HTC Desire U International Giveaway & Galaxy Fame Winner Announced!

by: Derek ScottSeptember 8, 2013


Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway! This week we’re giving away a HTC Desire U. But before we get to that, let’s move on to the winner of last week’s giveaway.

Samsung Galaxy Fame Winner: Sarah from Kentucky

Congratulations Sarah! Come Monday the Samsung Galaxy Fame will be in the mail and on it’s way to you. For all of you who didn’t win, fear not, as we’ve got plenty more cool things to give away, like this week’s item: the HTC Desire U!

HTC Desire U Quick Specs

  • 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
  • 1 GHz CPU
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 GB internal storage (expandable via microSD)
  • 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

HTC Desire U Review

Read our full written review of the HTC Desire U or check out the video review below:

How to enter the giveaway

We have changed up the Sunday giveaway a bit, from now on you will have to enter the draw using the RaffleCopter widget located below. To earn an entry ticket you either have to be already subscribed to our newsletter or you have to join our newsletter. We also have included up to 10 bonus entries that are available if you refer your friends to the giveaway. After you submit your entry ticket you will be given a unique URL that you can use to share with your friends. If your friend signs up you get a bonus ticket in to this weeks draw. You can earn up to 10 bonus entries.

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a Rafflecopter giveaway

*Please note you will need to verify your email address, so ensure you enter a valid email address.

Terms & Conditions

  • The giveaway is an international giveaway and is open to everyone worldwide.
  • We are not responsible for lost shipments.
  • If we can not ship to your country, you will be compensated with an online gift card of equal value to the prize.
  • We are not responsible for any duties or taxes that you may incur.
  • Only 1 entry per person, do not enter multiple email addresses. We will verify all winners and if we detect multiple email addresses by the same person you will not be eligible to win.
  • Gonzalo Morón Holzmann

    i want it!

  • Adam sandbakken

    I want!

  • Ankit Taneja

    i will love to have this phone

  • Falcon

    i will do everything to get this frikin awesome phone

  • procoder

    how much ever we try..we end up not winning this..

  • Mozzamil Shakkak

    I always want to try htc phones I love their designs and screens.
    Thanks android authority.
    fingers crossed

  • Humberto Hernandez

    IDK if this new way of giving away is better… oh well…

  • Simeon Choi

    I don’t know if this counts as double entering, but I only used the email way previous week, and now I’m using my facebook account because it’s handier xd, but now there’s a new system sooooo. I’ll hope I don’t get deleted or thrown out.

  • firefightermdc

    Need this

  • Good luck to all!

  • Tay

    Thank you

  • maged joseph

    Good luck

  • techiecappydog

    Please throw me in the hat for a chance. I don’t have an adroid phone yet. Maybe pretty soon if I am lucky

  • Jonathan Alvarez

    Pick me!

  • Bola Fahmi

    plz meeeeee


    I’ll win.

    • wezi427

      Nope, but I will.

  • Dan Valach

    Have a nice day

  • jjordan

    I’ll sell this to you if I win it

  • Richard Borkovec

    That white one looks pretty sweet!

  • Ben

    Do we have to enter like this every week now?

  • redbaronmia

    i want to win

  • Klein

    Please choose me I just want to give my grandmother a better phone…

  • edwin

    I need one so bad so I can give it to my wife she need a upgrade so bad

  • Alice Trillian

    I would love to win. I learn so much from all of you.

  • ihopeiwin

    Yeah HTC phones are the best:D

  • brutalpanther

    I need to replace my sons phone,b4 he drives me insane

  • Yashwanth Remidi

    I will check out my rooting skills if I win this !!!!

  • Ricardo

    I hope I win something this time big fan tho

  • Aqib A. Shah

    I was wondering how long it would take before you guys made us enter manually. Haha. Thanks for the giveaways ;) Still appreciate them tremendously. As always, I’m signed up!

  • Technoholic Treat shikhar kala

    I will Win this time for sure,

    I am Shikhar From India

  • pritesh palan

    need a phone.

  • Axel


  • Praveen S. Kumar

    Thnx guys

  • Mine :D

  • JonttuDesigns


  • Hassan Pathan

    HTC phones are the best:D

  • akki1807

    did evrything u said…
    plus m a big htc fan…but since frm a middle class family always wntd to have one.
    now give me my 1st htc already..:p :p

  • Lorenzo Giovannie S

    Hope I Win :D

  • Keven orellana

    Hopefully I win

  • Charalampos Giakoumakis

    Mine !!! :-)

  • djvsal

    i want it

  • Anu Kapoor

    Is this phone worth winning
    .. How do one know without winning.

  • Madhav Phophaliya

    just wanna win this

  • Ravikant Rajeev

    I dont see the entry number increasing even though many of my friends entered..

  • mos948

    I would love to win

  • Rock

    Shut up and give me the phone ^_^

  • Timeka Vershae

    Pick me…

  • martin_64

    It’s always nice to win.

  • Muhammad Murdifi

    Good luck

  • OMGgary

    Contrary to all financial reports, it appears it is possible to give away a HTC phone.

  • Samik Parekh

    HTC ….

  • Jin

    This Rafflecopter thing is getting more serious.

  • Dmitriy Sukhanov

    Entered. Thanks!

  • Elizabeth K

    I think it’s an adequate phone for someone who doesn’t care about all the bells and whistles that an iphone has

  • tony solinan

    I. Would love to win a H T C phone,I will keep entering each week, all or at least most of my apps are android and techno apps I have Drippler,android spin,A. Authority,Flipboard,A.Central,Talk Android,and so on!

  • tony solinan

    I will always Support Android,as that’s where I get all the news I follow in tech,

  • jacfirst

    This smartphone appears to be “dumbed down” so that my wife would enjoy using it.

  • Shehan Liyanage

    I want!

  • Tanmay Chakraborty

    I want to win this!!

  • Vigneshwaran

    Give it to me this time. Please.

  • anvarius


  • boby ghandhi

    i now i wont win but its worth a try

  • yupidarling

    Hope I win..

  • Petr Blinov


  • Kostya Finchuk

    Yes,I want !

  • OptimuS


  • alphaj

    I want it

  • andreas mustonen

    plz give it to me i need a phone :C

  • Aamir

    please pick my as a wineer

  • patrickyy

    Loooove htc <3

  • Darius T.


  • k

    I so want this thing. The rafflecopter part sucks, though :/
    Please give it to me, I do not just want it. I NEED it.

  • Alex Higgins

    i want to win!

  • Cathy Canton

    Love to win this! Thanks for the chance!

  • Bri XD

    It’s a cool phone, I hope to win. Good luck!

  • titietrominet

    Thank you for the contest !!

  • Shyann Holder


  • Gar Dale Tribz

    Almost looks better than my wife ;p

  • huiol

    I want this…

  • mark simis

    Let’s do this

  • IamRobot Montesquei

    Would love to win this!

  • Fabiano Carlos

    HTC phones are so nice. I’d love to have one of these !

  • Axel

    I want a phone

  • luis

    Hope I win

  • Guest

    Me I really hope it’s me

  • Nelson Mejia

    How do I enter someone help me

  • Steve

    Signed up for the chance to win :D

  • russell ridley


  • greg

    This phone is mines…lol

  • Gaby

    pleaseeee give it to me, i really need it i still have a crapy blackberry :'(

  • april

    I would love to win this phone

  • Froggy

    I don’t want it, but my daughter do want it.

  • KimiR

    i want it, HTC better than ifones….

  • KimiR

    i want it, HTC better than ifones….

  • Axel


  • Paul Martinez

    I really want this so badly :D

  • Omkar Patil

    i have to comment here to win?

  • Jack


  • Nikhil

    I want. :'(
    Using a Nokia c2. ):

  • Paul M.

    i want it so badly :D

  • Jay Tomar

    Please I need this
    please give me this

  • Tom Westheimer

    Best idea I guess

  • raven evans


  • Ali furkan

    İ havent winn any other giwaways whish i win this one

  • Hunain Khalid


  • Dee Ira Aquino Fortes

    hoping like much dis phone hoping :)

  • Hello_Its_Me

    I Won!!!!!!

  • Good odds guys so far 1:2694. I wish I could enter ;)

  • George Visan

    Chose me!!!!

  • akshay jain

    I want it as well !!!!

  • Tayfun Bacakcı

    Hello. I want to win this. this would make a perfect gift for someone special

  • Prashant Aryal

    i i

  • Николай Пенков

    Nice peace of kit ! :)

  • Стоян Кузманов

    c’mon I know it’s mine , c’mon :)

  • M. Ailey Kim

    Entered~ I hope I’ll win this gorgeous HTC ! *praying*

  • Elly

    I want this so much..

  • Stanescu Alin-Lucian

    Very good phone.The HTC phones are the best

  • Daca

    It will be nice because my present phone i own is htc desire!

  • Avinash Kumar


  • gabor


  • Elly


  • shidos

    Thank you

  • Dionis Simnica

    i would really like to win this Thnx you :D