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Best Buy Mobile No Longer Taking DROID X Pre-Orders

Just 5 days after the pre-sale started for the Droid X at Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile, future orders have been cut off.  We received word from 2 separate Best Buy Mobile stores and called a third who all confirmed that the number of pre-sales for the Droid X has essentially matched the amount of inventory they expect to receive.

A good sign for the Droid brand, not a good sign if this turns into the next Incredible debacle.

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soldier_of_Fortune,_Inc. Vincent Margott

    I have been very fortunate as to not have any reception issues or anything of that nature.
    My theory for baseband is “don’t fix what ain’t broken”..

  • http://www.freightbrokering.info Freight Brokering

    My local Best Buy is offering the presale, however their computer does not show my account eligible. Even thought Verizon is allowing anyone eligible for an upgrade through 12-31-2010 to do so early, Best Buy apparently cannot do so

  • http://www.lead411.com/Andria_Eames_2906333.html Andria Eames

    That's really nice to knowing about this Best Buy Mobile No Longer Taking DROID X Pre-Orders, thanks for sharing with us….

  • http://www.SanDiegoDentists.org San Diego Dentists

    i was told when i pre-ordered mine during the first round of pre-orders that the paper they have you fill out is scanned into the system and the SKU# is sent to inventory….that guarantees you the phone. They'll call you a few days before the release to schedule a pickup so you wont have to deal with the lines and the crowd on launch day. I asked at 2 different best buys and they both said that it would guarantee a phone but ive been reading on some sites that best buy isnt doing guarantees. Anybody have info on this ???

  • http://blog.webvisible.com/blog/webvisible WebVisible

    I have the answer for best buy, but I do not represent the company nor am I speaking for them. They did stop the presell, but they have not informed the employees exactly why. To my knowledge it is actually a hault from the manufactors, not best buy.

  • http://www.youressaywriter.com/sample-essays assessment writer

    I totally agree with the above article,its your mobile,so its must be your way.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mykalaikontilai/ Mykalai Kontilai

    According to that article and at Android central, our beloved Droid will be considered low-end when gingerbread comes along……..

  • http://riflery1.php0h.com/mykalai-kontilai.html Mykalai Kontilai

    According to that article and at Android central, our beloved Droid will be considered low-end when gingerbread comes along……..

  • http://twitter.com/mykalaikontilai Mykalai Kontilai

    hi, i ordered a droid incredible as an upgrade and its coming through the mail still. i have already talked to verizon and i have to wait for my order to arrive (on 7/9) so that i can return it or refuse the delivery and be eligible for using my upgrade on another phone instead. do you think best buy will let me preorder today and pay upgrade pricing when the droid x comes out? because by the time the X comes out ill have already returned my incredible and gotten my upgrade eligibility back

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mykalaikontilai/ Mykalai Kontilai

    I went to Verizon and got another battery and it allow me to go into android recovery and select a backup to restore my Rom.

  • Dmiko1

    how much is it without the contract?

  • Dmiko1

    how much is it without the contract?

  • Dman27

    Ahhhh I gotta call up right now and check… I dont want that mail in rebate stuff argggg X or 2!? someone helpp lol

  • Jparra147

    I went to my Best Buy as soon as I saw this article, and luckily I got the 2nd to last pre-order available!

  • TerryHesticles

    Just pre-ordered at a best buy in dc. They are still doing at some i guess. I am number 10 and I am pretty excited.

  • Huckster McPlush

    Good thing I got in the first day :)

  • DevKit

    WooWoo I got mine preordered on monday!

    • Aec7036

      me 2 im so pumped 1st one on the list!

      • DahliaF

        I happened to be out of town (and away from the computer) the weekend they announced pre-sales. Got back and freaked out about being four days late, but I managed to get it pre-ordered. The next day I was back in BB, and was extremely happy when they guy told us there were no more pre-sales. I knew going to BB first thing in the morning would pay off…and they called me crazy. :D

  • EggoEspada

    I don't think it'll be like the Incredible. But if it is, it'll be because its selling a lot more. I don't think Motorola will have issues keeping it in stock. They know they have a beast of a phone on their hands. :)
    Also, besides Best Buy and Verizon, who else will be pre-ordering/selling the Droid X?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Josue-Aristy/540455542 Josue Aristy

    Wow, how much was that?

    Was there sales more than 100k?

  • Droidxman

    QUICK TIP FOR THOSE WHO LIKE FLASHING ROMS AND GET STUCK ON THE M SCREEN, I WAS MODDING MY PHONE AND MY CHARGE WASNT STRONG ENOUGH AND STUCK MY DROID ON THE M SCREEN AND ALSO STOPS YOU FROM CHARGING YOUR PHONE. I WENT TO VERIZON AND GOT ANOTHER BATTERY AND IT ALLOWED ME TO GO INTO NANDROID RECOVERY AND SELECT A BACKUP TO RESTORE MY ROM. JUST THOUGHT I WOULD SHARE IN CASE IT HAPPENS TO YOU

  • machinegun68

    My question is, “How does this happen after the Incredible problem”? Do they not know people actually want to buy them? OUCH…..QUIT IT!!

    • kellex

      Could be just a Best Buy problem. Verizon has claimed to be more than stocked.

  • sr_erick

    Good thing I got my pre-order in last Saturday! :) I was the third one on the list.

  • Edwards311

    Stopped into my local BB yesterday to see if they would also honor my NE2 also….BB rep said yes so I got my pre-order on. Guess I might actually get the phone I want for once. The BB rep also said the VZ was going to start a presale soon also, so all hope is not lost for the preorder wagon.

  • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

    Hey everyone….quick update on the potato side of things…
    My phone is fixed and wiping everything and flashing the newest Froyo (Thanks Kellex)
    BUT, you wanna know broke my 3G?!?!

    SWITCHPRO WIDGET!!!! Dev has issued an update, but for some reason it was automatically killing
    my data connectivity…bastard widget…

    Anyways, thanks everyone while I was pissed lol

    Droid-Life, Peace :-)

    • nkhex19

      Glad you got it working. I saw your posr on droidforums. When are you gonna update your baseband?

      • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

        I have been very fortunate as to not have any reception issues or anything of that nature.
        My theory for baseband is “dont fix what ain't broken”…
        BUT, what do you think? Im not really opposed to updating, just sort of reluctant I guess lol

        • nkhex19

          Actually where I live has great 3g reception so I didn't need to update the baseband but did anyways so I don't notice a difference. It does seem though when I am out and about I keep more 3g bars after I updated. But you have an excellent point, if you aren't having any issues with your current baseband then no need to mess with it.

          • briderx

            Which baseband are you talking about? Linky?

            When did your phone go down Tim?

          • nkhex19

            Go in Rom Manager (free or Premium) and go under stock images, you will see 2 different basebands. One you have to flash before the other (it tells you which one to flash first) and you will have to reactivate after each upgraded baseband.

          • briderx

            Great.. Now my phone is stuck in a boot loop and bricked..
            -Posted from my Motorola Droid

          • nkhex19

            Bootloop? That's weird, shouldn't do that with a baseband. Which baseband did you install first?

          • briderx

            -Posted from my Motorola Droid (sarcasm).. That's what I do.

          • http://www.myspace.com/abrielband Tim-o-tato

            You rock lol
            -Posted from my iPhone 4

            p.s. yesterday my phone wouldnt cnnect to 3G and I felt like a bloody noob!!! lol

          • briderx

            You were probably holding it wrong..

          • nkhex19

            Ha ha +1

    • kellex

      Oh yikes…wait…glad the new Froyo fixed it!

      Booo Swtichpro!

  • Tabe

    Nah, it won't turn into the next Incredible debacle… They're not using the SAMOLED screens, so no reason to think production would be slowed.

  • tbaybe

    good thing i didnt want one! Im proud to be a Droid 1 owner, before all this hype, and there were plenty of phones to buy opening WEEK!

  • tang

    http://gizmodo.com/5576478/rumor-android-30-gin

    gingerbread rumors? hadn't seen them yet

    • Winterfresh

      According to that article and at Android central, our beloved Droid will be considered low-end when gingerbread come along

    • jxcgunrunna

      I call BS on those rumors. they said it would support 1280 by 760. that is not a standard resolution. Google is good about not cutting their users so the 1 GHz min spec seams to be odd too.

  • Metman930

    Geat… guess I shouldn't have waited

  • tmoney

    I think that's awesome!

  • slackerjoe

    FIRST!! and that sucks!

    • briderx

      If you hadn't added “and that sucks” you might have won.. ;) Stop slackin..

      • slackerjoe

        LOL!! =)

    • Chut Pata

      You were not the first but at least you suck!

  • briderx

    1st

    • http://techdeft.myopenid.com/ TechDeft

      :)

      • briderx

        Did that for you man..