HTC One M9 (32GB, Unlocked, No Contract) for $350

With current generation flagships priced so high, a previous generation flagship may be an alternative if none of the mid-tier flagships from upstarts and big names alike strike your fancy. Which brings us to the new condition factory-unlocked no-contract 32GB HTC One M9 going for $350 at Make sure you check that Amazon actual is the seller and not any of the iffy marketplace sellers. Amazon actual is authorized, so you get the USA warranty. The marketplace sellers, I have no clue, so don’t buy from them unless you know for certain.

Note that Amazon’s compatibility listing appears to be inaccurate. Check the reviews and answered-questions and HTC’s own website for more details.

The M8 and M9 were a bit divisive, some people did not like them and prefer the the M7/M10 releases, while others are fine with them. It’s good to have choices in the market, as long as you are willing to do the necessary research to get the phone that best fits your priorities. The M9, just like the M8 (but not the M7) support microSD cards.

Refurbished HTC One M8 (Windows Phone; Verizon, unlocked GSM) for $190

IF you are a fan of Windows Phone and want Android-flagship hardware, there’s a compromise for that. The Windows Phone versions of the HTC One M8 is offered seller-refurbished for Verizon with its GSM cellular unlocked, going for $190 with free shipping, with a limit of five per buyer, offered by seller “MobilePros1” (97.5%). No contract!

NOTE: this is the Windows Phone M8, not the Android!

Refurbished HTC One M8 (unlocked, no contract) for $210

While the previously mentioned $100-ish prices for the HTC One M7 are tempting, if you want/need a microSD memory card, the M8 is a must, and it is among the latest eBay offers! The Seller Refurbished 32GB One M8, factory unlocked with clean ESN, but functional despite scratches and scuffmarks, is offered for $210 with free shipping, in the gray color scheme (the others sold out), by eBay seller “GuaranteeCellular” (98.7%). Limit five per customer. Nearly 1400 units sold from this so far.

As always, keep in mind that seller refurbished is a higher risk than manufacturer refurbished, so if you are a risk averse type of shopper, keep that in mind! No contract, this is a GSM phone.

Refurbished HTC One M7 (former Verizon, GSM unlocked) for $100

How low can you go? How about $100? That’s what it takes to get you the seller-refurbished 32GB HTC One M7. This was a Verizon phone that its GSM component has been unlocked for any GSM carrier. The listing says clean ESN and already over 300 units got sold from this particular offer. Limit five per buyer with the silver color being the only one offered. The seller is GuaranteeCellular (98.7%). As usual with seller-refurbished items, the risk is higher, so keep that in mind if you don’t like taking risks or having to return items. No contract!

Refurbished HTC One M7 for $118 [no contract]

If you don’t care for microSD cards, and prefer to get previous generation flagships instead of middle of the road more recent smartphones, among the latest eBay offers you can get the seller refurbished HTC One M7 for $118 with free shipping. This is a former Verizon Wireless phone, unlocked, with 4G LTE and 32GB on-board which is important since it doesn’t have microSD (it was added with the M8).

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Refurbished HTC One M7 (unlocked GSM) for $150

With the latest wave of flagships coming out, more deals can be found in the previous-flagships, and even more so in the previous-previous flagships. Case in point, the HTC One M7 (unlocked GSM, formerly an AT&T phone, 32GB) is available for $150 with free shipping and no contract as manufacturer refurbished by ebay seller QualityCellz (99.2%). You have a choice of black or silver color scheme.

NOTE: the M7 does NOT have a microSD slot. HTC added a microSD slot to the M8.

Needless to say, this is a pretty good bang for the buck former-flagship phone! You can use it as a Wifi-only device (eg media player) or with any compatible GSM provider.

Refurbished HTC One M8 (Verizon, no contract) for $220

If you are comfortable with the increased risk of seller refurbished smartphones, last year’s HTC One flagship, the M8 is currently offered seller-refurbished, unlocked for the Verizon network, with clean ESN for $220 with free shipping by eBay seller “GuaranteeCellular” (98.9%) with three color choices and a limit of five per customer. They offer a 14-day money back warranty (with approved RMA). No contract!

As it is often the case, carrier-centric phones go for less than unlocked GSM phones since you have a lot more options and flexibility with GSM. But if you want to use this as a Wifi-only device, that’s a discount!

Refurbished HTC One Mini for $145 (GSM unlocked, no contract)

If you are comfortable buying seller-refurbished smartphones with their increased risks (versus new or manufacturer refurbished), among the latest eBay offers, you can get the seller refurbished HTC One Mini for $145 with free shipping with a limit of five per buyer. This is currently a GSM unlocked smartphone, which used to be an AT&T phone. No contract, you own the phone right away and you can use it with any GSM provider of your choice or just keep it as a Wifi-only option.

Keep in mind, Mini in this case also refers to the specs. It is not the original One flagship internals on a smaller phone. For example, this Mini is powered by the Snapdragon 400. It has a 4.3-inch screen.

Refurbished 32GB HTC One M8 for $270 [no contract]

Among the latest wave of eBay featured Deals, you can get the manufacturer refurbished HTC One M8 with your choice of Android or Windows, for $270 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. No contract, you own it right away. This is a GSM factory unlocked phone.

Refurbished HTC One M8 (unlocked, former AT&T) for $300

Like to have the latest flagship smartphone but don’t want to pay full price or sign up for a two year contract? Among the latest eBay offers you can get the manufacturer refurbished HTC One M8 (factory unlocked) for $300 (was $350) with free shipping. This is offered by eBay seller “qualitycellz” (99.1%), available in two different colors, with a limit of five per customer. This was formerly an AT&T phone, but it is now unlocked.

Refurbished HTC One M7 (Unlocked, formerly AT&T) for $200

Flagship smartphones get updated every year, but if you are cool with the 2013 flagship, among the latest eBay deals, you can get the manufacturer refurbished HTC One M7, unlocked (former AT&T) with no contract for $200 with free shipping, in your choice of color (silver, black, blue) with a limit of five per customer, sold by eBay seller “qualitycellz” (99.1%). Keep in mind, the 2013 HTC One does not have a microSD, while the 2014 HTC One M8 does.

Keep in mind, there will be a new HTC One flagship at some point in the next few weeks, so the M7 will go from being the “previous flagship” to being the “second cousin flagship” 🙂