Anonymous, 23 Nov 2011I live in Britain and we don't wait for most of it, this guy is mad, we get things way before ... moreyes, i agree with you i live in US, and phones comes late and limited.also smartphones here gets modified by the carriers and changes its name but they are all the same. stupid right...that's why i always buy unlock phone. oh and in my opinion, most of the phone users here in U.S thinks that iphone is the Best smartphone that is ever created...what they don't know there are better phones than iphone outside U.S.
I live in Britain and we don't wait for most of it, this guy is mad, we get things way before the rest of the world.
And even when you compare pound to dollar it's cheaper, 35 quid a month for a ocntract and a free phone. When I was visiting my parents in Canada I paid $100 a month on my contract (60 quid) signed a 3 year contract and still didn't get the phone for free, they charged me $199 for it on top of all that.
Sometimes we Brits complain too easily, you should live elsewhere and you'd appreciate how ahead we are on tech and how lots envy us for it.
Galaxy Nexus ,sounds a nexus under Galaxy series. Nexus Prime sounds much better for the Nexus Series google phone. but i understand why Samsung named it Galaxy Nexus because they made the device to reality(specs,screen,curves) google for software. therefore i conclude Galaxy Nexus is a reasonable name. who care? Galaxy phones and really good as-well as Nexus.
For a top of the range phone you're looking at about $50 per month on contract (phone is free).
Anonymous, 22 Nov 2011More in Britain? No you don't. You'll get the phone for $0 on contract. Not $300+Contract.The profits on contract phones are designed to be tariff against the duration of contract.
The cost of the phone is negligible to the networks; nothing more than an initial bonus. This why they can slash prices later or give them away.
Prices between countries vary as they are based only on how much they think customers can or are stupid enough to pay. As governments get more tax when you pay more, they don't encourage competitive pricing.
I've never taken on a contract in 10years, I buy unlock phones only so I can regulate what I pay much easier switch networks and travel as I please.
Suits me, but I know many are a slave to the system....
Anonymous, 22 Nov 2011More in Britain? No you don't. You'll get the phone for $0 on contract. Not $300+Contract.Yeah... maybe you should look at the contrct first and then calculate pound to dollar, then u know.
Anonymous, 22 Nov 2011try living in great britain mate, we pay more for everything and have to wait for most of itMore in Britain? No you don't. You'll get the phone for $0 on contract. Not $300+Contract.
Anonymous, 22 Nov 2011Why always all the american carrier keep changing phone names, shapes, features??? why?? Why h... moretry living in great britain mate, we pay more for everything and have to wait for most of it
This could just be Best Buy making a screw-up.
For God sake though, just leave the name alone. If it was launched as Galaxy Nexus then leave its name be as Galaxy Nexus. This is only going to confuse consumers.
If you would have done ur homework u would have found thatg I posted 3 pics one of which showed contract pricing as well. My original post was at androidcentral. http://www.androidcentral.com/ . Its on the front page. Your welcome :)
Why always all the american carrier keep changing phone names, shapes, features??? why?? Why here in the US we are always the last to get all the new gadgets?? Each carrier want the phone with a different shape, color, hardware, system, bloatware.. We, the users, have to raise our voice an protest this crazy carrier driven market...