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Pre-orders for HTC One smartphone are now open


htcone1Pre-orders for the highly-anticipated HTC One smartphone powered by Android have begun through Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile.

Deliveries for pre-order customers are expected to arrive on April 23.

The HTC One is the company’s new flagship smartphone and has taken its design and feature set to a new-level.

It has a 4.7-inch full high definition screen, a sleek metal unibody and is running the Android Jelly Bean operating system.

It includes BlinkFeed, a live stream of information and social media on your homescreen, and an UltraPixel camera which includes time sequencing and object removal.

Also on board is HTC BoomSound for an enhanced audio experience on the device.


The pricing from the various carriers is as follows:


Pre-orders are being taken now with customers who order before April 23 receiving a free pair of Dr Dre Beats Solo headphones valued at $199 while stocks last.

Pricing starts at $10 a month handset payment on the $60 Every Day Connect plan which includes $600 of calls and MMS, unlimited SMS and 1GB data.

Users can pre-order or register their details at


Optus is offering the HTC One on a $60 24-month plan with a $3 monthly handset payment after a $20 monthly handset credit.

The plan includes $650 of value for calls, unlimited calls to Optus mobiles and landlines within Australia, unlimited SMS and 1.5GB data.

Find out more at


Vodafone is also offering the HTC One for $3 a month on the $60 24-month plan but includes $700 value in the shape of calls and MMS, unlimited calls to Vodafone or 3 customers, unlimited texts in Australia and overseas and 1.5GB of data.

Vodafone customers who purchase the HTC One will be given the Vodafone Network Guarantee and if they’re not happy they can return the device within the first 30 days of the contract and pay only for what they have used.

You can find out more at


Over at Virgin Mobile, which uses the Optus network, pricing for the HTC One starts at $3 per month on the $59 Big Plan which has $700 of value for calls and texts, 3GB of data and unlimited calls and texts between Virgin customers.

Additional information and plan options can be found at

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