But this year, Big Red subscribers are getting their revenge. Verizon customers, are you sitting down? According to a source characterized as being "trusted," Verizon will release the all new HTC One (M8) on March 25th at 1pm EDT. No other carrier in the states will be selling the phone for at least two weeks from Big Red's launch of the phone.
This dovetails with earlier reports that U.K. retailers will be selling the phone on March 25th, the same day that the Taiwan manufacturer is expected to introduce its new flagship handset. This means that at least for Verizon customers, the all new HTC One (M8) will beat out the Samsung Galaxy S5 and be the first of the next-gen Android flagships to launch.
Pricing is unknown, but with a tweet from evleaks earlier Saturday calling for a $600 off-contract price for the unit, we should see it priced at the usual $199.99 with a signed two-year pact. Also, we should remind you that with any rumor of this magnitude, the report should be taken with a grain of salt. If true, all we could say to customers of the other three major U.S. carriers is that payback is a bitch.
source: HTCSource via AndroidandMe