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HTC has taken the wraps off its rumoured "4G" phone - the world's first handset to integrate WiMax, Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity. The HTC Max 4G packs in 8021.11b/g, tri-band GSM/GPRS/Edge and mobile WiMax in the 2.5-2.7GHz band. Bluetooth 2.0+EDR completes the handset's wireless capabilities, and it has GPS and on board …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    In Soviet Russia...

    ...Internet connects to YOU!

  2. gautam
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    Way forward !

    Brilliant. When do we get it in Blighty? Bet its an Iphone beater too! Wow

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    Mockup or Real phone for the picture?

    If that is the real phone number of the pictured Ms Anastasia Borissova ... (top of the screen) she may be having lots of unexpected phone calls anytime now... Cough...

  4. Lyndon Hills

    If that is the real phone number.....

    It isn't, but the call cost £1.50 / minute, my online banking details are in Moscow, and my iPhone has a virus....

  5. Alistair

    Not 4g

    Surely it only qualifies as 4G if it can also incorporate the functions of 3G?

  6. Andrew Abdul-Malek


    Alistair, are saying that if new technology is regarded as an upgrade to older technology it should remain the same name?

    Da, soviet internet, pay your bill or you will be canon balled to capitalist country. DA!

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    Re: If that is the real phone number.....

    You should be happy as long as ONLY your iPhone has a virus...

  8. Alistair

    Er, no

    What I am saying is that you can't claim something is "4th generation" unless it really is the successor to the "3rd generation".

    WiMax and Wi-Fi are not mobile telephone standards.

  9. Thomas Baker
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    'fast mobile broadband have we'

    Cracking stuff. Keep it up. lol

  10. Anonymous Coward
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    Far better than those arty-farty toys from iEverything

  11. Jim

    No 3G?

    No way.

    iBeater? Ha ha. Remember the biggest complaint about iPhone v1 (apart from it being made by Apple)?

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