Motorola Droid coming to Best Buy on 24 October?

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Motorola Droid coming to Best Buy on 24 October?
The Motorola Droid is one of the most frequently mentioned handsets these days. Supposedly, the first Android-based device to be offered by Verizon will be showcased on 28 October in New York. Is it likely that the handset hits the shelves 4 days earlier? One of our tipsters has send us pictures of Best Buy´s internal documentation that reveal an Android cell phone equipped with 5-megapixel camera and QWERTY keyboard, components that the Motorola Droid sports as well, is getting released through the retail network of the company on 24 October at a price of $599.99 without contract. We hope the release date and retailer´s availability of the much-anticipated Motorola Droid get officially announced soon, because we need to know where and when to queue up for it, right?

Motorola Droid A855 Preliminary Specifications

Thanks to our anonymous tipster!



1. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

At $599.99 my New Every Two discount that kicks-in October 29th won't even scratch the taxes & fees for this puppy. **FAIL**

10. hmcougar09

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Too bad they won't price it that much, you FAIL!

12. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

Woah dude, chill pill, embrace them.

15. MR521

Posts: 47; Member since: Jun 12, 2009

im sure thats only if u want it without contract. Notice that there is no 2 yr. contract price?

3. jdfrye04

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 22, 2009

As a former Best Buy Mobile employee I would like to you know that the in-stock date doesn't mean we will necessarily have the product by that date. Plus the product still has a code name in the system so that really doesn't mean anything unfortunately.

4. Sethdras

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 22, 2009

$599.99? thats way too high even for the newest best thing, i mean the iphone was cheaper!

5. musthavdroid

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 21, 2009

its outraguise man

7. bono30

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 30, 2009

Are you serious people, that is not the price for the phone on contract. That is what the full retail price is if you don't buy it on contract. It will probably be around 199. I believe the iphone for full retail price is more expensive too.

9. ssjassassin

Posts: 108; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

I was happy to see that one person chose to think before they speak. Bono30, thanks for restoring the small amount of faith in humanity that I felt i was loosing.

14. shimmyx20

Posts: 280; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

It looks like it will definitely be worth the wait. The Imagio is a great phone, but you'll be happy you waited for the Droid.

25. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

no not necessarily... what are you looking for in a phone? Do you have an exchange activesync server and do you plan on viewing, editinga nd creating microsoft office documents on your phone? Do you have an Live/Hotmail/MSN account? if you do get the imagio! But If you want a phone that has an awesome internet browser, easily customized, and syncs perfectly with your gmail account, get the Droid!

8. rehnhart

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 27, 2009

So, is the $599 price for non-contract? If so, thats about average and I will probably do that since I can't upgrade until June 2010.

11. mulda71

Posts: 42; Member since: Jun 25, 2009

read the f'ing article people.

19. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

HA HA HA awesome... all this debate and its right in the article. kudos.

16. C_H

Posts: 23; Member since: Oct 06, 2009

It'll be out in a couple weeks, wait it out for the Droid

18. jet4life

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 22, 2009

I have tried the Imagio. It is WinMo junk. Slow, slow slow......

20. JC_Agga

Posts: 36; Member since: Aug 24, 2009

musthavedroid, you are annoying. you ask that questoni everywhere i go that has to do with droid. seriously, get a life.

22. musthavdroid

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 21, 2009

(((((some advice plz))))) . should i wait for the droid or upgrade to the imagio now???

17. jet4life

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 22, 2009

This speculation is garbage. Yesterday at 3 of the Best Buy stores in Houston TX all of the verizon phones had been pulled. The rep stated " we no longer carry verizon phones or offer their wireless services". Not one, not two, but 3 best buy stores!!!! What gives PhoneArena??

21. musthavdroid

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 21, 2009

its a conspearacy i tell ya

23. VZWfangirl

Posts: 71; Member since: Jul 25, 2009

Congratulations, the majority of you on here cannot read. Does $599 even sound like a price on contract?

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