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Old October 21st, 2011, 04:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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According to Samsung UK it does.......

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This would be awesome. I had just purchased a 32gb microSD card for this phone specifically. I guess I jumped the gun a bit. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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I would not put much trust into that tweet. What is the point of having a 16GB and 32GB model if it has an SD slot? No one would buy the 32GB model for the exaggerated price it will have for an additional 16GB.

Makes no difference to me. I will use the cloud if necessary with unlimited data and 4G speeds.
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Agrred but doesn't the Xoom come with differing levels of internal memory and have an SD slot?
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I would not put much trust into that tweet. What is the point of having a 16GB and 32GB model if it has an SD slot? No one would buy the 32GB model for the exaggerated price it will have for an additional 16GB.

Makes no difference to me. I will use the cloud if necessary with unlimited data and 4G speeds.

NAYSAYER!!!!!!!!

Sammy did that with the SGS2 and the devices before that. Europe or At&t in the US would get the models with more flash and VZW would get the lowest versions. Sammy does it since they make more margin on the higher end models, but offer the options (sometimes for differentiation too).

Maybe the slot is inside, but since Google is pushing the cloud, the are not mentioning it...... Anybody pop the Nexus open and look inside?
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Agrred but doesn't the Xoom come with differing levels of internal memory and have an SD slot?

The Xoom has a microSD slot, but AFAIK, it only came in a 32gb internal memory model. At least that's what mine has and I don't recall having any choices (other than with or without 3G) when I purchased it.
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I remember seeing a pic of the Back with the battery door off and only seeing a space for a sim card near the battery : (
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What is the point of having a 16GB and 32GB model if it has an SD slot? No one would buy the 32GB model for the exaggerated price it will have for an additional 16GB.
I would. Without hesitation.

I'm still waiting for the phone that can completely replace my ancient iPod Classic, at the same time as being a phone/camera/GPS/internet device/etc. I'm tired of rotating music on/off my phone, I'm tired of lugging the iPod along on vacation to fill the gaps. I really don't like total reliance on cloud solutions; partly because my commute is 98% out of coverage area (on the subway), partly because of data caps, partly because the cloud is useless to me when roaming, and partly because getting my music onto the cloud in the first place is a giant pain in the ass.

Unfortunately flash storage is still at a premium. So for those of us with ridiculous music libraries, a single consolidated device is still pie-in-the-sky stuff and every 8-16GB additional onboard storage counts. And while swappable SD cards go a long, long, long way to toward solving the issue -- heck, that's one of the major reasons I wanted to get off the iPhone, which is why the probably lack of slot on the Nexus is a big disappointment for me -- it's still not ideal having to remove phone backs, batteries and SIM cards to switch out storage versus simply having it all loaded at once.

My iPhone 3GS was too small at 32GB when I got it over 2 years ago, but there wasn't a better solution at the time. Even an Android device with SD slot at 16+32 max wouldn't cut it for me, not even for just my own CD rips (I told you it was a ridiculous!) A 64GB iPhone 4S would go a good way toward covering it, but there's no chance in hell I'm condemning myself to iOS again.

So here I am, desperately waiting for a new Android phone with 32GB onboard + 32GB microSD. (Actually the holy grail would be 64GB onboard and the ability to accept 64GB cards, since we're talking pie-in-the-sky...) Regardless of whether or not there's an SD slot on the Galaxy Nexus, I'll be getting the 32GB version for as much local storage as possible.


That all said, I do take your point. Most people wouldn't get the 32GB version, since 16+16 or 16+32 covers all the storage needs of 90% of the population. It's only those of us music and media junkies who are currently out in the cold and still juggling multiple audio devices. So I agree it's very unlikely they'd make two varieties and include an SD slot. (In fact I was disappointed when I saw the two variants for that reason.)
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I would love an sd card slot but not holding my breathe I have so many damn microsd cards it's not even funn and I have 4 32gb ones a few 16gb and countless 8 and 2gb ones ,.. Even though on my TB i have 18gb left on my card I would still spend a little extra and get the 32gb Nexus for a nice total of 64gb I'd forsure put a lot more things on my phone . And with a nice sceen like that I'd have a lot more movies and shows on my phone just for fun
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You would think if there was an SD card slot it would have been listed here.

Behind the glass: a detailed tour inside the Samsung Galaxy Nexus -- Engadget

I don't expect it to have one.
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You would think if there was an SD card slot it would have been listed here.

Behind the glass: a detailed tour inside the Samsung Galaxy Nexus -- Engadget

I don't expect it to have one.

That's the pic I was refereeing too...

Yea I'd say Google passed on putting one in!
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That's the pic I was refereeing too...

Yea I'd say Google passed on putting one in!
I'd say the twitter person doesn't know the difference between SD and SIM.
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All we know about for is the Hong Kong version doesn't have one. We have yet to see ANYTHING about the Verizon version. Am I wrong here?
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The Xoom has a microSD slot, but AFAIK, it only came in a 32gb internal memory model. At least that's what mine has and I don't recall having any choices (other than with or without 3G) when I purchased it.
Incorrect, there was a 16GB Xoom as well, and most honeycomb tablets have those 2 options available, although I think the 32GB ones sell much better (guess people will pay a premium for more internal storage!) so it's hard to find the 16GB ones.

Edit: I might be wrong about the Xoom actually as I don't know if they ever ended up releasing the 16GB version (maybe only on Verizon?), but the Asus Transformer does have a 16GB and 32GB version w/ SD slots.
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I would. Without hesitation.

I'm still waiting for the phone that can completely replace my ancient iPod Classic, at the same time as being a phone/camera/GPS/internet device/etc. I'm tired of rotating music on/off my phone, I'm tired of lugging the iPod along on vacation to fill the gaps. I really don't like total reliance on cloud solutions; partly because my commute is 98% out of coverage area (on the subway), partly because of data caps, partly because the cloud is useless to me when roaming, and partly because getting my music onto the cloud in the first place is a giant pain in the ass.

Unfortunately flash storage is still at a premium. So for those of us with ridiculous music libraries, a single consolidated device is still pie-in-the-sky stuff and every 8-16GB additional onboard storage counts. And while swappable SD cards go a long, long, long way to toward solving the issue -- heck, that's one of the major reasons I wanted to get off the iPhone, which is why the probably lack of slot on the Nexus is a big disappointment for me -- it's still not ideal having to remove phone backs, batteries and SIM cards to switch out storage versus simply having it all loaded at once.

My iPhone 3GS was too small at 32GB when I got it over 2 years ago, but there wasn't a better solution at the time. Even an Android device with SD slot at 16+32 max wouldn't cut it for me, not even for just my own CD rips (I told you it was a ridiculous!) A 64GB iPhone 4S would go a good way toward covering it, but there's no chance in hell I'm condemning myself to iOS again.

So here I am, desperately waiting for a new Android phone with 32GB onboard + 32GB microSD. (Actually the holy grail would be 64GB onboard and the ability to accept 64GB cards, since we're talking pie-in-the-sky...) Regardless of whether or not there's an SD slot on the Galaxy Nexus, I'll be getting the 32GB version for as much local storage as possible.


That all said, I do take your point. Most people wouldn't get the 32GB version, since 16+16 or 16+32 covers all the storage needs of 90% of the population. It's only those of us music and media junkies who are currently out in the cold and still juggling multiple audio devices. So I agree it's very unlikely they'd make two varieties and include an SD slot. (In fact I was disappointed when I saw the two variants for that reason.)
Yeah, I'm with you. I still rock a 120Gig Zune and don't really store anything on my Droid other than pics and wallpapers. This is in part b/c my music collection is pretty big, and in part b/c I don't want to waste phone battery life on listening to music.
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I'd say the twitter person doesn't know the difference between SD and SIM.

I'd agree...
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Acer Iconia also has different sizes as well as an SD card slot.
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Acer and Thrive also have different models, so high storage and no sd card are not mutually inclusive relationships. Google pushing cloud storage would seem to be the common ground and the Nexus product a test bed for it.

Probably the next Nexus will be 8gb and 16gb, to slowly wean us greedy consumers away from storing our OWN content I might not be joking...

At least iPoo has a 64gb option now.
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Probably the next Nexus will be 8gb and 16gb, to slowly wean us greedy consumers away from storing our OWN content I might not be joking...
The problem with that is tiered data plans which are now the norm since Sprint announced they were changing. So IF the GNex has no sd slot and IF Verizon (or your favorite carrier) only gets the 16gb version, then we're really going to have to manage our data usage. Seems kind of weird they eliminated the slot right when carriers are eliminating unlimited data.

Oh, the Asus Transformer comes in 16GB and 32GB models and both have micro-sd slots.
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I believe that tweet was referring to the Nexus S. Just says "Samsung Nexus", not "Samsung Galaxy Nexus". Move along, nothing to see here...
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I can't see Verizon releasing only the 16gb option with no SD slot . Seems like 32gb storage is the standard . Even the Thunderbolt came with 8 gb on board and 32gb card . I bet they offer just the 32gb model or both at VZW
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I can't see Verizon releasing only the 16gb option with no SD slot . Seems like 32gb storage is the standard . Even the Thunderbolt came with 8 gb on board and 32gb card . I bet they offer just the 32gb model or both at VZW

I'd say they're going for the 32 Gig only! With the 16 it may hurt Razr sales.

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Razr- $299 on contract
$649 off contract

Nexus- $399 on contract
$749 off contract


For the Nexus they will probably follow the 32 gig iphone pricing...
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I'd say they're going for the 32 Gig only! With the 16 it may hurt Razr sales.

My price point outlook...

Razr- $299 on contract
$649 off contract

Nexus- $399 on contract
$749 off contract


For the Nexus they will probably follow the 32 gig iphone pricing...
VZW probably will not release a phone that costs over $300 for a two year if they can avoid it, so seems likely the 16gb version is what will land at VZW. Ask a corporate store manager about their feelings towards breaching that pricepoint for phones. Maybe they will offer on line as an option?
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VZW probably will not release a phone that costs over $300 for a two year if they can avoid it, so seems likely the 16gb version is what will land at VZW. Ask a corporate store manager about their feelings towards breaching that pricepoint for phones. Maybe they will offer on line as an option?

If they only offer the 16GB version I may not get this phone. I think it has to be the 32GB version if it will not have an SD slot, and it better not be more than $299.99.
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I don't see them doing $399 for this phone that's the same price as the 64gig iPhone . I don't think they'd sell many at $400 with the Razr being $299 and the iphone starting at $199 , I know I probably wouldn't get it at $400 . I have a hard time spending $300 on a phone , I hope they release some information release and pricing information by the end of the month
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I believe that tweet was referring to the Nexus S. Just says "Samsung Nexus", not "Samsung Galaxy Nexus". Move along, nothing to see here...
the nexus S didn't have an SD card either. The last Nexus with SD was the Nexus 1.

This was for good technical reasons.. before Honeycomb Android apps only understood 2 places to store data - internal and external... which initially was SD. However when phones started adding large storage internally External became the non-OS partition, leaving nowehere for an SD. For Honeycomb Google added a third memory area, which is used for SD on tablets and addressable by apps aware of it*.

So its possible that the GN has SD, but I'm not holding my breath.

* Edit: I might be wrong about honeycomb fixing it.. last time I worked on an app there were lots of references to a third type of memory, but I didn't pay much attention as I had to be compatible back to 2.2.. however I can't find any API support now I look more carefully. You can tell whether the 'external' memory is on removable storage, but the location of extra SD storage is not officially defined even in the ICS SDK.
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NAYSAYER!!!!!!!!

Sammy did that with the SGS2 and the devices before that. Europe or At&t in the US would get the models with more flash and VZW would get the lowest versions. Sammy does it since they make more margin on the higher end models, but offer the options (sometimes for differentiation too).

Maybe the slot is inside, but since Google is pushing the cloud, the are not mentioning it...... Anybody pop the Nexus open and look inside?
yes but the sgs2 and sgs1 both had a sd card slot and smaller internal memory. I would say since google is pushing the cloud it wont have one just like the nexus s.
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I'd say they're going for the 32 Gig only! With the 16 it may hurt Razr sales.

My price point outlook...

Razr- $299 on contract
$649 off contract

Nexus- $399 on contract
$749 off contract


For the Nexus they will probably follow the 32 gig iphone pricing...
Those off contract prices are crazy. The nexus has similar specs to the bionic and it is going to be over 150 more off contract? I think the razr and nexus will prob be 560-590 off contract like the other dual core lte phones. Plus maybe google is helping lower the cost somehow like how amazon does with their devices.
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Those off contract prices are crazy. The nexus has similar specs to the bionic and it is going to be over 150 more off contract? I think the razr and nexus will prob be 560-590 off contract like the other dual core lte phones. Plus maybe google is helping lower the cost somehow like how amazon does with their devices.

When my lady bought her Bionic is was $649! When you think about it, its right up there with the 16gig iphone 4s...which is also going for $649!

So if vzw does drop the 32 gig Nexus I would expect to see $749 off contract.

If its 16 gig expect it to be the same as the Bionic when it dropped...$649
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When my lady bought her Bionic is was $649! When you think about it, its right up there with the 16gig iphone 4s...which is also going for $649!

So if vzw does drop the 32 gig Nexus I would expect to see $749 off contract.

If its 16 gig expect it to be the same as the Bionic when it dropped...$649
The difference is apple overprices their goods, not to mention that since it is a google phone and if I am correct the nexus 1 and nexus s were both $529 full retail I could see google with all their services off setting the costs some of the phone. Your lady got ripped then if she paid $649 for her bionic.
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The difference is apple overprices their goods, not to mention that since it is a google phone and if I am correct the nexus 1 and nexus s were both $529 full retail I could see google with all their services off setting the costs some of the phone. Your lady got ripped then if she paid $649 for her bionic.

Lol...that was the Retail price the day the Bionic dropped! Granted she returned it in a week because of the pentile screen!

But that was the price...all Vzw's phones are up there when they release...I cant see the Nexus being sold at vzw for $529! Would be awesome...but I doubted man.
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Lol...that was the Retail price the day the Bionic dropped! Granted she returned it in a week because of the pentile screen!

But that was the price...all Vzw's phones are up there when they release...I cant see the Nexus being sold at vzw for $529! Would be awesome...but I doubted man.
The bionic was $589 from day one and the thunderbolt was the only one whose full retail dropped it started at $589 on launch and then like 3 days later it dropped to $569
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Sammy did that with the SGS2 and the devices before that. Europe or At&t in the US would get the models with more flash and VZW would get the lowest versions. Sammy does it since they make more margin on the higher end models, but offer the options (sometimes for differentiation too).
I have a GalaxyS1 for AT&T and I can tell you for certain that it was ONLY offered for sale 16GB. The AT&T SGS2 is the same way. No 32GB option.

Yes, there is an SD card slot in both, like you mention. BUT, I think the point that the person you're quoting was trying to make was this:

Samsung phones that come with SD card slots are not offered with different internal memory sizes, only one. From a business standpoint, its almost nonsensical to do it both ways.

The Galaxy Nexus is already announced to have different internal sizes options. If they were going to have an SD card slot, why wouldn't they just put 16GB in the thing, forget about the 32, and just assume you'd get a SD card if you needed one?
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The bionic was $589 from day one and the thunderbolt was the only one whose full retail dropped it started at $589 on launch and then like 3 days later it dropped to $569

Ease up killa....I just had her check, she paid $642.35 out the door with tax...

Lol...what's the point? Its still expensive? And the Galaxy nexus is going to be around the same price or a little more!

Your forgetting something...The Nexus S went for $529, but that was not for a 4G LTE device! Vzw is charging a higher premium for 4G LTE phones...So I'd forget all about seeing this phone for the same price as the S
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Ease up killa....I just had her check, she paid $642.35 out the door with tax...

Lol...what's the point? Its still expensive? And the Galaxy nexus is going to be around the same price or a little more!

Your forgetting something...The Nexus S went for $529, but that was not for a 4G LTE device! Vzw is charging a higher premium for 4G LTE phones...So I'd forget all about seeing this phone for the same price as the S
You also have to take into account I am sure google has something to do with what the price of the phone will be sort of how apple says what the iphone can be sold at. I never said it would be cheaper I was just saying a possibility and how the previous nexus devices were priced.
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You also have to take into account I am sure google has something to do with what the price of the phone will be sort of how apple says what the iphone can be sold at. I never said it would be cheaper I was just saying a possibility and how the previous nexus devices were priced.

We'll have to wait and see in a few weeks. Right now VZW is high as a kite with they're prices lately! But that's the price u gotta pay for speed...They are after all the only ones with LTE right now. Oh well, is what it is bro...
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We'll have to wait and see in a few weeks. Right now VZW is high as a kite with they're prices lately! But that's the price u gotta pay for speed...They are after all the only ones with LTE right now. Oh well, is what it is bro...
Plus I would rather pay an extra $100 dollars up front rather than a 10 a month add on like sprint charges.
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I suspect Verizon will end up going with the 16GB version at $299 and no 32GB option.

They're seriously pushing LTE as justification for the $299 entry point on the new LTE phones. I don't see them breaking that pattern simply due to lack of an SD slot (despite the significance to us), especially on their first Nexus phone and the first phone on the market with ICS. Even though many people here weren't overly impressed with the upgrade in spec from the SGSII, Verizon's marketing guys will still be able to sell $299 to the masses who aren't quite so spec-savvy. Sprint and AT&T still have the SGSII at $199, so Verizon will easily justify adding the extra $100 for a new "upgraded version" of that phone (again, despite the lack of SD slot).

So assuming $299 for the 16GB, a 32GB version would have to sit at $399. Except I think that's a non-starter because it puts it directly up against the 64GB iPhone 4S, which immediately highlights the disparity in capacity. (They could do $349, but I don't see them bothering to carry two versions with that small a price difference.)
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I suspect Verizon will end up going with the 16GB version at $299 and no 32GB option.

They're seriously pushing LTE as justification for the $299 entry point on the new LTE phones. I don't see them breaking that pattern simply due to lack of an SD slot (despite the significance to us), especially on their first Nexus phone and the first phone on the market with ICS. Even though many people here weren't overly impressed with the upgrade in spec from the SGSII, Verizon's marketing guys will still be able to sell $299 to the masses who aren't quite so spec-savvy. Sprint and AT&T still have the SGSII at $199, so Verizon will easily justify adding the extra $100 for a new "upgraded version" of that phone (again, despite the lack of SD slot).

So assuming $299 for the 16GB, a 32GB version would have to sit at $399. Except I think that's a non-starter because it puts it directly up against the 64GB iPhone 4S, which immediately highlights the disparity in capacity. (They could do $349, but I don't see them bothering to carry two versions with that small a price difference.)
But do you realize those $299 LTE phones have 32Gb or more total memory? $299 for 16Gb, LTE is quite a bit of increase in price/value. So I guess there will be only 32Gb version at 299.
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But do you realize those $299 LTE phones have 32Gb or more total memory? $299 for 16Gb, LTE is quite a bit of increase in price/value. So I guess there will be only 32Gb version at 299.
Agree since they all come with an sd card preinstalled plus internal memory. I could see verizon pricing their version at$250 unless they do have a 32 gb version and then maybe could justify them putting it at $299.
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But do you realize those $299 LTE phones have 32Gb or more total memory? $299 for 16Gb, LTE is quite a bit of increase in price/value. So I guess there will be only 32Gb version at 299.

Great for Nexus buyers if correct, but seems that due to the premium display and 4460, that convention is offset. The premium display and 4460 must have a higher cost curve, so somebody has to eat the margin.

I would say, "not long to find out", but VZW was a tad vague with the "Later this year" statement. At least they said something, which is again, a minor miracle.
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Great for Nexus buyers if correct, but seems that due to the premium display and 4460, that convention is offset. The premium display and 4460 must have a higher cost curve, so somebody has to eat the margin.

I would say, "not long to find out", but VZW was a tad vague with the "Later this year" statement. At least they said something, which is again, a minor miracle.
For verizon to even announce it this far ahead of the supposed nov 10 launch(which could change) means that 1. they are getting many inquiries about the device or 2. they have a real reason to want to announce it ahead of time and build up some more hype. I still think that google is going to try and help off set some of the costs since lte phones are already expensive as it is.
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Great for Nexus buyers if correct, but seems that due to the premium display and 4460, that convention is offset. The premium display and 4460 must have a higher cost curve, so somebody has to eat the margin.
Right, that's what I'm thinking. I hope I'm wrong and that they put the 32GB at $299, because I want all the onboard capacity I can get for music storage, but I'm preparing myself for the worst. Best thing about being a pessimist is that you're rarely disappointed and sometimes pleasantly surprised.
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For verizon to even announce it this far ahead of the supposed nov 10 launch(which could change) means that 1. they are getting many inquiries about the device or 2. they have a real reason to want to announce it ahead of time and build up some more hype. I still think that google is going to try and help off set some of the costs since lte phones are already expensive as it is.
Devs have alot of Twitter followers. Some of those followers are other devs who also have alot of twitter followers. Yesterday (or maybe Thursday), Koush asked his followers to twitter and email Verizon (was very specific, do not spam, just 1 twitter and 1 email per person and gave the twitter and email addresses). I'm not saying that's what caused the announcement, but I'm sure it helped, even if in the smallest of ways...

As to the SD Card/16GB internal/32GB internal issue. My max for the phone is probably $299. If the 16GB/no SD is all I can get, I'll probably do it. Most of my media is stored on the cloud already, and while I'd rather have 32GB internal along with an SD Card Slot for $299, the benefits of this phone will lead me to pay $299 for 16GB/no SD card slot. Just my 2 cents.
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Right, that's what I'm thinking. I hope I'm wrong and that they put the 32GB at $299, because I want all the onboard capacity I can get for music storage, but I'm preparing myself for the worst. Best thing about being a pessimist is that you're rarely disappointed and sometimes pleasantly surprised.

Kind of like me too. All Sammy had to do was put the sd slot in the device and they would have even more sales than they are going to have without one (and no threads about it in every forum about the Nexus). If Google dictated design, maybe no option to do so.

The slot was the "decider" for me and others on the Razr. My guess is a lot those folks would choose the Nexus as I would- with the slot (need it). All that said, NEITHER device is a shoe in for me, since will wait to see how the dust settles and people get their new toy pixie dust cleared from their eyes

Need to know, call reception, battery life, stability, heat level, performance. NOT jumping on first day as have done in the past. Two weeks and THEN I will fire the weapon

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Might not even end up getting the Razr and waiting next year- if device has issues. Motocast is nice though
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Kind of like me too. All Sammy had to do was put the sd slot in the device and they would have even more sales than they are going to have without one (and no threads about it in every forum about the Nexus). If Google dictated design, maybe no option to do so.

The slot was the "decider" for me and others on the Razr. My guess is a lot those folks would choose the Nexus as I would- with the slot (need it). All that said, NEITHER device is a shoe in for me, since will wait to see how the dust settles and people get their new toy pixie dust cleared from their eyes

Need to know, call reception, battery life, stability, heat level, performance. NOT jumping on first day as have done in the past. Two weeks and THEN I will fire the weapon

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Might not even end up getting the Razr and waiting next year- if device has issues. Motocast is nice though

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Not heard much about the Vigor, but would be ironic if it is the dark horse, since little mention of it and all focus on Nexus & Razr.
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Kind of like me too. All Sammy had to do was put the sd slot in the device and they would have even more sales than they are going to have without one (and no threads about it in every forum about the Nexus). If Google dictated design, maybe no option to do so.

The slot was the "decider" for me and others on the Razr. My guess is a lot those folks would choose the Nexus as I would- with the slot (need it). All that said, NEITHER device is a shoe in for me, since will wait to see how the dust settles and people get their new toy pixie dust cleared from their eyes

Need to know, call reception, battery life, stability, heat level, performance. NOT jumping on first day as have done in the past. Two weeks and THEN I will fire the weapon

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Might not even end up getting the Razr and waiting next year- if device has issues. Motocast is nice though

What he just said...
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Normal version will have 16 and the lte version 32gb same as Note.


Edit: Note has a Sd slot :P
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Not heard much about the Vigor, but would be ironic if it is the dark horse, since little mention of it and all focus on Nexus & Razr.

technically its called the "rezound" but everyone hates the name and refuses to use it
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