KitKat update to hit the HTC One max in March, HTC One mini in April?

KitKat update to hit the HTC One max in March, HTC One mini in April?
HTC is halfway through completing the Android 4.4 + Sense 5.5 update for the HTC One running on the top four carriers in the U.S. As of now, the HTC One for Verizon and Sprint have both received the latest update, leaving the versions of the handset for T-Mobile and AT&T to be updated. But what about the HTC One max and HTC One mini? The HTC USA Product Team wrote on Reddit that the Android 4.4 + Sense 5.5 update should reach the HTC One max by March . The same update should reach the HTC One mini by April.

The USA Product Team for HTC also hinted that it was working on a way for HTC device owners to directly load an update onto a device, without having to wait for a carrier to individually test and approve each one. HTC said that it has had ideas like this "under consideration," and is always looking for ways to streamline the updating process.


source: Reddit via HTC

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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)
One mini
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 1.6 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1800 mAh(13.27h 3G talk time)

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7 Comments

1. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Where is 5.0 CHEESECAKE

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Where is 5.0 PUNCAKE?

8. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

You mean 5.0 pu pu platter!

2. X.E.R.O. unregistered

Waiting is better than nothing.

3. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Great going from HTC. :D Hope to see a WP device from them soon.

5. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Looking foward to having KitKat on my T-Mobile HTC One.

6. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Better strategy would be releasing the "mini" and the "normal' at the same time, and use ONE ad campaign over two, you're not going to buy the 5" in February and the 4.3" in March anyway, so why release separately? This is just more sensible: "Here is our top-end product, great built, spectacular HW, blazing fast SW, excellent user experience, superb photos, outstanding stereo and long battery life... ... and you can buy it in 2 sizes." Works for TVs, why not have it for phones too?

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