HTC announced today via their Facebook Page that the Desire HD launch event is happening tomorrow with more info to come. But what we do know from our inside source at Voda, is that it will launch on Vodafone’s $59/mo cap plan (see pic). We’re not sure when the devices will hit stores, but will no doubt find out tomorrow from the launch event.

The Vodafone $59 cap includes: $650 cap credit, 2GB of data, unlimited Voda-to-Voda (inc. Three) calls. Which appears to be more than enough to run the Desire HD to its full capacity. So with all these details in mind, who here is getting one?

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TwitcH
TwitcH
10 years ago

Off the press release from last month regarding the HD, found this comment today:

Vodafone Blog says: October 26, 2010 at 8:00 am
Hi Everyone,

I noticed a few you guys have found out (thanks Ty, Marc, Peter Tez)… Sorry for the MIA, HTC is planning on releasing details on the Desire HD tonight.

Cheers

at

ozboy
ozboy
10 years ago

None for me; great looking and sounding phone but crappy service provider (not their service as such more there lack of CUSTOMER service…had to write customer in capital letters so they look it up in the dictionary). Pity another provider didn’t have it so now a proud owner of Galaxy S by 3 for the family. If you are from HTC this is the risk you run with having “special” deals with poor partners.

Simon
Simon
10 years ago

My sister went to the vodaphone store at burwood westfield, and bankstown centro (both nsw) and both stores told her it won’t be launched till end of november after the win7 htc mobile.

I might go ahead and pre-order it from handtec.co.uk or clove.co.uk

PseudoEdge
PseudoEdge
Reply to  Simon
10 years ago

If you get it from Clove you may have to wait a bit. I pre-ordered the phone on 6th October and missed the first release on the 24th. Supposedly more stock will arrive late October and Early November.

I am unsure if i’ll get my order fulfilled with this stock.

I guess though a phone like this will have pre-order larger than a phone book :p

Justme dreaming
Justme dreaming
10 years ago

If only it would work on Telstra nextg I would buy one today

Tech
Tech
Reply to  Justme dreaming
10 years ago

Are you serious? It is a 3G phone. All you would need to do is purchase outright so no block or sign up for Voda plan

Sean
Sean
Reply to  Tech
10 years ago

Re-read it.

He said Telstra Next G.

That handset won’t work with Next G.

It doesn’t run at the required frequency.

Dylan
Dylan
Reply to  Tech
10 years ago

it works just not in regional areas

mobuksh
mobuksh
10 years ago

Does the Desire HD have an anti-root chip?

tomascivinod
tomascivinod
10 years ago

Maybe the x10 and the SGS will be cheaper aswell!

ChaosDave
ChaosDave
10 years ago

I wonder if the legend will come down to $0 on the $29 cap now?

tomascivinod
tomascivinod
Reply to  ChaosDave
10 years ago

That would be good! Unibody android for cheap!

Dom
Dom
10 years ago

Got my Desire HD in the UK a week today from T-mobile with unlimited data 600mins and 500 texts for Β£25p/m. Check out my website for a post I’m going to make with all the early adopted niggles and issues

tomascivinod
tomascivinod
Reply to  Dom
10 years ago

I would but what is your site?

ChaosDave
ChaosDave
10 years ago

hope they announce the Z aswell, which i much prefer

Th0mas
Th0mas
10 years ago

Does anyone know if it come with the HTC based Froyo or has extra bloatware added?

My desire to get one very heavily depending on these unwanted features.

den
den
10 years ago

I want the Desire Z!

mike
mike
10 years ago

already pre-ordered mine from mobicity, just gotta wait for either the first or second shipment… but I’m burning to get it

Lucas
10 years ago

I can’t wait!!!! Android here i come again

Grunger
Grunger
10 years ago

Aww gee, I don’t know. I mean I wanna get one but I also want to get the Desire Z but the HD is ever so tempting….

tomascivinod
tomascivinod
Reply to  Grunger
10 years ago

desire z will be cheaper….

Chumly
Chumly
10 years ago

will be getting one the minute they let me at it

JK52
JK52
Reply to  Chumly
10 years ago

see you camped outside the vodafone stores then haha

Neil
Neil
10 years ago

Dam! Have 20 months to go on Telstra Desire plan… Guess I’ll have wait. Maybe the big T might release froyo by then…(wishful thinking?)

Dylan
Dylan
Reply to  Buzz Moody
10 years ago

ahhaha

Dylan
Dylan
10 years ago

sexy phone

Brendan
Brendan
10 years ago

I will definitely be getting one on a business cap!
Hopefully I can pre order this to upgrade πŸ™‚

Kris
Kris
10 years ago

it is still coming to 3 as well right?!?!

Kris
Kris
Reply to  Buzz Moody
10 years ago

oohhh don’t like the sound of that. Thats exactly what was said about the Legend and it never appeared

tomascivinod
tomascivinod
Reply to  Buzz Moody
10 years ago

does it matter? The caps are exactly the same!

Kris
Kris
Reply to  Buzz Moody
10 years ago

for me it matters. My partner and I are on the one bill with 3. His phone was replaced 6 months ago. My contract was up about 3 days ago. So we really don’t want to split the bill.

Sean
Sean
Reply to  Kris
10 years ago

At this point, no announcement.

But at their roadshow, it was declared an exclusive “VHA Handset”.

But in saying that also, as a company, they’re trying to reduce the amount of 3 sign ups and shift everyone over to Vodafone, so perhaps if they do actually make a 3 Desire HD, it may only be a limited run.

If I hear anything, you’ll be the first to know.

Mich
Mich
10 years ago

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!! New toy time πŸ˜€ le awesome!

Cloudream
Cloudream
10 years ago

The reason Desire still uses 2.1 in Au…?

tomascivinod
tomascivinod
Reply to  Buzz Moody
10 years ago

So true, I have a touch diamond!!!! 2.2 with no camera πŸ™

coder
coder
Reply to  Buzz Moody
10 years ago

But in the case of SE/Motorola phones, its useless manufacturers to blame…rather than in the case of HTC Desire, it’s a useless carrier to blame.

Sean
Sean
Reply to  Cloudream
10 years ago

It’s currently in final approval stages with Samsung.

Telstra has sent through a few versions already, but Samsung has said no to them.

But this one is nearly approved, so hold tight =]

coder
coder
Reply to  Sean
10 years ago

Commenting on the wrong news article?

tomascivinod
tomascivinod
10 years ago

I wish it was 49 a month, might be able to squeeze me dad for it!
I hope….

Jono
Jono
10 years ago

oh boy! oh boy! oh boy!

LustStarrr
Reply to  Jono
10 years ago

LOL!! I’m excited also although can’t afford it..**sigh**..I will get this one if it is within $39 (dare to dream) no matter whatever the cap is..LOL (scratches own head thinikin about the absurd dream)