HTC may have had a rough couple of years, but that doesn’t mean that its products have all been bad. Its latest HTC 10, in fact, is a pretty solid smartphone — and they do deserve some credit for giving Google‘s own Pixel a much-appreciated sturdiness after all.

If you hate the Taiwanese company for some reason, I honestly don’t know why you are here. But if you fancy some of its gear, you may be in luck…

As it turns out, the OEM is about to open a round of so-called “Free Fone” giveaways that will see it sending a shiny new toy each week up until basically the end of the year. Of course there are a few caveats, but the overall process is actually very straightforward.

For one, to be eligible, you will need to be both 18 or older and a legal resident of the United States — yup, I feel your pain, and all of those of us outside the US. Other than that, unless you are an HTC affiliate (or employee), you should be good to go.

The “Sweepstakes”, as HTC is calling them, will take place each Friday, starting today, for all Fridays up until December 24, with a new handset for each consecutive week, and 24 hours for you to register and apply.

By going on the firm’s website at this address, you’ll solely be required to insert your contact details — and if you want, for some reason, what mobile phone you are currently using. So long as you submit within the 24 hours of a PST Friday, all you will be left to do is going to hope you are selected.

There will be either one or two winners each time, and today’s lucky chosen ones will get their hands on a One M9. Sure, it is not the latest and greatest from the company, but it’s still a new device for free, so there really is nothing to lose — and there are also a Nexus 9 as well as their latest flagship in the pipeline, so mark your calendars if you’re interested in those.

The following prizes are scheduled as listed below:

  1. Sweepstakes #1 – (2) HTC One M9

  2. Sweepstakes #2 – (2) Desire 626

  3. Sweepstakes #3 – (2) HTC One M8

  4. Sweepstakes #4 – (2) Nexus 9

  5. Sweepstakes #5 – (2) HTC One M9 Ink Edition

  6. Sweepstakes #6 – (2) Desire 530

  7. Sweepstakes #7 – (1) HTC One A9

  8. Sweepstakes #8 – (1) HTC 10

I’d actually love to get my hands on that sweet Ink Edition. Good luck!

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Edoardo Maggio

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