Verizon to Get Palm Pre ‘Early Next Year’ ➝

VZWOffers Palm Pre Confirmation

VWZOffers (“Official Verizon Wireless Twitter feed for special offers”) tweeted yesterday morning, saying:

@lanvuch We will be carrying the Palm Pre smartphone early next year.

There was some question as to whether or not (or when) Verizon would be getting the Palm Pre, and now we finally have a time frame.

With the Palm Pre and the Droid, Verizon is actually going to have a competitive phone lineup.

Update 11/19/09: AppleInsider is reporting that Shaw Wu, an analyst with Kaufman Bros., believes that Verizon will carry a webOS-based device in the first half of 2010. As with most analyst notes, it’s hard to tell whether Shaw Wu knows anything more than we do. But, if investors are listening to then he might have some sort of credibility.

12/20/09: Palm’s CES Announcement

Update 1/13/10: Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus Coming to Verizon