HTC One Max to launch in US on Friday

Available for Sprint subscribers, the phone is up for preorder through Best Buy for $250 with the usual two-year agreement.

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The HTC One Max will reach Sprint customers on Friday, November 15, according to a Best Buy preorder page.

The page shows the phone selling for $250 with the standard two-year contract. Sprint subscribers who want to replace their current device off contract would have to pay the full price of $750 for the One Max .

Outfitted with a 5.9-inch screen, the One Max is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz quad-core processor and offers a fingerprint scanner to unlock the device.

The large smartphone, aka phablet, is already available in China and parts of Europe. In the US, the One Max is also reportedly due to reach AT&T and Verizon subscribers.

(Via Engadget)

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Journalist, software trainer, and Web developer Lance Whitney writes columns and reviews for CNET, Computer Shopper, Microsoft TechNet, and other technology sites. His first book, "Windows 8 Five Minutes at a Time," was published by Wiley & Sons in November 2012.


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