Never to shy away from a deal, we've been tipped that the AT&T HTC HD7s is being offered over at Best Buy for $49.99 (after contractual discounts). The offer also includes free shipping.
Not a bad deal but the catch is finding one. If Best Buy's inventory of HD7s units is similar to AT&T Premiere Site, it may be a tough deal to locate. A quick store inventory search indicates not a single Best Buy in Alabama are showing the Windows Phone in stock. The online listing (opens in new tab) indicates the phone usually ships within 2-5 business days but "usually" isn't a guarantee the phones are in stock.
Still, if you're in the market for an HD7S it might be worth a call to Best Buy to see if your local store has them in stock.
Thanks goes out to Ben for the tip!
George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.
LOL, "ON CONTRACT" should be posted in the title as well.
This appears to be online only in my area, Colorado and surrounding states. Best Buy may be waiting to see if there is a demand for this phone before stocking the stores? I have the HTC HD7 (Love it) on Tmo and would not mind having this one with the better screen!
*sigh* This is the phone I really really wanted but I wanted to do an add a line on AT+T, as I get a huge work discount there. At that time though AT+T didn't have the HD7(s) :/I like my Surround a bunch but I felt like I was a settling juuuuust a little.
All the other WP7 phones on AT&T sell for $0 with a contract. It was interesting to see that the top-selling WP7 was the Surround, placing 21st - just ahead of an iPhone at 22nd - but behind several Androids and a Blackberry or two. The Focus came in at 25th, Trophy 49th, Quantum 84th, Arrive 114th, HD7 133rd, and the HD7S at 148th out of 154.
This is not a good deal. There's $36 activation fee and messaging plans available are only $0 for no messaging or $20 for unlimited. No $10 for 1000 messages which AT&T or Amazon offer. Amazon has the phone for $99 and no activation (I think). So with Amazon, after two months, you recoup the difference: $99 - ($36+$49) and save $10/month after that for people who don't want the $20/unlimited messaging.
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