Best Buy inventory system says the HTC ThunderBolt is to be released on February 21

Best Buy inventory system says the HTC ThunderBolt is to be released on February 21
A few hours ago we showed you an HTC ThunderBolt teaser, which may give you a few hints when this beast will be set free, but now a much more definite (but not official) proof is leaked - the Best Buy inventory system shows that the HTC ThunderBolt is to be launched on February 21.

It's important to note this is the in-stock date of the device, but according to the tipsters at Phandroid's forum, this is the launch day of this powerful phone as opposed to its out-stock date, which is February 24.

Either way, the HTC ThunderBolt's release is nearing, and we're most eager to spend some quality time with this powerhouse of a phone. Are you getting one?

source: Phandroid

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1. Das70

Posts: 124; Member since: Jan 05, 2011

Good. Now all the impatient babies will stop crying.

2. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

Can't really blame everyone for being impatient. I dunno if you have heard yet, but this phone, the first 4g phone for Verizon, is kind of a big deal (like Ron Burgendy).

10. kocho unregistered

1) I'm getting one. This phone is amazing. First 4G LTE phone on Verizon!!! 2) Phone Arena- the "outstock date" appears to be 2-24-2013 in that screen shot. 3) "Das70"- I can see your point, but I don't think anyone is crying like a baby here. We are probably more similar to children waiting impatiently for a new groundbreaking 4G LTE toy!

3. Das70

Posts: 124; Member since: Jan 05, 2011

Yeah yeah. I know, I know. Just like Sprints big announcement was a big deal, just like Verizons big iphone announcement was a big deal etc. etc. You know how those turned out. These big deals seem to wither away once they come about. They arent that big a deal. Its a cellphone. Its not going to do much more than any other smartphone. I cant wait to hear all the bitching and moaning once the device is release. boo hoo bad battery life, freezes, speaker not loud,.........LOL

9. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

are you a moron? you think the iphone coming to verizon has "withered" away? let the big boys take this one, your opinions are a little far from truth.

4. orielwindow

Posts: 109; Member since: Sep 23, 2010

I'm excited for this! I switched from the Incredible to the Pro and although I really enjoy my qwerty keyboard on the Pro I miss the HTC Sense skin of the Incredible. So I'm hoping to switch back to the HTC brand when this is FINALLY released!!

5. Ralston1983

Posts: 70; Member since: Feb 03, 2011

I think I may get this phone and sell my Droid X on ebay. I heard the HTC UI is a lot better.

8. Rich unregistered

it is. ill never switch from HTC. i have the incredible now but im going to get the thunderbolt. moto phones have been hit or miss to me. HTC has been phenomenal.

6. vaheredity unregistered

This will be my first Droid\HTC phone (coming over from Blackberry) so I'm excited to get this and try it out. Did anyone else notice that the Feb. 21st date on the picture is the In Stock Date but the Street Date is blank? If I'm reading that correctly, it means that BB will have them on the 21st but not that it'll necessarily be released that day. Hoping I'm wrong though! :-)

13. heyitzme

Posts: 87; Member since: Jan 03, 2011

Gonna have to smooth talk some BB reps I guess

7. skymitch89

Posts: 1452; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Goes with the teaser video from Verizon. 3+2+1=6. 6 days from launch of video until launch.

11. john unregistered

this phone probably broke the reccord in all time for the most release dates on a single phone wtf they do this on purpose

12. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

yea, the most release dates from everyone else, EXCEPT Verizon, which is the only one that matters.

14. jdavis2037

Posts: 13; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

Am I getting One ? Hell to tha flipping yeah Im getting one , I have been following this device since project name to Production !


Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 26, 2010

exactly LionStone, everyone was tring to say Verizon delayed the launch due to the iphone, but all of those early release dates came from people who don't know squat. There would have been "no way" that the bolt would launch @ best buy before it would launch @ Big Red.

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