DROID X pre-orders get underway at Best Buy

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We know that a lot of you are itching to get your hands on the Motorola DROID X, especially after checking out our glowing first impressions. And while the bad news is that you can’t have one to call your own until July 15th, the good news is that Best Buy is now taking pre-orders for the most badass Android smartphone to date. No money is required up front, and you’re guaranteed you’ll be able to pick up your shiny new toy on that magical Thursday without having to deal with any of those those stupid mail-in rebates. Win.

Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile have truly become the leading destination this summer for all your mobile smartphone needs – from HTC EVO 4G from Sprint to the iPhone 4 on AT&T to the upcoming DROID X on Verizon. Enthusiasts of the Android platform can be the first to reserve a copy of the new Verizon DROID X by Motorola today at Best Buy. The pre-sale begins June 25 and the smartphone will land in stores on July 15.

“With the buzz we’ve seen around the Android platform, Best Buy is confident that consumers will be thrilled about the Verizon DROID X by Motorola pre-sale,” said Scott Anderson, senior director of merchandising at Best Buy Mobile. “It has been a great summer for smartphones with the HTC EVO and iPhone 4 launches, and the addition of the DROID X adds another strong option for our customers to consider.”

The Verizon DROID X by Motorola features Google’s Android 2.1 operating system, 4.3-inch screen and 720P HD video recording and playback. Android 2.2 will arrive to customers on the DROID X later this summer. The DROID X is available at Best Buy for $199.99 with 2-year activation, with no mail-in rebate hassle.

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