The New Taipei City-based company confirmed that the One Max – the "big brother" of the lot after the HTC One and One Mini — will be the final phone in the suite for this year, but "absolutely more" can be expected from HTC in the first quarter of 2014.
"The HTC One Max completes our award-winning family of the HTC One line… and we are really proud of it,"
In an interview following the official launch,
"It's a typical behaviour in the
Asked on what edge does HTC has on the competition, Seth replied: "It's not about advantages; it's about the firmer belief that HTC has, which is that the One is the best family of smartphones." The flagship HTC One, which was launched earlier this year, has reaped several prestigious awards from top-level organisations and bodies. The HTC One Max features the company's revolutionary technologies — HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe, HTC BoomSound and HTC UltraPixel camera — all of which have been improved, plus a new fingerprint scan capability located at its rear that enhances security. It uses a micro-SIM card, runs on Android Jelly Bean 4.3 and HTC Sense 5.5, and its cameras feature a new Dual Capture ability, enabling the user to shoot and record photos and videos simultaneously using both main and front cameras.
The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz quad-core CPU, has RAM of 2GB and internal storage of either 16GB or 32GB, which can be expanded with up to a 64GB microSD card. It has a 3300mAh battery to ensure longer usage. It also supports near field communication and 4G LTE.
The HTC One Max will be retailed in the
Going into next year, Seth revealed that "2014 will be one of the most exciting years" HTC will be having. "Just wait for the first quarter of 2014," he said. "We will come back with something that will revolutionise technology again."
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