Fingerprint Scanner’s HTC One Max arrive on October 17th. Or so says Taiwanese tipster ePrice, which also has the device tipped at a price of 23,900 yuan which is, more or less, $800. This sounds about right and the date seems possible too, considering the official announcement of the Max version of the One has been delayed a few times. This will most likely coincide with the launch of Google’s Nexus 5 if the speculations are true.
We still don’t know for sure if the HTC One Max will have a fingerprint scanner but most of the leak pictures consistently have a suspicious looking square on the back. Add to this the images from TENAA (Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center) – the Chinese FCC – that briefly surfaced on the web a little while ago, and it looks pretty likely. Considering Apple’s inclusion of it and Samsung’s interest it certainly makes more sense than a mini trackpad (it could even be both). Either way it’s going to be several weeks before we find out. The current list of expected specifications are: