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HTC One launched in India for Rs. 42,990

09 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC One launched in India for Rs. 42,990 - read the full textHTC has launched their latest Android flagship device, the HTC One, in India for ₹42,990, which is approximately $789, unlocked. The phone is expected to go on sale towards the end of this month. HTC has tied up with Reliance Communications to offer 1GB of free 3G data for three months to...

 

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> In reply to 100rabhh @ 2013-04-09 10:30 from Q6xI - click to readthat's 1240 mill ... go to second standard math class

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  • 2013-04-09 13:11
  • n5NR

> In reply to medic and repairzz @ 2013-04-09 11:27 from NvHr - click to readseriously,if i had that much money i wud definitely go for a an xbox 720 or ps4 and get a low end android or an eye catching low end lumia,(if for uniqueness,separated from android crowds),with the rest.who wud go for a phone which is not even the second best(920 has better ois),hd screen(galaxy s4 waiting),user interface and software perks(s4),sound(indian made phones give 10 times louder performance than the loudest htc available,no boasting of htc,even here),or design(ip5 and lumia are the sexiest).poor htc,quietly miserable.

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  • 2013-04-09 12:57
  • uvd$

It's so cheap the price is nothing I'll buy it soon.

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  • 2013-04-09 12:19
  • 49xm

The princing of HTC One in USA (Chicago)-799,99$ !

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  • 2013-04-09 12:10
  • Mfxa

> In reply to prajwalkumar83 @ 2013-04-09 10:52 from 9Gkj - click to readHTC One has better specs and almost 40% faster specs than the Xperia Z. Before start commenting, please study the competition.

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  • 2013-04-09 12:05
  • bChS

I will buy s4 because of super amoled full hd screen. S4 will be a big hit in India.

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  • 2013-04-09 12:04
  • t1$E

> In reply to siren233 @ 2013-04-09 10:26 from uv6D - click to readHey dude plz confirm the price of one v, one s, desire v and desire c :) thank you

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  • 2013-04-09 11:49
  • t}AJ

> In reply to vem @ 2013-04-09 10:50 from XNsK - click to readI disagree, people with money tend to buy the phone they want, its more important to have what you want than to save a few thousand that you probably would just waste anyway. I could always use a few thousand extra to spend for party, pretty girls and beer, but if i spend 5 thousand less for that one month makes no real difference.

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  • 2013-04-09 11:44
  • vaNH

no never.......................

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  • 2013-04-09 11:41
  • u7J@

> In reply to vem @ 2013-04-09 11:34 from XNsK - click to readI am glad that you were open to correcting your words. It helps with our overall image, so thanks!!

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  • 2013-04-09 11:40
  • NHMJ

Any news on whether they will do a dual sim version for India? That would sell even better!!

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  • 2013-04-09 11:35
  • pKkH

> In reply to aniket @ 2013-04-09 11:22 from U{hx - click to readThats what i said, everything is on credit in USA, thats what they are used to there. Of course we have the same here, but to a lesser extent, its growing fast though, millions already have free iphone/sgs3/Note2 on 2 year contracts.

Lots of americans prefer to pay debt over having cash, they can still buy what they want with creditcards, as long as Bernanke keep the press going and sell the bonds to China.

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  • 2013-04-09 11:35
  • vaNH

> In reply to Kumar @ 2013-04-09 10:59 from NHMJ - click to readWhen I said "Indians can affoard anything...", it was meant 'some Indians can', thanks for correcting me there. And fyi, I am one of the least patriotic person you can find on this soil. And I didn't know that you were the voice over here for the rest of the guys and felt humiliated with my comment, sorry, I can't help it.

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  • 2013-04-09 11:34
  • XNsK

Set the price at 500 dollars and it will sell like hotcakes and will get HTC back at the map again. Seriously, noboby will buy it for 790 dollars. It's not even the top smartphone right now.

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  • 2013-04-09 11:31
  • NFaR

you could get an xbox 720 or ps4 which is confirmed to be 500 dollar and still save money...seriously who buy an expensive phone like that to make phone calls

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  • 2013-04-09 11:27
  • NvHr

Agreed that HTC one has the dubious distinction of being priced anywhere near the iPhone. But HTC has a name amongst those whom it targets. That is the upper middle and upper class. For those who wanna be a part of the crowd and get attracted to gimmicks, Samsung does its job well.
Moreover for the low end and mid end smartphones we have micromax and karbonn and other brands which make u think as galaxy owner by the looks of it :P

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  • 2013-04-09 11:23
  • KA03

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-09 10:42 from vaNH - click to readDude in USA initial downpayment is small but over 2 years contract ita cost rises upto 1500 $....thats the way things work in states......

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  • 2013-04-09 11:22
  • U{hx

With a Premium look and With a Premium PRICE.

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  • 2013-04-09 11:21
  • t7Xk

> In reply to Kumar @ 2013-04-09 10:59 from NHMJ - click to readI agree with u that most of the indians cant afford this price tag infact this cell ph costs more than momthly salary of most indians and annual income of bpl people but they are not the target consumer for htc one. Target consumers are those top 5-10% of creamy layer of india and thanks to huge population it makes a lot of them even if htc one is able to woo even 10% of those target consumers thats close to around 8-10 million phones.....
This is the strategy every smartphone manufacturer have in mind when launching phones in india....

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  • 2013-04-09 11:15
  • U{hx

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