HTC One Max is one of the latest smartphone from HTC right after HTC One mini. HTC One Max is the only phablet from HTC and it has been launched in October 2013 officially. According to HTC Malaysia, HTC One Max will be launched in Malaysia market by next week, 21 November 2013.
Great news for all HTC One users in Malaysia and Singapore. HTC One Malaysia and Singapore is start receiving Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update officially. The firmware push out should be started yesterday. However, you may not aware of the update as no OTA notification would appear. You have to manually check the update in the system settings. Android 4.3 update for HTC One (3.63.707.3) is a pretty huge updates with total upgrade package of 678.26MB. Besides the new Android 4.3 update, we will be receiving new Sense 5.5 (update from your existing Sense 5.0). Let’s check out more after leap. (more…)
HTC Malaysia has confirmed the arrival of HTC Butterfly S in Malaysia by 4 Aug. In earlier post, we mentioned that Butterfly S will be coming on mid of August yet HTC Malaysia decided to release it early than that. Like what we mentioned in earlier news, HTC Butterfly S will be priced at RM2,399 and hit the stores by tomorrow. RM2,399 HTC Butterfly S is higher than HTC’s flagship HTC One, RM2,299. However, overall hardware specification of HTC Butterfly is higher than HTC One except the build quality of plastic. HTC Butterfly is also equipped with BoomSound, HTC Zoe, Blinkfeed and HTC Sense 5.0.
HTC Butterfly S, enhanced version of HTC Butterfly will be coming to Malaysia on mid of August, officially announced by HTC Malaysia. HTC Butterfly S Malaysia will come with LTE version. In case you are not aware, HTC Butterfly S has even higher specification than HTC One in term of overall processor and speed. 5inch FHD display of HTC Butterfly S is empowered by 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 with 2GB RAM where HTC One only clocked at 1.7GHz. However, HTC One won on the overall build quality with elegant aluminum case instead of plastic housing on HTC Butterfly S.
Yesterday, HTC One has finally announced HTC One Mini officially. HTC One Mini is mini version of his sibling HTC One and we also knew that HTC One Mega will be coming soon around September this year. HTC One Mini has similar aluminium exterior design like HTC One. Apparently, HTC One mini come with smaller size at 4.3 inch display (1280 x 720p) and lower hardware specification. It is empowered by 1.4GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, no microSD card slot and non-removable 1800mAh battery. One bright side about HTC One Mini is the camera as well as Beats Audio BoomSound stereo speaker. It still use UltraPixel technologies with 4MP rear shooter (1080p camera) and 1.6MP front camera.
According to rumor, HTC is going to push out HTC One Mini and HTC One Max in July or August. Reportedly, HTC One Mini will be released slightly earlier than HTC One Max in July. The leaked photos below exposed the unexposed HTC One Mini. From all the leaked photos from Androidnext.de, HTC One Mini is expected to use 1.4GHz dual core Snapdragon 400, 1GB of RAM, 720p, 4MP rear and 1.6 MP front camera.
Sony Xperia Z Ultra is attractive and gorgeous crafted with beautiful design. It is big, huge yet lovely. It could be my next smartphone while I think to see also the next generation of Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note 3. Sony’s lately devices are becoming the real rivals to Samsung Galaxy series. After the real success of Sony Xperia Z and tablet Xperia Z, Sony continue to push out competitive devices to the market. Sony Xperia Z Ultra, a great phablet to compete Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Let’s check out our ultimate specification comparison on few popular smartphones, including HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z.
If I’m going to purchase a new device, Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One will be the good choices. Undoubtedly, Samsung Galaxy S4 is more high end device comparing to HTC One with the overall performance. In term of processor speed, SGS4 empowered with the same processor as HTC One, Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad core processor but clocked at higher frequency speed, 1.9GHz comparing HTC One at 1.7GHz. So, in the below Geekbench 2 benchmarks, SGS4 scores highest in the cart with 3163, where HTC One ranks second with 2687 scores.
HTC One is now available for pre-order from Digi Malaysia. If you are big fans of HTC, you probably will get this best android phone from HTC in 2013. HTC One has been claimed as the most beautifully designed device among android smartphone in 2013 (including Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z). HTC One exclusive casing is available for free for the first 100 units pre-order. Pre-order is available from DiGi’s HTC One official website and will deliver to your as early on 6 May 2013. As the pre-order is live now, i’m sure you will be interested on the price and plan. Check out more after the break.
Samsung Galaxy S4 is out. It looks convincing with the upgraded Full HD 5” display as well as the 8 core Exynos Octa processor. The 8 core Exynos Octa processor is consists of two 1.6GHz and 1.2GHz Cortex processors. In reality, all 2 quad core processors aren’t run simultaneously. Only one quad core processor will be used at a time. 1.6GHz Cortex A-15 processor will be used for high performance tasks, multitasking, gaming, video shooting which consumes more powers and provide better quality of performance. On the other hand, 1.2GHz Cortex A-6 will be used for low level tasks, like standby and sleep as power saving processor. Galaxy S4 will come with latest android 4.2.2. Jelly Bean out of the box as well as with bigger battery capacity. Full HD display has become a standard and tendency for next upcoming smartphone. As expected, Galaxy S4 came with the super Amoled glass 1920×1080 pixels display. Check out our specification comparison between the recent hot android Full HD smartphone, Sony Xperia Z, HTC One, Xperia ZL and HTC Butterfly.