HTC One Max phablet to come with Sense 5.5 slapped over Android 4.3, UltraPixel camera and LTE support
New info hailing from China hashelped string together the missing pieces to the puzzle, as far asHTC's One Max phablet is concerned. While a big part of the specssheet that the Max is said to carry has already been revealed, westill had a few blank spots both in terms of software and hardware.
According to the new leak, theTaiwanese manufacturer's phablet contender will run Android 4.3 JellyBean with its custom Sense 5.5 UI on top. We currently have noinformation what the updated version of the company's proprietaryskin will bring to the table.
On the hardware side, the new intelsuggests that a 2.1MP shooter will take the seat at the front, while an UltraPixel camera of unknown capabilities is said to occupy the rear. The device is also said to come with support for TD-LTE, which is China'shomegrown version of the high-speed standard, leaving little doubt that the international version of the device will also sport 4G LTE support. Unsurprisingly, a dual-SIM, dual-standby version ofthe HTC One Max will be also made available, and it wouldn't be astretch to guess that it's targeted at Asian customers, where thesedevices are in high demand.
The rest of the specs that we haveon the HTC One Max include:
2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 SoC
5.9-inch 1080p Super LCD3 display
2GB of RAM with 16GB of internal, microSD-expandable storage
3200 or 3300mAh battery unit
Possibly, a fingerprint scanner on the back
Pricing of the phablet remainsunknown, but the officiallaunch of the device has been rumored to take place as early asSeptember.
UPDATE: Due to a translation misshap, we wrongly reported that the rear camera will be a 2.1MP UltraPixel shooter, whereas the leak actually suggests that the front-facing module will be a 2.1MP snapper, with an UltraPixel unit on the back.