A couple of days back, Best Buy announced that they are opening their stores for T-Mobile G2 pre-orders. The device, that is expected to hit the American market on October 6, was priced at $199 in the Best Buy announcement.
Now Best Buy’s rival in the United States – Radio Shack – has gone on the offensive and has opened their preorder for a much discounted price of $150. A tweet from the retailer reads,
The T-Mobile G2 with Google is coming to @RadioShack. Only $149.99 with 2-yr agreement (instant rebate!). Stay tuned for info.
The difference in pricing is pretty wide and this would mean Best Buy too would be forced to give in and announce a discounted pre-order price to customers. But since not much information is available from the Shack’s end, we would assume that this is only going to be a limited time offer and the price of G2 shall move up to $199 as soon as the company gets the necessary mileage. In that case, it will be interesting to see how Best Buy will respond.