We recently wondered when the Motorola Droid Bionic was released, whether Verizon customers may decide on an alternative handset such as the Samsung Galaxy S II. Now Verizon users will be spoilt for choice as release dates leak for Bionic and Stratosphere, and are set to launch the same day.
Motorola have already confirmed that the Droid Bionic would release sometime in September, but now thanks to a leaked Verizon document courtesy of the guys at IGN, we have actual dates. The Verizon version of the Galaxy S II the Stratosphere, is due to launch on September 8th the same day as the Bionic.
Also listed for the same day is an unannounced 4G BlackBerry Curve, which wasn’t part of RIMs product launch yesterday. The company has previously said they were going to launch several new handsets before the end of the year.
There are also some other niceties due before the year is out, according to the document is the November release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. The actual document lists a Samsung Tab P8, which is believed to be the Galaxy Tab 8.9 equipped with Verizon’s 4G LTE radio.
The document also has a new BlackBerry PlayBook listed, but there are no further details of specifications or release time frame. September the 8th comes up again with the Motorola Xoom 4G LTE, which is the tablet already available but packing 4G connectivity. Other devices that are listed are the Samsung Illusion that has an expected September 29th release date. This is a more affordable device with 3G connectivity and Android Gingerbread on board.
On the same day sees the launch of the HTC Bliss that has been designed for the female cell phone market, and also powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread. In October the HTC Vigor is listed for release on the 6th, and the handset is rumored to have a 720 x 1280 display with a 1.5GHz processor. Later the same month sees the LG Revolution 2 that is penciled in for the 20th.
September certainly see’s a lot of choice for Verizon owners as besides the Droid Bionic and the Stratosphere, we could also be seeing the iPhone 5. Owners who were waiting for the delayed Bionic are now met with the nice problem of having at least two other desirable handsets to choose from.
Which of the handsets will you be picking come September?