Posts Tagged ‘Best Buy’
Best Buy is now taking pre-orders for the LG EnV Touch, which is headed to Verizon Wireless, with a $50 deposit, though the final retail price is not known yet. However, it is a good guess that VZW will probably sell it for around $200 with 2-year contract. As far as the launch goes, while VZW has not yet announced the launch date, it is rumored to be June 5th. In case you are interested in this phone, here are the specs for it again:
- Dual WVGA screen with a full QWERTY keyboard.
- Full touchscreen on the front.
- 3.2 Mpxl camera with autofocus with Schneider Kreuznach lens
- Stereo speakers
- Micro-SDHC card slot which can work with 16GB cards.
[Via Unwired View]
Listen up, you Best Buy Rewards Zone and Silver Premier members, if you have a hankering for the iPhone 3G, mosey over to the nearest Best Buy store, flash your card and get $50 if you are Rewards Zone member or $100 if you a Silver Premier member. Of course there are catches to this: First, you have to be enrolled in the membership programs before Feb 21st. Second, you still have to sign up for 2-year contract with AT&T to get the iPhone for as low as $99 bucks.
[Via Boy Genius Report]
Rumors has it that Best Buy will launch Pre exclusively other than Sprint for the first 60 days. While this is not confirmed, this could be quite a scoop for Best Buy given the hype around the Pre.
Originally Best Buy had indicated that it would be selling Blackberry Storm starting November 16th. Unfortunately for them, Verizon Wireless and RIM decided to launch the Storm on November 21st. Consequently, Best Buy will now start selling the Storm in their stores on November 23rd. On the positive side of it, they will be able set up the Verizon contracts for you in the store, so you won’t have to shell out $599 to purchase. You can get it for $199 with 2-year contract.
Some time back, we had reviewed the Samsung M8800 code named Pixon. According to rumors floating out on the internet, T-Mobile and Samsumg might be getting ready to launch the M8800 Pixon smartphone under the name T929 Leica. This 8 Mpxl behemoth is really a smart-camera with phone functionality added to it. Best Buy already seems to have the battery for it.
Rumor has it that Best Buy is getting ready to launch the Sony Ericsson’s much-talked-about, Windows Mobile-based smartphone, the Xperia X1. According to Boy Genius Report, the phone will start selling next month and will cost $799. This phone is unlocked, so you could take it to any carrier of your choice so long as it supports UMTS/HSPDA. So, you could potential use it on T-Mobile and AT&T.
Update: Best Buy is taking pre-orders in the stores starting today. You have to go the store, they will not take it online. Though, be warned that neither the launch date nor the price have been announced yet.
A few days back, Verizon Wireless launched its scavenger hunt in New York for the Blackberry Launch. As part of the official rules of the contest, it has hinted at the possible pricing of Blackberry Storm. According to the fine print, the approximate retail value of a Blackberry Storm 9500 along with a $50 gift card is $549. In other words, the Storm costs $499. If that is the case, then I would expect the phone will cost less with 2-year contract, maybe even $100-$199.
In another news, Best Buy is reportedly taking pre-orders for the Blackberry Storm starting tomorrow with $50 deposit. According to Engadget Mobile, this has been confirmed in only one store. No official release has been put out yet.