HTC has officially launched its latest smartphone called the HTC One Max. The Android-powered smartphone has a 5.9-inch display supporting full HD resolution. After a number of leaks surfaced this summer, the official announcement from HTC confirms many of those leaked specifications.
The smartphone's internal battery is not removable and has 3300 mAh of power. The large internal battery promises up to 25 hours of talk time on WCDMA networks and up to 20 hours on CDMA networks.
One of the biggest features of the One Max is the rear fingerprint scanner allowing you to swipe in and out of the lock screen without entering a password. HTC also integrates a feature that allows users to launch up to three apps by assigning different fingers to each app.
The smartphone is available with either 16 GB or 32 GB of integrated storage with expansion via memory cards. The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor (2GB of RAM) which operates at 1.7 GHz. Rounding out the hardware features is integrated NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, DLNA capability, and a USB 2.0 port supporting MHL.
HTC also equips the One Max with the latest version of its user interface called Sense 5.5, which runs on top of Android 4.3.
The smartphone has a 2.1-megapixel front camera supporting full HD resolution video recording. The rear camera is and HTC UltraPixel with automatic flash, full HD video recording, and support for HDR video.
The smartphone has HTC BoomSound technology and HTC is offering a $90 accessory case that adds an additional 1200 mAh battery.
The formal rollout across the globe starts this month; pricing will be revealed within the coming weeks.