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Verizon may have just gotten the HTC One, but it's hard to call it a "new" phone. Other carriers have been selling the aluminum slab for a few months now. It's getting to the point where that on-contract price is downright reasonable. For example, right now the Verizon HTC One is $49.99 on both Amazon and Best Buy.

2013-09-17 08_49_56-HTC One 4G Mobile Phone PN07310 - Best Buy

You can get this deal whether you're a new customer or you're upgrading an existing line. This is the same HTC One you're familiar with, although the Verizon version comes with Android 4.2. The other carriers are still waiting to get off 4.1.

2013-09-17 08_49_04-Amazon.com_ HTC One, Silver (Verizon Wireless)_ Cell Phones & Accessories

Amazon only has the silver HTC One, but Best buy is offering the device in both silver and blue. This is a sale price – it'll probably go back up, so don't wait too long to decide.

[Amazon, Best Buy – blue, Best Buy – silver]

Ryan Whitwam
Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

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  • Gary R
  • Sixto Manuel Hernandez

    Amazon is giving thee option to keep unlimited data.

    • Christopher Williams

      How so?

      • Sixto Manuel Hernandez

        i just did a simulation upgrade. and had yhe option to keep current plan.

        • Tom Craig

          Hmmm. I'm not sure I'm willing to be a test case for if VZ decides to come in and say NOPE!!! after the fact...

    • Tom Craig

      ...wat? How?

    • VerizonBoo

      I wish. Thinking of getting a 'extra' line for $10+ and activate in on my real line. Suppose to be a few ways to get around keeping the unlimited. Still cheaper than paying it outright. ~$599

  • Vidfreek

    Thanks Best Buy, bought mine from them on the 24th of August and I'm just a week over return policy for them and they go and mark the phone down $150 for a special???? Guaranteed they wont do anything about it either, pisses me off to no end

    • Jeff

      Be thankful you got it before the first of September. They changed their warranty on the first, now it's worse than Verizon's warranty.