Giveaway: Kindle Fire HD + HTC One V + AUVIO Elite Series headphones

As promised, we're continuing with the giveaways this month with yet another one made possible thanks to the awesome folks from RadioShack! This week's giveaway will make one of our readers extremely happy thanks to the marvelous bundle we've prepared for them, which includes a tablet, a smartphone and a pair of quality headphones to make every experience with the new gadgets even better.

This week's not-so-humble bundle consists of the Amazon Kindle Fire HD, HTC One V and AUVIO Elite Series headphones! Here, let us help you visualize it:

But before we get to the real deal, let us inform you about some pretty cool promotions that RadioShack is running this holiday season. For starters, customers will receive $10 back for every $50 they spend on in-store or online purchases!

In addition, RadioShack is running sweepstakes on its Facebook page until the 30th of this month, allowing you to win weekly prizes, plus a grand prize consisting of a $5,000 shopping spree. To enter the "Wish It to Win It" sweepstakes, you just need to like RadioShack's Facebook page!

  • For a chance to win the Kindle Fire HD + One V + AUVIO Elite Series headphones, you just need to post a comment answering the following question: What fits your lifestyle better: a smartphone or a tablet? Why?

For more awesome giveaways like this one and tons of coverage every day, be sure to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter:


randomly select one lucky reader next Wednesday, December 26. Meanwhile, stay tuned for our third RadioShack giveaway that will launch on December 24, with another awesome prize combo attached to it!

*Update Dec 26*  We have drawn the lucky winner - congratulations to user nodnarb

We wish you luck!

Giveaway terms:

  • By entering this promotion, participants agree to be bound by these terms and that the decision of Phone Arena is final and binding in all matters relating to this promotion.
  • The draw is open only to USA residents aged 18 or over, other than employees of, its agencies or their families.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if this is necessary for reasons beyond its control. No cash alternative to the prize will be offered.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to re-draw the prize if the prize-winner does not reply within three days after being contacted.
  • Phone Arena accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant resulting from entering this prize draw or by the entrant's acceptance of the prize.
  • Phone Arena reserves the right to alter, amend or foreclose this Free Prize Draw without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances, which make this unavoidable.

Related phones

One V
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh
Kindle Fire HD
  • Display 7.0" 1280 x 800 pixels
  • Camera / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor TI OMAP4460, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB



1. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

sure why not! Smart phone personally. On the go and the kiddo snit as interested in my phone as much as he is in my tablet so I can spend more time playing with it and less time fighting over the tablet lol

2. brycdavis

Posts: 30; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

I have the most value with a smartphone...I own a Samsung Tab and hardly use the thing as my phone is always on the ready.

3. Snowx2k5

Posts: 8; Member since: May 10, 2012

If I had to only have one it would be a smartphone. The tablet would be the icing on the cake, but the phone is something that's always with me.

4. court171

Posts: 11; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

For me I would say a smartphone, I'm always on the go and it fits my needs for everything I do now. It's more convenient for me to carry a smartphone that to carry a tablet. Who knows that may change once a groundbreaking tablet comes out because I'm not wowed by any of the tables now.

5. supaman21

Posts: 43; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

Smartphone, because at the end of the day, I always have it with me


Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

a smart phone because i work 12-hour shifts. im rarely home. a smartphone is more portable than a tablet.

7. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

smartphone - i carry it around every day ,and use it all the time whether it be taking some random photos or just texting , a tablet for me is alike another thing to carry around

8. deventure

Posts: 26; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

smartphone connectivity, camera, and same resolution screen in a smaller package

9. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

Smartphone, due to portability but the Note 2 is really bringing the two together. If the Note gets any bigger to ~6" with 1920x1200, It would be the best of both worlds. So I'd rather have the phablet lifestyle.

10. Gingershnaps

Posts: 18; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

a smartphone fits my lifestyle better. It's much more portable compared to a tablet which makes it fit my daily routine better.

11. mrvid

Posts: 77; Member since: Oct 02, 2008

Smartphone, tablet is to big.

12. emooatetoo

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 02, 2012

Smartphone, im on the go frequently and need the mobility provided by cellular network coverage. I can't always count on free wifi to be available.

13. infused

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

I have the Galaxy Note, but a phone is always better for me for everyday use. Tablets are great for travel so you don't have to lug around your laptop.

14. youactappalled

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

A smartphone fits everything into one device for me. I'm an extreme mobile user and don't have much time behind a computer or to break out the tablet.

15. ibap

Posts: 870; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Smartphone. Even the 7" tablets are a little bit big for me to carry with me all the time.

16. kevin_wsy

Posts: 34; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

A tablet. Because I do a lot of presentation and taking notes and displaying them on the go. Thanks PA ~

17. random2491

Posts: 7; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

Tablet since I use it as a laptop replacement.

18. nanja

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

would love an htc one v, i am a student , who uses laptop more, hence a phoen would be the perfect gift for me

19. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

A smartphone fits my style best. Something I can take with me anywhere and not be so conscious of its presence. A tablet is too large for me to not worry about it all the time.

20. eyedoc81

Posts: 56; Member since: May 20, 2011

Smartphone with a big screen - best of both worlds! I love a tablet, but the phone is always with me.

21. pupucy

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

Smartphone for sure. More portable, packs more abilities.

22. n0ppw

Posts: 7; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

I'd have to say that a smartphone fits my lifestyle best. I need to stay in touch for work and a smartphone fills the bill. A tablet is too big to be carrying around while I'm at work.

23. legion181

Posts: 24; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

Smartphone, I don't carry a Murse.

24. Techsword

Posts: 31; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Smartphone, I can carry it everywhere.

25. lorenzattractor unregistered

IMO a smartphone. More pocketable and can do nearly everything tablets do nowadays anyway.

26. joseph98

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 03, 2012

Definitely a smart phone but in particular samsung galaxy note 2 with its large screen. Why? Simply because it's easier, more compact & lighter to carry on the go.

27. Desmund

Posts: 74; Member since: Nov 01, 2012

Smartphone, I can carry it where I want to and it's always in my pocket. Also why pay the high price for a tablet when most phones can do it all and possibly more depending on which phone you get. Plus the extra hassle with a tablet like trying to find a case, and it's something extra to carry.

28. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

A tablet because I simply love BIG screen.

29. shaljoh

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

A nice sized smartphone. Like my galaxy s3. Its th best of both worlds. Not too big. Not to small. Great features. Great performance. Once it gets the premium suite update. It's going to be even more awesome!

30. JojoGo101

Posts: 211; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

A Tablet. I prefer a tablet because I don't work and tablet's are great cause I can use it with my younger brother so it's not just for me. I like sharing the wonderful world of the internet. :)

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