Retail chain Walmart announced this morning that, starting February 10th, they will carry the Verizon iPhone in nearly 600 stores across the United States:
We’re excited to bring iPhone 4 on the Verizon Wireless network, one the most anticipated mobile phone launches in recent history, to Walmart customers,” said Gary Severson, senior vice president, Home Entertainment, Walmart U.S. “As customers continue to embrace smart phone technology, we’ve added nearly 20 smart phone models to our assortment, including the new Verizon Wireless iPhone 4.”
iPhone 4 on the Verizon Wireless network will be available at nearly 600 of the retailer’s in-store wireless areas starting at $199 for the 16GB model. Walmart will offer a variety of iPhone 4 accessories including cases, car chargers, wraps, and hands free accessories from variety of accessory manufacturers. Walmart currently carries the AT&T iPhone 4 in select stores nationwide.
Walmart joins Apple, Verizon and Best Buy as a distributor of the new device. Orders for the Verizon iPhone went live again last night on Apple’s and Verizon’s websites.