HTC One

Making the upfront cost of an unlocked handset a bit more attainable

Following tightly in the footsteps of Motorola, HTC will now offer $0 down 0% financing on the unlocked HTC One. The deal works out much the same as other financing offers — you agree to make 24 monthly payments for the handset, and if you complete the full $600 price of the phone at or before the two year mark, you pay no interest. If you fall behind on payments or don't pay off the $600 price within the financing period, you'll be charged at a whopping 29.99% interest (there's the catch).

The deal only applies to the unlocked (compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile) 32GB model HTC One for the moment, but you've gotta start somewhere.

Although it has been pretty easy to pick up an HTC One with financing from third-party retailers like Amazon and Best Buy, it's always good to see the manufacturer offering it directly. If you've been holding out to buy an unlocked HTC One and want to drop the pennies over the course of 24 months, head to the source link below to get started.

Source: HTC

 
There are 33 comments

se1000 says:

Sounds like the terms are similar to Moto credit

benthe1 says:

This is the "better" way of doing things. This type of financing will push carrier plans down, hopefully....

radgatt says:

This is definitely a copy cat industry...

eahinrichsen says:

Good.

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JasonF says:

Nice to see that HTC is making all the right moves.

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Ry says:

Good job Moto.

NoNexus says:

lol.

This gonna be your theme song for awhile?

Ry says:

Of course. lol

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MERCDROID says:

Hey, everybody needs a theme song, lol. What's yours?

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NoNexus says:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39YUXIKrOFk

that usually plays when I walk around

MERCDROID says:

@NoNexus

That was a well-needed laugh =)

I wish that played when I walk around.

Personally, Super Mario plays when I walk around lol

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NoNexus says:

Better than pac man. That would drive me nuts

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So where is the competition for the Note 3? Oh right there isn't any...

MERCDROID says:

Haha

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jtc276 says:

I could definitely see myself doing something like this in the future. I always have money, but I never usually have a lot of money. And the payments for this phone would only be $25 a month which isn't bad at all as long as you make them. Of course, I'm not looking into it right now (I already have a One), but I would be happy if the mobile industry went this way in terms of payments.

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rawpower87 says:

Another great move htc

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blazer236ix says:

They've had it for a while.

evoben24 says:

I'm paying for my HTC one through sprint one up $20 a month plus $65 for unlimited everything

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Hiberny says:

It's too bad this model doesn't support AWS HSPA+, or it would be perfect for prepaid. It's only useful on half of the MVNOs.

BB_Bmore says:

, this is how you know the next one isn't far off

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Cubfan says:

$600? Yikes. There's a sucker born every minute.

jtc276 says:

That's how much non-Nexus or budget phones cost. And, when financing it, you hardly notice the impact. Personally, having laid down $600 for a phone at one time before, I'd much rather slowly pay for it over a few months instead.

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Ry says:

..lol.

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bhatech says:

Better than a sucker signing crappy contracts with phones having that ugly carrier logos and bloat.

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MERCDROID says:

I wouldn't call people suckers, for signing a contract. People do what works for them: not everyone is willing to play the prepaid "game."

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NoNexus says:

I have a great contract, less than 60 a month. A phone with NO carrier branding. No bloat.

Oh and unlimited great LTE.

I just re upped my contract last month.

Am I winning then?

MERCDROID says:

#Charlie Sheen Winning lol

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NoNexus says:

Tiger blood brother!

MERCDROID says:

Elaborate, please.

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dazz87 says:

Ouch on the price. Should be the same price like motor x and N5

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MERCDROID says:

MOTO X is regularly priced at 500 bones.

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Erckul says:

I would do this for an HTC One Max since I already have an HTC One.

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VDub2174 says:

I would gladly do this for the HTC One Max as well.

Revrant says:

*With perfect credit