HTC One (M9): Release date and pre-order tariff comparison

HTC launched its new flagship- the One M9 at Mobile World Congress on 3rd March, acting on its desire to achieve the pinnacle of craftsmanship, ergonomics and structure.

With a hairline texture all-metal back and sides and sapphire crystal lens, the M9 boasts an impressive 20MP primary camera with dual flash and a 5 inch full HD display to afford the users with brilliant viewing experience as well. A Snapdragon 810 processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage round up an excellent device comparable with the best in its league.

Set to be released exactly a week from now, the M9 has been put up for pre-order by all major network providers and mobile phone retailers in the UK.  

Mobile network provider Three has come up with a pre-order plan for the HTC One M9, offering 1GB data along with unlimited calls and texts. Users will need to pay an upfront amount of £19 and £39 thereafter on a monthly basis. Customers can also avail unlimited data at £47 a month.

The HTC One M9 can be pre-ordered at several O2 Refresh price points, with a £49.99 upfront cost complemented with a £38 per month package for 2GB data with unlimited texts and minutes. As an incentive for pre-orders, O2 are also offering free FitBit Charges to every customer pre-ordering the device. The FitBit Charge is a wearable that can do activity tracking, real-time fitness stats and also possesses a caller ID. 

Customers can also avail cash back options through the O2 Recycle programme. Recycling an HTC One M8 and a Samsung Galaxy S5 can fetch up to £171 and £175 respectively, which they can use to pre-order the M9. 

The M9 can also be pre-ordered for free from Vodafone online stores with a monthly payment of £43.50. Pre-ordered devices will be start reaching the customers from 31st March onwards.

For customers preferring EE's performance on calls and data speed, EE is offering the HTC One M9 Gold on pre-order for £49.99 upfront and £41.99 per month. Customers will be able to avail 1000 minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB data on this plan for 24 months.

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