We were shocked when we saw the price of the Samsung Droid Charge, as it seems that it has been out-priced by Verizon. The suggested price looks to be $299 on a two-year contract, which to some seems like $50 to $100 too much. However, most of us would assume that there will be some sort of rebate, if not then Big Red could have problems with shifting them.
If we are to believe this price, then that puts it just under $50 more than the HTC Thunderbolt, and the HTC Droid Incredible 2 is $100 cheaper – so you have to make the choice which of the three you would rather? IntoMobile worries that Verizon has come up with such a high price to try and keep their data plans down – find that hard to believe.
However, if this price were to stick, then this could be the first sign that handset prices are set to go up – maybe there is some truth into Big Red using handsets to subsidize the so-called low price of their data plans? Droid-Life has what they say is the initial price list and map for Verizon.
The Samsung Droid Charge comes with a host of features, such as a 4.3-inch screen, 8-megapixel camera, 1GHz Hummingbird processor and the ability to share its connection with up to eight wireless devices. However, its biggest feature is LTE, which will help to complement the HTC Thunderbolt.
Has Verizon out-priced the Samsung Droid Charge?