WiMAX-enabled HTC T8290 headed to Yota as the HTC Max 4G (Updated)

HTC Max 4G

Russian wireless carrier Yota and HTC are partnering up to launch the HTC Max 4G, the world’s first integrated GSM/WiMAX handset. The HTC Max 4G had been outed back in October but few details had been revealed at the time.

The HTC Max 4G is powered by a 528MHz Qualcomm ESM7206A processor and Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional with the TouchFLO 3D user interface. It comes with tri-band (900/1800/1900MHz) GSM/GPRS/EDGE and Yota Mobile WiMAX 2.5-2.7GHz connectivity, a 3.8-inch, 800×480 WVGA touchscreen display, 288MB RAM and 256MB ROM, 8GB of Flash memory, built-in GPS, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, a 5MP auto-focus camera, an FM radio, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 1500mAh battery. It measures 113.5 by 63.1by 13.9 millimeters and weighs 151 grams.

Release dates and pricing information are not available yet.

Update: The HTC Max 4G will be available by the end of November and will sell for RUB28,900 (about USD$1060).