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

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Steven58, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. billsmed

    billsmed Android Expert

    I posted this information on Sunday after visiting a Verizon corporate store, but this thread moves so fast and you may have missed it. Now that we're getting so close, I feel it's worth repeating. I wasn't able to get any information about the Nexus that day, but the salesman did ask me if I was a veteran and when I told him that I was, he said to be sure to bring in my DD-214, which proves I was in the service and I would get 15% off.

    Wow, that's a $45.00 discount! :)
     

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  2. woodraskam

    woodraskam Android Expert

    Thanks, hopefully this is the case for everyone getting the No Info line.
     
  3. woodstorm

    woodstorm Android Enthusiast

    Guess it's time to load up ADB in the new laptop. Been waiting until I had the right feeling. Got enough positives in the area. Let's do dis.
     
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  4. EraserXIV

    EraserXIV Newbie

    Called 2 vzw corporate stores in Boston. Both said they have them in stock but haven't been given the go ahead to sell them.

    The rep at the Boylston Street store said she's dying to have the phone too. I mentioned that there are some rumored dates, and before I could finish she interrupted me and said tomorrow is a rumored date but she hasn't heard anything official.

    Also called 3 RadioShacks in the area, they all denied having any in stock.
     
  5. carpmike21

    carpmike21 Newbie

    Those who like Neil Diamond and those who don't.
     
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  6. 1Time

    1Time Member

    Is it sad that out of all my phones that I owned, 3 out 5 are Samsung and the 4th of 6th is also Samsung >< First phone was a motorola flip with a detachable camera lol and the other being a lg chocolate.
     
  7. jbdan

    jbdan Extreme Android User

    Needs to be mentioned thanks for posting it aggain and thanks for serving our country and freedoms. ;)
     
  8. bdub

    bdub Newbie

    Congrats! My wife and I went to her 20 week ultrasound this morning and found out were having a boy, approx. May 1st. This is our second, we have a 2 year old boy that is just a hoot.
     
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  9. jackdubl

    jackdubl Android Expert

    No, they plan on leaving it free, but only for this phone. All the rest will have the charge.
     
  10. davey11

    davey11 Member

    Amazing how this thread and this phone has made the lurkers come out, myself included. :)
     
  11. xGalaxyNexusx

    xGalaxyNexusx Android Enthusiast

    Sleep is for those who already have their Nexus. For us, we require no such thing. All we need is the motivation of a potential release to keep us charged up throughout the night!
     
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  12. DrexelDragon

    DrexelDragon Android Enthusiast

    Hey guys I'm back! Went to my local reseller who last week told me to come in today and he would have a demo. Lo and behold, he was playing with it as I walked in! Let me play with it for a good ten minutes or so. MAN! This thing is SEXY! :D We even booted up another Gnex to try out Android Beam. It was sick!!!!

    Anyways, he confirmed with me tomorrow is the day and to be there at 9 when they open :) I asked him why some stores still deny and he told me there is a gag order out and they can't say anything until the official PR is released (he checks them as well).

    There ya have it; I was down earlier but now am CONFIDENT it'll be in our grubby hands tomorrow!
     
  13. HanSolo

    HanSolo Guest

    Yep. I think I'm now 95/05 in favor of tomorrow!! :D
     
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  14. Rippin508

    Rippin508 Android Enthusiast

    Just curious, what is with the double postings today? Noticed this on 3-4 occasions.

    Sorry if this has been explained already.
     
  15. vespoid

    vespoid Lurker

    Does anyone know if Verizon has a corporate presence in Blacksburg, VA? That seems to be where all of the locations in the simulator are, but google maps doesn't show even a corporate store, just some premium retailers.
     
  16. JRowMe

    JRowMe Well-Known Member

    wasn't there reports yesterday that mentioned that the 12/15 date was in the infomanager? I'm surprised if that was true that there isn't a screenshot...

    :(
    doubt it setting in...

    oh help me.
     
  17. kokiangel

    kokiangel Android Expert

    All I have to add to all the speculation is that I went to the corporate Verizon store here today and the rep there told me that they had been told that the release was now on a day to day wait because there was a battery issue and verizon wanted to wait until they had an OTA update to send out at the same time as the release. Take that with all the NACL you want.
     
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  18. EarlyMon

    EarlyMon The PearlyMon
    VIP Member

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    Yep, +2 million - for a while now - and around 10k away from doubling the Dinc thread. Practically striking distance to this crowd! :eek:

    :D
     
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  19. HanSolo

    HanSolo Guest

    I love the GSM box so much more than the Verizon.

    Frakking idiots even have to screw up the box.

    Ugh.
     
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  20. NEXUSorBUST

    NEXUSorBUST Member

    Color me Jealous!! I wish the store you owned was in NC!! I am tired of getting the Verizonaround... I mean run around!
     
  21. jimbo1mcm

    jimbo1mcm Android Enthusiast

    I am the android forum server and.....i think i'm getting a hernia.
     
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  22. jbdan

    jbdan Extreme Android User

    lol yeah sleep will be difficult tonight. I know one thing though....I'll have no problemo jumping out of bed in the A.M. :D
     
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  23. SamMax

    SamMax Android Expert

    Best Buy confirmed phone launch tomorrow. Only took 35 min for someone to answer the phone. insane
     
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  24. GoRavens

    GoRavens Lurker

    Its just amazing to me how varied the responses from vzw stores is, i called up about 5 locally in MD and although I got a couple to admit they had stock, none of them would say anything or claimed to know anything about the actual release. Most were nice people who I had a conversation with and seemed to be relatively upfront, one even blamed the delay on Samsung, said its the manufacturer holding it up (doesn't seem likely)

    SO after all of that, I decided to call a vzw corporate store down in Florida where my parents are for the week, the guy has a waiting list going, says its unofficial for tomorrow, all of the communications theyve had have pointed to tomorrow, but he's been trying to get a definite answer from his higher-ups but they're being "wishy-washy" in his words.. And to completely make sure I realized I need to move to Florida, he told me they have a decent amount in stock and its too bad I'm not down there because he's got one running in the back that people are checking out
     
  25. akellar

    akellar Well-Known Member

    The pending Nexus release is tearing a hole in the space-time continuum.
     
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