Bionic Pricing $269.99 ????

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  1. Shadez

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    When I called costco yesterday they said said no preorders. So Ill just call at 10 am and see... but they said they had them in stock.

    On another note, the guy I spoke with said it may even be cheaper than the advertised price for the bundle, but he wasn't sure.
     
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    if you call at 10am they will all be gone by the time you get to the store.
    from the sounds of it, there are only 6 accessory bundles being shipped to each store and it's "while supplies last" according to the W.A. rep I spoke with yesterday
     
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    Great ... than its off to vzw.... but most people think its being released tomorrow. He wasn't sure if they would put them out today or tomorrow tho. He kept saying today while talking to him, so I assume he thinks today. Terrible day to open ordering online with 2 day fedex, cause you wont get it till Monday, altho usually when they ship something to me 2 day, I get it next day... so we shall see..

    EDIT: Sorry, its free overnight shipping according to the website.
     
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    "if you call at 10am they will all be gone by the time you get to the store. <br>
    from the sounds of it, there are only 6 accessory bundles being shipped to each store and it's "while supplies last" according to the W.A. rep I spoke with yesterday.


    Great ... than its off to vzw.... btw, it says that the $100 trade in deal is only good for new customers...sigh.

    Way to go on rewarding the loyal customers.. fail.
     
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    ask if they can overnight for free.. most reps are happy to waive the overnight fee if you ask nicely
     
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    Yea I just noticed it said free overnight on the website, could have swore that before it said free 2 day .. now what do we do. Order it now online, wait a couple hours and see if the stores have them or are sold out and by that time the online stock could be sold out..

    I don't have a costco membership yet, which is $50. Almost wondering if I can get it at the VZW store for the $269 price, and just buy the car adapter and desk dock it would be close to the price I'd be paying at costco anyways.. giving it till 10. T-Minus 2 hours 3 mins.. <g>
     
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    I don't think they'll run out online. I'm sure you would be fine waiting a couple of hours.
     
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    1. Costco's $50 membership fee is refundable if you're not happy. It's easy to get a refund, just go to the membership desk and ask. I'd wait at least 14 days after purchase tho to make sure you're good with the device.

    2. The odds of a VZW corp store being sold out before lunchtime today are slim. They have a good amount of stock from what I was told. It's not like your local corp store only has 10 units.. they have stock. Just dont wait until saturday and you should be Ok

    3. Online/Phone has plenty of stock to last through the weekend (most likely). You dont have to make your decision at 10am.. but I wouldnt wait until the weekend. This isnt the D3 which was a "bridge" release. This is a flagship device to carry them through the holidays.
     
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    Thats great news, I didn't know it was refundable.
     
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    I called VZW corp. with the same question and they said it would be $299 in the store.
     
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    yeah, you can get a full refund on day 364 if you really want to be a jerk.
     
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    he's got a $30 NE2 credit so $269 is correct in his case