Pre-order the Sprint Nexus 5 from Best Buy now; phone will launch this Friday
posted by Alan F. / Nov 02, 2013, 8:45 PM
The price in the Google Play Store is $349 off-contract for the 16GB model and for $50 more, you can purchase the 32GB version. Which is actually more than what you can do from the big box retailer's site, which for the moment is only taking pre-orders for the model. Meanwhile, some who ordered the device from Google when it launched on Thursday, have received confirmation that their phone is on the way.
Sprint is going to launch the phone this coming Friday, so if you're looking to buy the Nexus 5 on contract, you just have to make it past this week with your current handset. Think you can handle that, or would you rather pay $200 more, order from the Google Play Store, and take your chances on when you might actually receive the phone?
source: BestBuy via AndroidCentral
Google Nexus 5 OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4 View Full specs
- Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2260 MHz
- Storage 32 GB
- Battery 2300 mAh(17h talk time)
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LOL! 449 OFF contract
posted on Nov 02, 2013, 8:59 PM 6
Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 18, 2013
I thought the Nexuses were made by Samsung? I'm so tempted to update my phone and try one a these but no thank you Sprint I've had two years of horribal service and you couldn't pay me to keep the horrer.
posted on Nov 02, 2013, 9:03 PM 0
Posts: 96; Member since: Sep 09, 2013
Nexus 5 is made my LG, as was the Nexus 4. And it is a bit odd that it would say that the Nexus 5 is $449 off contract...
posted on Nov 02, 2013, 9:09 PM 2
Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 18, 2013
Okay but didn't Samsung have like a Galaxy Nexus? I remember that because I was also looking at that at the time I got my 4S. I could have avoid two years of awful service if I had just gone with that Nexus and Verizon. Trust me I won't be making the same mistake two times.
posted on Nov 02, 2013, 9:48 PM 0
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Comparing Sprint to retarded people is offensive to retarded people. Sprint is MUCH worse.
posted on Nov 02, 2013, 10:06 PM 4
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Spring has the worst service anywhere in the US, I'm happy with my humble T-Mobile
posted on Nov 02, 2013, 10:26 PM 0
Posts: 1092; Member since: Feb 23, 2009
Depends where you go, I have a sprint personal phone and a Verizon work phone. The coverage for voice is very close but the data coverage is much more consistent with Verizon. I don’t think Sprint is as bad as most make it out to be but then I have a $50 unlimited everything plan it’s hard to find fault when your being cheap. Here in the Midwest sprint does have much more coverage than Tmobile but if it works for you thats great
posted on Nov 03, 2013, 1:36 AM 1
Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011
Just pay the phone outright people. Otherwise get a phone like the Note 3 on contract which you won't find for Nexus 5 pricing. A Nexus 5 on contract only makes sense if it's $0.
posted on Nov 02, 2013, 10:29 PM 1
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Note 3 doesn't have tri-band lte, genius.
posted on Nov 03, 2013, 12:04 AM 0
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What exactly is a sprint variant of the nexus 5? I thought out of the box it supports gsm and cdma. Did sprint put their name on it and charge an extra 100$?
posted on Nov 03, 2013, 6:56 AM 0
Posts: 632; Member since: Jul 11, 2013
No. Consumers are really dumb. They get confused when you say unlocked and think it won't work on Sprint. Best Buy always charges more for their phones. Always. Just buy it from the Play store and activate it on sprint. Selling it at best buy is just another means of distribution.
posted on Nov 03, 2013, 7:16 AM 0
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