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HTC Thunderbolt Now Available from Verizon, Says New Customer Flyer

This is really just one evil tease, but don’t blame the messenger on this one.  From the photos we just received of new flyers that are arriving at the homes of current VZW customers, you can see that Verizon fully expected their first 4G LTE device, the HTC Thunderbolt to be out by now.  Well, at least their “authorized retailers” sure did.

I guess maybe it will be out next week?  Right.  Either that or they must have hired the guy doing Best Buy newspaper ads as their new marketing materials person.  One more shot after the break.  

And yes, I see that it says “Authorized Wireless Retailer.”  It’s funny, people.

Cheers Rami!

  • Anonymous

    Just release the damn phone!!!!

  • Mike

    I found a site that helps others find their way around their

    iPhone and Androids mobile phones and provides Free Apps.
    Go To: http://iphone-droid-apps.com

  • MikeC

    Tell us, where you work? I think Verizon needs a grammar lesson :D

  • Fatman Klz

    Loooook At Bestbuy Website!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Hoot352

    Reeled in, cast out, and reeled back in again….now if I can just get a bite.

  • Anonymous

    I’d have more respect for them if the just gave us SOMETHING. There’s no delay, I agree, they didn’t list a release date so I’m with that. I just think in light of the amateur way the information has been mishandled that they would come out and say for sure YOU”RE NOT GETTING IT IN MARCH or something more than the politicofascist bull they’ve feeding us. Hell, I’d be happy with a straight up “Go F8cK Yourself, we’ll release when we release” at this point.

  • Anonymous

    By the time this phone finally comes out, it will have somewhat fizzled in the minds of a good majority. That, and the fact that by then it will be obsolete. :)

    • DanSke

      Yep. Dead on Arrival. If they were smart they would release it with 3G capabilities for the time being to lock people into this phone. As it stands each day is another one closer to something bigger and better. *cough* CTIA *cough*

  • Unluckyfortunes

    Ipad 2 was JUST announced on Verizon wireless website to be released on Friday. Hopefully the THUNDERBOLT is coming soon too!

  • http://www.youtube.com/lanech Lane Chaplin

    Kellex, now that you’ve had the Xoom for a while now, if I had to choose between 1) a Xoom and a free Droid X or Dinc vs. 2) a Thunderbolt with no Xoom, what would you go with?

  • cinco

    HTC Thunderbolt site was up and live December 27th. “Comming Soon”. Ha ha, It’s not an “announcement” or “release date” but c’mon. Gotta be one of two answers:
    1) The problems with this device are really really bad- hence the non-communication from Verizon
    2) Stalling for iphone/ipad sales or LTE new pricing roll-out.

    Either way HTC and the customers being dragged around waiting for this device lose I think. Bad Verizon.

  • JP

    Verizon is just pathetic bastard crapy junk communication company. They screwed BestBuy, HTC and their customers. They owe us real statements instead of their CFO laying to everyone saying we said end of 2nd qtr. And we all know at CES they clearly said March. I hope they (Verizon) crash and burn.

  • Anonymous

    The real question is: How is Verizon going to wiggle out of this?

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/PP2KC2NKYXJ5AUNAJWRZTBRPUA Matty G

    Someone should go to this store just to double-check.

    • Hahahaha

      Good idea…because its not like they would announce it some other way, but rather rely on USPS to send the flyer on the correct day to every city in America. hahaha

  • Erkleehoo

    Fix your dang site! I’m about over waiting for all the ads to load. It’s been weeks! Love your site but this is sad that this has been delayed so long……..kinda like the Thunderbolt delay….that you enjoy trashing so much. Time is up!

    • Anonymous

      Maybe it’s your slow Service Provider, or maybe you need to fork over the money to get better service and get off that dial up service because I don’t have a problem bring up this site. Just sayin

  • Anonymous

    Hey guys….hmmmm just saying verizon is tweeting about saint patricks day about giving some gold away…on an app…..so hint hint….thunderbolt pls pls pls, lol.

    • Hahahaha

      I would never trust a Leprechaun. With our luck we’d be promised a Thunderbolt, but tricked into an iphone4.

      • fartbubbler

        I’d ask for yellow moons, orange stars, and green clovers.

  • Rachel

    I gave up and Grabbed the Droid X….Droid all the way! My hubby has an upgrade in July so Im gonna use his and get the Bionic and he said he’ll take my X. I have 4 faceplates for the Thunderbolt if anyone wants them??? There girly and blingy but I’ll be more then willing to part with them…If Kellex dosent mind I’ll leave my E-mail address… momto7blessings@gmail.com.. :o)

    • Anonymous

      Enjoy the spam mail.

    • Hoot352

      and that email address is now destroyed………………..

  • KSChris

    My sister just bought a VZW iPhone today.. she was asking about the Thunderbolt, and she said the sales rep there told her that they’re not supposed to say anything yet, because it just happened today, but since she was getting a diff. phone anyway it didn’t matter – they just got confirmation today that the Thunderbolt is a-go “within a week”.. so I’m assuming that’s Tuesday the 15th.

    I take this with a grain of salt, as all “insider sources” and “heard it from a sales rep” bits tend to end up being bullshit, but I’m just relaying what the guy told my sister. Whether he’s full of shit or not, we’ll see.

  • http://www.facebook.com/richardjdillon Rich Dillon

    Wait, you guys dont have one???? I just picked mine up, my service is bad because apparently im holding it wrong. At least thats what Charlie Sheen told me. (He got a job as a verizon sales tech because he lost his other job)

    /sarcasm out….just release the dam phone already hahahaha

    • Failboat

      No dice. Their still working out the “4Gs” and the “Wifi’s”. hahaha

  • DanSke

    LMAO. This just gets better and better. Just when you think the companies involved couldn’t possibly royally F it up any further…and you get this. I’m over the Blunderbloat, have been for awhile, but this is pure entertainment. Who can turn away from such a nasty train-wreck of a launch?!

  • Anonymous

    “But how could a phone be delayed if a release date was never given?” So sick of hearing that. Does this fumble here reveal that its delayed?

    • GetaClue

      You gotta be sh*tting me. If you think for one second this phone isn’t delayed or a release date wasn’t given then you truly are smoking as much or more crack than your avatar Towelie. I hope that’s sarcasm, if you were being sincere I’d shoot myself in the face to do the world a favor.

      • Anonymous

        Learn to read.

        • GetaClue

          Learn to lead. Dipsh*t. Its apparent you a tag along. Go run along and join Brian.

          • Anonymous

            Learn to read some more. My reply was posted before Tim’s.

          • GetaClue

            Good for you. Want a cookie?

          • Anonymous

            Yes I do!

      • Tim242

        Maybe you should shoot yourself in the face, since you have issues with reading comprehension.

        • http://twitter.com/binglut9 Brian

          I agree Tim that dude is an idiot

          • GetaClue

            You gonna suck Tim off too. How are you knees doing?

        • http://twitter.com/binglut9 Brian

          I agree Tim that dude is an idiot

        • guest

          hahahahahahaha

        • guest

          hahahahahahaha

        • GetaClue

          Sorry his sarcasm didn’t sound off in that comment too well. It is the internet. A place that lacks a real face. So stfu..oh and nice avatar.

          • Tim242

            Oh good. You get it. Now nobody has to shoot their face. That almost came
            out sounding so wrong haha oh, and thanks : )

    • GetaClue

      You gotta be sh*tting me. If you think for one second this phone isn’t delayed or a release date wasn’t given then you truly are smoking as much or more crack than your avatar Towelie. I hope that’s sarcasm, if you were being sincere I’d shoot myself in the face to do the world a favor.

  • http://twitter.com/vblok0910 Chris Vitorino

    The bigger they are the dumber they are. Verizon reminds me of our government.

    • Anonymous

      OMGLOLPOLITICALJOKELOLZ.

      Hey, do you watch the Daily Show? It’s like, SO FUNNY! He makes fun of teh goverment and republicans bcuz they’re so dumb!!! You’re just like him.

      • Yukondriver

        #spelling

    • Anonymous

      Nah, if there were like our Government, we’d think we already had the phone and were using it. VZ is good, but they’re not CIA good.

  • Anonymous

    Forget the Thunderbolt. Can we hear about the damn Incredible 2 already?

  • Anonymous

    So the 17th then right? if not ill still get but ill say screw you verizon! lol

    • fartbubbler

      I say, “screw you, Jobu. I do it myself!”

  • http://twitter.com/shermandy Sherm

    The ad seems fake to me. Read that sentence at the bottom… clearly didn’t go through Verizon’s marketing team: “Tell us, where you work?”

    Is that a question or a statement?

    • http://twitter.com/EvanTheGamer EvanTheGamer

      Question and a statement.

    • Anonymous

      And the Random Capitalization. Fake.

    • Anonymous

      businesses give discounts to employees on phones…..hello….nothing new…..everyone cell company does it….

      • Anonymous

        He’s talking about the fact that the sentence ends with a question mark even thought it’s not a question.

      • http://twitter.com/shermandy Sherm

        Genius Award!

    • Anonymous

      I thought the samething when I saw this post, and the cheap cheesy look of the photo. Something is not right in Denmark :P

    • Anonymous

      Probably just a typo. A bunch of mistakes made it into Best Buys flyer a couple weeks ago.

  • Ben Jammin34

    So…I got off the phone with customer service at Verizon and they said that Best Buy will have the exclusive rights to sell the phone first. It will begin either tmrw or next Thursday. This is an exclusive contract that Best Buy signed with HTC. So if anyone wants the phone…Best Buy is where you will get it first.

    • http://twitter.com/binglut9 Brian

      Screw best buy can’t do one year contracts

    • Hoot352

      I don’t care what people say, Verizon will be selling the phone the same time they release it to best buy. There’s no way in h*ll Verizon is going to give up the right to sell their own phone.

  • http://twitter.com/pokemontez Steve Zmon

    I want a powerfuLL phone just like the one stated in this ad!!! (oh, the spelling errors will be the death of us)

  • Jayne Cobb

    Must have been done by BB. Errors are all over the place…”most powerfull devices” (spelling)…”Tell us, where you work? And Get a Discount on your monthly Bill.” I think there should be a ‘do’ in there somewhere and what’s with the odd capitalization. There’s more than that wrong with it but I don’t want to sound like a grammar Nazi. Hell, I only have a HS education and can write better than that.

  • Jayne Cobb

    Must have been done by BB. Errors are all over the place…”most powerfull devices” (spelling)…”Tell us, where you work? And Get a Discount on your monthly Bill.” I think there should be a ‘do’ in there somewhere and what’s with the odd capitalization. There’s more than that wrong with it but I don’t want to sound like a grammar Nazi. Hell, I only have a HS education and can write better than that.

  • Anonymous

    I <3 HYPEBEAST 24/7/365!

  • Anonymous

    I <3 HYPEBEAST 24/7/365!

  • http://iamandroid.co/profile/rocktoonz Rocktoonz

    If you go to http://phones.verizonwireless.com/htc/thunderbolt/ you can sign up for email alerts when it’s coming out, but still no info on it.

  • http://iamandroid.co/profile/rocktoonz Rocktoonz

    If you go to http://phones.verizonwireless.com/htc/thunderbolt/ you can sign up for email alerts when it’s coming out, but still no info on it.

  • Robtheicon

    Thunderbolt is a joke, everyone should boycott it for all these absurd delays and just get a Bionic or iPhone 5 in the summer.

    • Alvinm 77

      Ummm… not happening at all

    • Anonymous

      Done and done!

    • Anonymous

      Worst boycot ever, considering either way Verizon gets your money.

  • Anonymous

    But why are they doing this??? it sucks

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000930969653 Kimberly Degener

    AHHHHHH STOP TEASING MEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  • Anonymous

    damn it kellex! -HTC Thunderbolt now available from Verizon.

    Thanks for the temporary relief.

  • Alan

    Left hand, meet right hand…

  • Anonymous

    I look and i see but what im i looking out???

  • Jake Steinberg

    I did a preorder or a Thunderbolt and it said ETA 03/10/11. My guess is something is coming tomorrow.

    • Hoot353

      Not a chance, you will be disappointed for having such high hopes

  • Mth2134

    It’s so fast you can’t even see it.

  • Jeremyan207

    “AUTHORIZED VERIZON RETAILER”

    This is an ad from one of thousands of retailers and not corporate stores. They are as about as knowledgable on the topic as my puggle. Way to fuel the HYPEBEAST….

    • Anonymous

      Tryin’ to teach everyone HYPEBEASTIN’ 101. This is session 12.

    • Anonymous

      LONG LIVE THE HYPEBEAST!!! lol

    • Psalm 2

      Hey moron I happen to find this statement to be ignorant on your behalf.
      Because of comments like yours others think that agents are not knowledgeable and you drive business away from their stores and stop putting food on the table for their families.
      I would rather support a local business and my town first; it makes sense if you actually have an ounce of decency in your body.
      What would you do if tomorrow your company (if you even have a job) closed because people no longer shopped their due to one bad comment or remark?
      Where I live the reps at the store are a lot more help and don’t treat you as a number.

      So look at all factors of an equation before you open your mouth and spit out distain.

      Thank you for your time

      • Anonymous

        Well said.

      • fartbubbler

        relax.

      • Anonymous

        “SCOTTYYYYYYYY, take it down a notch!” – Dr. Evil

      • Hahahaha

        You mad bro?

      • Jeremyan207

        Someone forgot their Flintstones vitamin this morning…

        “They are about as knowledgeable ON THE TOPIC as my puggle”

        First of all, I work for a privately owned company, so I understand the importance of customer relations and their value to our survival. Second of all, a personal friend owns a Verizon retailer chain, which I vehemently support as I purchase a new phone without contract almost every 6 months. When I purchased my Droid X, he literally had no idea when he was getting it until the units he ordered arrived at his store. My comment was not a reflection of any agents or retailer locations or corporate stores, but a general expression of frustration on behalf of a consumer among many others who are in possession of month old pre-orders and not the first LTE phone. Hell, I don’t think anyone actually knows when the phone will be out. I actually wholeheartedly agree that retailer reps are generally more amiable and cooperative than corporate agents, but that’s neither here nor there- point is, this is a forum- where everyone’s got an opinion, and not always the same as yours. But it’s okay, I don’t think less of you for ASSuming you understood my statement, but I don’t appreciate being insulted for expressing myself on a forum.

        Nice try, though.

        PS – Shame on kellex for actually siding with this child.

    • Hitman07003

      where is my phone ????????? please i can’t take it anymore

  • viewthis66

    that’s weird! hahaha you’re right… they must have hired the same dude that did the BB adds hahaha

  • Alvinm 77

    VZW thought they would have it out by now. My friend who works a VZW corporate said they received an email the other day congratulating the company on a successful release of the Thunderbolt on the Feb 28th.

  • Alvinm 77

    VZW thought they would have it out by now. My friend who works a VZW corporate said they received an email the other day congratulating the company on a successful release of the Thunderbolt on the Feb 28th.

    • Anonymous

      Not that is epic.

      • Anonymous

        *Now
        Wow, the best buy newspaper guy is commenting for Kellex..

        • Anonymous

          Dammit! He’s taking over the world.

          • http://twitter.com/EvanTheGamer EvanTheGamer

            LMAO!

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000106808261 Keith Sumner

      I WANT A SCREENSHOT OF THIS EMAIL.

  • http://twitter.com/ThePeacedOut Phil Stout

    I just sent this message via my Thunderbolt… wink wink

    • Anonymous

      Stop playin’ Phil. Show me the goods…and by that I mean your phone.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/PP2KC2NKYXJ5AUNAJWRZTBRPUA Matty G

        Gotta be careful with that Kellex, phrases like that are what got Brett Favre in trouble.

      • Anonymous

        LOL What else did you think by stating that phrase Kellex “By that I mean ” LMAO!!! :P

    • Anonymous

      Stop playin’ Phil. Show me the goods…and by that I mean your phone.

  • Giveup

    Wow kellex get.over it its done…damn..u already started hyping the LG phone please don’t start on this again damn…u r a HYPEBEAST JEEZ

    • Anonymous

      “It’s like the Sopranos. IT’S OVER, STOP TALKIN’ ABOUT IT.”

      • Giveup

        Stop being a HYPEBEAST

  • http://twitter.com/TylerPongratz Tyler Pongratz

    LMAO… “Either that or they must have hired the guy doing Best Buy newspaper ads as their new marketing materials person.”

  • PyroHoltz

    I’m heading out the door right now to get mine….

    /stupid advertisements