***Official Galaxy Nexus Pre-Release speculation thread**General

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  1. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    Let's not pester Verizon for a release date. PLEASE.

    We got an announcement. It's coming. And whether this is a planned delay to give RAZR exclusivity or if they truly don't HAVE a release date due to supply issues, we simply don't know enough about the situation to make blind demands.

    I don't want us to become some "Occupy Verizon", storming them with demands without understanding what's really going on.

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  2. 2003vstrom

    2003vstrom Well-Known Member

    yeah I`m thinking it will come out right be fore thanksgiving, get those people buying stuff on Black friday:D
  3. huskerkate

    huskerkate Well-Known Member

    crying?! CRYING?! there's no crying in rumor threads!! [my best Tom Hanks...]
  4. racerxe24

    racerxe24 Well-Known Member

    CK I am with you partially on the RAZR, in that Moto is a known in phone call quality and reception. Since this is my only mode of communication I need the phone to work well. My OG droid and DroidX did that greatly. But I think I am going to have to go with the GNex because I want the unbloated and always up to date ICS software. I just hope the call quality is close to that of a moto handset...
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  5. Don S

    Don S Well-Known Member

    Well, it's good to learn from craziness like this I think. I have learned:

    (1) When so many sources point to something, it's probably true

    (2) No matter what is written about a potential release, there will be people who disagree.

    (3) I will never trust anything P3Droid spouts again ..

    (4) BMX is spot on again. Thanks !

    I can't wait for some Ice Cream Sandwich now !!!!!
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  6. bldgengineer

    bldgengineer Well-Known Member

    I agree but the fact of the matter is they announced a phone without a carrier. A carrier should have been involved at the time of release. Of course this is just my opinion...
  7. cereal killer

    cereal killer Well-Known Member

    I can totally respect that :) it will be fine. You will enjoy it I'm sure.
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  8. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member

    My guess is December and the 16gb version. The price would probably be prohibitive for the 32gb version and VZW will NOT eat the margin themselves.

    Early December for a Verizonified (to some degree) 16gb Nexus at $300 for two year agreement.
  9. Incredidroid

    Incredidroid Well-Known Member

    I agree that overall it won't be as bad as the last few days (the AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile users don't seem to be as vocally negative as the Verizon peeps). The use of "available later this year" I think is just a good way of being cautious until they have completely nailed down a release date.

    I like that they decided to come out and at least say "yes, we are getting the Galaxy Nexus and it is going to be this year" for a couple reasons. One they are giving a general timeframe rather than it being completely open. They are also saying Galaxy Nexus which puts to ease some of the worry that they might rebrand it as a Droid product that might lose the nice Nexus features such as vanilla ICS, Google updates, no bloat. Of course, just like everything, there is still a chance for those to change, but it is still a positive sign so far.
  10. jasaero

    jasaero Well-Known Member

    Here, here to that. This should have been handled through the Google announcement anyhow and none of this would have happened. BUT, we all want the device to be RIGHT once it gets here, so lets not force it before it's ready.
  11. callmeox

    callmeox Well-Known Member

    Hans or H.Lo?
  12. zx10droid

    zx10droid Well-Known Member

    how do you figure? the 16gb iphone is only 199 vzw bloat free, and the 32gb is 299, so why couldnt this be the same?
  13. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    I think this is a very interesting idea.

    It was an Asian event with world coverage.

    On one hand, if a carrier or carriers piggybacked - and not all carrier deals in the world are done yet - that could have a been a bit unfair. I don't mean legally, just - unfair.

    On the other hand, without a carrier or carriers to focus it - it seemed a bit adrift, like a piece missing.

    Interesting indeed.
  14. dmiller2007

    dmiller2007 Well-Known Member

    Anyone think that Verizon might release both 16 and 32 gb models and just have $50 or $100 difference in price. Similar to an iPhone pricing.
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  15. bldgengineer

    bldgengineer Well-Known Member

    Exactly. What's a phone without a carrier?
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  16. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon Moderator

    Random thought on Verizon not announcing a date -

    With a date, the community would be discussing who was right.

    Without it, the weekend is spent with the community excited to discuss the phone's date.

    I am maybe thinking that Verizon was crazy like a fox with this entire release. Could be wrong tho, I often am.
  17. huskerkate

    huskerkate Well-Known Member

    if i was a company, i think i would be pleased to know that my customers were rabid about the services and products i provide.
  18. rushmore

    rushmore Well-Known Member

    Based on current 4G phone premium pricing and they have 16gb. Charge and LG dropped in price, but are on the way out. My guess, so you are welcome to yours too :)

    VZW will not price lower, just because no sd slot.

    iPhone is not 4G and also does not have an sd slot ;)

    iPhone 5 will probably also be premium priced (if 4G).
  19. Richman21

    Richman21 Well-Known Member

    What the chances that Verizon will put the Mobile Hotspot Bloat from keeping us from wifi tethering like they put on the D3 Gingerbread?
  20. Ninja Monkey

    Ninja Monkey Well-Known Member

    Is it safe to come back in here now that Verizon is confirmed? Has everyone stepped back from the ledge, loosened the noose and stopped cutting themselves?
  21. jasaero

    jasaero Well-Known Member

    I've said this a few times. And T-Mo was always a part of other Nexus launches in the past. Verizon was the T-Mo this time and it should have been handled EXACTLY the same, but with VZW instead of T-Mo. The only real big complaint in the past about Nexus is that it WAS only T-Mo at launch. I actually think this device being VZW is WHY it was so much bigger than the T-Mo ones. VZW went and messed it up a bit for whatever reason at the last minute though.
  22. callmeox

    callmeox Well-Known Member

    I still wish R Kelly's grandma would say something.
  23. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

    Another source (not "the" source) is saying google/vzw/samsung are kicking 11/17 as the release date, now.

    So? We can fill this thread up to 40K! :)
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  24. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    No it's not... check back when we're closer to 15K posts :p
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  25. zx10droid

    zx10droid Well-Known Member

    point made good sir, i had failed to take into consideration the fact that is an LTE device and the iPhone is not, hence a price difference aside from just the memory.
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