Oh noes! Remember about that nasty virus that’s causing HTC to delay the release of the One smartphone in the Netherlands? Much to our dismay, we have to report the unfortunate news that the UltraPixel shortage has claimed another victim.

Clove has just posted an update of the HTC One’s availability in the UK. According to the mobile retailer, HTC has now pushed back the UK launch of its flagship handset to the end of the month. To be more precise, the device will only hit stores on March 29.

Again, a two-week delay may not seem like a big deal at any other time, but with the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S4 in a few days, the delay may prove fatal for HTC — unless the S4 turns out to be a big dud.

Anyway, did you pre-order the HTC One already? Will the slight delay change your mind about grabbing the phone? Let us hear your thoughts in the comments below.

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