HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

Summary: A new Android tablet experience coming soon from HTC

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Best Buy had previously announced that pre-sale for its Wi-Fi HTC Flyer would begin today. As of this writing, the HTC Flyer tablet page is still showing a "coming this spring", but I'm hopeful it will turn later today.

If you're not familiar with the HTC Flyer tablet, it's HTC's first tablet-only product and is powered by Android. The Flyer offers Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, a rear 5MP and front 1.3MP camera, 7" touch screen (1024x600 TFT), and will even work with an optional digital pen.

I'm tempted to pre-order since I continue to be impressed with what HTC is capable of putting out there. The fact that the company is also supporting a specially designed pen makes me curious to see what other innovations may be coming shortly after the tablet ships.

Keep checking the HTC Flyer tablet page at Best Buy, if you're interested in pre-ordering it for $499.

Topics: Laptops, Hardware, HTC, Mobility, Tablets

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  • In store pre order only

    U can only preorder in the store. I paid 50 dollars deposit for mine at 10:30 today
    Drjp80
  • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

    I went to Best Buy Mobile and pre-ordered it. $50 down... and I got a $50 gift card with it too.
    aekhhi
    • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

      @aekhhi I got 50 dollar gift card too. The clerk knew what i was talking about and was very helpful
      Drjp80
  • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

    Internet still in-op for Htc Flyer, so far must go to store and put down payment(if they know what you are talking about- very uniformed).
    Dutchincue
  • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

    I was wondering what the 50 dollar gift card was for? I got that too.
    Drjp80
  • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

    $50 gift card is your non refundable deposit.
    mrbill5000@...
    • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

      @mrbill5000@... Thanx. That is what i thought
      Drjp80
  • Any idea on date of actual availability?

    When you put down the deposit, did the staff hint when you will actually get the device?
    ticoneva
    • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

      @ticoneva yes they hinted before the end of this month
      Drjp80
  • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

    Bought it this morning in-store. Had to tell them it was available for pre-order today.
    StupidTechZealots-23432415690276115908309621553360
  • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

    Had to tell them price and Pre-order available today. Did not know a ship date. Didn't know about device.
    I can't wait for this tablet. Hated the iPad, too big for my use, slow, more for 'fun' than function. Need the pen functionality. Best of both worlds.
    gadgetgirl1997
    • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

      @gadgetgirl1997 U r right. My sentiments exactly gadgetgirl
      Drjp80
    • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

      Had pre-ordered Playbook and cancelled when it didn't have Netflix or Kindle. The new Flyer is absolutely a killer device. The pen capability pushes it over, way over, the top.
      ryork272
      • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

        @ryork272 U r right! How can playbook nt offer kndle. Playbook is too restricted to be successful.
        Drjp80
  • RE: HTC Flyer tablet available for pre-order at some point today

    <a href="http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp;jsessionid=88AC910492475C1502876835D78142D8.bbolsp-app06-19?_dyncharset=ISO-8859-1&_dynSessConf=-7312424372387540294&id=pcat17071&type=page&st=Htc+flyer&sc=Global&cp=1&nrp=15&sp=&qp=&list=n&iht=y&usc=All+Categories&ks=960" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp;jsessionid=88AC910492475C1502876835D78142D8.bbolsp-app06-19?_dyncharset=ISO-8859-1&_dynSessConf=-7312424372387540294&id=pcat17071&type=page&st=Htc+flyer&sc=Global&cp=1&nrp=15&sp=&qp=&list=n&iht=y&usc=All+Categories&ks=960</a>. Now u can preorder online at bestbuy.com
    Drjp80