The Boy Genius Claims Palm Pre Release on June 7 for $199.99 ➝

The Boy Genius has heard that Best Buy will be getting some inventory of Pre handsets to be sold on June 7. There will only be 4,500 units spread out across all Best Buy Mobile locations, but every location will have at least one device.

The device will cost new customers with a two year contract $199.99, existing customer upgrades will cost $299.99.

There have been a lot of rumors about pricing and release dates for the Palm Pre, we can just add this one to the list.

Update 6/4/09: Reviews have started to be released for the Palm Pre. So far I’ve found reviews by the following writers: Walt Mossberg, Joshua Topolsky, David Pogue, Jason Chen, Bonnie Cha, Steven Levy.