Verizon might have some kind of short-term exclusivity on HTC's newest flagship - the HTC 10 - for the US carrier market, but it looks like that's not affecting those who pre-ordered the unlocked version of the device directly from the Taiwanese company.
Replying to a user query on Twitter, HTC's Senior Global Online Communications Manager Jeff Gordon revealed that unlocked HTC 10 units will begin shipping in the US in the first week of May.
@DaBigDiesel421 Unlocked HTC 10 begins shipping in the US next week.— Jeff Gordon (@urbanstrata) April 29, 2016
In case you missed it, Verizon branded units will start shipping May 5, while Sprint will launch the phone on May 13. T-Mobile, which unboxed the handset at no less than 10,000 feet, is yet to provide a launch date. Those waiting for AT&T branded HTC 10 are, however, currently out of luck as HTC has already confirmed that the carrier won't be selling the phone.
I agree this is garbage. I preordered on the 12th(suppose to get it before anyone else) and now verizon customers will get it first? Only thing I can think of is that maybe Verizon said they will buy a ton of units as long as they get it first?
I pre-ordered my phone the day it came out. HTC email to me stated "That's why we're inviting you to an exclusive pre-order on htc.com, so you can get $100 off the new HTC and get it before anyone else." Now I see on Verizon's website that they are d...