HTC gives away 7 One M9s etched with Robert Downey Jr.'s autograph (US only)

HTC gives away 7 One M9s etched with Robert Downey Jr.'s autograph (US only)
Back in March, when HTC launched the One M9, it also released no less than 10 weird (and short) promo clips, all made in collaboration with superstar actor Robert Downey Jr. If you liked those clips, now HTC lets you win a special edition One M9 smartphone etched with Robert Downey Jr.'s signature - as seen in the slideshow below.

HTC is giving away 7 such One M9s in a contest that ends on June 30. To enter the contest, you must "create a photo, video or other content that displays what you love about the Robert Downey Jr. series and how the films have inspired you to create something new", then upload your creation on social media (Twitter, Instagram, Google+, or Vine) adding the #HTCxRDJContest hashtag.

The winners of the contest won't be randomly chosen. Instead, "a panel of qualified judges" determined by HTC will select 7 entries based on three criteria: quality of submission, originality / creativity, and "fit to contest theme." The winners will be announced on or about July 13.

Unfortunately for HTC and Robert Downey Jr. fans around the world, this contest is open only to US residents (age 13 or older). Make sure to read the official rules at the second source link below before entering the contest.


sources: HTC, contest rules

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One M9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(21.7h 3G talk time)

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24 Comments

1. jesus_sheep

Posts: 279; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

That's just even worse.

14. waddup121 unregistered

HTC is TRYING everything now...jesus from the best to outside the west lol

2. dimas

Posts: 3404; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I see htc's marketing supervisors getting fired one by one. If apple is a marketing genius, htc is the reverse.

3. monoke

Posts: 1193; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Wouldn't get it even if I was biggest Downey fan in the world. Just dumb. What's he got to do with electronic devices?

9. NOSrawesome

Posts: 49; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

He's iron man

16. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

And there's an ironman edition of even better phone. Lol

24. ILikeBubbles

Posts: 525; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

uh.. he was the voice of HTC? he's been in commercials and voiced their intro video at CES... he's pretty integrated at HTC...

4. Bootutu

Posts: 228; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

WTH! Is wrong with HTC, apart from the contest been tedious, that signature on the back looks butt ugly.

5. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

And I thought HTC logo on front was ugly!

6. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

I wonder if there were any employees in HTC marketing department. They should all be fired by now.

7. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Lol that's extremely ugly. I am still curious how much this would fetch on eBay though.

8. Calvin35

Posts: 43; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Is everyone in HTC management a complete moron?

10. drunkenjay

Posts: 1700; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

man...now i feel sorry for robert downey jr. for selling himself like this.

11. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

True. I am a big fan of RDJ but I don't know what HTC did with him lol. Anyways it looks like he actually owns a One M7 according to his personal selfies.

12. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Beauty of Android: OEMs get dumber and dumber every release due to poverty.

17. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

Your stupidity is an insult to humanity

18. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

*animals not humanity

13. Yaldabaoth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

"...how the films have inspired you to create something new...." First shot is of couple. Second shot is POV up at the guy's face rocking back and forth. "I AM IRON MAN WITH AN HTC PHONE!!" Last shot is couple with new baby. Now gimme my phone.

15. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

They're really desperate now

19. gaming64 unregistered

Ugly. HTC. Master of marketing wh*resh*t

20. ben.r

Posts: 53; Member since: May 29, 2015

I owned the HTC One M7 and it was a spectacular device from top to bottom. It's so disappointing to see what HTC has done since.

21. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Hey, if you can't sell them, give them away. Is better a option than having inventory sit in a warehouse.

22. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

how it is a bad thing ? if you a fan rdj you love it

23. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

falk like a average phone +good camera more than a good phone+average camera m9 is best phone

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