HTC One X Pre-Orders Starting Today at Best Buy


The latest superstar that’s taking Barcelona by storm is the HTC One X with its 4.7-inch screen, ICS, and 720p resolution. This LTE-enabled, Beats Audio-packing device will be coming to AT&T, but no release date has been announced yet.

The folks over at androidlife have attained information that Best Buy will begin taking pre-orders for the AT&T-bound phone today. Since the price has not yet been announced, it is possible Best Buy will just take a deposit as low as $50 as a pre-order.

Check out the Best Buy screenshot after the break.

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Best Buy Holding President’s Day Sale, Offering Deals On Plenty Of Devices

President’s Day is around the corner, and that means deals! This coming President’s Day, Best Buy is holding a few offers on some Android devices, including a buy one get one offer on the Droid RAZR. If you buy a black Droid RAZR ($149 on a 2-year contract), you’ll receive a second for just $49.99. On top of that, any smartphone from AT&T or Verizon can be activated free of charge (with a qualifying contract).

If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, or you’re in the market for a tablet device, Best Buy is also giving out $50 gift cards with the purchase of a 16GB Galaxy Tab 8.9 or 10.1. Best Buy is also offering $100 off any broadband mobile device when packaged with a laptop, netbook, tablet, e-reader or gaming console. If you’re a Sprint user, fret not, as Best Buy is throwing you a free HTC Evo Design 4G on a 2-year contract.

Are any of our TalkAndroid readers going to take advantage of these offers? Let us know!

source: android guys

Best Buy Offering $50 Gift Card If Customers Upgrade Their Phones By The End Of 2012, Must Register By February 12th

Planning to upgrade to a new phone by the end of the year and buy a gadget or two while you’re at it? Well you’re in luck because Best Buy is offering a heck of a promotion where they are offering a $50 gift card when customers upgrade to a new phone at any one of the Best Buy stores by December 31, 2012. Naturally there’s a catch— customers need to reserve their gift card by entering their mobile number and email address by Sunday, February 12. And you won’t actually see the gift card until you actually go into a store and upgrade your phone at that time. Still, a $50 gift card is still an awesome incentive, don’t you think?

Thanks Dave!

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ASUS Transformer Prime 32GB available now at Best Buy online

ASUS has done it again with the Transformer Prime. The original Transformer was very hot, and if you remember, it was very difficult to get your hands on one when it first launched. Now the Transformer Prime is going through the same issues.

If you’re in the market for one, head over to Best Buy online right now because they have the 32GB gray version available right now for $499.99. They even listed it as leaving the warehouse within one business day. We’re not sure how many they have or how long it will be available, but if you want one, you better grab one fast. Hit the source link to order.

Thanks Aaron

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Lucky Few Get Amazing Treat With Best Buy Oops

Well chalk this up as being some of the most lucky folk in the United States… A few lucky folk were able to get their hands on one of the most anticipated devices of the year a bit early. A few various users reported to Android Police that they were able to get the Galaxy Nexus from the folks over at Best Buy. Check out the screen shots below for proof.

The first Android Police user Sean Bates aka sfbates had these to post:
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Why I Got Rid of My DROID Razr and Am Waiting for the Galaxy Nexus

The moment I heard about the DROID Razr I was extremely excited.  I checked out the Droid Does web site constantly drooling over this phone. A few days before the launch, a contest was held where the first person to decipher the code won the phone. Sadly I didn’t win the phone, but that didn’t stop my drooling over it. It did land me this job here however, so I chalk that up as a major win in itself.

The Razr

I happened to be in Best Buy on 11.11.11, the day the Razr was released, and stopped by the mobile phone department to see if they had one to play with. The moment I touched it I was surprised at how light it was. The screen was rather crisp and the phone was quite quick. I was hooked. I bought one right then and there. I didn’t hold out for the Nexus because of Motorola’s announcement about bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to the Razr and figured I could patiently wait for that update. At this point, we were thinking it would be the beginning of 2012 to see it.

I took it home and started installing all my apps (roughly 150). I was impressed with the amount of internal storage the phone had. I was able to install all of my apps without moving any to the SD card with a heap of storage to spare. I still moved some out of principle, but it was nice knowing that I didn’t have to. All the apps started up quickly and I saw no lag, whatsoever. I was impressed.

For the first few days I had the phone I was in heaven. It did everything I wanted it to with ease and finesse. The Motorola don’t-call-it-blur overlay had a few bells and whistles I was impressed with. I liked their contact widget and the little flare they had when you switched between home screens was nice. I did notice that there were only five home screens to play with. Considering that the norm is seven, and I use every single one of them, I was a little miffed at only having five. Maybe Motorola figured we only needed five, something I didn’t like, but something I could over look.
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Best Buy to Start Receiving Galaxy Nexus Stock Today, Mums the Word

Well well. It looks like Best Buy is to start receiving Verizon Galaxy Nexus stock today but based on the disclosure seen in the screen shot, you’re not supposed to know that. Now, I wouldn’t go calling or visiting your local Best Buy in hopes of receiving some top secret info. They are going to be pretty tight lipped about this device and I presume you will just have to wait until friday.

[via Android Central]

[Deal] Best Buy has the ASUS Transformer for $299.99 with free shipping

It’s not as hot as the Black Friday price, but $299.99 with free shipping will probably be the cheapest the ASUS Transformer will be this holiday season. No, it’s not the quad-core beast Transformer Prime, but this is by far the best tablet you can buy for the money. We have no idea how much stock they have, so I recommend you order quickly.

Thanks Steve

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Amazon Kindle Fire is outselling the iPad at

The Amazon Kindle Fire was released with high expectations. How could it not be one of the hottest items this Holiday season priced at $199.99? The real question is how well it will do against the iPad, everyone’s measuring stick. Unfortunately these two devices are completely different, but the Kindle Fire has the ability to get into more hands of mainstream Americans since it costs $300 less.

The results are starting to show as Best Buy is showing the Kindle Fire as the best selling tablet. Is this a shocker to anyone? It all comes down to price and with a name like Amazon the Kindle Fire will have continued success. Eventually Android will take over iOS for tablet market share, and the Kindle Fire will be one of the biggest contributing factors even though it’s not marketed as an Android device.

[via techcrunch]