Verizon Can’t Keep Up with Demand for HTC Droid Incredible

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The HTC Droid Incredible hit the market last month, but Verizon is currently sold out of this high-end Android OS smartphone.

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam says that his company sold 100,000 units in the first two days this model was available. As a result of the strong demand coupled with shortages of the Incredible’s AMOLED display, the smartphone won’t be available again for several weeks.

HTC Droid IncredibleThe carrier’s website shows that ordered placed today are expected to ship on or before June 4.

An Overview of the HTC Droid Incredible
This smartphone has a tablet shape designed around a 3.7-inch WVGA (480 x 800) touchscreen.

It is debuting running Google Android OS 2.1 on a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. HTC’s Sense user interface is layered on top.

The Incredible is Verizon’s first with an 8 megapixel camera, which offers auto-focus and dual LED flash.

It also has 8 GB of internal storage, a microSD memory card slot, a GPS receiver, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and support for Verizon’s 3G mobile broadband network.

Read a ReviewThe smartphone costs $200 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement, and customers will need to subscribe to both a voice and data plan.

The Incredible is exclusively available from Verizon Wireless, but AT&T and T-Mobile customers can turn to the Google Nexus One, an almost identical device. Sprint users can turn to the HTC EVO 4G.

Source: Verizon, MSNBC



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