HTC just sent a new HTC One smartphone, and a bunch of accessories, to the gas station clerk whose life was saved by his HTC smartphone.
The phone stopped a bullet fired into his abdomen during a robbery.
News of the incident went viral, along with a picture of the smartphone that stopped the bullet. It looked like this:
So the folks at HTC sent him a new one and announced it with a tweet:
— HTC (@htc) October 29, 2013
It probably goes without saying, but if you’re gunning for a new HTC One smartphone for free, actually being gunned down probably isn’t the safest way to go about it.