Sprint to launch HTC One on April 19th, pre-orders begin April 5th at $199.99 on contract

Sprint to launch HTC One on April 19th, pre-orders begin April 5th at $199.99 on contract
Thanks to a leaked sign seen outside an unnamed Radio Shack store that we showed you on Monday, we already knew that Sprint was planning on selling the HTC One for $199.99 with a signed two-year pact. Now, the nation's third largest carrier has fleshed out the rest of the information by announcing that it will start accepting pre-orders for the HTC One on April 5th. The actual launch of HTC's flagship Android model will be April 19th.

The phone will be available in silver or black with 32GB of native storage. Keep in mind that the HTC One does not offer a microSD slot to expand the storage on the phone. With 67 markets now covered with its LTE signal, the fact that the phone does offer LTE connectivity actually does matter now to Sprint subscribers.

Right now, those interested in the HTC One can pre-register by leaving their email address, which will allow Sprint to send them updated information about the launch of the HTC One for the carrier. To pre-register, click on this link.

source: LG


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  • Display 4.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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18 Comments

1. jcpwn2004

Posts: 314; Member since: Jan 18, 2012

that a way sprint, screw verizon & at&t for trying to charge 250$ now for their flagship phones. Edit: nvm just saw at&t is offering it for 199 as well. Hopefully the gs4 will be 200$ at launch.

10. true1984

Posts: 870; Member since: May 23, 2012

i heard the galaxy would be $250

2. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Good deal, it will sell like... an iphone

3. j-rod2079

Posts: 24; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Ready For The One!

4. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Im curious too know sprint gs iv price tag. At&t are a bunch of greedy turds

5. Filip.

Posts: 23; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

I wonder if they're planning another Evo phone..maybe it will be this one instead..I'm almost ready to upgrade my epic touch but I think it will be worth seeing the gs4 and the upcoing motorola nexus..we'll see..

14. MoonFallsDown

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 12, 2010

Something tells me the Evo name is dead. Sprint is advertising the One to people with the slogan "Liked EVO? Here comes the One". The Evo 4G LTE was largely a dud compared to the GS3 -- I myself am now regretting buying the Evo over the GS3, despite having owned nothing but HTC phones for 8 years. I think Sprint has recognized that people seem to care less and less about HTC. The Evo 4G LTE has been $99 for months now, while the GS3 remained full price until the announcement of the GS4.

16. Filip.

Posts: 23; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

That's a good point man. The original Evo was a groundbreaking device since it was the first awesome android device (1ghz Cpu, 4.3 inch screen, etc) together with the droid incredible. Ever since then HTC has been making many smartphones that were only incremental improvements and you're right the GS3 dominated the market. I had a friend too who ended up switching the evo for a GS3. He only bought it because he had the old one...it's too bad I remember a time when the Evo was arguably the best device on the market since then the competition went nuts. For me it's between the S4, HTC w/e on sprint, or the Motorola Nexus. I hope the Motorola is going to be a god-like device.

6. papss unregistered

If you think AT&T is going to be the only 250.00 cell carrier you are delusional. I'm certain all will retain the same price.. FYI sprint sucks period.. They need to sell this phone at 99.99 to get customers back to there weak network

7. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

Not anymore buddy. Sprint's network is rock solid in many places and getting much better in those markets being upgraded.

11. threeline

Posts: 320; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

Yep, sprint's network sucks.

15. MoonFallsDown

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 12, 2010

The network is improving but it's definitely not up to the Verizon/AT&T standard in terms of data coverage. That said, my plan costs less than people on those carriers and still functions sufficiently that it's not crippled. Yeah, it would be nice to have some LTE in my small town (it's under construction) but at the end of the day, it's not like the 3G isn't working.

17. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I give you a yr or 2 at most and you will be switching to sprint...

18. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

here in KC, one of Sprints headquarter hubs, I know a couple dozen people who complain of dropped calls, bad LTE connectivity and of course, bad customer service. Sprint needs to drop the price of this phone even more, because T-mobile is quickly gaining ground on them.

8. prince9030

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 29, 2012

Glad to be a sprint customer today we just got ltd a few weeks back now this wonderful phone will be mine.. So it should be 599 + tax off contract then

9. HASHTAG unregistered

Plus the $35 upgrade fee.

12. axllebeer

Posts: 272; Member since: Apr 05, 2011

Damn if it only supported micro SD. I'd prob get it. But look side I'm sticking with the my Evo LTE. Now that they aren't going to carry the Z10, looks like I'm rocking the Evo until my contract is up, then make a decision.

13. axllebeer

Posts: 272; Member since: Apr 05, 2011

And yes Sprints network has been improved. I used to barely get 2g speeds here and now regularly pull 1.5-2 here in my small town in south east Ohio on EVDO

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