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Want More Proof? DROID X Inventory is Limited.

Been feeling a little heat this morning from some people not wanting to believe that the Droid X stock will be limited on launch day, as we reported earlier.  Well we’ve just grabbed 5 additional screenshots from 5 pretty major markets and I’d say again that inventory looks to be pretty limited to me.  Some of the major stores have upwards of 60+ (which I previously mentioned), but some are seeing as little as 5 (yes I said 5).

Now maybe these numbers are above average for a Verizon launch, but for a device this big, I guess I just figured stores would have tried to have been overstocked.

And who knows, maybe they’ll load up even more devices by Thursday and these numbers are simply premature.

Check out Los Angeles above and the rest of the screenies after the jump!

How about Philly?

How about Houston?

How about Las Vegas?

And how about NYC?

Oh and hopefully these will help you decide which store to go camp out in front of.  Your welcome!

Update: My inventory guy has started fulfilling a few requests and at least locations appear to have more stock than others.  Maybe the rest of their shipments are starting to arrive?  I hope so!  And be sure to say thanks in the comments as our source will read them…



Huntington Beach…(110!)


And that’s all of them!

  • kellex

    Haha I wish I could take requests, but he's probably done enough work for now. 🙂

  • dave

    nm, i understand that if i ask everyone else will too. sorry bout that

  • Ewww….NO THANKS!
    I'm liking my Droid with CM6 just fine….lol

  • brandonmee

    How about little ol Evansville, In

  • EC8CH

    Guess you'll need to be First in line as well if you want one of these locked down Droids.

  • dave

    hey kellex, any chance you could get your informant could check on the inventories for Yuma, AZ stores??


  • dave

    kellex, thank you very much my friend!! And to the source, thanks alot!!! I now feel a lil better about definately getting one on first day.

    Now i won’t need to bring a louisville slugger with me to the line in front of the store. lol

  • Justin

    This even goes for Best Buy kinda lame. Why would you take more pre-orders than what is going to be in inventory? I am not going to wait in line for this phone or any phone, and lose a days worth of pay. I did pre-order my phone June 29th so I am kinda worried, but life goes on. Will I know if I have a phone waiting for me to be picked up? I don’t want to walk in and get turned away.

  • Anonymous

    New Jersey Stores… i work for verizon telecom and you know im going over there and getting one but i need to know if i need to be camping out there…since verizon doesnt hook up their own!!

  • Dman27

    Can we get a picture up of the LONG ISLAND stores PLEASE!?!??????? any way to check what bestbuy’s will look like on the inventory, I got reservation #17 at the 2nd largest one in the nation should I be safe?!?!

    • Dman27

      from 11566, or Nassau County on the Long Island please

  • Tommonreal

    thank you thank you thank you!!! for ventura 70 droid x’s almost sure i’ll get one… but i don’t plan on camping out i’m too old for that!

    • dave

      c’mon! you’re never too old to camp out for something cool! lol

  • Hogasswildmc

    how about Norfolk, Virginia Beach or Chesapeake VA?

    • Chefmelv

      Yeah in in those same areas.. live like 10 min from each lol
      Hoping to get one. I know of like 4-5 stores I can try

  • Visalia ca 93277 please Mr inventory guy

  • can we get Naperville, IL ? 🙂

  • Guest

    Inventory in Spokane, WA would be much appreciated.

  • Clinttheman100

    Can we get some love in Salt Lake City?

  • Randomguy

    !!!! What about Albuquerque NM!

    • Dahlia BlackCloud

      Randomguy, I will TOTALLY be fighting you for this phone at bestbuy over by cottonwood. BE PREPARED. I'll be wearing a purple shirt. Did you preorder?

  • Mata

    My store isn’t selling the DX retail – apparently that came from the district manager – upgrades or new accounts only until further notice.

  • I won one in a contest at work! Although I have to wait 60 days to get it, due to availability issues

  • Anonymous

    Thanks so much for the info – I have a particular interest in the Lansing, MI area – especially the Okemos, MI store. I already have the day off of work, just trying to determine how early I need to get there.

  • Roland

    Maybe it isn’t as popular as people think and that is why even with these numbers Verizon is confident there will be enough? I hate to say the glass is half empty but you never know.

  • Jbeabs

    Can we get some inventory on Lincoln, NE or Omaha, NE?

  • Orr


    • Orr


  • Tabe

    Hey “source”… Can you hook me up with Columbus, OH?!

  • Jbeabs

    Is this current inventory or expected? I know that some of the DX's have been shipped but there should be more coming in. The stores should have some now and be getting alot more in this week.

  • Looks like I'm calling off on the 15th

  • Mauricedg89

    HEy KELLEX. The reason for the low inventory is because Sam's Club and Wal-Mart will have the DROID X when it launches also. I believe they will have more then the actually Verizon store and probably at HALF THE PRICE.

    • Anonymous

      Where did you hear this?

    • ThickMadame

      Really?! Because I work at Sam’s Club and have been meaning to ask the rep at the store but haven’t had the chance to ask him.

  • Rodeojones000

    I just called the two closest actual Verizon stores to here (Chippewa Falls, WI and Eau Claire, WI). The store in Chippewa Falls said the last they heard they'd have 30 on launch day. The person I asked at the Eau Claire store didn't know so he asked a manager and was told they're not allowed to give away that info. I've tried the only authorized retail store in the town where I live, but I keep getting a busy signal.

  • Trophynuts

    how awesome would it be if these pics were taken with a better camera………..

  • How much droid x phones do u think that the best buys will be getting I hope its more then five, cause I'm number 8 on the preorder list at my local best buy. I think only like 12 ppl actuall pre odered em at my local bb, hopefully vzw is just saying that there will be a limited amount so everyone can want to hurry up n buy it,

    • stoverpipe-x

      im pre-me number 5 at my best buy and they told me there getting 20 so ya i live in a small town

  • I Called The Wireless Zone In Bristol, CT And The Franchise Owner Told Me He Ordered The Allotment And Has Not Received A Number On How Many, But The Tone Of Voice He Gave Me Wasn't Gonna Be A Few Or None. I Believe Him When I Got My Droid 1 Back In February He Said It Would Be There By 1ish I Walked In At 1 And He Had It Ready For Me.

    • I got the opposite response from the Torrington store. I'm #15 on the list and they said they ordered 22, but haven't received them yet and wasn't sure if they were even getting that allotment and aren't sure if they're even definitely getting them for the 15th. He said they'd start calling tomorrow if they got them in. I may be heading to the Waterbury store early Thursday morning because last I checked with them, they were refusing to make a pre-order list and it'd be first-come, first serve.



  • dave

    well, i just went to my local vzw store and they said they have plenty for opening weekend. 🙂

  • boston? 🙂

  • JohnR

    My local Verizon store suggested making an appointment on the 15th, which I did. They said that they will set a phone aside for me. Hope this works, maybe this will work in other locations.

    • Trophynuts

      i called my local corp store yesterday to ask the same thing….they said they were getting plenty in. i think everyone is getting a different response.

    • Brian

      I did the same thing at my verizon store. They are going to call me the night before to pick-up a phone, no lines no waiting.

  • WAldenIV

    These will end up being premature numbers.

    • kellex

      I hope so. This device is too good to be shorted.

      • FlyingPlatypus

        I look at the New York numbers, and the stores that are getting 5 are resellers, the other stores are getting at least 30.

  • Niggy

    PC Richards and sons are Kiosk locations.

  • Michael_NM

    Did I hear someone doubting the authenticity of Dr. Droid's reporting earlier? This post is a first-class, unequivocal, smack-down! When Dr. Droid speaks, people need to be taking notes.

    Kudos to your informant as well!!! Can you have him check my upgrade date and reserve a Droid 2GHz? jk 😛

  • Chrsi Giammona

    Would not be in their best interest to have a shortage right out of the gate – look at the damage that it has done to the DI and with new Samsung phones on the way.

    • mikehoncho

      hasn't exactly hurt iphone sales that all the locations purposely don't have enough at release

  • revelation

    can you post a North New Jersey Screen cap, I gotta see what I'm up against.

  • sweet i live right out side philly in bucks county.. i might be traveling in town for my X

  • EggoEspada

    I'm looking more forward to the commercials they're gonna have. ;D

    • kellex

      Pretty sure those will start this week. Can't wait. I wouldn't doubt it if they started today to tell you the truth.

  • Seriously people, Kellex isn't going to tell all of you how many phones are in your towns…come on now…get real. 😛 lol

    • Tabe

      I was told that Kellex is going to hand deliver mine at 12:01am on 7/15…???!

      • Anonymous

        Hah 😛

  • Tommonreal

    oxnard! 93093 please….

    • Tommonreal

      ooppsss i ment 93030

  • Merrillville, Indiana should be having plenty.

    • Tiredofthewait

      that's fine, but what about Ft. Wayne IN?

    • Chris Nimon

      you in Merrilville? im in Lakeville just south of South Bend. Were gonna have to have a Droid Pro launch party at UNO’s pizza over there 🙂

  • pir800

    What about orange county? Specifically Huntington Beach? Love the coverage guys.

  • brandonmee

    How about little ol Evansville, In

  • dave

    hey kellex, any chance you could get your informant could check on the inventories for Yuma, AZ stores??

    • dave

      nm, i understand that if i ask everyone else will too. sorry bout that

    • kellex

      Haha I wish I could take requests, but he's probably done enough work for now. 🙂

      • dave

        yea, i jumped the gun… just curious if this little podunk town will get any in on release day. guess i'll go bug the store manager. hehe


    • EC8CH

      Guess you'll need to be First in line as well if you want one of these locked down Droids.

      • Ewww….NO THANKS!
        I'm liking my Droid with CM6 just fine….lol

        • dave

          i would've had you tim-o-tato!! haha, i looked at the thread and saw now comments yet, and couldn't believe it, so i refreshed and you had posted first! lol!

        • EC8CH

          I have faith sooner or later someone will rip the chastity belt off this tease of a phone.

        • Jbarb21

          any major differences or goodies you found on CM6 that is different than the rest???

          • Ummm, it's hard to explain. Yes there are differences.
            I would research the Chanelogs if you want a definitive answer lol

          • I don’t understand this word “research”.

          • Jwtyler

            Feels a little more solid. Integrated stuff into the ROM… its good. Its real good. Solid. But I think my baseband is dragging me down at this point.

        • What does CM6 bring to the table?

          Do you not need to flash to SPrecovery and back again as much?

          • I didn't use SPRecov at all to install…and havent had to once since my first Root Day…Screw SPRecov 😛
            But seriously, it's an amazing ROM 🙂