HTC ThunderBolt now launching in early March, says one Best Buy [UPDATED]

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from Omaha, NE
Published: February 24, 2011

HTC ThunderBolt Best Buy tweet

The HTC ThunderBolt launch saga continues today, as another Best Buy location has given up some info on the handset's potential launch date. The Roseville, CA Best Buy tweeted earlier this morning that the ThunderBolt launch has been delayed and that it "may launch on Thursday, March 4th." March 4th is actually a Friday, so we'll just assume that the tweeter meant March 3rd since Verizon does tend to launch new products on Thursdays.

This certainly isn't the first time we've heard of a ThunderBolt March launch, but it does seem likely that the device is going to slip into next month. Like I said before, VZW usually releases new products on Thursday, and today is the last Thursday in February and there's no TBolt announcement in sight. Still, there is still plenty of daylight left, so we'll continue to wait and see if something materializes. In the mean time, keep your salt handy and feel free to begin speculating on how many potential March TBolt launch dates will emerge.

UPDATE: An Android Central forum member was reportedly in attendance at a Verizon training event last night, and he says that the TBolt is indeed set for launch on either March 3rd or 4th, "but most likely the 4th." The same poster also claims to confirm that unlimited LTE data will be priced at $29.99 per month, adding credence to previous rumors.

Via Android Police, @BestBuy129, Android Central (1), (2)

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