Unlocked HTC One gets its price slashed by $100 in the US

While carrier-friendly models of the HTC One continue to sport their usual prices, the unlocked version of the smartphone can be bought now at $499.99. That’s a $100 discount on the original cost of this handset, and this price drop comes at a time, when the anticipation surrounding its successor is at an all-time high.

Naturally, retailers would want to clear up their stocks before they get their inundated with demands for the All New HTC One (M8). But this $100 discount is being offered by no one other than the official HTC shopping site itself. This device comes with its SIM unlocked and an unlocked bootloader as well.

Unlocked HTC One

The HTC One was released in March last year, and was quick to grab immense praises for its bold design approach and advanced features. The slim smartphone carries two BoomSound stereo speakers on its front surface, which also houses a 4.7-inch full HD display.

One of the most loved aspects about the HTC One is its Ultrapixel camera which excels in low-light photography. This device saw the debut of its maker’s Sense 5 Android skin which introduced interesting additions like Blinkfeed, Zoe and more.

For the moment, this price drop for the HTC One applies only for those residing in the US, and that too for its unlocked model. Head over to this site if you wish to purchase the device.

Before that though, take a look at its key specs:

– 4.7-inch 1080 x 1920p touchscreen
– 1.7GHz quad core Snapdragon processor
– Adreno 320 graphics
– Android KitKat OS
– 2GB RAM, 32GB or 64GB internal memory
– 4MP Ultrapixel camera on rear
– 2.1MP webcam
– 2300mAh Li-polymer battery