Did Tony Hawk accidentally leak a T-Mobile-branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus?

Did Tony Hawk accidentally leak a T-Mobile-branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus?
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is already out on Verizon and globally, but one carrier that has not yet gotten it - and many wish it has - is T-Mobile. What do you know, T-Mobile might get the first ICS-based handset soon, if this tweet by the carrier’s favored Tony Hawk proves true. The famous skateboarder posted a picture of the Galaxy Nexus saying “I love T-Mobile.” Oops, but the carrier hasn’t released the device.

Now, the picture shows the new data menu, and Hawk’s data usage which stands above the 2GB allowance on his plan - at 3.63 gigs. Now, there’s slight chance that this is a Nexus S, but it’s unlikely as the screen looks bigger, more like the one on the latest Galaxy Nexus.

Of course, Hawk could have also just gotten the global version of the Galaxy Nexus and inserted a T-Mo SIM card in it. 

So whether that’s a hint of things to come or not, you’re to judge, in the meantime, though, don’t forget that if you don’t like to wait for the T-Mobile Galaxy Nexus, Saturday will bring a huge sale of all T-Mo phones and some tablets. Check it out - you might find what you like there.


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15 Comments

1. Yankchef

Posts: 76; Member since: Feb 03, 2012

... how is this in anyway an indication of t mobile getting the galaxy nexus?

3. nak1017

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

Seriously, I have a global GNex on Tmo right now and I doubt I'm the only one too

5. KEVlN

Posts: 83; Member since: Aug 19, 2011

Me too! Using it now :D and that's more likely the case.

2. pooked

Posts: 56; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

Tony Hawk needs a network upgrade, T-Mobile doesnt work up in them mountains i'll tell you that much, try Big Red and you won't be dissapoitns - Not Trolling!!! lmao

4. KEVlN

Posts: 83; Member since: Aug 19, 2011

Tony hawk is committed to T-Mobile. He's been sponsored by them for a while and have done plenty of advertising for the company. Its not about the network to him. If you remember the tony hawk edition sidekick lx, that's one example. And besides... What do mountains have to do with tony hawk (the SKATEBOARDER)?

6. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

skateboards and mountains do not mix xD at all

7. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

I was wondering about the mountain also. Maybe you are thinking of White?

9. pooked

Posts: 56; Member since: Jan 27, 2012

dam you autocorrect!!!

15. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

how did autocorrect adjust the entire focus of your sentence to the mountains but not fix the spelling of "dissapoitns". if you made a mistake admit it, jeez.

8. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I am pretty sure he is using a Tmo sim.

10. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

this is why i paid $700 for my phone.....ive already had this phone for 4 months and this is the only time i've heard t mobile and nexus in the same sentence

11. SuperEd

Posts: 132; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Nobody cares.

12. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

at least we know he is not a Barista..

13. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 221; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

All I'm saying is this phone better come to T-Mobile even if this is true. I've been saying" get the Gnex on T-Mobile since it was launched

14. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

I'm thinking that it's more like an unlocked Galaxy Nexus, considering that he is "famous" and might be traveling/touring quite a bit around the world. Though, there is a chance that it could just be a Nexus S that's been updated to ICS (which I've seen one at Bestbuy a few weeks ago and was surprised that it had been updated), or it could be some other Android device that has been rooted and running a custom ICS ROM.

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