Buy the HTC One, trade in your old smartphone and get $100 – deadline extended

Buy the HTC One, trade in your old smartphone and get $100 – deadline extended
Chances are that if you've been looking forward to buying an HTC One, then you've probably heard of the company's smartphone trade-in program. Basically, those who choose to send their old handset to HTC after purchasing the One will get no less than $100 in return for doing so. The promo was supposed to run for a short time only, yet HTC kept on extending the deadline, and now it has done it once again.

After pre-registering for HTC's trade-in program, you'll have until May 19 to get the HTC One. Then you have to mail your old smartphone and proof of HTC One purchase by June 19. The $100 credit will be sent to you in the form of a pre-paid Visa card. Note that the amount of money you get in return may be greater, depending on the value of the phone being traded in. Also, it is good to know that the program is open only to U.S. and Canada residents, so there's no need to write about it to your pen-pal in Switzerland.

The HTC One was initially expected to launch by the end of March with about 185 carriers in over 80 markets. But component shortages lead to significant delays, and the planned component revision may lead to even more supply shortages, which is very likely why HTC is extending its promo once again. Currently, the HTC One is available in the U.S. via AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.

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  • Camera 4 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(18h 3G talk time)



1. vishu9

Posts: 252; Member since: Mar 03, 2011

If only stupid At&t carried the black One, they wouldn't need to keep extending this promo... I'm just waiting for that to happen.. And for the love of God they don't even have the 64gb version of S4!! Who are these people and why do they hate their customers!?!!?

2. FlushGordon unregistered

Don't fall for this trap....

4. Troysyx

Posts: 181; Member since: Jul 30, 2012

oh god....OH GOD! i fell for it! i sent in my old HTC MyTouch and coudn't be more happy with my new HTC One Developer edition. AHHHHH WHAT DID I DOOOOOOOO!?!?!?!

5. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Don't fall for this troll...

7. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1249; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Well there is a catch that the phone you send in has to be in near perfect condition and if it's not you will not get it back, or the $100 dollars. :-/

8. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

I bought the htc one, but I didn't sent my one X+ in.. because someone else bought it off from me for $$$$350 :D, and it wasn't even unlocked.. lol

3. cheetah2k

Posts: 2290; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Why just US and Canada? Why not Australia and Asia Pacific too??

6. doubler86

Posts: 320; Member since: Jan 26, 2011

You may love the HTC One but sales have been very poor. This has been the only way they have gotten customers to really buy it. I'd say they'll probably always have this promotion. Which is an amazing deal, i'd hope it catches on with more OEMs

9. kissily

Posts: 53; Member since: Oct 09, 2012

HTC really is struggling in sales and now they are trying all marketing skills. Funny.

10. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Hmm... does it have to be an active phone? I've got an old, and worse-for-wear at this point, Droid Eris I've been using as my house phone with GrooVe IP... if they'll give me a hundred bucks for that, I might consider it after my VZW contract is up.

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