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Here is Your Verizon HTC One, Sign-Up Page Now Live

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There she is, the Verizon HTC One. A sign-up page to be notified of its status is now live at Verizon’s site, however, we still don’t have a firm release date. It was originally supposed to arrive on August 1, was then pushed to August 15, and now could launch on either August 23 or August 29, according to sources of ours.

But hey, at least we know where they managed to stick the “Verizon” and “4G LTE” logos. One mystery solved.

Via:  Verizon

Cheers @jstaff48 and @RyanMaxwellDao!

  • Josh Holtrust

    Since the back is metal, what do you all think the chances are of being able to somehow remove the verizon and 4g logo?

  • EnX$$

    HTC left no space for them to put the logo on the front

  • Butters619

    edit: nvm

  • Aaron

    I want to order a case and screen protector for this now so I will have it when i get this phone. Can anyone confirm if verizons version is the same specs as all the others? Meaning size? Also can anyone confirm if they will carry a black one?

  • RaptorOO7

    But can the bootloader be unlocked?

    • hkklife

      Raptor, how is your new 32GB GS4 treating you? I am seriously trying to figure out if I should just take the plunge and go from a 32GB GS3 to a 32GB GS4 since I have an upgrade to spare on another line or if I should wait or just take the plunge and get a Droid Maxx and grudgingly give up my microSD card. I think I’d prefer a 5″ phone and I really find the GS4 the ideal combination of formfactor and screen size.

      My biggest gripes with the GS3 are battery life and reception so I’d appreciate your feedback. Also, is the lag really as bad as other have reported? I haven’t noticed any on the GS4′s I have played with. I’ve noticed the Note II seems to hold onto an LITE signal much better than my GS3 but that’s a tad big and too little internal storage for me. If I go Note, I’ll wait for the Note 3.

  • RichFromBX

    Finally – I had the One on T-Mo but the service wasn’t all that great so I had to switch over to big red…I liked this phone a lot from a hardware point of view

  • eibook

    Wait a second…the Verizon logo is right where the Serial Number, Part Number, and IMEI sticker is. Where are they moving the sticker to?

  • Ryan Tallerthanyou Dao

    Yes! Finally featured on a Droid-Life article! <3

  • Kmac

    My friend sent me this pic via text message this morning… and I agree

  • MacNificent

    just order a custom color from htc maker and that’ll solve the “verizon 4glte sometimes 3g most times or maybe 1x” logo

  • Kevin

    signed up. eagerly awaiting the 2 week late notification

  • Weber

    New Droids of 2014 will be in the shape of the Verizon logo.

  • Sirx

    I guess that’s what took so long to release this thing–6 months and millions of wasted R&D dollars later, they just couldn’t make it legible over the speaker grills.

    Although I give them some kudos: I figured they would’ve just grabbed a red permanent marker and drew their logo over the HTC logo on the front.

  • DanSan

    inspired by the render from the other day lol

    • FritoDorito

      Ugh. That retarded camera takes up so much logo space. No wonder Verizon hates HTC.

    • skubadoo

      Can you please tweet this picture to all the Verizon twitter accounts? Thanks!

    • Gnex

      Haha Nice one. You have learned well, my apprentice.

      • DanSan

        haha i learned from the master.

        • Gnex

          obligatoryverizonrender.jpg

          • DanSan

            well played sir.

    • Quest

      LMAO… Ghettofied!

  • Aaron

    Can anyone here confirm if they will carry a black one? Silver and blue just dont fly with me

  • NoBullFitness

    I want the maxx now vzw..

  • Aaron

    Can anyone here confirm if they will carry a black one?

  • Tyler Casilio

    At least the logo is out of the way

  • David Narada Brown

    So this isnt the HTC one maxx? smh! verizon never fails to FAIL!

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      Man the One Max isn’t even an official device

      • David Narada Brown

        Niether is the nexus 5 but we still wait for it!

      • David Narada Brown

        neither is the nexus 5 but we still wait for it!

        • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

          Huh? They can’t have a sign up page for the One Max if it isn’t even a real device yet. Nexus 5 is 4 months away

          • David Narada Brown

            I wasnt saying this should be the sign up page for the max, im saying announcing the 1 with a sign up page at this point is a fail. people have already started to look at the next phones to be produced like the one max, LG G2, S4 w/ 800 snapdragon etc.. the one was 6 months ago.

  • Bootleg Zani

    I can only imagine what the Note 3 will look like on Verizon.

  • fauxshizzl

    Being the date on the screen is set in the future, would it be out of the realm of possibility that is the release date? Doesn’t VZ usually do their announcements on Thursdays too?

  • Dave

    I’ll wait for the dev edition I’m going to win from DL.

  • Monk

    Kellen glad you found some confirmed sources.

  • Ej McCarty

    I know that this is still one of the best phones out, but I can’t justify buying this on Verizon so long after it was released to the other carriers. I mean they probably have a new phone on the horizon besides the one max. fail verizion, total fail.
    I bought the s4, but it would have been nice to at least be able to contemplate between the two.

  • KleenDroid

    This phone is so old now it’s about to be end of life.

    • aQuickBit

      If people continue to develop for it then it probably has a good 3 years left in its tank. It has better “specs” than the Moto X and yet we have finally come to the point where we realize those aren’t everything in a phone. The GNex should be in a graveyard right now and yet it seems like most Droid Life users still have one (and it constantly is developed for). If the fine folks at XDA can optimize the crap outta the One then it will have a decent life cycle.

      • sski66

        Do you know if this phone is coming out with 4.2. For people who don’t R&R their phones I sure hope so, I really could see Verizon not updating this @ all.

    • Appleanche

      Old in what way? While it’s not the fastest phone on the market anymore, I dare you to find an Android phone with a better overall package. From the screen, speakers, build quality, and the low light camera.. even specs are still quite high, they beat out the new Droids and Moto X…

      It’s only slightly slower than the S4 in specs and if you look at most reviews comparing the two you’ll find most people find it faster thanks to Sense being much less bloaty than Touchwiz.

      Sure, the 800 chips are coming, and if the LG was a bit more appealing in build (and didn’t have a Verizon logo in the corner of the phone…) I’d be tempted but it’s pretty meh as far as that goes.

      • KleenDroid

        I only mean that phones are replaced by the companies new models pretty quickly.

        Verizon has waited so long to release this phone that they should just release whatever is next instead. It’s also not fair to HTC because those that may have been interested in this phone may have moved on by now.

        • Appleanche

          Eh, we only know about the Max and Mini, which are going to be pretty niche devices.

          I don’t see another HTC flagship till at least early Spring, and knowing Verizon that’s probably Summer.. if they even get it.

      • Iphoneadopteer

        Your right. HTC one is still a beast of a phone. I had an s4 and now the one and can safely say the one is the best. Not just in performance but in looks.. there hasn’t been a android device that can measure toe to toe with apple’s until now.

  • Sam

    People might as well wait for the One Max. This mofo is 6 months old.

    • marko358

      But isn’t that going to be a much bigger phone? Not everyone like giant phones.

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      One Max is an unnecessarily big device… at least the NOTE has an excuse with the stylus

  • Damian

    DLX Plus?

  • dannyWHITE

    Verizon has the UGLIEST logo on devices compared to all carriers!

    • Chris Hannan

      It’s bad enough they have the giant check mark, but the even bigger 4G LTE symbol is so unnecessary.

  • beng8686

    Such an ugly UI and button layout… otherwise a nice looking phone. Moto X design looks wayyy nicer IMO though.

  • CasperTFG

    Their next move is to modify the aluminum casing so the G2 doesn’t get bitter.

  • jbdan

    Why does this phone look dated now to me…..

    • paul_cus

      Because it basically is.

      • Eric Lega-c Smith

        The thing is, I dont see the s4 as dated at all. It still seems pretty fresh to me. HTC One? not so much.

        • George264

          I see them both at the top of Android, but a bit dated.

          • Tyler Durden

            With phones coming out a few months later with a Snapdragon 800…all dated

          • bholt6

            It’s a shame that 99.9% of the population will see no noticeable difference between the 600 and the 800. Although, you’ll win the all important pissing contest.

          • Tyler Durden

            No. But some people want the latest and greatest. And that’s what I meant. But hey, I like to win.

          • Tyler Durden

            Oh and what’s that about not a big difference…

            For the Snapdragon 800, though, the company’s pulling out all the stops, promising a 75 percent CPU performance increase and double the graphics compute performance with new Krait 400 CPU cores (at up to 2.3GHz each) and an Adreno 330 GPU, a faster LTE Cat 4 modem, faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi, QFHD video recording, support for resolutions up to 2560 x 2048, and components tuned for lower power consumption too.

          • bholt6

            Thank The Lord for Google eh? Did you know that the human eye can’t see beyond 300 ppi so that resolution is useless unless the phone is massive or you’re using an external monitor. And again, you will not notice a difference worthy of considering the HTC One obsolete. I’m sure if you google hard enough you’ll find something saying otherwise.

          • Tyler Durden

            lol, I wasn’t even talking about the resolution. But the GPU, faster WiFi, and 75% CPU performance boost and double graphics performance. Still the One is late and I doubt anybody will get one on Verizon now that the G2 and other phones are coming to the market

    • duoexo

      Renders always to me have made anything look dated. The LG G2′s renders looked especially dated after verzion made them available with their logos.
      My girl has this phone and boy that render doesn’t do it any justice.

  • AndrewScottRox

    Well, now I just need to know how much this beast costs off contract.

  • Sean

    Does anyone know how VZW’s 2 week return policy works? Can I get this first, play with it for 2 weeks, then get the Moto X and play with that and then go back to HTC One if I don’t like the Moto X?

    • muffnman

      I believe so, not sure if a restocking fee applies or if it works differently if you get it subsidized for full retail. Ask a rep and get the answer in writing (on VZW letterhead if possible)

    • Josh Carroll

      Nope, you are allowed one swap iirc. I know this because I had the Galaxy Nexus and switched to the Rezound because of radio and screen issues, but had to put up a HUGE stink to return the Rezound due to the loose vibrator and pink capacitive buttons. They told me one swap was all I was allowed…

      • Sean

        Darn! I’ll call and ask to make sure but that seems like total crap to me. Why can’t we test things out before we buy them?

        This would never fly in a car dealership, and doesn’t apply to any other electronic equipment (TVs, computers, etc) so why cell phones?

        • Tim242

          They do let you test them. They have a show room full of live units

  • Joe Staff

    If released with 4.2.2 I won’t be as annoyed. I think it would be the first time ever Verizon would be ahead with a software release.

    • eibook

      LOL!

  • mog386

    I just can’t understand why people complain about the logo’s so much. How many people leave their device unprotected without a case that it would even be seen?

    • NAM37

      I hate cases…

      • 4n1m4L

        I second that notion

      • mog386

        Why?

        • David Wanless

          too bulky

        • NAM37

          It’s a combination of bulk and not wanting to spoil the looks. I don’t drive around with a cover on my car either.

          • mog386

            Yeah, but you don’t walk in the rain without an umbrella, right?

          • Tim242

            Do people put helmets and knee pads on babies when they tote them?

          • mog386

            Yeah, actually, some of them do. I’ve seen it. No jokes.

          • mog386

            Not saying your opinion is wrong, just curious as to the reasoning.

          • Sean

            Bulk, and ugliness. Why cover up the hundreds of hours labor that went into designing the phone?

          • mog386

            To protect the hundreds of hours of labor that went into designing the phone from every day wear and tear as well as accidents.

          • NAM37

            I have a desk job and I keep my phones in my pocket. After two years my Razr has some very minor scuffs, but it still looks fine.

          • ToddAwesome

            Because every time I take the case off I drop the phone on the pavement. Yeah, true story, I’m not proud of it.

          • aQuickBit

            But if all cars were covered in NERF then the world would be such a safer place :P

          • breadable

            I hope that’s the next new trend. Car nerfing

      • beng8686

        Your phone hates you.

    • paul_cus

      I will never use a case. Ever.

      • mog386

        Why won’t you?

        • paul_cus

          Ruins the look and feel of the phone for me.

          • steve30x

            I don’t care for a case when I get this phone, but I heard stories about it scratching so easily and scuff marks without even trying to cause them.. I hope that isn’t as true as I think. If that’s the case I will get a see thru case.

          • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

            It’s not true. Though, if you do get the black it will scratch to showthe silver… .

          • aQuickBit

            Yup. I feel like the phone that I just spent $200-300 on should be built well enough to take on the minor things in life.

          • mog386

            I personally feel that if I just spent $200-300 on a device I would spend the extra $15-30 on something to protect that investment, in case the not so minor things in life happen.

          • beng8686

            Agree 100%.

    • Adamania

      I use a bumper case. But I also have a Nexus 4, so I don’t have branding issues.

    • MacNificent

      Motorola users!

    • Tim242

      What is the point in covering up the metal that everybody is so googoo about?

      • mog386

        Ah, so you are form over function. OK, I get it.

        Personally, I’m of the mindset that function dictates form.

        Also the point would be to protect the device from damage.

        • Tim242

          I have had many many Android phones. Not once have I ever shattered a screen, or broke a phone. The worst I’ve had is a few scuff marks. There is no reason to cover a phone in a case for day to day use. I could understand using one if you were going cave exploring or work on a construction site. But, we should be able to properly take care of our phones when at the office, at home, or on a trip to the grocery store. Why do you think it is that people don’t put helmets and pads on babies when they tote them around?

          • EdubE24

            I’m guessing babies don’t fall out of your pocket as easy?

          • Tim242

            Phones don’t fall out of pockets, they fall out of hands.

          • EdubE24

            No they fall out pockets. Mine falls out in my car all the time, and I’m sure I’m not the only one!

          • Tim242

            That goes back to my point. Taking care of a phone while in the car should not require a case. I’m not sure what type of pocket it could fall out of. But, if it falls out of your pocket in the car all the time, you should probably not continue to put it in that pocket in the car. That being said, that isn’t going to damage a phone. Surely, you aren’t claiming you need a case to protect your phone…in a car…

          • EdubE24

            Surely you aren’t comparing protecting a baby to protecting a phone??

          • Tim242

            I am indeed. Do you not find it odd that people insisist on covering their phones in armor, but not their babies? People tote babies around like rag dolls, without an ounce of protection from a drop. People care about protecting electronics more than babies. Either that, or they realize how bad it would be to drop a baby, and are extra careful. See what I did there?

          • EdubE24

            I see what you did there. You just tried to justify your stupid comparison.

          • Tim242

            You only see it as stupid because it challenges your opinion. You are the one that needs a case to protect your phone from the inside of your car : /

          • EdubE24

            No it’s stupid because a baby is a irreplaceable thing. A phone is replaceable. A baby is held in your arms, it’s a really big thing. Usually taken care of a lot better then a phone. A phone is a small object, like change, that is more likely to fall. A phone is left places that it is more likely to be knocked over. A baby isn’t left on a table or the top of a dresser.

            You made the stupid comparison twice in the comment thread. It was horrible the first time, get over it. But just a guess, you’ve never taken care of a small child that is your own and would have no clue!!

          • Tim242

            I get it, the comparison goes over your head. Not all people treat babies with such care. There’s this thing called endangering the welfare of a child, and neglect. The point is, people that care about their babies, are extra careful with them. People that don’t, leave them in hot cars, or throw them around. People that care about their devices follow that same logic. Even though you turned a nice debate into name calling, I’ve tried to remain nice. However, if you don’t see my point, you are just stupid.

          • EdubE24

            And your reading comprehension is terrible. I never once called you a name!!

          • Tim242

            You said I made a stupid comparison. That is in essense, calling me stupid. But since you want to nit-pick, I’ll change it from name calling to insults.

  • Will P

    Too late, I’ve already switched to AT&T and plan on flashing it to a Google Edition.

    • Good_Ole_Pinocchio

      $60 PrePaid or ?

  • marko358

    I’m so torn. I love the aesthetics of this device but the camera and weird buttons have me hesitating.

    • Skittlez

      camera is amazing, especially in low light and it has a wide angel lens. weird buttons are weird but i think they’re easy to deal with.

      • marko358

        But how do the pics look when blown up? I thought I’ve read that they get washed out and grainy. I wish it had the GS4′s camera. Then it’d be a no-brainer.

        • Sean

          I also fear that when I get my hands on the Moto X I’ll think the HTC One is monstrous.

      • Tim242

        The 4MP pictures are far from amazing

  • Greg Morgan

    Too little too late for me, as by the time this is released, I will be purchasing on Tmobile.

  • skubadoo

    HTC One in black or GTFO

  • litobirdy

    Cant believe they didnt find a way to add the verizon logo to the front

    • Fozzybare

      switch out the HTC on the front for the 4G LTE logo

    • Aaron Saellam

      It would’ve been too much work to replace the HTC logo Home button with the Verizon one

    • aQuickBit

      Do you know if I can buy Verizon stickers to put on the front? That way I can remember what network I’m on again…just in case anyone asks and I feel like an idiot for not knowing.

      • GGnoRe

        You don’t need the sticker’s to figure that out you can tell from the less worthy battery life (than GSM variant) and the slow software updates.

    • Butters619

      Why do you think it took so long to release? They spent months attempting to squeeze it in.

    • Verizonophone

      there is Verizon logo in each speaker hole top and bottom and as a semi-transparent watermark for all your photos/HANGOUTS on the front cam!

  • Tyler James Edward Hills

    This is so bad it’s not even funny anymore

  • Brian Utne

    Nothing short of expected.

  • XvierX

    Screen says Sept 5th. Possible release date?

    • muffnman

      I’m looking at old stock photos for other carriers to compare. Most say Feb 19th. So, it’s possible.

    • D.B.Evans

      I wouldn’t read too much into the date shown on the sign-up page.

      The signup page for the Moto X showed a date of Sept 25th on the phone in the screenshot; but most sources are saying that one will release by the end of August (although nothing official yet, so it could change). I think the dates on the screen renders are made too far in advance – they’re ballpark, but not necesarilly accurate.

  • Marty Werner

    I could care less about the logo. I just want the dang phone!

  • DodgingDonkey

    Right on time! ….

    • Weber

      They beat Antactica to the punch.

  • Mike B

    looks like a tramp stamp on the back.

    • ToddAwesome

      what a slut, this phone.

      • Tyler Durden

        Pulling a Kardashian on it

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        I know that this is still one of the best phones out, but I can’t
        justify buying this on Verizon so long after it was released to the
        other carriers. I mean they probably have a new phone on the horizon
        besides the one max. fail verizion, total fail.

  • SmokeNMirrors

    The legends are true!

  • Jordan Webb

    Normally I couldn’t care less about logos on the back, but those are terrible. At least you can sugar-cube-sand off the beats logo. Then it wouldn’t look quite so cluttered.

  • http://www.droid-life.com/ Tim-o-tato

    I simple Verizon logo would have sufficed. The added 4G LTE throws it all off for me…

    • Mike

      I just think it’s funny, it’s like Verizon still thinks they’re the only ones with a 4G LTE network or that owning a 4G LTE phone is somehow still “Special”.

    • Weber

      It’s for those instances where you forget that they have a 4G network.

      • Weber

        “Wait, what kind of networ…oh, that’s right. It’s 4G. Thank god that’s there.”

        • michael arazan

          They have to keep telling us its 4G, especially when my “4G” speeds are 8 down and 2 up.now. Back in Jan 2012 it was 15/10 when only 10% used 4G

    • http://Twitter.com/ContestsAccount bigrob60

      Since VZW decided not to have the largest logo, they decided to take up the most space instead.

    • Tyler

      Me thinks Verizon didn’t know how to make the logo stand out from the other Ones which is the reason for the delay.

    • mustbepbs

      At least they centered it, unlike the Moto X where they just slapped it on the front willy nilly.

      • Bigwavedave25

        true, stacking may have worked out better… and shrinking the 4G logo a bit.

      • EC8CH

        think you mean the G2… not the Moto X.

        • mustbepbs

          Yes you’re right. Sorry.

    • Neurolytic

      They should have added the UltraPixel, Boom Speakers, BlinkFeed, and whatever other logos that makes this phone unique on the back. SMH Verizon! Not only are you late with releasing a phone that every single other carrier has had for months, but you also get to put some logos all over a sleek phone to make it look like trash!

      So they will release it soon and then phase it out in a week because, let’s face it… This phone isn’t news anymore.

      • Philip A. Kaiser

        Gonna look like a NASCAR on back. Lol

    • http://twitter.com/tarund TarunD

      We all wish that. Maybe someday this will happen… http://www.jamesrobertwatson.com/verizon.html

  • muffnman

    Hopefully they will sell it in black too. Also….FINALLY some info.

    • hkklife

      Personally, I think they have simply been sitting on this phone until the channel is clear of the majority of the DNA leftovers. They must have ordered a TON of DNAs from HTC because I know quite a few people who own one but it’s seen aggressive clearance-style pricing for months now and is still hanging around.

      • muffnman

        The DNA hasn’t been available for purchase for a month (after the clearance pricing). I don’t think it’s the DNA that’s holding them up. They wanted to give a nice solid purchase window for their new DROIDs.

        • hkklife

          Good point. I was just making an assumption based on the fact that I’ve seen plenty of DNAs out there recently through 3rd party resellers such as BB, Costco, Wirefly etc.
          Personally, I would’ve liked to just see the DNA2/Butterfly 2 on VZW but they probably have their hands full of 5″ phones on the docket for this fall/holiday season.

      • D.B.Evans

        My personal guess is that Verizon originally had no intention of getting the One ever. They had the Droid DNA (a rebranded Butterfly), and likely would have eventually released the DNA 2 now that the Butterfly S has been released.

        My suspicion is that when Motorola approached Verizon about becoming the sole provider of Droid phones, Verizon realized they had to back out of any DNA 2 plans, and they then decided late to get the One (HTC may have even made it a condition for backing out of DNA 2 committments, if any – we will never know the behind the scenes details of Verizon’s negotiations with any manufacturer); but with Verizon’s notoriously long approval process and the late start on that approval – it resulted in the yet-to-happen absurdly late-to-the-party release of the HTC One on Verizon.