Droid Incredible Pre-Orders Begin April 19th

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    Today Verizon announces that pre-orders for the new HTC Droid Incredible will begin April 19th and confirms the phone will be available April 29th. The new Droid will be priced at $199 with the typical contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate. Not a bad price for a phone that is packing some incredible features :) Check out the entire press release below:

    It’s A DROID, It’s Incredible, It’s On The Nation’s Largest And Most Reliable 3G Network ​

    Verizon Wireless today announced DROID Incredible by HTC, the newest Android device on the nation’s most reliable wireless 3G network, will be available beginning April 29.

    Featuring a “topographic” design that demonstrates the powerful engineering just beneath the surface, DROID Incredible by HTC is designed with craftsmanship and precision while making it easier than ever to stay connected.

    DROID Incredible by HTC features the newest version of the HTC Sense experience, a seven-panel home screen with a wide selection of interactive widgets so the most important content is immediately available at a touch. Customers will enjoy seamless integration with Exchange ActiveSync®, quick and easy access to Flickr for sharing and viewing pictures, video, and Android Market™ with more than 30,000 Google applications. DROID Incredible by HTC is the first Verizon Wireless phone that takes advantage of Qualcomm’s 1GHz superfast Snapdragon processor, and it’s the first available phone from Verizon Wireless to include an 8 megapixel camera.

    Shortly after the phone becomes available, customers will be able to enjoy two of the latest exclusive apps from Verizon Wireless – NFL Mobile and Skype mobile™.

    Additional Key features:

    • Android 2.1 with HTC Sense experience
    • 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ processor for maximum responsiveness
    • Friend Stream for unified Flickr, Facebook and Twitter updates
    • “Leap” view for quick access to all seven home screen panels
    • 8 megapixel camera with dual LED flash for crisp, detailed images
    • Razor-sharp 3.7 inch WVGA (480x800) AMOLED capacitive touch display
    • Optical joystick for smooth navigation
    • Dedicated, touch-sensitive Home, Menu, Back and Search keys
    • Proximity sensor, light sensor and digital compass
    • Integrated GPS
    • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)
    • 3.5 mm headset jack

    Price and availability:

    • DROID Incredible will be available for pre-order online at Cell Phones, Cell Phone Plans, 3G Smartphones, the Best Cell Phone Service - Verizon Wireless beginning on April 19 and it will be in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores on April 29. Pricing will be $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Customers will receive the rebate in the form of a debit card; upon receipt, customers may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.
    • DROID Incredible customers will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk and an Email and Web for Smartphone plan. Nationwide Talk plans begin at $39.99 monthly access. Email and Web for Smartphone plans start at $29.99 for unlimited monthly access.
    • * For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to Cell Phones, Cell Phone Plans, 3G Smartphones, the Best Cell Phone Service - Verizon Wireless.

    Future HTC Incredible owner? Then hop on over to HTC Incredible Forum :: Verizon HTC Incredible Forum!
     
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    I wonder how much the unsubsidized price is?

    Edit: Found the price, $599.99 at Best Buy.
     
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    Place your bets now, but I'm going with $499 :)
     
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    wow..thas nice an cheap.
    suuuuuuure....thas the price of a 32gb IPAD!
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    better than an ipad though (arguably :icon_eek: )
     
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    Exactly, that's a lot of beef for $599, plus it has data/3G built in where as the iPad with 32GB and 3G will be over $599.
     
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    yeah true that..still $600 is pretty high.
     
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    That is not a high price at all for unsubsidized. That's actually normal price, which will put the phone in the $199 with contract range.
     
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    Yeah. that is right. and all my previous phones have been HTC. im not really surprised at the price. im thinking about it.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
     
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    Not bad, same price as the motorola droid.
     
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    Can it be assumed that when this is released, the price of the Moto Droid will go down? I know a few people who desperately want one but will either have to buy it unsubsidized or in-store (rather than online).
     
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    I thought I read somewhere it was supposed to have wifi N?
     
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    Yeah.... I read it on BGR that it has WiFi N... At $600, I think I would stick with my Droid until my NE2 comes up...
     
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    any major differences from n1? debating if i should wait for it to come to verizon