T-Mobile's HD2 priced at $199.99 on contract, $449.99 outright

As we await the official launch of the HTC HD2 on T-Mobile, we've all been wondering just what the price of the biggest, baddest Windows Phone available today would be. Wonder no more, my friends, as this leaked spreadsheet shows it'll go for $199.99 with the usual two-year contract and rebates, and $449.99 if you want to forgo such formalities.

Still unknown is exactly when it's going to be available, but it has to be anytime now. Stay tuned. [via TMoNews]

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25 Comments
  • I love how HTCs instantly devalue when they are branded by a U.S. carrier. Too bad it doesn't have AT&T 3G bands or I would be all over it.
  • Hmm... Same price as the LG eXpo... i will not buy a smartphone without 850/1900.
    i will not buy a smartphone without 850/1900.
    i will not buy a smartphone without 850/1900.
  • Nice try AT&T retail employee. Nice try. I don't know what's sadder? Working for AT&T in a kiosk inside some mall or spreading FUD (fear uncertainty doubt) into the minds of unsuspecting readers?
  • Do you guys always complain about every phone that doesn't match your carrier? The HD2 is selling at a ridiculous price; it has a snapdragon processor and many more features that are comparable to the top end phones on the market. T-mobile's 3G footprint is barely behind at&t's and its going 21 mbps this summer, making it the fastest network in the USA. It's a smart buy at the value and specs, and xda developers will crank out a windows 7 phone os for us.
  • @Peter
    "instantly devalue"? are you serious? this will be like fire on hay.
    it seems HTC has worked down the development cost of the HD2 quite drastically seeing it as the full price of the device would be $450, tmobile is going to subsidize it at $250. I thought he usual was $200. in anycase this is really good news.
  • It's getting very difficult to contemplate buying a Windows Mobile 6.x phone. Just watching support vanish for that platform, such as Skype, newer versions of Flash, and other vendors who have fled the platform. We can't live in a vacuum. Once a platform dies, life starts to be come more difficult. What is the reason Mozilla suddenly halted work on Firefox for WinMo, even though it has been forever in alpha? Yes, yes, promises, promises, and people say that XDA forum will hack us a nice version of Windows Phone 7 Series to run on it. I'm not so sure. I'm getting nervous about using the old Windows Mobile, and I think that Windows Phone won't be secure until WP7S comes along.
  • didn't Fennec Alpha 4 was released last month? wait, forever in Alpha? 6.5 was just released November of last year... do you really think, Mozilla will be able to release a fully working Browser that they will be proud of in a month or so? Software engineering needs time. Microsoft won't suddenly stop fixing vulnerabilities on 6.5 devices just because they announced wp7s last month. There is still a lot of time to cover before wp7s comes out and before it gets really secure and gets devs to release working apps. give it about 6 months to a year... and guess what by that time, HD2 has served its purpose to us who's buying it now and by then will be switching to another phone. HD2 is not outdated as most of you say it is. like i've ask people, where is wp7s? It's not out yet. So please, look at outdated's definition before you guys use it.
  • This is a very surprising price for a couple of reasons: 1) The TP2 is $269.99 on T-Mo. Hard to argue that it should be priced higher than the HD2, and they shouldn't make the TP2 cost more, or else people will think something's not right about the HD2. The off-contract price is the same, but T-Mo is just subsidizing the HD2 more. 2) It comes with a 16gb microsd card. Great price. But it's still going to fail. Oh well. Maybe I'll take one for a test drive when the price plummets after WM7 is released.
  • I've had an HD2 running on T-Mobile since this past November. It is hands-down the nicest, most responsive touch screen I've ever used or seen. It's also virtually indestructable and I'm not wasting money on screen protectors anymore. WinMob 6.5 is fairly rock solid and there's only a couple minor usability issues I've come across (most have already been addressed via HTC updates). Plus it's already fully compatible with WinMob 7 (if the current specs remain in place). Considering what I paid for it on release, $450.00 is an amazing price. Now I'm considering getting another to replace my Touch Diamond. Topping it all off, friends and even folks I don't know ask about it when they see me using it. I can't count the number of times I've been asked "Is that the newest iPhone?" Makes me chuckle when I show them it's an HTC running WinMob. It makes the iPhone look and feel like a child's toy by comparison. I've already seen 3 friends converted from their iPhones and now, of course, I'm going to feel terribly guilty having to let them know it's coming out at a much lower price than they got it for. Oh well, c'est la vie! For what it's worth, this is probalby the only phone I've ever come across that could potentially take on and beat the iPhone. It's going to come down to marketing and service (which T-Mobile doesn't exactly have well covered). It may very well be why Apple is going after HTC. They've got the knowledge, experience and technology to quite possibly stop Apple's iPhone dominance.
  • Why are phones so expensive in the US? In the UK I can get a HD2 for FREE on an 18 month
  • once again the north american market gets a great phone too many months after it was released elsewhere and at the end of its life cycle. if msft wants wp7s to succeed here in north america, then its best phones need to enter the market here fast so as to keep up with appl and rim, and not six-plus months after the rest of the world has had them. where does this delay originate? the carriers? the phone manufacturers? other? i really hope that this "arrives late to north america" practice ends with ALL winpho7 devices.
  • With no T-Mobile 3G access in my city and no Windows Phone 7 Series upgrade path for HD2. I will not purchase this phone.
  • Geez. Sprint is CDMA, correct? $449 outright? Does that mean I can go to a Sprint store and buy it without commiting to a Sprint contract? That actually might be enough to get me to buy one and port it over to Verizon for a year or two. Especially if the rumor mill eventually confirms it'll run WP7s. Hmmmm...
  • but this isn't coming to sprint.. it is coming to t-mobile...
  • Ooops! My bad. Guess I can go back to ignoring everything HD2. Too bad.
  • The phone I purchased (shipped from Taiwain) last November and running on T-Mobile handles both GSM and CDMA according to the book it came with. Not entirely certain how they're managing that but apparently I can slip in a card for a CDMA network and it'll work. I haven't tried it though as I already had T-Mobile.
  • Sprint's CDMA, but T-Mobile's GSM and that's where this device is headed. Like others, I'm going to wait and see if the out of contract price goes down (eBay, craigslist) and see if I like it before I jump on this device and leave my great plan (SERO-like).
  • I was thinking of having it shipped it me from over seas... ie 700-800 bucks this is el cheapo. I am worried about t-mobile.. but it isn't like AT&T isn't total fail here in NYC anyway. My guess is both will equally suck in data speed. (and don't give me that PC mag report about att being fast in NYC.. it is a lie.. they must have tested in the middle of the night - on a weekend. My iphone is dail up modem speed on att.)
  • I made the switch from AT&T to T-Mobile and have been quite happy. In the SF Bay Area I get constant 2-3000kbps 3G downloads. Give them a shot.
  • im with beancounter. this was finally going to be a phone worthy enough for my money. i have been waiting to get a decent smarthpone for years. and now windows bails out on its software... unbeleivable. i think that WM is going to be a thing of the past and within a year it will be have now developer support. it looks like i will hate WP7s so, i dunno, microcrapsoft, i think you have failed me. i think i will just go get the android version of this phone the supersonic and root the damn thing..... UAGH!!!!
  • HD2... is a flop.. who wants... it.... I dont.... please give us a great Android phone.. not a flaky Microsoft 6.5 OS that is outdated now.. with no future. TMobile....Focus... on ANDROID.... MS is the past.
  • why dont you dont you just go buy the nexus one and continue on with your life :)
  • I do not understand why everyone is so against winmo 6.5 I have an old ipaq 6515 running winmo 2003 se. When friends got the iphone, i still blew them all away by simply telling my phone, "open gps" and tom tom started loading. I have so many awesome apps on it, that it would take a lot of good aps for me to consider changing from winmo. The only time i thought of changing phones was when touchpro2 came out.. but politely held out for the hd2.. the only two phones i would have felt would be better.
    but short. i love winmo and, i aint in love with winmo 7 because im gonna have to build a new collection of thousands of apps.
  • I called tmobile yesterday about upgrading (my 2 year contract is up in Oct) to the HD2 and although it doesn't come out until Mar 24th, the lady confirmed it will be $199 for the upgrade per unit. I was waiting for the iphone/tmobile this summer but I think I'm gonna take a chance on the hd2 at $199 and another 2 years of slavery to tmobile. Does anyone know if you'll be able to get the refurbished Iphone on tmobile right away?? If so, $150 for a 16gb 3GS on tmobile might make me rethink my HD2 purchase...
  • I do not understand why everyone is so against winmo 6.5 I have an old ipaq 6515 running winmo 2003 se. When friends got the iphone, i still blew them all away by simply telling my phone, "open gps" and tom tom started loading. I have so many awesome apps on it, that it would take a lot of good aps for me to consider changing from winmo. The only time i thought of changing phones was when touchpro2 came out.. but politely held out for the hd2.. the only two phones i would have felt would be better.
    but short. i love winmo and, i aint in love with winmo 7 because im gonna have to build a new collection of thousands of apps.