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Best Buy shows an on-line simulator of the HTC Thunderbolt

0. phoneArena posted on 20 Feb 2011, 23:26

If you've been waiting for Verizon's HTC Thunderbolt to be released, it looks like things may be getting a bit closer, as the Best Buy site now has an on-line simulator for the phone. It still doesn't give a release date, which has been rumored from last week through February 28th, but keep in mind you can pre-order it with a $50 deposit at their store locations. The simulator shows some information about the phone, such as 360 degree overview of where the power button, earpiece and camera are located (like you couldn't figure that out yourself?), as well as how to use the software, streaming video, and camera

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posted on 21 Feb 2011, 00:05 1

1. pbody (unregistered)

I've become numb from the anticipation of this phone.

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 00:55 1

2. Valanten (Posts: 19; Member since: 07 Apr 2009)

Ya, mee too,

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 01:31 1

3. perwilly (unregistered)

Hate to tell you guys this but that simulator has been there for a couple of days. I know I saw it on Friday (the 18th).

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 07:18 1

4. Skegee (unregistered)

I went in to Best Buy Yesturday morning to pre-order the phone and I was told to return on thursday the 24th for pickup.

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 08:02 1

5. zack (unregistered)

That makes sense because the 24th is a Thursday..

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 08:03 2

6. zack (unregistered)

and Verizon always releases phones on Thursday's..

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 10:04

7. larry123 (unregistered)

Best buy's video capture resolution is very different than Phonearena's video capture resolution specification. I just hope it does 720p and not the specified one stated on Best buys website.

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 10:48

8. akaBoogie (unregistered)

I went to a local BB yesterday and was told the 24th is the release date.

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 12:31 1

9. Mike727 (unregistered)

I just chatted with a best by rep online in their mobile center thing.. I asked when the thunderbolt will be released (24th) and how much the data plan is (extra 10 bucks). If you don't believe me go on best buys website and ask them yourself.

posted on 21 Feb 2011, 22:48

10. dieselxdan (unregistered)

god damn $300!!!! more than iphone.. stupid.. no. not getting it until wirefly discount it

posted on 22 Feb 2011, 16:56

11. vzw4life (unregistered)

I was Just told by my vzw rep that the release was pushed back to a TBA date. Originally it was the 28th but that set date is a NO go.

posted on 22 Feb 2011, 18:05

12. orielwindow (Posts: 109; Member since: 23 Sep 2010)

I kind of don't care anymore. I was initially ready excited by this phone but have lost interest waiting for it.

posted on 22 Feb 2011, 18:07

13. orielwindow (Posts: 109; Member since: 23 Sep 2010)

*really* , not ready.

posted on 24 Feb 2011, 09:02

14. Mike727 (unregistered)

Well, best buy was wrong telling me and other people it comes out the 24th. I asked again and they don't know now.

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