HTC's Black Friday deals include a free HTC One A9 with Apple iPhone trade-in

HTC's Black Friday deals include a free HTC One A9 with Apple iPhone trade-in
HTC is having a rough year. From a tumbling stock price to a decline in its financial position, the company has failed to electrify the industry with any of its phone releases in 2015. With the year winding down, HTC has announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. One deal in particular can net you a free HTC One A9, the latest release from the manufacturer.

A mid-range handset, the HTC One A9 is priced at $499 off-contract. If you purchase one between November 26 and December 2, HTC will send you a rebate depending on which phone you send in to them. Send in to HTC the Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Apple iPhone 6s or the Apple iPhone 6s Plus and you will get back from HTC the $499 cost of the One A9. In essence, you are trading in any one of the iPhone models for the HTC handset. And since the HTC One A9 looks like the twin brother of those iPhone models, no one will be able to tell that you switched.

If you mail in a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, you will get a rebate from HTC for $200. Send HTC the LG G3 or LG G4, and you will receive a rebate in the amount of $100. Those deals are also valid from November 26th through December 2nd.

There are also other deals like the one offered for the HTC One M9. The handset is 40% off from November 30th through December 2nd. If a tablet is what you are looking for, from November 26th through the 27th the Nexus 9 will be priced at a 40% discount. In addition, the first 500 who purchase the 32GB model will receive a free Logitech Keyboard.

From November 28th through November 29th, all accessories will cost you 40% less. And HTC is taking a whopping 60% off of the RE Camera from November 30th through December 2nd. The first 900 who take advantage of the deal will receive a free RE Protection Pack. 

Perhaps HTC can get a short-term pop to its top line with this sale. Considering the discounts, the manufacturer probably won't get much of a boost to its net profit.


source: AndroidandMe

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One A9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, Octa-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2150 mAh(16h 3G talk time)

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33 Comments

1. bikrame

Posts: 39; Member since: Aug 13, 2015

Who is this world is such stupid to do this ?? #htcfailagain

2. shiftt

Posts: 333; Member since: May 03, 2015

On the cool, I'd keep the iPhone.... and I don't even like iPhones.

10. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Exactly. I hate all that is Apple, and even I'd keep the iPhone!

3. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Unfortunately you are so desperate HTC. I don't know what happened to you, but I am confident you have the worst management after that eflop.

4. carlemillward unregistered

PhoneArena is yet to post an article about the new HTC One M9s. http://www.htc.com/tw/smartphones/htc-one-m9s/ You welcome. :)

5. torr310

Posts: 1619; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Good deals!

6. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

At least offer a flagship for a flagship.

7. surfboarder

Posts: 168; Member since: Nov 17, 2015

I careless for Apple or htc the a9 looks like the I crap....PASS!!!!

8. Paella

Posts: 35; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

$200 for a Samsung Galaxy S6? This is not a good deal. Especially because the Samsung Galaxy S6 is way better than the HTC One A9...

30. shinywindow unregistered

And way better than Krapple as well..

9. greyarea

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

I wish they kept the promo $400 price through the holidays, I feel like that's a better deal than any of this. Of coarse $400 as the final retail price would have been even more appropriate.

11. EC112987

Posts: 1213; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Ummmmm. No! Had a M8 for about six months before it became my mom's phone but I was totally upset with how the camera scked. Since the M8 they still havent released something worth my money. They need to step it up in 2016.

12. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Give 2 A9s and y'all can have it.

13. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

HTC would probably make more money re-selling the used iPhones.

14. DRS1977

Posts: 678; Member since: May 27, 2015

HTC will resell your Galaxy S6 for at least $400 and make a nice $200 profit. HTC maybe should just give up and go into the phone resale business.

15. fyah_king unregistered

$100 for my G4? Lol, htc you guys are tripping.

16. Lois13

Posts: 61; Member since: Nov 20, 2015

40% off an M9 isn't that bad of a deal. That makes it $390 in the US which is quite a competitive price for all that it packs.

17. cncrim

Posts: 1558; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Trade in real iPhone and in return get iPhone clone back lmao. HTC is so mess up and desperate, their management start to stop making sense.

18. Swordylove

Posts: 209; Member since: Jun 27, 2015

Deals for Dummies.

19. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

HTC Managers are mad as hell, there are no dummies in this world that trade in a galaxy S6 to get this midrange phone, and I dont like samsung phones LOL.

21. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

There are some cracked put enough Samsung haters that would. You would be surprised. Some idiots still say touch wiz lags when it doesn't at all.

23. surfboarder

Posts: 168; Member since: Nov 17, 2015

I don't blame you javy I wouldn't trade a old flip phone for this either lol the management is mad? Good I like that, when people are mad it makes me happy lol especially at htc or Apple

20. uchihakurtz

Posts: 427; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Are they trying to be funny? Cuz this is a good joke and I'm laughing really hard at this.http://i.memeful.com/media/post/Xw7DDpM_700wvl3t400_0.mp4

22. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Lol you can get more than $200 on Craigslist for the GS6 and iPhones resale value are ridiculous. Good luck HTC.

24. surfboarder

Posts: 168; Member since: Nov 17, 2015

Same on eBay, I'm a seller too I see iPhone 4 to 5s going for 400 bucks depends on 16,32,64,gb the more memory the more money, ya exactly good luck htc!!

25. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I'd go for an A9, gotta play with it first. You young uns need to learn specs aren't everything, the M8 was solid gold, but I found I used the headphone jack more than the speakers. The new amp in the A9 sounds like it will serve me well. Samsung lost me when they gimped the note 5, I'd love the 6S plus, but the prospect of a dual camera 7 is too appealing, keep in mind when Apple and HTC shared patents, they suddenly both had two tone flashes, apple now has Zoes, the A9 looks like a 6. It only makes sense Apple uses the two camera system from the M8.

26. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

What a delusional bunch of kuntz

27. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

I think, I will buy the pink HTC m9 myself. That color will surely stand out.lol

28. Lycan155

Posts: 254; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Bahaha that is stupidest deal ivs seen lately , who would trade in iphone 6 or higher to get that A9 mideanger phone ... When i saw the title i hoped they meant in iPhone 4s or iphone 5

32. shinywindow unregistered

But iturd is a midrange phone when compared to s6 and g4

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