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General BGR: Verizon unable to keep Droid Incredible in stock due to part shortages

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by brettlewis, May 15, 2010.

  1. brettlewis

    brettlewis Well-Known Member
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  2. rabernet

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    Not surprising on the difficulties getting components - we're experiencing the same thing in my industry - I'm a buyer for a tech company and many of the Asian manufacturers did steep cutbacks during the slowdown in the economy and it's taking longer to get back up to full production and getting more workers.

    We're seeing lead times for some board components of up to six to nine months.
     
  3. fufujuice

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    I'm so frustrated because I ordered the Inc from Amazon on May 3, and it had an estimated delivery date of May 17-18. Just got an email this morning saying they need to change the estimated delivery date to June 3-17!! Agh! I have the microsd card, screen protector, and no phone :(
     
  4. jddroid

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    You should go to best buy mobile, i no at least in my store we have like 10 left
     
  5. sta7ic

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    definitely try going to best buy. Most people don't realize they have it.
     
  6. dgourd

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    I agree. I got my Incredible at BestBuy on Release day and they had a bunch in stock.
     
  7. patkicks10

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    My cousin switched to verizon a week ago, and ordered one... it was delivered yesterday... :p
     
  8. howarmat

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    Yeah a few reports say BB still has some, maybe call around and hope you get lucky
     
  9. sylent101

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    Yup ordered mine offline from best buy the day after it came out knew this sexy b*itch was gonna sell out quick lol didnt wanna deal with Verizon man handling my phone rather handle it on my own
     
  10. thejoker

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    I picked one up at a local Best Buy, so I second that.
     
  11. brettlewis

    brettlewis Well-Known Member
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    I prefer not getting my phone at best buy mobile because warranty there become a hassle. I've heard storied where people didnt have a phone for weeks because they take so long to get replacements for customers.
    Just check all the negative stuff said about it in the droid forum
     

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