HTC One just $29.99 at Sprint and Verizon for Black Friday; win a 24K gold plated HTC One

HTC One just $29.99 at Sprint and Verizon for Black Friday; win a 24K gold plated HTC One
With the HTC One now available in phablet size, albeit for a pretty big price, is the regular-sized HTC One still a tempting choice for the holidays? How about if we told you that you could buy the device for only $29.99 on contract this weekend from Sprint or Verizon. Actually, the phone is priced at $49.99 from now until Thursday, with a two-year pact from the two carriers. Saturday and Sunday, the price drops to the aforementioned $29.99 before reverting back to $49.99 from December 1st through December 7th.

And you can actually enter a contest to win a 24K gold plated HTC One valued at $2500. HTC is asking you, starting today, to upload a picture onto its website via, or by sending a tweet to @HTCUSA with the hashtags #HTCinNYC and #US in one tweet. You can also send in your picture via email to along with your first name, last name, country, and email address. Another way to enter the contest is to visit HTC's ambassador in Times Square at certain times and dates. Each picture uploaded gives you an entry in the weekly drawing and one entry for the grand prize. Certain pictures will also be displayed on one of the famous Times Square display boards.

The weekly prize is one HTC One handset. There will be two grand prize drawings, one on December 27th and the other on January 3rd with the winners each receiving the 24K gold plated HTC One.

This reminds us a bit of the promotion Motorola ran in Times Square for the Motorola DROID just before the phone launched and changed the world in 2009.

Meanwhile, you guys have some work to do. If you want the HTC One, your best bet is to wait for the weekend to get the $29.99 price. You can also enter the contest to try to win one. There will be drawings each week for 7 weeks (see the slideshow) with the first one scheduled for December 3rd.

source: HTC (1), (2), (3) via DroidLife

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1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

That gold plated HTC One is ugly. Bring back the official Gold color One HTC.

3. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 246; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Premium material, literally gold, and I'd still put a case on it.

2. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

I didn't understant if they should give $29.99 to the ppl that take it???? If it so, to have good effect , better be plated with real gold, too. Otherwise no one will take this sealed, tin-can , handicap brick. HTC One is dead from the very beginning , but only the tech media reviewers still don't know it. Even they would't swap their iphones for HTC One,

4. KillgoreTrout

Posts: 53; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Why are you an idiot Long1?

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