Sales dates announced for Verizon HTC One, AT&T Moto X

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For as much energy as we put into looking forward to smartphone launches, these events all too often don’t give us the complete pictures on these phones, leaving out a few key details – occasionally, that means pricing info, but more often than not, it’s the actual date the phone will arrive that we’re not given until later. For a couple models we’ve been talking about recently, we’ve seen sign-up pages go live and heard plenty of rumors, but continued to go without official confirmation. Today, a pair of carrier announcements finally reveal just how the Verizon HTC One and AT&T Moto X will arrive.

AT&T’s Moto X hits stores August 23, but we imagine that many customers will be going online to make their own custom Moto X, instead; the Moto Maker tool will be available that same day. In fact, some lucky users who register with AT&T will get an early shot, being chosen to design their phones on August 19. 16GB and 32GB of the phone will sell on-contract for about $200 and $250, respectively.

Verizon finally catches up to the other major US carriers on August 22, when sales of its HTC One will begin. This one’s going to go for $200 on-contract, but so far at least, there’s been no further sign of that blue version that’s been lurking around.

Source: Verizon (Twitter), AT&T
Via: Android Central 1, 2

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Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bitsRead more about Stephen Schenck!