NewEgg has an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus priced at $700 - still one hefty investment

NewEgg has an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus priced at $700 - still one hefty investment
Needless to say, there’s no doubt that you’ll need to shell out a ton of money to show off the latest and greatest in the Android kingdom, but for some, buying the Samsung Galaxy Nexus might seemingly leave them bankrupt.

Granted that it’s less than the $749.99 advertised price over at Expansys-USA, NewEgg’s offering for the highly prized GSM version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is still a costly investment on its own. Specifically, coughing up $699.99 will win you a brand spanking new unlocked version of the very first Ice Cream Sandwich powered smartphone – though, you’ll probably scrounge for money in the coming weeks after buying it.

Well, it’s not the first time that NewEgg has offered the 16GB version of the Galaxy Nexus – seeing that it was listed over a week ago, but was priced at $60 more. Maybe people weren’t motivated in buying it at over $750, but now that it’s under the $700 threshold, some might find solace in it now.

Nevertheless, we’d imagine it getting another price drop very soon if orders don’t live up to expectations – albeit, we’re sure it’ll also be reduced when Verizon’s version finally decides to come out of hiding.

source: NewEgg via TmoNews

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1. skeezix05

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 12, 2011


2. Kmack

Posts: 26; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

"Samsung Galaxy Nexus Titanium Silver 3G Unlocked Cell Phone / Android 4.0 / 5 MP Camera / 16GB Internal Memory (GT-i9250)" 3g? and why does it show 5-stars but there are no reviews to read?

3. Bethistopheles

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

I believe people can give a rating without adding a review on that website.

4. Hildy

Posts: 34; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

Not sure what you're seeing but at 5:11 PM EST I see six written reviews under feedback. Unfortunately I also see that it's also Sold Out.

5. enjoi455

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

It's 3G because its the GSM version of the Nexus. I haven't seen any speed results using AT&T's HSPA+ yet, but I haven't really looked.

6. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Am i reading that correct, they say $700 is steep? WTF? How many top tier smartphones cost well under $700? Sheesh, anyone who bought an iPhone off contract paid about $650 or more for it, but $700 is somehow steep?

7. santy

Posts: 60; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Absolutely . Thats exactly what I thought when i read the word " steep". Apple bias.

8. santy

Posts: 60; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Now i see the newegg version with LTE too and it says compatible with ATT. If ATT does not release their version with ATT it would be bitterly disappointing.

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