Rumor: Best Buy giving out free invisibleSHIELD strips to iPhone 4 owners

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from  Omaha, NE
| July 28, 2010

Best Buy iPhone 4 strips

Sure, Apple is giving away free cases to iPhone 4 owners to help relieve their antenna woes, but maybe a case isn't your style.  Best Buy is coming to your rescue, as Engadget is reporting that they are handing out free Zagg invisbleSHIELD 4FIX strips to iPhone 4 owners.  A number of people have reported that Best Buy is giving out the free strips to anyone with an iPhone 4 that walks in, regardless of whether or not the iPhone was purchased at a Best Buy.  On top of the free seven-piece shield kit, Best Buy is also offering free installation of the skin.  Although there have been many tips that say that Best Buys are indeed handing out free strips to iPhone 4 owners, there's been no official announcement from Best Buy, so it's probably wise to call your local store to confirm the deal before waltzing down there.

This is a pretty great idea by Best Buy, especially considering the invisibleSHIELD strips that they're giving out are only $9.99 normally.  This gets the company good press, gets people into their stores, and after a customer gets their free strips, they could be convinced to purchase other accessories, as well.  Like many others, I prefer my phones naked, so Best Buy's offer is a better option than Apple's free bumper for those of us that go case-less.  Have any of you snagged some free invisibleSHIELD 4FIX strips from Best Buy?

Via Engadget

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