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Google I/O’s 6,000 attendees all get free Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus Q

0. phoneArena 27 Jun 2012, 14:02 posted on

Google I/O 2012 is just kicking off, but right from the very first keynote the event has been super intense - Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the Google Nexus 7 tablet, the Nexus Q device…

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posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:04 6

1. itiswhatitis (Posts: 423; Member since: 23 Jan 2012)


Why????????????????????????????

I should have get a ticket !!!!!

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:24 2

12. Synack (Posts: 677; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)


Looks like we'll be seeing unofficial Jelly Bean for Galaxy Nexus soon.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:28 1

15. ilia1986 (unregistered)


Can't wait for a custom 4.1 Rom for the SGS3 :D

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:32 5

16. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4857; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


I am going to Google I/O next year. I will be there, I promise you that.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:36 2

18. Alantef (Posts: 288; Member since: 14 Sep 2011)


i will see you there! $900 and you get it right back! awesome why i will NEVER leave android

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 15:10

22. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4857; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


I know what you mean. Imagine what they will be giving out next year. lol

I am so there. $900.00 is nothing. I will meet you there & I will get us a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red. How does that sound.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 15:05

21. aarongzmn (Posts: 46; Member since: 22 Mar 2010)


I think there are also discounts for students. Yay me!

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 17:26

27. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


the tickets were crazy expensive i remember. i saw them and thought "yeah, i better get a boatload of stuff for this price!"

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 20:11

29. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


same thinking of going to NEXT YEAR i/o!

posted on 28 Jun 2012, 15:53 1

36. StringCheese01 (Posts: 64; Member since: 27 Jan 2012)


I hope they make you code to get a ticket next year so all these freeloaders will go somewhere else and not ruin it for people who actually want to learn

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:05 5

2. Santi_Santi (unregistered)


beat this Apple!!!!

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:09 21

6. Santi_Santi (unregistered)


Apple WWDC tickets: $1600
Gift: the fact to know that iOs every time is looking more to android.
Google I/O tickets: $900
Gift: a Galaxy Nexus, a Nexus 7, a Nexus Q and the fact to know that Google loves you...

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 15:22 1

23. Astreo (Posts: 102; Member since: 05 May 2011)


One of these companies doesnt have to bribe their event goers. can you guess which ?

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 15:28 6

24. nicholassss (Posts: 368; Member since: 10 May 2012)


Google. Cause they're just nice :)

posted on 28 Jun 2012, 08:35

34. Santi_Santi (unregistered)


And because they can give you 3 devices wich worth almost the tickets you buy...

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 23:47 3

31. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


Apple paid out over $5 billion to developers of Apps on the iOS system. The message is you can get filthy rich if you work hard, have a great app, and the app works flawless on iOS.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:05 13

3. ilia1986 (unregistered)


Let's see..

WWDC - costs 1600$. People get for free... nothing.

Google I\O costs 900$ - people get for free a Galaxy Nexus (200$ worth), Nexus 7(200$ worth), Nexus Q (250$ worth). That leaves entry down to 250$

1600$ - Apple

250$ - Google

Know the difference. :)

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:09 8

7. redrooster13 (Posts: 107; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)


* Galaxy Nexus $349.00
* Nexus Q $299.00

* $53 - Google

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:14 6

8. ilia1986 (unregistered)


Oh - sorry - well that's 53$ then lol. :)

again

1,600$

53$

1600. 53.

You pay 30x the price for 1/500 the value.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:20 1

10. shadowcell (Posts: 300; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


You still have to fork over the $900 beforehand and ordered a ticket within 20 minutes. -_-

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:24 4

11. DigitalBoy05 (Posts: 222; Member since: 04 Jun 2011)


Gnexus 399.99 as listed on google play
Nexus 7 199.99 as mentioned in announcement
Nexus Q 299.99 as mentioned in announcement

total 900$
Google ticket 900$

you make everything back plus you get to walk away from a google conference after having gotten s**tfaced to paul oakenfeld

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:26

13. Synack (Posts: 677; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)


f**k YEAH!! Free s**t + Paul Oakenfold! Trance master.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:27

14. redrooster13 (Posts: 107; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)


Go look at the actual prices on the play store.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:06 4

4. maxkobi (Posts: 30; Member since: 17 Jun 2011)


that was DEFINITELY worth the ticket! damn wish i could be one of them.. and a Dev model of glass? even at 1500 there bringing the future to us... im in awe

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:06 1

5. Galen20K (Posts: 541; Member since: 26 Dec 2008)


daaaaang, that is a lot of Swag!! best year ever for swag really.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:16 2

9. CellularNinja (Posts: 306; Member since: 27 Sep 2011)


Wooohhh!! That's insanely awesome! That's alot of money for the tickets but you get alot of the money back that's for sure.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:34

17. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


you realize that people who go to google io are android fans and developers. half of them probably have a galaxy nexus already
and i bet some might have motorola xoom

so 2 galaxy nexuses might not be that useful

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:54

19. shadowcell (Posts: 300; Member since: 28 Mar 2012)


A free Galaxy Nexus = profit to be made. Plus, as a developer it's severely convenient to have an extra on end just in case of brick or maybe wanting to have two builds installed.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 16:38

25. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


you make a valid point but still its not as useful
you can usually restore it after a brick, hard bricks are pretty rare unless you flashed the unofficial ics update to gsII

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:54

20. mobilefuture (Posts: 215; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


My friend so couldve gone there but he doesnt give a crap about phones or anything related, and he lives in california, while im in pakistan :(
God i wish i had been there...
But we dont count as developers, do we? So we wouldnt get the gifts, would we?

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