Galaxy Nexus gets a price slash to $349 at the Play Store, just in time for Jelly Bean
0. phoneArena 27 Jun 2012, 14:38 posted on
Considering that the handset will be first in line to get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, this price for a dual-core phone with HD screen and no contract troubles sounds like a steal, leaving you money to add towards the purchase of a Google Nexus 7 tablet, to completely close the circle for the amount you'd otherwise spend on a SIM-free flagship phone alone...
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1. bubba78 (Posts: 52; Member since: 23 May 2011)
This is an awesome deal for a contract free phone.
2. Alantef (Posts: 278; Member since: 14 Sep 2011)
awesome.....its a steal...i got this day one at $850....and still a top phone in the market
13. Birds (Posts: 848; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
Lol, I read this soooo wrong. I thought it said 249$ lol. I all most nerdgasmed all over my computer screen. Daniel P. you owe me for that cruel trick. lol
3. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 2800; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)
I remember spending 300 for this ON CONTRACT. Lol great deal indeed!
4. treasurybill (Posts: 2; Member since: 23 Apr 2012)
Verizon's announcement last week that it would stop offering unlimited data plans on its subsidized phones triggered a firestorm of protest on a Phonearena forum last week. Some were determined to take their business to pay-as-you-go services. Google's announcement may open up another channel--good non-contract phones at reasonable prices. Here's to hoping that consumers enjoy real choices going forward.
7. WirelessCon (Posts: 307; Member since: 11 May 2010)
Will an unsubsidized Galaxy Nexus work on CDMA?
14. 14545 (Posts: 880; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
No. Unless you buy it "off contract" from verizon for like 649. Which is pure BS. I wish that Google would open up the avenue for CDMA carriers given that they are all screwing on these stupid capped data plans now.
18. Birds (Posts: 848; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
I do too but the CDMA thing is more complicated...No Sim cards, complicated flashing....Ehhh...That's why I dropped Sprint.
6. NexusKoolaid (Posts: 242; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)
Other than it will be designed and/or approved by Google and run some version of Android, haven't heard anything.
8. kanagadeepan (Posts: 517; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)
Ya.. Almost a half-dozen of it as per the earlier rumors...
15. DWillyEfect (Posts: 52; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)
Supposedly there will be multiple Nexus phones this year.
9. g2a5b0e (Posts: 1386; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
The article states that the price was reduced by 10%. The phone was previously $399, now it's $349. That represents a reduction of roughly 12.5%. Even better!
11. JunitoNH (Posts: 649; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)
Your math is correct, but think they just wanted to make it a nice, common, round number. Yeah I know, they could had said 12%.
16. PapaSmurf (Posts: 4174; Member since: 14 May 2012)
This or GSIII.... Really hard decision IMO.