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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Red-Droid, May 31, 2010.

  1. Red-Droid

    Red-Droid Newbie
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  2. acp

    acp Android Expert

    first, HTC is selling the phone directly, huh? also, if you are upgrading you don't get the $199 price? weird concept
     
  3. jsward12

    jsward12 Android Enthusiast

    Also, they are stating the phone will ship on 6/1!
     
  4. ItascaBill

    ItascaBill Lurker

    I could be wrong here, but isn't this just through the HTC phone store....like buying it from Wirefly or some other retailer where they set their own prices and conditions?

    I have often seen the new line price different from the upgrade price at sites like these.

    I don't think this applies to purchases directly from Sprint, BB or RS as those prices have been disclosed in print......
     
  5. DougFunny

    DougFunny Member

    Yeah it's pretty weird. It says you only get $199 if your opening a new account i guess
     
  6. Geniuz650

    Geniuz650 Member

    Simple. Just don't buy from HTC.
     
  7. Caloy

    Caloy Android Expert

    I'm guessing that HTC might have the phone available for other networks as well. - Just a thought that ran through my mind.
     
  8. sikclown

    sikclown Android Expert

    HTC's pricing is in line with everyone elses except they aren't offering the instant rebate on existing customers. You can probably still use Sprint's MIR (don't hold me to that). All resellers are going to have it priced off contract higher than Sprint. You can see that in the current Customer contract extension... 449.00 - 150.00= 299.00 with 449.00 being Sprint's price
     
  9. sikclown

    sikclown Android Expert

    No it is a Sprint exclusive (for now). HTC has been selling there phones this way overseas for a long time and opened the US store for carrier purchases I believe with the HD2 on T-Mobile.
     
  10. Caloy

    Caloy Android Expert

    I believe you are correct. :D
     
  11. sikclown

    sikclown Android Expert

    It says in giant capital writing will not ship until JUNE 4TH... And even then it says not guaranteed to ship
     
  12. tmaxey1

    tmaxey1 Android Enthusiast

    when you try to check out through the HTC Store it actually takes you through LetsTalk wireless. So HTC has a deal setup with a dealer to sell the phones. Thats why they are charging 550 for no contract phones.
     

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