HTC have just announced the new HTC One just a few minutes ago. Yes, the NEW HTC One, which has often gone by the name “M8”. The official name is the HTC One (M8).
Now we’re getting details from the UK’s largest 4G network – EE. They’ve got an amazing offer if you want to get your hands on the new HTC One, plus you get a little break from normal life too.
The new device will go on sale TOMORROW via the online store and telesales, with retail stores receiving it a day later on the 27th in both silver and gunmetal grey.
Anyone who joins on the £37.99 plan (plus £29.99 up front cost) before the 10th April will get double data for the whole contract, which means unlimited calls, texts and 4GB of data. Add to this the fact that you also get to make free calls and texts when roaming in the EU.
However, there’s something else..
Anyone who joins via EE.co.uk before 10th April will get a FREE return flight to selected countries so you can use those free minutes and get a little rest at the same time.
Yes you did read that right. Not only do you get a great deal on a brand new phone, you get a return flight included to some major EU destinations!
Something unique to EE and the M8 here in the UK is the network support. The handset is a Cat4 LTE device, so supports up to 150Mbps download speeds. This is something EE offer in 20 cities so far and are rolling out to more in time.
Countries included on this offer are as follows..
Here is the full press release from EE and we will bring you full pricing once it hits our inbox. Don’t forget that as an EE customer you also get 2 for 1 cinema tickets and discounts on EE’s superfast Fibre Broadband too.
HTC One (M8) with superfast EE – available from 26th March
25th March. London. EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, today announces HTC’s new flagship smartphone, the HTC One (M8), will be on sale through select EE retail channels on the UK’s biggest, fastest and most reliable 4G network from the 26th March.
The handset will be available from EE in Gunmetal Gray and Glacial Silver across a wide range of superfast 4G plans, via the EE online shop and EE telesales on the 26th March, and through EE stores on the 27th March. Customers who buy the HTC One (M8) on a £37.99/pm EE Extra plan (£29.99 up front cost) before 10th April will receive a special launch offer giving them twice the amount of data of EE’s standard 4G plans – taking their monthly limit up to 4GB – for the duration of their contract. This also includes unlimited minutes and texts to use both in the UK and Europe.
Customers on this plan will also receive:
- · Inclusive roaming calls and texts to select international destinations
- · 2 for 1 cinema tickets with EE Film
- · Exclusive discounts on EE’s superfast Fibre Broadband, so customers can enjoy blistering speeds in the home as well as on-the-move
What’s more, customers who purchase the HTC One (M8) via the EE online shop before April 10th will also get the added benefit of a free return flight to one of 12 European destinations[i] – allowing customers to use their unlimited calls and texts abroad.
As a ‘CAT 4’ device, the HTC One (M8) is built to give people the most from EE’s superfast, double-speed network, which provides users with the fastest mobile connectivity on the move. EE was recently named the UK’s number one mobile network following rigorous independent testing by RootMetrics®, delivering the best performance in all major categories, including speed, mobile internet and reliability.
Sharon Meadows, Director of Devices at EE, said:
“We’re excited to be stocking the new HTC One (M8), with its exceptional user experience setting a new benchmark for smartphones. The new HTC Zoe video sharing and remix features are a great way to relive incredible moments with friends, and are a perfect match for our superfast double speed network – the UK’s biggest and fastest.”
4G from EE is already available in 175 towns and cities across the UK – covering more than 70% of the population. Combined with the hardware power of the HTC One (M8), the EE network will enable customers to enjoy the best possible mobile experience on a truly national scale, allowing them to watch live TV on the move without buffering, play live multiplayer games on-the-go and download large email attachments quicker than ever.
More information on a wide range of EE price plans for the HTC One (M8) will be available on the EE website: www.ee.co.ukfrom 26th March.