HTC is expected to announce the One Max smartphone at an event later this month, and in the meantime, it appears as if the rumors and leaks are going to increase in frequency until that time arrives. Yesterday we saw a bit from Luke Wood of Beats Audio about how a "large-format" device would be announced by HTC in the fall and arrive with Beats branding. Well, as of today it looks like we are getting another look at that device.
break between HTC and Beats Electronics, it seems as if the yet to be announced HTC One Max will include Beats Audio. The details are coming by way of Luke Wood, president and chief operating officer at Beats Electronics who was recently interviewed by Stuff. During that interview Mr. Wood spoke about an upcoming "large-format device" from HTC.
HTC to offer an official announcement for the One Max smartphone, however it appears as if the handset has recently been discovered in an FCC filing. The key here, it appears to have. The filing did not mention the One Max by name and instead has it referred to by the model number of 0P3P510. As for the bit that brings the HTC One Max connection -- a reference to T6UL.
HTC EVO Design smartphone. The service includes a basic level of minutes, messages and data with options to purchase more if needed.
Verizon Wireless a bit longer to launch the HTC One, however it doesn't appear as if they are going to let the updates linger. In fact, Big Red has recently detailed a software update for the handset. This one is arriving as software version 1.10.605.10 and although this update is on the smaller side, given some of the items in the changelog, it does appear to be one that will be worth grabbing.
HTC One Max, which is slowly becoming somewhat of a mythical beast. But in the meantime, it seems that the Taiwanese company is keeping its hands busy with a new iteration of an old line, the HTC Butterfly 2.
HTC One Android 4.3 rollout began earlier in the week with reports of the update already arriving for those in Taiwan. The same day the update began, Jason Mackenzie had taken to Twitter with news about how that same 4.3 update would be heading to the Developer Edition model of the One. Well, that update arrived yesterday and in fact, HTC has gone a step further and also released the files on the Developer Center website.
HTC One Max phablet has surfaced yet again this morning in another round of images as it passes through China's version of the FCC. At this point we've seen plenty of it and just want to know when HTC plans to unveil the smartphone. Yesterday we heard an October 17th release date, but other sources have something a bit sooner on the calendar.
back in August about how Beats Electronics was looking to get the remaining 25 percent stake still held by HTC. That discussion popped up in mid-August and while the details seemed solid at the time, the talk went quiet. But while the talk may have gone quiet, it looks like the two companies were in discussion and as of today HTC has announced they have sold their remaining stake in Beats Electronics.
HTC One Max will not be announced until around mid-October.