Taking a small step back from the GALAXY S 4 excitement, lets talk about that other recently announced flagship, the HTC One. We have previously mentioned the trade-up program that HTC was offering and as of today, it looks like there has been an extension. HTC has given their reason, however we also have our theory as to why.
We cannot help but think this has something to do with the recent talk of delays, however HTC notes that it comes as a result of “an overwhelming demand.” Regardless of the reasoning though, the end result is simple — those looking to take advantage of the HTC One trade-up program now have until April 4, 2013. Otherwise, the details of the program remain the same.
That is to say you can get a $100 (in the form of a prepaid Visa Card) by following three steps. The process begins with pre-registering your email address and moves into actually buying an HTC One smartphone. The steps conclude with you sending your old phone and proof of One purchase to HTC.
Now that the GALAXY S 4 announcement is out of the way, it seems a good time to start considering which (if any) of these two handset may be the next you purchase. While both have a decent set of overall specs, they also both bring some interesting software features and perks. The HTC One has Sense 5 along with goodies such as BlinkFeed, Boom Sound and even the Zoe feature. For a more in-depth look at the HTC One you should check out our recent review.