Pretty much everyone under Verizon's huge, red umbrella has been staring longingly at the LG Voyager as of late, but if you remember, LG's got an established big seller in Verizon's stable that it's gotta worry about, too. The VX8550 Chocolate slider has added another color (or flavor, if you buy into Verizon's marketing scheme) in time to pick up a holiday sale or two: "Blue Ice." It's currently on sale at Circuit City with direct sales following on next Friday, December 7 for $80 after a $50 rebate.

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