Motorola Droid Bionic Launching Sept. 8: Verizon Document
Verizon Wireless' fall lineup has been leaked via an internal document, according to gadget blog IGN. The Droid Bionic, Samsung Stratosphere and a 4G RIM Blackberry Curve lead the way.Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZW) appears to have set a Sept. 8 launch data for the Motorola Droid Bionic, the 4G Android smartphone the phone maker delayed by a few months for unconfirmed reasons. Gadget blog IGN scored an internal document displaying upcoming devices and their release dates the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier has planned for the fall. A Verizon spokesperson declined to confirm whether the document was accurate or not.
Sept. 8 is a major launch date, apparently. Specifically, the 4G Samsung Stratosphere, which IGN said is Verizon's iteration of the Samsung Galaxy S II, will reportedly launch that day. Verizon is also reportedly launching a BlackBerry Curve from Research in Motion Sept. 8.
IGN said Verizon has picked Sept. 29 to launch the Gingerbread-powered HTC Bliss; Oct. 13 to launch the LG Crescendo, and Oct. 20 for the arrival of LG Revolution 2. Finally, the documents reports a November launch for the Samsung Galaxy Tab P8, which could be the 4G LTE-powered 8.9-inch little brother to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Verizon is currently hawking. Verizon is selling the 4G LTE Tab 10.1 in as 16GB model for $529.99 and a 32GB flavor for $629.99.