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Google Nexus S delayed in UK, comes cheaper

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Google Nexus S delayed in UK, comes cheaper
There is a bad and a good news for everyone in Britain most eager to taste the Google Nexus S. Of course, we will start with the good news, which is the contract-free price of the handset - it's slashed from £549.99  to £429.99, which definitely makes a difference. We're not sure that the bad news makes a difference, though - the handset is set to be released on December 22 rather than December 20, i.e. that's only one day away from now. Furthermore, the Google Nexus S is free if you buy it with a £30 per month contract, so we guess the UK geeks are one big happy bunch.

The official press release:

"The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy are today announcing that the Nexus S Smartphone from Google will arrive in the UK in time for Christmas at a great new price.

From 22nd December 2010, the only Smartphone running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) will be available to buy from The Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy. Due to strong customer interest, limited stock will be available to buy direct at key Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy stores in the UK. All other branches of The Carphone Warehouse will be taking orders via instant ship delivery which will allow customers to pick up the phone from any store at their convenience. Customers can also order online at www.carphonewarehouse.com and www.bestbuy.co.uk. For those looking to upgrade, the Nexus S from Google will be available via direct sales on 0800 925 925.

Nexus S will be available from free with a £30/month contract, or on PAYG for £429.99 plus £10 minimum top up with O2, Orange, Vodafone and T-Mobile. In addition, the Nexus S Smartphone from Google will be available SIM free for £429.99."

via: SlashPhone

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