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HTC One max Remove phone

Posted: 14 Oct 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint
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HTC One Remove phone

Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Sprint
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3) Sense 5.5 UIAndroid (5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)Android (4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2) Sense 5.0 UI
Dimensions6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 inches (164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm)5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 inches (137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm)
Weight7.65 oz (217 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
Body materialAluminium  
Display
Physical size5.9 inches5.0 inches4.7 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 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.

373 ppi445 ppi468 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.

S-LCD 3IPS LCDS-LCD 3
Screen-to-body ratio70.63 %70.89 %65.00 %
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Camera
Camera4 megapixels8 megapixels4 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
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.

F2.0F2.4F2.0
Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm30.4 mm28 mm
Camera sensor size1/3"1/3.2"1/3"
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Digital image stabilization, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, EffectsBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Optical image stabilization, Face detection, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Self-timerBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Optical image stabilization, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (60 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD)
FeaturesContinuous autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Optical image stabilization, Video lightOptical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling
Front-facing camera2.1 megapixels1.3 megapixels2.1 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 Snapdragon 600 APQ8064TQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
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.

Quad core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300Quad core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400Quad core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Graphics processorAdreno 320Adreno 330Adreno 320
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.

2048 MB RAM2048 MB RAM2048 MB RAM
Built-in storage32 GB32 GB64 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB  
Battery
Talk time28.00 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 11 h (678 min)
 
Stand-by time16.4 days (393 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 20 days (479 h)
 
Talk time (3G)25.00 hours
the average is 15 h (899 min)
 18.00 hours
the average is 15 h (899 min)
Stand-by time (3G)24.4 days (585 hours)
the average is 23 days (543 h)
 20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 23 days (543 h)
Capacity3300 mAh2300 mAh2300 mAh
Not user replaceableYesYesYes
Wireless charging Built-in 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio
RadioFM, Stereo, RDS FM
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Stereo speakers
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Technology
CDMA

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

 800, 1900 MHz800, 1900 MHz
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE800 (band 18), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz800 (band 18), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIMYesYesYes
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.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigationYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
HDMIvia microUSBvia microUSBvia microUSB
OtherTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, InfraredTV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, SlimPort, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+TV-Out, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation, Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint IDAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counterAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Hearing aid compatibility  M3, T4
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced14 Oct 201331 Oct 201319 Feb 2013
Shopping information
MSRP price $ 399 

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