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Phil and Alex each has the HTC One Max, a massive phone with a not-quite-as-massive display, running Android 4.3 and Sense 5.5. Here we have our initial thoughts on the oversized phone.

 

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There are 9 comments

Apologies for talking over ourselves more than normal. Google Hangouts was giving us fits. :-/

Xader says:

And holy dead-air Batman! lol

Ryan Oneill says:

Glad I got note 3 now don't understand why they didn't use the snapdragon 800

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cordawgfrito says:

You cannot tell the difference between the 600 and 800 in day to day use.

BB_Bmore says:

People are really crucifying the device everywhere I look.
Can it really be that bad?

Sent from my Motorola side view pager 4-5683-968

dan1431 says:

It all depends on the design cycle.

If the device was conceived prior to the Snapdragon 800 being available than it is understandable.

Should HTC have quickly swapped out the 600 for the 800, it all depends on the complication of doing so and the costs associated with it.

Not working for HTC it is tough for me to really render a decision, but in my industry swapping chips post design is not an easy process.

Sunday arm chair quarterbacking is easy for us (the end user) but being in the decision role is much much harder.

Dan

fightcrazy says:

Note 3 blows this thing away. No comparison IMO. If you ever used the s-pen, you won't want to do without it in a large screen device.

Cnorris92 says:

Horrible.. HORRIBLE Camera, Generation behind with the processor. And a NONE-Removable battery? Not even interested period.

Pseu says:

Phil sneezing is my new email notification sound.