Verizon Wireless will begin taking pre-orders for the upcoming HTC 10 on Friday, April 29. It will also show off the smartphone in its retail stores on that same date for hands-on previews.

HTC 10

Verizon has announced that customers who are interested in checking the phone out first hand will be able to do so in stores on April 29. Shipments are expected to begin in May, and Verizon notes that it will be the first carrier to offer the HTC 10.

Keep in mind, Verizon is offering three months of HBO NOW in addition to paying for your switching costs and allowing you to trade your current phone in for credit on the new HTC 10.