Verizon Wireless reported to have 400,000 Palm handsets ordered

This article contains unofficial information.
Verizon Wireless reported to have 400,000 Palm handsets ordered
Earlier reports have hinted to over 600,000 Palm units being amassed and ready to ship to Big Red – that figure was down from the original 800,000 due to units not meeting Verizon’s equipment verification process. In any case, now it looks like a tipster has informed BGR that both the Palm Pre and Pixi have begun surfacing in Verizon’s inventory systems. Additionally, the same source has been heard saying that Verizon ordered roughly 200,000 units a piece for both the Pre and Pixi units – a grand total of 400,000 awaiting to be shipped out. It’s really unclear as to how or why this figure is down heavily from the speculated original 800,000. We’d surmise that maybe Verizon is taking the conservative approach on their bid on selling enough Palm units. If it does well, we’re sure that Big Red will continue to order units as the demand for them increases.

Palm Pre Specifications | Review (Sprint)
Palm Pixi Specifications | Review (Sprint)

source: BGR

FEATURED VIDEO

7 Comments

1. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

They'll have a better chance on VZW that's for sure. Whether they actually do better will be interesting to see.

5. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

I can only hope. webOS > Android.

2. biggles

Posts: 269; Member since: Oct 15, 2009

Wow, there are roughly 600,000 retail outlets with broken doors that need propped open during hours of business?

4. kilari

Posts: 49; Member since: Oct 28, 2009

Wait, those are already propped open with apple computers. Do they need a little bit of extra weight?

3. testman22

Posts: 339; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

okay... this would have been exciting in the summer.... hey verizon can you please get the nexus one asap? thankyou

6. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

Get lost iPhone Verizon customers don't need you any more. Android phones are better than iPhone in some way if not 100%.

7. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Wait until it's actually on the network before you start assuming, because you're gonna be sadly mistaken.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.