ThunderBolt Phone Coming to Best Buy March 17
The release date of the ThunderBolt 4G, an LTE HTC smartphone on Verizon Wireless, has been a subject of much debate online in recent weeks, but Best Buy confirmed Tuesday that it will arrive in its stores March 17.
The ThunderBolt is a "national retail exclusive" at Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile and will retail for $249.99 through March 19, before going up $50 beginning March 20.
“The HTC ThunderBolt has generated a lot of excitement for us since it was announced,” Scott Anderson, head of merchandising for Best Buy Mobile, said as part of the announcement. “Customers have already spoken loud and clear – people want this phone, and we’re excited to deliver it on March 17.”