HTC First Giveaway & Sony Xperia E Dual Winner!

August 11, 2013
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We're giving away an HTC First and announcing the winner of last week's item, the Sony Xperia E Dual, in this week's installment of the Sunday Giveaway.


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

    Sony Xperia E Dual Winner: Aadam Patel!

    Congratulations Aadam! Come Monday the Sony Xperia E Dual 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 First!

    HTC First Quick Specs

    • 4.3-inch 720p screen
    • 1.4 GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU
    • Adreno 305 GPU
    • 1 GB RAM
    • 16 GB internal storage
    • 5 MP camera
    • 2,000 mAh battery

    HTC First Review

    Read our full written review of the HTC First, or check out the video review below:

    How to enter the giveaway

    Entering our Sunday giveaway is just about as easy as it gets. You simply need to join our new Android Authority newsletter. Once you join our newsletter and remain subscribed you’ll be automatically entered into the draw each and every sunday. It’s that easy and don’t worry we won’t spam you, at most you’ll get an email with the top Android news of the week.

    Join Now!

    *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. Sorry, U.S. only this week.
    • 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.
    • The winner will be drawn at 12:00pm PST every Saturday, we will select the winner at random from the AA newsletter subscribers.


    • Frans Breddels

      Nice giveaway ;-), if i win this first i will be the only user in the Netherlands i think :p

    • Edward Smith

      Nice! Signed up.

    • jonathan3579

      Well, I’ve been signed up so here’s to hoping.

    • Ravindran R Rangasamy A

      Sony Xperia E has 1 gigs of RAM, ha ha, i guess its the specs of HTC first! Check it

    • Benjamin Walantyn

      If i were to win this it would be a good gift

    • Happy Turtle

      what do you guys loose making it international ?

      • Luka Mlinar

        But it is international. :/

      • Luka Mlinar

        My bad. Didn’t see the fine print there :/

    • Luka Mlinar

      Not to be rude or anything but i kind of feel sorry for who ever wins the HTC First. :D

      • MasterMuffin

        Don’t know if I’m lucky if I win or unlucky :D But seriously, it’s a good phone. I’d just take the FB Home away and be happy :)

        • Luka Mlinar

          Yea i only later remembered that you can turn Home off. Guess then it’s a sweet giveaway and probably the best one yet (if i am not mistaken).

          • MasterMuffin

            OUYA was cool also and I think that Corsair Voyager Air was the best giveaway price so far, this coming right after it

            • Luka Mlinar

              OUYA was the gift everyone wanted :D
              If i have gotten the Corsair I would have sent a msg back saying; give it to someone else. It would just sit here and collect dust :/

            • MasterMuffin

              Well :/


    • zuned mistry

      Plz give it to me zuned

      • Luka Mlinar

        Me and MasterMuffin don’t find you worthy. Mwuahaha

    • OptimuS


    • Vasishta Nagalla

      The email verification link does not work. Always says ….

      Oops! Google Chrome could not find

      Did you mean: list-­manage.­com

    • Grman Rodriguez

      I think the guys at AA should really look up “international” in a dictionary

    • Ed Sweeney

      A win is a win. Why sweat the little stuff.

    • Ghassan alsaleh

      I would like to win htc one

    • brandy

      Would love to be the winner of this device fingers crossed:)!!!!!!

    • Nitin Hassija

      Nice giveaway :):)

    • rsilinnyc

      This would be a great replacement for my Atrix 2 that is really laggy and keeps crashing on me lately. And it is cool that you could turn facebook off and get a pretty much stock android experience!

    • Tomi Hbk


    • Mike M

      Signed up and hope to win. Nice video review.

    • Ricardo Roman

      The best

    • Mandeep Dalee

      I am your new suscriber

    • William Peterson

      Hoping for the best!

    • PBPBPB

      Moto X is best; color is the best sale!

    • Paula Mendiola

      i hope i win something

    • Chalin

      i didnt get my newsletter this week

    • Fidelator

      The email confirmation never gets to my inbox, why is this happening?

    • SeraZR™

      Sahp :D

    • sai ruidera

      hope to win!

    • karthik hubli

      HTC First is US only phone. I doubt there will be an international winner, especially from India.

    • Amaresh


    • Guest

      it’s US only :(

    • copper

      I love android.
      I think I will be the first person to win from india

    • Manish Ramnani

      i will win this…….

    • zschmeez

      I really want to win. I am going through Android withdrawal because my tablet died last week.

    • Manish Ramnani

      it is mine

    • gora

      cool phone.

    • Manish Ramnani

      good phone

    • Mohamad Ali Al-Ghazwi

      hi win

    • Martik Panosian

      How do we know if this giveaway is “legit”? huh?

    • Manish Ramnani

      good phone

    • talex05

      Just signed up hope I win great giveaway love android authorithy

    • Manish Ramnani

      already signed

    • A Zamari