Deal: use this code to get $100 off the unlocked HTC 10

If you've already pre-ordered the new HTC 10, then you'll probably be disappointed to learn this, but HTC is offering $100 discount if you input a special promotion code. With the discount applied, the unlocked version of the HTC 10 will set you back $599.

There's little doubt that HTC managed to raise awareness regarding its new flagship, and looking at the raw specifications, there's only little room for improvement. While the specs are rarely the end of the story, all signs point that the HTC 10 will be a major player this year in the premium smartphone market.

The new HTC 10 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM, a 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 1440 by 2560 pixels, a new 12MP Ultrapixel camera with OIS, a 5MP Ultrapixel camera on the front, 32GB of expandable internal storage, a 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm's Quick Charging 3.0, and a decluttered Android 6.0 Marshmallow implementation. 

Other highlights are dual non-stereo BoomSound speakers, a fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, and a beefed up headphone amp. 

The HTC 10 may be a premium handset, but we're sure that many will be set back by the $699 price tag for the unlocked version. However, if you go to HTC's website, add the handset to the card, then type "HTC1008" in the Promotions field, the price will be lowered to $599. 

If you're on AT&T and you want to get the HTC 10, then buying the unlocked version appears to be your only option, as the carrier won't directly sell HTC's new flagship. The code will be valid until the official release of the phone. 

If a $100 pre-order discount on an HTC smartphone sounds familiar, that's because the company adopted the same strategy with the HTC A9. If the similarities extend beyond this initial discount, do note that the price of the unlocked HTC 10 is likely to go back to $699 come early May when the device starts shipping.

source: HTC via Droid-Life

Related phones

  • Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(27h 3G talk time)



1. aikoo

Posts: 129; Member since: Feb 27, 2016

HTC's reply to AT&T backing out of selling the 10.

2. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

This sure is icing on top of the cake, 599.99 is pretty competitive. People say Samsung throws in a lot of freebies, but imo, I rather them just giving a discount. I am pretty sure most of us would play with those freebies for a couple days and then just throw them in the drawer and forget about it.

7. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Some Samsung freebies include a year's worth of netflix which you wouldn't just use for a couple days just sayin.

9. TBomb

Posts: 1572; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Unless you already have netflix!

29. grbrao

Posts: 294; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

and life time worth of boltware too......... HTC looks promising and free of bolt....... that alone worth buying it.....

3. farhanh

Posts: 8; Member since: Jun 13, 2012

HTC, you beauty.....

4. MichiGo

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

$700 was too much for a company that has had such a line of failed flagships HTC needed to set themselves apart. But with the S7 running $635-670 unlocked and the S7 Edge running $735-750ish, at $700 HTC is taking a huuuge risk in my opinion.

12. Subie

Posts: 2392; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Try to swallow the $999.00 price in Canada. And for the 32 gb model no less.

30. grbrao

Posts: 294; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

is that US dollar or Canadian dollar?

5. artificialintelligence

Posts: 166; Member since: Dec 05, 2015

Should of made the HTC10 two sizes 5.2" is a bit too small for people accustomed to 5.5" well good job on the pricing HTC is finally going in the right direction .......Blackberry are you watching cause I have lots of nails for your coffin

19. nnjerzy

Posts: 126; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Im getting the phone however I do agree with you they should have made a plus model, but im still getting it either way a fast fingerprint scanner snappy performance and always had good batter life.

6. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Why not just offer the device at $599 for a special launch day discount instead having a code that people might not know about?

8. bambamboogy02

Posts: 840; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

You answered your own question. Some might now know, so why would they want to get less money if they can charge you more?

24. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

But they could also make more money by having a deal for 1 day, they could advertise it and the discounted price could get them more customers.

31. grbrao

Posts: 294; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

how could that be? can u give simple math?

32. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Along with announcing the new HTC 10, HTC could have also announced a 1 day discount of $100 off for people buying on day 1. everyone would get the deal that way instead of having to know about a promo code that they have to enter at checkout. With everyone knowing about the deal HTC could possibly have sold way more handset on launch day. Just think, all those people that don't know about the promo code that decided to get an S7 just because it was cheaper than the new HTC 10 and the people that thought $699 was $100 to much, who also didn't know about the promo code.

20. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

so they can get extra $100 for each clueless customer, lol

14. Joosty

Posts: 482; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

In for one at $599. Good deal.

26. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

how is it an amp w/o no stereo sound? boom sound+ amp= no stereo.

27. andhraking17

Posts: 59; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Does the US unlocked version will work fine in India?

28. najib1312

Posts: 155; Member since: May 08, 2013

$599.99 is a very compelling offer, considering the HTC 10 comes with a premium set of earphones in the package and their phones rarely depreciate for atleast a year.

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