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HTC MAX 4G Remove phone

Posted: 13 Nov 2008
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 04 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.1)Android (4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3) 
Dimensions4.47 x 2.48 x 0.55 inches (113.5 x 63.1 x 13.9 mm)5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm) 
Weight5.33 oz (151 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size3.8 inches5.7 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

246 ppi386 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

TFTSuper AMOLED 
Screen-to-body ratio57.47 %74.78 % 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesMulti-touch 
FeaturesProximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) 
Camera
Camera3.2 megapixels13 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.2 
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 31 mm 
Camera sensor size 1/3.06" 
FeaturesAutofocusBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer 
CamcorderYes3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing cameraYes2 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm ESM7206AQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Single core, 528 MHzQuad core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400 
Graphics processor Adreno 330 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

288 MB RAM / 256 MB ROM3072 MB RAM 
Built-in storage8 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHCmicroSD, microSDHC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 11 h (671 min)
 
Stand-by time14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
22.0 days (528 hours)
the average is 20 days (478 h)
 
Talk time (3G) 21.00 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G) 17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 23 days (556 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 15.8 days (380 hours)
the average is 23 days (554 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh3200 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer 
RadioFM  
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2) MHz 
DataEDGE, WiMAXLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIM Yes 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.0, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBYesUSB 3.0 
ConnectorminiUSBmicroUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging 
HDMI via microUSB 
OtherComputer sync, VoIPNFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, Infrared 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Phone profiles, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer 
Hearing aid compatibility T3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD 
Availability
Officially announced13 Nov 200804 Sep 2013 

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