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August 02, 2010

Best Buy Offers Free Side Shield for all iPhone 4 Customers

By Shamila Janakiraman
TMCnet Contributor

Best Buy announced that it will offer a free Side Shield case for the iPhone (News - Alert) 4 for all customers who make purchases at Best Buy outlets.

The Side Shield is essentially a clear, unobtrusive shield that can be applied to the outer edges of the iPhone 4. This was designed by invisibleSHIELD and is expected to tackle the problems related to antenna attenuation and has been tested and manufactured by ZAGG.

According to Best Buy sources this program is available for free to customers who buy an iPhone 4 from Best Buy. The program also provides free installation and will be extended to all existing Reward Zone customers. Besides, the Side Shield will be available for the general public for a retail price of $9.99 including installation.

Best Buy also announced a 20 percent discount on all iPhone 4 cases through August 7th. The outlet offers several varieties of cases made for the iPhone 4 along with a range of accessories that can help protect and personalize the smartphone.

In a release Scott Moore, vice president of marketing for Best Buy Mobile said, “Consumers are looking for immediate solutions and the Side Shield is a great option. At the same time, we know that customers are always looking for ways to personalize and protect their smart phones. That’s why we are so focused on having multiple options—people want to choose what’s right for them.”

Consumers throng to Best Buy Mobile as it offers wide choices in smartphones and accessories. The store promises better choice of phones and networks, correct pricing and advice besides assuring the customer of continued support, said Best Buy sources.

Best Buy Mobile outlets have on store over 90 different handsets from nine carriers, and over 130 accessories. Employees are put through an intensive training and are also updated on latest mobile phone technology and trends. Best Buy Mobile locations are present in every Best Buy store as well as in standalone stores across the U.S.

A multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services Best Buy has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Mexico and Turkey. It includes brands such as Best Buy; Best Buy Mobile; Audiovisions; The Carphone Warehouse; Future Shop; Geek Squad, Jiangsu Five Star; Magnolia Audio Video; Napster; Pacific Sales; and The Phone (News - Alert) House.

Shamila Janakiraman is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Shamila’s articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Erin Harrison

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