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

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.


source: HTC via MobileSyrup

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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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9 Comments

1. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

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

5. User72042

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 30, 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

6. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

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

17. User72042

Posts: 23; Member since: Sep 30, 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

18. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

you do know that a fingerprint sensor is not a necessity

10. newbey123

Posts: 696; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

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

8. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 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****

11. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

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

14. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2255; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

better yet next time..

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