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HTC One Max

alaTest has collected and analyzed 645 reviews of HTC One Max. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and performance. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas the apps and portability get critical comments.

size, screen, usability, performance, design

portability, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC One Max is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC One Max

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of HTC One Max from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the performance and design are on the whole positive. The portability and screen also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reception, and comments are divided on the size.

usability, screen, portability, design, performance

reception

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One Max UK SIM-Free Smartphone - Silver (16GB)HTC One Max UK SIM-Free Smartphone - Silver (16GB)

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HTC One Max

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 317 user reviews of HTC One Max from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the design and usability. The performance and size are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the portability. Comments are divided on the reception.

screen, size, performance, usability, design

portability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One Max, Silver (Sprint)HTC One Max, Silver (Sprint)

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for HTC One Max

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HTC One Max from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One Max 16 GB Smartphone Factory Unlocked-No Warranty, WhiteHTC One Max 16 GB Smartphone Factory Unlocked-No Warranty, White

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Daniel Perez (ubergizmo.com)

HTC One Max Review

 

The HTC One has been quite the smartphone for HTC as it has sold exceptionally well for the company through the several months that it's been...

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Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Michael Moser (notebookcheck.net)

Review HTC One Max Smartphone

 

Big brother. Step one: Take HTC's successful One smartphone and blow it up to a gigantic 5.9-inches with Full HD resolution. Step two: Add a swift Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core with an integrated Adreno 320 graphics card. Step three: Blend in 2 GB...

Infrared interface for TV remote control; Extensive communication equipment; Bright and high-contrast, 5.9 inch screen with Full HD resolution (SLCD3); Good application and graphics performance; Speech and recording quality; Superb stereo loudspeakers...

Non-removable battery; Inferior camera; No unibody aluminum chassis

Samsung Galaxy Mega, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Huawei Ascend Mate.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Lisa Eadicicco (laptopmag.com)

HTC One Max (Verizon) Review

 

The HTC One Max packs a ginormous 5.9-inch display, impressive sound quality and a fingerprint sensor, but it's a bulky device.

Roomy, crisp display; Best-in-class audio; Long battery life; Smooth performance; Fingerprint scanner

Cumbersome size; Software not optimized for larger screen; Camera blows out some images; Expensive

The HTC One Max packs a ginormous 5.9-inch display, impressive sound quality and a fingerprint sensor, but it's a bulky device.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Eugene Kim (pcmag.com)

HTC One Max (Verizon Wireless)

 

The HTC One Max is a nice extra-large phablet that lends itself to on-the-go media consumption, but otherwise doesn't justify its giant size.

Nice aluminum design. Big, beautiful display. Loud front-facing speakers

Big, bulky, and heavy. Doesn't make good use of screen real estate

Can't get enough of HTC's slick aluminum smartphones? The HTC One Max is the most phone you can get from the Taiwanese company, now available on Verizon Wireless for $299.99 (direct) with a two-year contract. This supersized phone features a stunning...

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Dan Howley (laptopmag.com)

HTC One Max (Sprint) Review

 

The HTC One Max boasts a big and beautiful display, impressive battery life and fast Sprint Spark speeds, but it doesn't do enough to justify its girth.

Beautiful 5.9-inch display; Powerful BoomSound Speakers; Fast performance; Supports Sprint's faster Spark LTE network; Fingerprint scanner

Unwieldy and heavy design; Software not optimized for larger screen; Pricey

The HTC One Max boasts a big and beautiful display, impressive battery life and fast Sprint Spark speeds, but it doesn't do enough to justify its girth.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Safford (digitaltrends.com)

HTC One Max review

 

HTC's One Max is mostly an upsized version of the original One, with a frustrating fingerprint reader tacked on. But if you're looking for a phablet at a reasonable price, it's still a good choice, especially if you like long battery life.

The simplest way to look at HTC’s One Max is as an up-sized HTC One. It has similarly nice aesthetics (with some white plastic thrown in), the same internal specs (with the addition of expandable storage), the same camera, the same screen resolution,...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Brian Bennett (cnet.com)

HTC One Max review:

 

With the new One Max, HTC officially enters the burgeoning massive-screened smartphone market. Equipped with an impressive 5.9-inch display that's bright, colorful, and sharp, the HTC One Max will certainly scratch the itch if you're hankering for an...

The HTC One Max has a massive screen that's bright, colorful, and sharp. The camera is packed with features and takes pictures quickly, plus the phone has a powerful set of stereo speakers.

The HTC One Max is large and heavy and the integrated fingertip reader often fails to recognize finger swipes. The phone's battery is not removable either, and the One Max's components don't match its high price.

The HTC One Max has a display big-screened phone shoppers want, but the Samsung Galaxy Note 3's superior design and display make it a better buy.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: ZDNet (zdnet.com)

HTC One Max review: Lack of innovation and attention to detail

 

Summary: HTC added a microSD card to the HTC One Max, but then threw on a cover that doesn't close all the way. The One Max is a monster of a phone, but doesn't include monster specs to match the size.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: de.engadget.com (engadget.com)

Review: HTC One Max

 

Achtung, David: Hier kommt Goliat. Nach der sympathischen Miniaturisierung des 2013er-Smartphone-Designs nimmt HTC mit dem One Max die Megaphones à la Note -Serie von Samsung oder auch das Xperia Z Ultra von Sony ins Visier. Es ist ein wahrer Bolide....

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

HTC One Max vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Heavy hitters

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note may have started the phablet craze, but history won't count for much when the Note 3 faces the HTC One Max. The Max takes the lauded HTC One design and build and trumps the Note 3 in terms of screen size. This fight though is...

The two phablet titans were built by established electronics companies with very different development cultures. Samsung has found its place with the "throw everything at the wall" approach, while HTC is more restrained when it comes to adding new...

Oct, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2.1

Messaging

E-mail: Yes

Navigation

GLONASS: Yes
GPS: Yes

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G standards:CDMA, HSPA+ / CDMA, HSUPA, UMTS
4G: Yes
4G bands supported:1900
4G standards:LTE
SIM card capability:Single SIM

Ports & interfaces

Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
USB port: Yes