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Verizon MAP: Motorola DROID BIONIC cut to $199.99 on contract, Samsung GALAXY Nexus back to $299.99

Verizon MAP: Motorola DROID BIONIC cut to $199.99 on contract, Samsung GALAXY Nexus back to $299.99
The latest Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) list for Verizon has been leaked and it has some interesting price news as always. According to the list, the Motorola DROID BIONIC, once upon a time the flagship Android model for Big Red, is now listed at $199.99 with a signed two year contract from November 24th through March 8th. The phone was originally priced at $299.99 when launched.

The latest Verizon MAP

The latest Verizon MAP

Other interesting pricing points from the MAP include the Samsung GALAXY Nexus, back to a subsidized price of $299.99 after a leaked ad allegedly from Verizon revealed a $199.99 price for the first Android 4.0 handset. And according to the MAP, the Motorola XOOM 2 will launch December 8th. The prices on the chart show $529.99 for the 16GB tablet, $629.99 for the 32GB version and $729.99 for the 64GB model. Also launching the same day, according to the MAP graph, is the Motorola XOOM Media Edition which is priced at $429.99 for the 16GB tablet and $529.99 for the 32GB variant.

The MAP price represents the minimum advertised price that Verizon allows third party resellers to advertise certain devices at and is not necessarily an official price guide. For example, while the Motorola DROID BIONIC shows at $199.99 after a 2-year pact on the MAP list, the phone still shows a price of $299.99 on Verizon's web site. Additionally, the Samsung GALAXY Nexus has shown a $299.99 price and an incorrect November 10th launch date for the last 3 leaked MAP lists.

source: DroidLife

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posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:15 2

1. Time2ButtIN (banned) (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


to all those thinking they will get the POS nexus for $199 HAHA! :D

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:18 6

2. Zayuh24 (Posts: 149; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Why do you even bother trolling so much? Who are you to decide the better platform between iOS or ICS? If you want boring simplicity, head to Apple. If you want customizable, flexible options, head to Android. F your one-sided opinion and do some homework before you troll on every Galaxy Nexus post you see.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:22 3

3. Time2ButtIN (banned) (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


WOW when did I ever say anything about IOS???

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:27 6

5. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3109; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


Stop giving yourself thumbs up.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:34 4

9. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


why the hell do you troll? then thumb yourself up? how is the nexus a pos? because it scored better than the gs2 and iphone 4s? please explain troll

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:46

14. Time2ButtIN (banned) (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


it's not trolling just laughing at those who have been harking about the price being $199 but I guess if your an fanboy of the nexus than I guess you'll take it as trolling... OH well still laughing at you

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:49

16. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


what device do you prefer?

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:58 2

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


okay, time for the King to butt in Time2ButtIN.
if you're not a troll how about you start making sense around here? what exactly makes you so disgruntled about the Galaxy Nexus? i promise you no one has ever heard of any lag on the Galaxy Nexus so don't give us that.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 23:03

26. Time2ButtIN (banned) (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


not lying people demoed the galaxy nexus when it's online and it lags not a s**t load but it's definitely noticeable. When they scroll and pinch to zoom it's not as smooth as the gs2 or the ip4. For me I have both those phones and from the video mine don't lag like the nexus.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 23:06 1

29. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


what video?
link please?

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 23:08 2

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


then how about you show us an example because no one here believes you and realistically the Galaxy Nexus should really only do AS WELL as an Exynos powered Galaxy S II and the iPhone 4S.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:32 5

7. narley (Posts: 357; Member since: 14 May 2009)


Your the POS

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:24 2

4. Tre-Nitty (Posts: 468; Member since: 16 Nov 2010)


How's he a troll. He didn't say a word about ios. Honestly I think ios is far from boring and android is good too. The nexus is overhyped IMO. The gs2 lineup is better and cheaper. Everyone isn't a troll.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:28 4

6. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3109; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


While in general I would agree with your statement, if you have looked at the other Nexus articles, you would see he is indeed trolling. He posted as "ThisIsAPOS" or whatever.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:37 3

10. Time2ButtIN (banned) (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


your the troll and can you address the fact that the galaxy nexus lags when it goes online and scrolls or pinch to zoom??? if you can't than I guess your just a retard... here's a thumbs down 4 u

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:41 8

12. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3109; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


you're*

who's the retard now?

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:42 2

13. Time2ButtIN (banned) (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


OK guess you can''t explain the LAG instead posted something else that's dumb

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:48 4

15. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


what lag? sounds like you cant explain yourself, so stfu. why make multiple accounts for trolling?

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:59 2

22. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


all of the test i've seen, the browser beats the f**k out of the sgs2 and the iPhone 4s with no lag at all, so why dont you stfu, n00b.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 23:00 5

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


this phone passes browser tests with flying colors but if you have proof to the contrary i'd like to see it please.

posted on 29 Nov 2011, 19:19 1

44. Motatrola (Posts: 33; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


Before you call someone a retard you should review the punctuation in your intended statement. IMO that while I do enjoy winding people up, I do not make prejudicial conjectures that demonstrate a rude and disrespectful character. I would bet that you got or get your ass handed to you all the time...

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:33 2

8. narley (Posts: 357; Member since: 14 May 2009)


This also states the tenth of November for launch. Way to find old news and claim it new.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:40 3

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


Moto needs to knock off a Benjamin from all of those XOOM 2 variants or they'll probably relive the failure of the original XOOM. i hope the Bionic going down to $199.99 means the $250 price range will belong to the Droid 4! :D

posted on 29 Nov 2011, 09:27

41. roldefol (Posts: 4327; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


Definitely agree on the Xoom pricing. All the Honeycomb makes need to take a page from the Amazon playbook (sorry) and sell at a lower margin to grow the market. Sorry Motorola, you're not Apple when it comes to tablets.

And $250 sounds right for the Droid 4.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:52 2

17. christianqwerty (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 May 2011)


Crappy build quality and mediocre camera. Thats what you get when Samsung makes the Nexus phone. Google should have went with Motorola or HTC.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:58 2

20. christianqwerty (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 May 2011)


i am not insulting android, just samsung.

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 22:59

23. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


what device do you prefer?

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 23:03

27. christianqwerty (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 May 2011)


on android os?

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 23:08

31. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


any device, and not you, my comment was aimed at time2buttin

posted on 28 Nov 2011, 23:01 3

25. sgogeta4 (Posts: 394; Member since: 02 Feb 2011)


Samsung has great build quality. Motorola's are built well but HTC's are not all that great. They feel sturdy but the glass isn't well fortified. As for the camera, they have the best camera modules out of the three, with Motorola coming in last. I've used several past devices from all three, so I'm not just talking out of my ass like you.

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