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Verizon Galaxy Nexus sold out in some stores, available elsewhere

16 December, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Verizon Galaxy Nexus sold out in some stores, available elsewhere - read the full textJust hours after it was launched at Verizon Wireless stores, some of them are reporting that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been sold out. But there's a silver lining to the story - Amazon and Best Buy still have the Galaxy Nexus for Verizon available. It goes for $149.99 and $299.99 respectively on...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-12-17 00:55 from p77u - click to readlol the only reason this has only ten comments is becuase people are not aurprised the phone is selling out everywhere.

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  • 2011-12-18 03:21
  • ImX%

Just wished if we had more choice of this uncorrupted Android OS Phones from other manufaturers too. The customised UI of other vendor id good but delays the updates. I would prefer Nexus because of this. once a good hardware and slim profile W7 phone comes I will move to it for sure. iPhone is becoming pain in eyes with smaller screen. it is stupid to think 3.5 is the right size.

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  • 2011-12-17 16:25
  • ucvN

> In reply to Damon @ 2011-12-17 09:37 from IBAw - click to readI have big hands and i used to think galaxy s2 is ridiculously big but still i think 4.3 inch is quite good and perfect for hand , after holding galaxy s2 of friend for a while for testing 1080p camera , my ipod touch looks too small and too thin unable to hold it without a cover ^^

4.65 inches feels little big in my opinion but i think its almost reaching size of tablet with galaxy note (like mini tablets).

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  • 2011-12-17 13:51
  • ut3x

Trashing this phone is good. This means that the iBoyz are envious.

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  • 2011-12-17 12:01
  • nDBg

> In reply to skunk @ 2011-12-16 18:28 from x{Vt - click to readStop complaining about the screen size. Some people want bigger phones, as I do, actually I want samsung galaxy note 5.3" yes when it comes to phones bigger is better for me... and heavier. What's more to say, some people got big hands, some people got small hands ;)

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  • 2011-12-17 09:37
  • IBAw

I'm glad I went to Best Buy and picked mine up. The lady in front of me was purchasing two!

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  • 2011-12-17 08:50
  • 42aw

I work in a vodafone store in Sydney and i picked mine up yesterday. It was hard to get used to for the first couple of hours (jumped from Galaxy S i9000) but im now really start to enjoy it. I miss having hardware keys but ICS is defnitely the future!

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  • 2011-12-17 04:51
  • v6fd

Thanks for the headsup, I got mine earlier tho. Loving this phone, like engadget says, This IS the best phone available PERIOD. Awesome Thanks Sammy~

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  • 2011-12-17 04:23
  • j5Jk

300$ plus contract for this piece of crap? lol

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  • 2011-12-17 04:00
  • 8BDs

> In reply to skunk @ 2011-12-16 18:28 from x{Vt - click to read'the dreadful android' hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha­hahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

playing with one in store right now, ICS is outstanding, 'too big' is obviously a rather personal decision (and a stupid thing to complainabout) and the camera is fine. Barely noticeable difference when compared with an S2... buuuut ICS and nexus has zero shutter lag, so better snaps on the move :D

Now if you want something real to complain about, non-expandable memory from samsung is annoying. But it looks like all samsung releases from here on out will not be supporting expandable memory.

how disappointingly apple :(


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  • 2011-12-17 03:23
  • Iaa8

> In reply to skunk @ 2011-12-16 18:28 from x{Vt - click to read"ICS too complicated"? Troll away please. You've been writing this post for two weeks right ? so many buttons ...

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  • 2011-12-17 02:32
  • 3k5q

> In reply to skunk @ 2011-12-16 18:28 from x{Vt - click to readWhats so complicated about ICS? It's pretty simple to learn, even to new android users. May take an hour to get comfortable using android, and in return, you get so all customization possibilities you want.

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  • 2011-12-17 02:14
  • QMsC

> In reply to skunk @ 2011-12-16 18:28 from x{Vt - click to readI have a Galaxy Nexus and it's no bigger than any other phone, just because the screen is larger than most doesn't mean the actual phone it. The bezel is so small the phone size hasn't changed. After using this screen, looking at any phone under 4" makes you think you need a magnifying glass to do anything. ICS isn't complicated, I can jum from program to program to program without even leaving anything.

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  • 2011-12-17 01:43
  • xG1T

> In reply to [deleted post]Oh! So you delivered those 5 phones to all stores?

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  • 2011-12-17 01:40
  • N$AK

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-12-17 01:04 from nIsk - click to readYou're joking right?
Should Google just blindly develop the software, and expect the hardware companies to adapt it?

What will be the turn over rates be?

Or should they work with EVERY SINGLE manufacturer at the same time so its "fair"?

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  • 2011-12-17 01:39
  • 9xEg

People need to boycott the Nexus series. The entire idea of creating privileged "Nexus" Devices is completely against the spirit of the purported openness of the Android platform.

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  • 2011-12-17 01:04
  • nIsk

Of all the Android phones, only this got my attention. However, I wonder if it'll get any attention if it's sold at an unsubsidized price?

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  • 2011-12-17 00:58
  • PF5p

Biggest flop after Nokia symbian 3 phones. People who want big phone already owns sgs2, So why buy this phone? And only ten comments, it tells that people are not interested of this phone.

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  • 2011-12-17 00:55
  • p77u

> In reply to skunk @ 2011-12-16 18:28 from x{Vt - click to readdo you have iphone?

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  • 2011-12-17 00:19
  • 4CVp

> In reply to skunk @ 2011-12-16 18:28 from x{Vt - click to readI don't believe you played with the phone for a second. As an owner of the phone I can tell you for fact that everything you have said is wrong.

Also, what it has over the GSII is simple. ICS! Also it has no touchwiz overlay and a MUCH better screen. Don't start with all this "But teh Pentile Matrix" crap. When Engadget saw the screen, they initially were not aware of it being a pentile screen, assumed it was SAMOLED+ and raved about it being the best screen in the world! It still is that same screen, regardless of what symbols are on the name of the display. It is bright, sharp, ridiculously clear and basically the nicest screen of any mobile phone right now.

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  • 2011-12-16 23:33
  • sXvU

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