Verizon's holiday deals worth dialing up?

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Verizon's holiday deals worth dialing up?
Black Friday means setting your alarm clock for an ungodly hour, standing in line with other zombiefied shoppers, all in the name of saving a few bucks. According to a tipster for BGR, Verizon has set a Black Friday line up of handsets with special deals. Looking for a free handset? The LG Glance will be $0 on Black Friday along with the Motorola VU204. If either phone is not your cup of tea, you can score a BlackBerry Pearl Flip for $9.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate. Is Windows Mobile more your thing?  The HTC Ozone can be picked up for the same price. and both devices are part of "buy one, get one free" deals from the carrier. If you have a few more bucks in your budget, both the LG Versa and the Nokia Twist 7705 are $29.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. Of the two, the Versa is part of the BOGO special.

Will the special prices entice you to buy the Motorola Entice? That handset will be $19.99 once the $50 mail-in rebate is factored in and again, this phone is part of the BOGO sale. After taking off $50 for a mail-in rebate, the Samsung Smooth is priced at $0. Besides handsets, the holiday cheer extends to netbooks with the Gateway LT Netbook being offered for $29.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate. All of these offers will be still in place over the weekend with one exception. The MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hot Spot will be $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate on Friday only. If you purchase the LG enV3 or enV Touch on Friday, you will score for free the LG HBM-210 Bluetooth headset. As far as getting reduced pricing on the big names like the Motorola DROID or the BlackBerry Storm2, nothing has been said yet. Anyone planning on making Big Red a Black Friday stop?

LG Glance Specifications | Review
Motorola VU204 Specifications
RIM BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Specifications | Review
HTC Ozone Specifications | Review
LG Versa Specifications | Review
Nokia 7705 Twist Specifications | Review
Motorola Entice W766 Specifications | Review
Samsung Smooth Specifications
MiFi 2200 Review

source: BGR



1. lovelythought

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 17, 2009

nah. I'd rather get trampled at wal-mart

2. Steven58

Posts: 80; Member since: Nov 25, 2009

Sounds like Verizon's putting their old phones on sale. The ones their clearing out anyway. Nah, not for me.

3. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

I have been waiting for black friday. The wife needs a need phone and wants the Eris. SO I was hopeing it would go on sale. Walmart sounds like the place for the Eris so far. And the kid might be getting a phone with Bestbuy doing the Chocolate free I think. Come on Verizon release the Passion or give so killer deals Friday!

4. darthray

Posts: 72; Member since: Nov 04, 2009

I agree with you hawk, Iam waiting on the htc passion myself.

5. androidfanatic

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 25, 2009

Why not just do annual upgrades? I got the droid this year, storm (bad idea lol) last year, next year I hope there's another droid with a keyboard better than this one

6. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

Because, I left VZ this summer for the iphone. I am only coming back if vz gets a phone that competes with the iphone and the Droid does not come even close!

7. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I agree. I will be back on Verizon when the iPhone arrives at Verizon. If not, then I am content with AT&T. The Droid didn't even move me at all. I twitched a little when I saw videos of the Pre though. But just a little.

8. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

why don't you think the droid comes close to an iphone dude?

9. VZW

Posts: 24; Member since: Nov 02, 2009

Because unlike the Droid, the iPhone drops calls and has spotty 3G. That's why they want the iPhone.

10. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

And unlike the Droid, the iPhone doesn't have glitchy software and has 100k+ applications for whatever you want to do with your phone rather it be personal or business. Once the iPhone hits another carrier your Verizon is screwed! And I don't use the iPhone either and I left vzw because they suck so BITE ME!

11. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

Have you experienced glitchy software yet? I had 2 Droids and ran after that. Google is only good at making apps for another OS beside their own in my opinion.

12. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

Well if your waiting for Verizon to get it then don't hold your breath... remember they have the worst smartphones ever eh... EVER!

13. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

well i live in eastern PA and I have good coverage and I use about 10mins/month so dropped calls are not a problem for me. I can get on the net whenever i want and my texts always go. The only time I had a problem was at the PENN STATE game. But all the networks are so overloaded noone's phone has great service there. The iphone is great for games!

14. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

the droid is great for games too...

15. dubracer223

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

relax dude you know us verizon users cant say anything bad about any other service for fear of panties bunching up and ganging up on us. and its not the iphones fault its the weather.

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