Update: AT&T has revealed its HTC One (M8) release date plans.
The nation's No. 2 will have the new HTC One in stores and online (live around 1 p.m. ET) up for order starting today. An AT&T spokeswoman clarified that customers won't be able to walk into an AT&T store and walk out with an HTC One (M8) today.
Shipping will happen immediately, and customers can pick it up for $24.62/month through AT&T Next, $32/month through AT&T Next 12 or $199.99 with a two-year service agreement.
AT&T is offering the M8 in "Gunmetal Gray with Glacial Silver."
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The HTC One (M8) is finally here for you to feast your eyes upon, but when, where and for how much can you pick up and play with the next "World's Best Phone?"
Luckily, the new One is headed to all four major US carriers; Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have each signed on to carry HTC's latest.
More on Verizon in a minute, but AT&T and Sprint will have the M8 on sale online by 1 p.m. ET today. The flagship will be available in all four carriers' stores by April 11, with T-Mobile also starting to sell the device online that day.
Depending on where you subscribe, the new HTC One will be priced at either $199 or $249 with a two-year contract. Off-contract, the new One has settled on a $649 price point.
As for Big Red, Verizon customers will be able to buy the new HTC One in retail locations and online at 1 p.m. ET today, as was rumored Monday. The phone will sell for $199.99 on contract.
HTC One (M8) likes to Play
HTC has also announced the HTC One (M8) Google Play edition, and those looking to skip the whole carrier thing can pre-order the phone on the Google Play Store right now.
The vanilla Android version will be available in silver for $699. Supported wireless bands include GSM, WCDMA and LTE.
The Google Play edition will be able to take advantage of the M8's Duo Camera by leveraging HTC's APIs, however the Taiwanese firm didn't have any details on just how Google will accomplish this.
Developer and SIM Unlocked flavors of the phone are also available on htc.com for $649.