HTC One Max comes with larger display, battery, but no fresh innovations

HTC One Max, the 5.9-inch phablet, is looking similar to HTC One, the flagship smartphone from the Taiwanese device major, and HTC One Mini. But there are differences in specifications. But it lacks innovations.

Anand B takes a look at the key specifications of these three smartphones.

Size matters

HTC One Max, which was announced on Monday, has size of 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29mm. It weighs 217g.

HTC One, the first smartphone from HTC on the One series, has 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3mm against HTC One mini’s 132 x 63.2 x 9.25mm. HTC One weighs 143g against HTC One mini’s 122g.


HTC One Max comes with 5.9-inch display and full HD 1080p.

One the other hand, HTC One features 4.7 inch, Full HD 1080p, 468 PPI and HTC One mini 4.3 inch (10.9 cm), HD 720. 341 PPI.


Both HTC One Max and HTC One sport Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor powered by 1.7GHz quad-core CPUs. All are Android phones.


HTC One Max is the first phone in the HTC One range with microSD support. However, the company is not offering a card along with the new phone.

HTC One Max features storage capacity of 16GB / 32GB. Expansion card slot supports microSD memory card for up to 64GB additional storage. HTC One mini has a storage capacity of 16GB.

Both HTC One Max and HTC One come with 2GB RAM. HTC One mini has 1GB RAM.


HTC One Max UltraPixel camera features include BSI sensor, Pixel size 2.0 µm, Sensor size 1/3′, dedicated HTC ImageChip 2, f/2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens, 1080p Full HD video recording with HDR video, Front Camera: 2.1 MP, 88° wide angle lens with HDR capability, 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, etc. Most of the camera features are the same for all these three smartphones.


3300 mAh embedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery is part of HTC One Max. It offers talk time of up to 25 hours for WCDMA and up to 28 hours for CDMA. The new phone also offers standby time of up to 585 hours for WCDMA and up to 393 hours for CDMA.

HTC One has a 2300 mAh battery against 1800 mAh with HTC One mini. HTC One battery offers talk time of about 18 hours on 3G against 13.27 hours of talk time in the case of HTC One mini.

As you have seen, the main difference is in its name, display size, battery, weight and price. Out of these three phones, HTC One Max has fingerprint scanner — which you can see in Apple iPhone 5s as well. Once again, HTC launched a new product without significant innovations.

Anand B


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