Just a little over a month ago, Facebook held a press event in Menlo Park at their headquarters to announce a partnership with HTC and ATT. The child of that partnership was the HTC First, priced at just $99 and the first device to come pre-loaded with Facebook Home. While Home was met with mixed reviews from the media and consumers, the First itself didn’t seem all that bad. Beneath Facebook’s launcher lays a vanilla Android operating system, with mid-level specs inside of a well-designed body. According to sources of BGR, none of it was good enough to keep the device on shelves for even a few months.
Sources state that fewer than 15,000 units were sold during the time that the device dropped in price to just $0.99 on