Last night we showed you a leaked photo of a document showing upcoming Verizon Wireless phones along with what phone they were replacing. It was taken by a Best Buy Mobile employee, and the document was handed out by a Verizon rep. Some people might consider it a fake because of some misspellings, but interestingly enough, another Best Buy document has surfaced that is showing similar information, but in a different format.
The spelling is okay, but it doesn’t prove anything. This time Samsung is spelled out for the Samsung Prime (instead of SAM), and it still shows as replacing the DROID Charge. A notable exception is the Thunderbolt 2. For whatever reason it is omitted, but I don’t think it means that it won’t be launching soon. If both of these documents are real, than it’s obvious that each rep or district is making their own copies. It is possible that this rep made their copy before the Thunderbolt 2 (or Vigor) was clear.
I do find it interesting that the Bionic is on this list, and not on the other. It is obviously not replacing anything, nor will it be replaced anytime soon. I think it is on the list to show it as a new release much like the Pantech Breakout, which also isn’t replacing anything. This is further proof that this list was created way before last night’s leak.
So hey, more colors (and by extension, more choices) are good, right? According to Pocketnow, the coveted HTC EVO 3D will be seeing an additional color of not only RadioShack white, but Best Buy purple. While this isn’t too much of a surprise, given Best Buy’s exclusive release of the white HTC EVO 4G, the third color is definitely something of note. Hopefully, this is something we’ll see in the future, as more choice is good for everyone, particularly the consumer. So what do you think? Black, white, or purple? Let us know in the comments!
If you have been waiting for the right deal on the HTC Flyer, then take a look at Best Buy. They are running it for £329, which is down from the usual £479. They are including the magic pen, and the deal ends on September 21st.
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We showed you the leaked image last week so it is no surprise that the DROID Bionic is officially in the Best Buy September buyer’s guide. It just came out, and the full specs are listed with no surprises. We just want the phone to just launch already. Main specs include a 4.3″ qHD screen, OMAP4 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera, VGA front camera, and 4G LTE. The price isn’t listed, but we are expecting $299 with a 2-year contract or $589 off contract.
If this phone didn’t have 4G LTE, it wouldn’t stand a chance against the upcoming release of Verizon’s version of the Samsung Galaxy S II. It still could be dead in the water, but I am still anxious to get my hands on one.
We have known about the White DROID Incredible 2 for a while now, and the recently leaked Best Buy buyers guide gave us further confirmation. Now all we need is the official announcement, and that has now been completed since Best Buy just gave us a press reelase. The only thing left is to head over to Best Buy starting this Sunday, August 21st, and hand over $149 for this gorgeous phone. The specs are the same as the black DROID Incredible 2, but lets face it, white is the new black.
Full press release after the break
Starting this Sunday, August 21st, Best Buy will let you walk out of the store with a FREE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with the purchase of a Samsung 3D LED HDTV.
You will have the choice of the 46″ LED 1080p smart 3D HDTV for $1,499.99 or you can grab the 55″ version for $1,999.99. Either one will net you the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for free.
If you were thinking about grabbing a 3D set, I can’t think of a better time than now. The deal ends Saturday, August 27th. Let us know if you decide to grab one.
Full press release after the break
Remember when we showed you some images of a rumored white version of the Droid Incredible 2? Well, a Best Buy buyer’s guide is showing they will have this exclusive white device at a decent $149 after contract. It’s said to be in-stock on August 21st, so it should be ready to purchase soon. This is good news if you’re a fan of colors other than the average black slate. It’s still a solid mid-level Android phone even if it’s lacking 4G. Anyone looking to rock the white?
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It’s now Wednesday the 17th and Best Buy has kicked off their Deal of the day. Todays deal is free smartphones. Which ones you ask.? Lets see there’s the Verizon branded Samsung Fascinate, the AT&T branded Motorola Atrix, and the Sprint branded Nexus S 4G.
Yesterday we mentioned that Best Buy was increasing their staff in preparation for the increased customers they should be seeing. And now we see the reason for this. Three free Android devices are being offered without cost from Best Buy with the signing of a 2-year agreement.
You can get this deal in stores or online, so take your pick. If you’re in the market for an upgrade or looking to switch from your old carrier this may be your chance to get an ever so awesome Android phone for the amazing price of FREE!
There’s no denying it; now is a great time to get your hands on an Acer Iconia A500 tablet as great deals are popping up all over. Here’s a quick breakdown of its features:
- Android 3.0
- 10.1″ (1280 x 800) display
- 1Ghz dual-core Tegra 2 processor
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- 5MP rear-cam and 2MP front-cam
Not too shabby, right? Now onto the deals: Wal-Mart is offing this 3.0 tab + 3 Bonus Games for $398 via their website or you can head on over to either Target or Best Buy, where you can pick up the same tab for $399 and they’ll throw in a $100 Gift Card for their respective stores.
Those are some sweet deals considering Android 3.1 for this device is already available for download and the Android 3.2 Honeycomb update will be released on August 25th.
Yesterday we announced the HTC partnership with Beats by Dre. Shortly after Best Buy announced a special offer for this weekend. They are offering 20% off any Beats by Dre headphone with the purchase of an HTC phone. Not a bad deal, but you have to be in the market for an HTC phone to make this work.