Verizon Wireless said it will start selling the high-speed Bionic phone from Motorola Mobility
The companies said the Bionic, which was originally slated to go on sale in the second quarter, will cost $299.99 to customers who opt for a two-year contract.
The Bionic is based on Google Inc's
Motorola, which has lost ground to rivals such as Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> and HTC Corp <2498.TW> because of the delay, had warned in July that a delay until September would hurt its third quarter results.
Motorola agreed last month to be bought by Google for $12.5 billion. Verizon Wireless is a venture of Verizon Communications
(Reporting by Sinead Carew; editing by Derek Caney)