Today, however, some people have reportedly been able to order an i760 through Verizon's B2B channels.
This device costs $350 with a two-year contract and a $50 mail-in rebate. It is $460 with a one-year contract and a $50 mail-in rebate.
When it is officially available, Verizon is expected to offer a $100 discount for those who order the i760 online.
An Overview of the Samsung SCH-i760
The Samsung i760 is noticeably thinner than devices with a similar design, in which a QWERTY keyboard slides behind the QVGA touchscreen. And, unlike some of its competitors, this smartphone sports a dedicated numberpad.
It runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional, and includes a 1.3 megapixel camera.
This smartphone supports Verizon's EV-DO network. In addition, it will have built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR.