Rumored in the past saying that HTC is planning to announce a smartphone-cum-tablet (phablet), so called it the “HTC One Max”, leaked several times in the last few weeks. Like the Nokia Lumia 1520 getting leaked out many times, but not sa much as the HTC’s 5.9-inch device. A new rumor surfaced revealing that HTC’s alleged phablet, the One Max will be arriving with a fingerprint scanner at the back, and it will feature multi-finger recognition capabilities. Full details after this fold!
According to the Chinese site, CtechCN – posted purported images that detail the functions of the fingerprint sensor on the yet to be officially announced HTC One Max. Now, the appeared images indicate that HTC’s new feature might definitely provide icon design for each finger. Most noticeable one is the placement of the power button, which has been removed from the top and is placed just below the volume rocker buttons.
The site also expects that the functionality assigned to different fingers could include authentication to lock/unlock the phone or for mobile NFC payment authorizations as well. Manufacturers like Samsung, Nokia, LG and now, HTC is also planning to implement the biometric fingerprint sensor technology.
It’s worth pointing out that Apple’s Touch ID is purely focused on the usage with thumb while the latest leak hints that HTC One Max might use the multi-function feature for the fingerprint scanner used on the highly-anticipated HTC’s phablet. Important change made by HTC on its upcoming One Max smart-tablet is the placement of the power button, removed from the top and placed just below the volume rocker button. Also expected to feature a fingerprint scanner with a removable back.
A new render of the HTC One Max also leaked revealing the alleged phablet in its full glory. Though, the render comes via GSMpedia, reveals some of the expected specs which are in-line.
Rumored specifications of the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean-based HTC One Max poses with a 5.9-inch Super LCD full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) display, 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor, and an UltraPixel camera, apart from the fingerprint scanner. Although the Taiwanese giant’s have already sent out invitations for its October 16th launch event, where HTC will be announcing the most-anticipated device. (Via NDTV)