The other day we covered Costco selling the Lumia 710 (review) for a pretty great price, specifically $0.01 on contract. The fine print also revealed at the time that the "retail price" was $269.99, which is a lot cheaper than the $350 most other places are offering it for.

Now we have an inventory screen shot showing that the 710 will be sold at select Costco brick-n-mortar stores (your guess is as good as ours as to which ones) for that very low price of $269.99. That's a heck of  a deal for an off-contract phone, especially for that Nokia-quality. In addition, you can expect a free carrying case and a car charger.

Downside? Well, besides limited store-availability, you can only get black. And while black is kewl, we prefer the white one ourselves just to be a bit different.  Hopefully if you're in the market for a new phone, you'll be able to find one of these stores offering this deal.

Thanks, Peter M., for the info!