HTC One max price leaks out

HTC One max price leaks out
The HTC One max has been official for a few days now, though the company has failed to communicate a fairly essential piece of the puzzle that may just decide the faith of its new phablet: price. Unfortunately for HTC, the mobile space doesn't much care for the not knowing, so it's not surprising that we've already gotten the first price leak from an alleged Chinese source for GSM Insider.

According to the anonymous rebel, the unlocked international version of the HTC One max will command a $833 price tag (RMB 5,088). We say international version, because HTC actually targeted China as their primary market with the One max for the first time, though according to the source, pricing there is actually a bit steeper: $899 (or RMB 5,488) for the local market, regardless of carrier.

The last snippet of information includes the fact that HTC China, for one, will be offering the HTC One max in a sort of a bundle with extra accessories like the HTC Mini – a featurephone for your smartphone, and a Bluetooth headset. It doesn't, then, seem like a stretch to imagine that HTC may offer a similar deal to its non-Chinsee customers, though this will spike the price, up to $982 (RMB 5,998) in the case of HTC China.

In closing words, this will be every bit as premium as it looks, despite HTC's woeful financial predicament, and that sounds fair.

source: GSM Insider 

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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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34 Comments

1. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

$900 for a tablet... No way HTC... I will get myself 2 N7 for that...

6. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Not 2 more may be 3. :) That's why they are going down, their pricing is worst and highly overpriced with some old specs as compared to Note III & ZU.

19. Alex123

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Note 3 is so much better.

3. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

Z ultra is $600-700 equip with S800, slim 6.5mm thick & water/dust resistance RIP now HTC you cant win in phabet section

4. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

:/ Lumia 1520 with sd 800..20mp pureview..3400 battary..alot of colors ..and all that for 699$

5. datsyuk

Posts: 180; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

These off contract phone prices are getting ansolutely ridiculous.

7. sarge77

Posts: 202; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

that doesnt mean its going to really be that price its why you have contract with carriers still the price I want to know is if its 199 or 299 thats all.

8. Finest

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 16, 2013

hahaha i'd go for ZU or note 3 for that kind of price or maybe both. Come on HTC you wouldn't expect that people would buy this overpriced yearold chipset phablet keep trolling

9. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

This phone came out half a year too late.

10. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Rs. 70,000 in India for sure -_-

11. QuadFace

Posts: 179; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

HTC is always expensive, high price on their smaller phones and they are not selling well.

12. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

U guys should have a pacifier in ur mouth, aluminum design, 3300 man, 600 is fast and there is no way the phone will ever go higher then 1.5 ghz, finger print sensor, boom sound speakers, the best display with minimum bezel vs zu huge bezel, srsly carrying a zu is like a tablet that can call, has the worst display its not even better then a 720 p, laggy inter face and etc...

14. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

you even dont know what the hell are you saying!!! try to carry a ZU, its an eye attraction. laggy interface?? lol its more smoother than touchwiz worst display??lol you can see sample on how ZU kick HTC One in screen comparison

26. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Note 3 has a way better display. Don't feed into the Sony advertising.Note 3 is the best smartphone in the world.

30. yudi.nemesis unregistered

Lol note 3 problably has the best amoled display but it’s not good enough to beat IPS + Triluminos technology in ZU display.

18. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

>ZU >worst display The stupid, it hurts.

25. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

It more hurts when sony overkill sammy hype!!! Hahaha have fun with amoled

24. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

i honestly cant understand this criticism from all sides. as a samsung fan i am disappointed at all the negative comments by samsung lovers. i have s4 which lags like a pi*s several people reporting lag on note3 while htc one on s600 runs like a charm i would have this lag-free one max or one than lagsung/lagwiz im sure this 3300mah battery will outlast note3's 3200 battery

27. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Note 3 does not lag... Like at all.

28. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

dear papa smurf kindly install 2,3 new apps experience lag like hell just confirmed same issues form 2 users of note3 s4 is a tortoise to hell with sh*twiz and snapppy800

31. BigDaddy4life

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 12, 2013

You do not know what you are talking about! The Note 3 has zero lag! I now I have about 30 to 40 apps and this phone is smooth as silk. Get your facts straight fanboy. I even know iPhone users that say it is hands down the best android phone they have seen.

33. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

how about u su*k my di*ck? u samsung paid c*cksuc*er

13. iluvsonynokia

Posts: 161; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

htc start to shut down

15. Diazene

Posts: 129; Member since: May 01, 2013

I think they should price it about the same as the Galaxy mega 6.3, yes, that's quite low, but HTC needs this to sell more than the xperia Z ultra (with the seriously cool official case that doubles the battery and has a stylus) is just stupid

16. papo1254

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 29, 2013

Definitely fail.

17. luigi0824

Posts: 49; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

rip HTC

20. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

You people don't understand pricing. Phone in Asian markets have alway been more expensive. You can't compare US price to America or European price. And if PA was not just a bad website that would know that. The S4 when first came out was 5199 yuan which is more then the prices of the 833. Now all the fanboy can keep being dumb.

22. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Fyi phonearena, the note 3 is 5799 yuan in china

29. kabukijoe

Posts: 102; Member since: Mar 06, 2010

After the Galaxy 2 had battery swelling issues and now the same with the Galaxy S4; the One Max now looks like a much better option than the Note 3 if you ask me. Also not being made of plastic/fake leather is a pretty big plus. Samsung makes some nice devices but the cheap construction and really stupid issues they seem to have always makes me question the fanboyism.

32. JazzyLucey

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 08, 2013

As a big fan of HTC, I Can now see their true downfall. Only a miracle can save them; lets hope for the best. For now, R.I.P HTC

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