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Pogo dock finally available for CDMA NexusTips

  1. ALurker

    ALurker Well-Known Member

    I was waiting impatiently for this and the car dock to be announced but I'm not sure $90 can be justified.

    Updated 3/2/12: The dock has been removed from the Samsung website.

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  2. have24

    have24 Active Member

    Really Samsung...$90 for the charger?!? Seems kind of pricey to me. Might just have to do the touchstone mod route myself for only about $30.
  3. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #

    I wouldn't pay half that for a desktop charger. How handy does it really make it when there's bound to be a receptacle a few feet away? Now a dock for the car, I may have some interest there.
  4. ALurker

    ALurker Well-Known Member

    Guess this means the car dock will be about $120. Amazing how its been over 2 months and still no good options for pogo docks for Verizon. I was hoping Seidio would come through but that doesn't seem likely.
  5. Lucky Armpit

    Lucky Armpit Well-Known Member

    Not at that price. They are crazy. But I guess I'll have to drill holes in the side of my Otterbox case to use anything with pogo pins.
  6. to serve man

    to serve man Well-Known Member

    $90... for that!?
    And I thought RIM was crazy charging people $30 for their even fancier charging dock. No thank you. Has this just been released? Do you guys expect more accessories soon like a pouch that puts the phone to sleep like Blackberries by utilizing magnets close to the pins? I would really love that.

    I mean if it costs $90 the least they can offer is data or audio connectivity as well, right?
  7. sneakking

    sneakking Well-Known Member

    samsung.....this dock....this price....

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  8. AJ McKay

    AJ McKay Well-Known Member

    I'm guessing this just has a micro-USB port on it somewhere that we plug our existing charge cable into.

    That said, you could probably fashion this into a car dock solution without too much trouble. But $90 is still ridiculous.

    At least we can hope that some other accessory company will reverse engineer this into a more reasonable product.
  9. crankerchick

    crankerchick Well-Known Member

    LOL thanks for the laugh. That's insane! I paid $19 for a Droid charger back in the day AND it charged a spare battery.
  10. Roaddog

    Roaddog Well-Known Member

    The pogo pins are an expensive component to include. Further, there are, allegedly, some audio decoding and decompressing gizmos on the inside as well as an amp.

    Basically, the arguments I've seen for the price are: "But... but.. we jammed it full of expensive whoozits and whizzbangs!" Yet, at the end of the day all it does is charge my phone and give me an audio out.

    Not justifying the price, just telling you what I've seen other people say to try and defend it today.
  11. Mooem

    Mooem Well-Known Member

    okay, I wanted this thing but at $90...no thanks.
  12. redraptor

    redraptor Well-Known Member

    Half the price and I still wouldnt buy it. The 3 pin connection is a cool route to go but not for 90 bucks.
  13. jbdan

    jbdan Well-Known Member

    Will the GN go into some sort of clock/weather/calender mode when docked like MOTO phones do on their docks?
  14. Gunner

    Gunner Well-Known Member

    Won't be buying this, but if this is coming then we might start seeing some 3rd party pogo docks as well for much less.

    Now, sadly, if they had a pogo pin cardock ready for $90, I would probably go ahead and pay that much just to be done with being in limbo.
  15. redraptor

    redraptor Well-Known Member

    If they do that and include the ability to use the dock with a case, I would get one too. The Razr car dock is by FAR the best car dock ive seen simply for that ability.

    Almost makes me regret getting rid of the Razr...ALMOST.
  16. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER AF Addict VIP Member

    Ouch, $90 is too much for that. I assume Verizon will carry it as well, hopefully they adjust the price to a more reasonable level
  17. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    Wow. I wanted this BAD but at $90 I think I'll just use Capta.
  18. nkk

    nkk Well-Known Member

    Wait...they as in Verizon? Have you been smoking anything illegal lately? :p

  19. eturk

    eturk New Member

    Turns out the GNex has garbage audio too. So much for an expensive car/desk dock with audio when it's terrible. Compare to an iPod and it's aweful. High and lows are gone. Might as well be an AM radio.

    Flagship product, poor camera, terrible audio. What is it so great? Oh, it doesn't have buttons. Guess we were all suckers to pay a high price so we could have ICS.
  20. binary visions

    binary visions Well-Known Member

    My audio is excellent; better than my old iPhones. Absolutely, positively not "AM radio" quality. Might want to get your phone looked at.
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  21. sneakking

    sneakking Well-Known Member

    Congrats on a great first post!
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  22. ckelly33

    ckelly33 Well-Known Member

  23. sperho

    sperho Well-Known Member



    No thanks Samsung - your plastic isn't worth that much.
  24. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER AF Addict VIP Member

    Haha. Touche.
  25. Nabraham

    Nabraham Well-Known Member

    And two months later what non nexus device has ics? What device has a better screen?

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