By Lisa Johnston
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Overland Park, Kan. — Sprint announced plans to offer HTC’s flagship One smartphone on April 19, joining AT&T on that day in making the device available to consumers.
Sprint priced the LTE-equipped Android 4.1 One at $199 for the 32GB version in either black or silver.
HTC is banking on the success of the One to reverse its sales slide.
Earlier this morning, AT&T announced April 19 availability of HTC’s One at $199 with two-year contract for the 32GB version and $299 for the 64GB version. AT&T said it will be the only U.S. carrier at launch to offer the 64GB version.
Best Buy confirmed that it is still the exclusive indirect-channel launch partner for the HTC One, as it had announced in February at HTC’s launch event.
Other U.S. carriers have also committed to selling the phone but hadn’t announced availability dates as of this posting. The other carriers are T-Mobile and Cincinnati Bell.
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