Verizon’s HTC One coming August 22nd: $199 with two-year contract

by: Andrew GrushAugust 16, 2013


Just a few days ago, an HTC One sign-up page sprung up on Verizon’s website. While there were plenty of rumored dates connected to the handset, Verizon’s teaser page only said the phone was “coming later this summer”.

Thankfully, Verizon’s silence is over. Taking to Twitter, Verizon has now officially confirmed the handset will arrive come August 22nd for a price of $199 with two year contract.

About time, Verizon!

The HTC One was first introduced back in February, and has been available from other carriers for many months. This makes the Verizon HTC One more than just late to the party. Hell, the party is over, cleaned up and HTC is now busy preparing for its next shindig with the HTC One Max.


Back on point, all this delaying means that the HTC One isn’t exactly a spring chicken anymore. Even worse for the One, it has some very stiff competition ahead. Not only does Big Red have Droids incoming, but there is also the Moto X, the LG G2 and eventually even the Note 3.

Still, even with the passing of time, the HTC One is still a very capable, attractive handset and could be totally worth the wait for some consumers, especially HTC fans. As a refresher, the phone rocks a 4.7-inch 1080p display, 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 CPU, 2GB RAM, 32/64GB storage, an UltraPixel rear cam and Android Jelly Bean.

So how about it, plan on picking up the HTC One on August 22nd or does another incoming handset have your attention instead?

  • shojus

    Verizon BLOWS except for the unlimited data part and having LTE almost everywhere… I am moving to T-Mobile after my contract because I like to have a new phone within at least the first 2 months of it coming out! Come on Verizon???

  • jjordan

    The htc one is an amazing device but it would be stupid to sign a new 2 year contract this late in the game for the one…hold out there is gonna be somebawesome stuff coming

  • Androidslikebiscuits

    I thought they were going tonrealease a blue one aswell.?

  • dave

    Here’s the best/worst part: the fact that they’re getting it means you’re guaranteed that whatever is next for htc will be delayed due to the shelf life factor… They should have just skipped it.

  • AussieGreek

    Good on HTC for not buckling under the pressure of the carriers demands and not making something different for Verizon.

    • Amine Elouakil

      Verizon could’ve just got the butterfly S IMO