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Best Buy to offer LG Chocolate Touch, Samsung Omnia 2 and many more on August 23rd

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Best Buy to offer LG Chocolate Touch, Samsung Omnia 2 and many more on August 23rd
A leaked picture of a computer report for Best Buy shows that the big box retailer has a very busy August 23rd coming up. Among the standout handsets that will be launched that day is the LG Chocolate Touch. While not the BL40 that everyone is busting blood vessels over, the VX8575 will be the fourth Chocolate named handset in the series and will have a full touchscreen UI. Another phone apparently coming to Best Buy on the 23rd of this month that everyone is waiting for is the Samsung Omnia 2. The handset is equipped with a 3.7 inch AMOLED display, Touch Wiz 2.0 and a 5MP camera with AF and smile detection. Both of these devices will be run on Verizon's network.

Other handsets that Best Buy is expected to release on the 23rd of this month include a berry colored Samsung Gravity 2 for T-Mobile and the Samsung Solstice and the LG Xenon in red, both on AT&T. Besides the Chocolate Touch and the Omnia 2, other phones for Big Red to be launched on the 23rd include the Samsung Rogue and the Samsung u450 Intensity. On the same date, it looks like the retailer is expecting replenishment of inventory of the BlackBerry Tour 9630. No details on pricing were made known for any of the models.

It might be hard to do, but try to be patient. The 23rd is just a little more than 2 weeks away

LG Chocolate Touch VX8575 Preliminary Specifications
Samsung Omnia 2 Preliminary Specifications (CDMA)
Samsung Omnia 2 I8000 Specification | Review  (GSM)
Samsung Gravity 2 Specifications
Samsung Solstice SGH-A887 Specifications
LG Xenon Specifications | Review
Samsung Rogue Specifications
BlackBerry Tour 9630 Specifications | Review

source: BGR
Best Buy to offer LG Chocolate Touch, Samsung Omnia 2 and many more on August 23rd





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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:43

1. WKlingbeil (Posts: 215; Member since: 26 Dec 2008)


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posted on 08 Aug 2009, 23:07

5. VerizonGuy79 (Posts: 3; Member since: 08 Aug 2009)


Omnia 2 will not be out Aug 23rd I can assure you.

posted on 09 Aug 2009, 12:47

6. kvenderley (Posts: 31; Member since: 09 Aug 2009)


how do you know? do you work for them? when do you think or know it will be released?

posted on 09 Aug 2009, 13:00

7. VerizonGuy79 (Posts: 3; Member since: 08 Aug 2009)


Omnia isn't due till October.

posted on 09 Aug 2009, 13:06

8. kvenderley (Posts: 31; Member since: 09 Aug 2009)


do you know that for sure, october is the month?

posted on 09 Aug 2009, 15:18

9. kjack628 (Posts: 49; Member since: 19 Jul 2009)


Huh I knew it was to good to be true. I hope that you are wrong vzwguy79 I wanted to test it out, well it's better than a Christmas release and I am sure October will come fast. I have been hearing that the o2 is in testing at the moment with verizon.

posted on 09 Aug 2009, 17:11

10. VerizonGuy79 (Posts: 3; Member since: 08 Aug 2009)


Let's just say that I do know.... and leave it at that. :)

posted on 08 Aug 2009, 15:37

2. PapaJay224 (Posts: 866; Member since: 08 Feb 2009)


4 of those are confirmed...

posted on 08 Aug 2009, 18:41

3. vnewton09 (Posts: 20; Member since: 09 Jul 2009)


Y is Best Buy getting these phones B4 VZW???

posted on 08 Aug 2009, 19:46

4. IHeartVZW (Posts: 4; Member since: 29 Jun 2009)


Isn't the Chocolate touch the BL40, because engadget is using them synonymously. http://www.engadgetmobile.com/tag/bl40

posted on 09 Aug 2009, 20:44

11. VZWProductTestr (Posts: 56; Member since: 03 Jul 2009)


Hi everyone, I have been away on my honeymoon and will be back at work on Monday. I promise I will have pics of the 8575 and Omnia II by Wednesday-Thursday with detailed reviews and specs. Until then, take care!

posted on 10 Aug 2009, 00:26

12. kjack628 (Posts: 49; Member since: 19 Jul 2009)


Congradulations, If you can try to get a real release date please, I am tired of rumors of a possible release date. Is the verizonguy79 right about the October release?

posted on 12 Aug 2009, 12:52

18. pwrtch (Posts: 3; Member since: 12 Aug 2009)


VZWProductTestr, once you have these promised pictures and reviews, where will be able to find them? Thanks!

posted on 12 Aug 2009, 13:11

19. pwrtch (Posts: 3; Member since: 12 Aug 2009)


VZWProductTestr, once you have these promised pictures and reviews, where will be able to find them? Thanks!

posted on 17 Aug 2009, 18:28

20. pwrtch (Posts: 3; Member since: 12 Aug 2009)


You sir, are a liar and a fake. Probably just a phonearena employee trying to get hits on this article. Nice werk jerk.

posted on 23 Aug 2009, 13:02

22. MR521 (Posts: 47; Member since: 12 Jun 2009)


Vzwproductester where are the promised pictures? Where can we find them? Also any accurate release date for the omnia 2?

posted on 10 Aug 2009, 11:43

13. puggunit (Posts: 23; Member since: 31 Jul 2009)


i hate best buy.

posted on 11 Aug 2009, 10:13

14. VZWProductTestr (Posts: 56; Member since: 03 Jul 2009)


Good news! Samsung Rogue is in Verizons system and if you find a kind sales rep they can order it for you and you will get it by the end of the week

posted on 11 Aug 2009, 15:06

17. kjack628 (Posts: 49; Member since: 19 Jul 2009)


What about the o2..I called the rep and he said a mid-late september release, is this true?

posted on 11 Aug 2009, 10:34

15. VZWProductTestr (Posts: 56; Member since: 03 Jul 2009)


I take it back, they are in the system but not priced accurately.

posted on 11 Aug 2009, 12:18

16. Imagineer87 (Posts: 2; Member since: 14 May 2009)


Whats IS the price 2yr and no plan? Do you know?

posted on 23 Aug 2009, 12:57

21. MR521 (Posts: 47; Member since: 12 Jun 2009)


For sure the Omnia 2 is not out today :( I called vzw and they don't have it in their system. I also called best buy and they don't know if they are even getting it. So I think verizonguy79 might be correct about the October release. That sucks!

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