The release date, plan pricing from all the telcos and Australian outright purchase price of the new feature-packed flagship HTC 10 Android smartphone has just been announced.
The HTC 10 – the device the company hopes will bring it out of the doldrums – will be released on May 3 through Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile.
On the same, the HTC 10 will also be available for outright purchase from JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman for $1,099.
The HTC 10 will be available in two colours – Carbon Grey and Glacier Silver.
It has a sleek design (it’s 9mm thick and weighs 161g), a 5.2-inch quad HD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor under the hood.
Users will also find 32GB of internal storage, 4GB RAM and a microSD card slot to expand the memory.
It also has a 12-megapixel camera with fast laser auto focus and the capability to play Hi-Res audio.
Customers can also get their hands on the HTC 10 on a plan.
Here’s a summary of the most popular HTC 10 plans:
Telstra customers can purchase the HTC 10 on a range of Go Mobile plans.
For $97 per month, customers can take up a $95 Go Mobile plan with $2 per month handset repayments each month for 24 months on a plan that includes 6GB of data for use in Australia (Extra Data $10/GB for use in that month).
Telstra customers can submit an expression of interest for the HTC 10 online, prior to retail launch at www.telstra.com.au/eoi/keep-informed/
For Optus customers interested in the HTC 10, they can pre-order it online at http://www.optus.com.au/shop/mobile/phones/htc/10 or in store.
The HTC 10 will be offered on an $80 plan with $7 monthly handset repayments for a total payment of $87 per month for 24 months with 6GB data to use per month.
Vodafone customers can get their hands on the HTC 10 for $85 per month over 24 months which comes with 6GB of data and 3GB bonus data for a total of 9GB.
Pre-orders are available now either online at http://www.vodafone.com.au/personal/android/htc-10 or in store until 3rd May, 2016.
The HTC 10 will be offered to Virgin Mobile customers for $7 per month on a Virgin Mobile $70 phone plan which includes 6GB of data over 24 months, either online at www.virginmobile.com.au/shop/10 or by calling 13 63 69.
Tech Guide will have a full review of the HTC 10 next week.