HTC One Max receives its GCF approval; phablet one step closer to unveiling

HTC One Max receives its GCF approval; phablet one step closer to unveiling
The HTC One Max is probably the most talked about and eagerly awaited handset that has yet to be unveiled by its manufacturer. It feels like we have been writing about this beast for months now, so it is with great pleasure that we can tell you that the device has received GCF approval. That allows Taiwan based HTC to scratch one more item off of its 'Things to do' list pertaining to this model.

The GCF approval reveals that the HTC One Max will support SIM lock although that doesn't mean it will be SIM locked in all of the markets it is sold in. The unit will be stuffed with quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE giving support to triband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 900MHz, 1900MHz and 2100 MHz. In addition, the phablet will offer connectivity to triband LTE at 800MHz, 1800MHz and 2600 MHz. Those are also known as LTE bands 3, 7 and 20.

Now that the GCF approval has been made, the unveiling of the HTC One Max shouldn't be too far away.

source: GCF via theUnwired

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One max
  • Display 5.9" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh(25h 3G talk time)

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17 Comments

1. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

The phablet beast is almost here. Hurry up HTC, been needing a new phone for months and I'm finally ready to dive into the phablet pool.

2. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

The phablet of the year is already out brah, take a tour into a store and try it out, you won't be disappointed.

3. Knightmare64

Posts: 29; Member since: Sep 11, 2013

Meh!...

4. androidornothing

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Phablet beast??? Lol. Thats crown is already taken by the Note 3. Srry no one can compete in this space. If the Htc One couldnt compete with the S4 this year which in reality wasnt the best phone then it deffinetely cant compete with the Note 3 which is the best phablet if not the best phone in 2013

10. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

by the way HTC One won T3 Gadget Awards 2013: Phone of the year...oh that Octacore S4 that still full of lags and overheating issue? meh

13. cc3493

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Its sad really cause they have yet to outsell the gs4... and they now have millions in operating losses...

15. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Yeah you are right..even gs4 outsell the htc one that doesnt mean it is the best phone this year....good marketing and brand recognition is a big factor which is where htc is lacking.

5. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

According to gsmarena this is rocking an s800 again with the same ultrapixel camera, removable battery and fingerprint sensor. The screen size is also the same as the Note 3's but the form is larger, kinda like the One and GS4.

6. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Larger manly because of the front speakers which is a good thing in my opinion. Just hope they release it soon.

7. amiroo1

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 04, 2013

i think this beats can be one of two phablets of 2013. one max-note 3 i wating for this beauty.

8. GoogleSafariFox

Posts: 100; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

This will be a Major FLOP! HTC ONE MAX is Like a Huge Version of HTC ONE. LOL. Still, My Money Goes to NOTE 3! Note 3 IS THE BEST SMARTPHONE IN THE MARKET! Along with Note 2 and S4. But Note 3 is undeniably the BEAST! Way to Go Samsung!

11. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

too much for a fanboy eh? LOL

14. cc3493

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

you do realise that the note 3 is like a huge version of the galaxy line, right?

9. Steebie

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 16, 2013

The Note is a girl's phone. :-P

12. tylerburns117

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 02, 2013

The HTC one is for sure its a great phone and the dre beats speakers are great and there is this Kickstarter project with matching charger cables for all the new smartphones go to kickstarter .com and search JUICIES+

16. gprime

Posts: 28; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

I can't wait for this phone, but am torn between this and the note 3. Pro for HTC: Front speakers now just waiting on battery size and camera Pros for Samsung: Samsung made Faster updates

17. kpfirefighter

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

So will it come to the U.S? I read that it might not.

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