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No Canada: HTC One max will not cross the U.S.-Canadian border

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No Canada: HTC One max will not cross the U.S.-Canadian border
If you live in Canada and have been mesmerized by the HTC One max, better turn your attention to the new NHL season or even curling. In a statement released on Wednesday, Taiwan based HTC said that its new phablet will not be crossing over the U.S. border to Canada. In its release, HTC noted that the models it offers in the Country are "sufficient for the Canadian marketplace". In other words, it seems that HTC's sales in the country aren't good enough to warrant the release of the 5.9 inch phablet there.

Later this week, the U.K. will be the first region to get the phone resembling the HTC One on steroids. Besides the 5.9 inch screen (offered with 1080 x 1920 resolution), the phone has a fingerprint sensor on back, a quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 CPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. For those concerned with HTC's usual low capacity batteries, a 3300mAh cell powers the phone. With Android 4.3 and Sense 5.5 pre-installed, the HTC One max should reach the states sometime early next month.

Unlike the 1960's, we might actually see a stream of Canadians heading into the U.S. to buy the HTC One max instead of the other way around.

"HTC devices differ from country to country, we work closely with carrier partners in each region to determine what is best for their consumers. Every market is different and has specific needs and demands. We consider a number of factors such as, the HTC devices currently available, the competition etc. At this time the current HTC line up of devices is sufficient for the Canadian marketplace."-HTC statement

source: HTC via MobileSyrup

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posted on 16 Oct 2013, 15:09 4

1. seret6 (Posts: 214; Member since: 14 Aug 2013)

htc one max is a love
my s4 and my brothers note3 are laggy
htc one on the other hand is lag free

posted on 16 Oct 2013, 16:17 2

5. User72042 (Posts: 23; Member since: 30 Sep 2013)

Really HTC?I Need This Beast For my wife's Birthday,Come on!!For god's sake...Im one of your fans here,Ooh god i was thinking to buy this for her for a long time,I cant believe it...Depressed

posted on 16 Oct 2013, 16:19 2

6. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)

dude up here in canada we have better options, z max, n3

posted on 17 Oct 2013, 07:14

17. User72042 (Posts: 23; Member since: 30 Sep 2013)

I know,ZU is better,but After i bought my 5s,she keeps on saying that she wants a fingerprint sensor on her phablet,The only phablet that i know which has a fingerprint sensor is One Max

posted on 17 Oct 2013, 10:03

18. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1163; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

you do know that a fingerprint sensor is not a necessity

posted on 16 Oct 2013, 19:27 1

10. newbey123 (Posts: 639; Member since: 19 Mar 2012)

You can import it like I plan on doing! :-)

posted on 16 Oct 2013, 18:16 1

8. vandroid (Posts: 348; Member since: 04 Sep 2012)

The HTC one has quality written all over it especially the boomsound speakers I never liked listening to music on a phone speaker until I got the one and the build quality is excellent it had s good feel in the hand but shatter deleted their comment like a little p****

posted on 16 Oct 2013, 20:26

11. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

Canada definitely does not another HTC product with quality control issues. First good move they have made I awhile.

posted on 16 Oct 2013, 22:09

14. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2195; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)

better yet next time..

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