint security sensor have been confirmed, with HTC saying its Fingerprint Scan sensor will allow users to lock or unlock the device using a fingerprint.
Users will also be able to launch up to three of their favorite applications by assigning an individual finger to each of those apps, SlashGear reported Monday.
The One Max is powered by a 1.7 GHz QUALCOMM Snapdragon 600 processor and storage options are16 GB or 32 GB, expandable by microSD card.
The feature set is rounded out by front and rear cameras for photos and video, a 3300 mAh battery, 2 GB of ram and the Android 4.3 operating system.
The phone is expected to be available in mid-October; no pricing information has been released.
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