Samsung GALAXY Nexus launches today on Telus, eh?

Samsung GALAXY Nexus launches today on Telus, eh?
Canadian carrier Telus is following its countrymate Bell by launching the Samsung GALAXY Nexus. The first Android 4.0 powered handset is being released today and Telus has a special offer running through January 26th. From today through that date, you can pick up the Samsung GALAXY Nexus for just $99.99 with a signed 3-year contract for any $50 plan. With a 2-year pact, the phone is $549.99. With a one-year pact, the Samsung GALAXY Nexus will run $599.99. Finally, off contract, the unit will cost you $649.99. After January 26th, the 3-year contract price rises to 299.99.

Just in case you have been pulling a Rip Van Winkle and have slept through the dissemination of the specs, the Samsung GALAXY Nexus has a massive 4.65 inch Super AMOLED display at 720p and a 315.8ppi. A dual-core 1.2GHz TI OMAP 4460 processor is under the hood with 1GB of RAM aboard. 16GB of native storage is aboard and the phone has 4G connectivity over the carrier's HSPA+ pipeline. A 5MP rear-facing camera offers AF, flash and video capture at 1080p. A front-facing 1.3MP camera is great for self portraits and video chat.

If you are a Telus customer with an upgrade in your pocket and have been pining for the Samsung GALAXY Nexus, you can save yourself a lot of cash by buying the phone before the sale ends on January 26th.

source: Telus via Engadget

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GALAXY Nexus
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor TI OMAP4460, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.33h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

299.99 on a 3 year contract. My goodness I thought we had it bad here in the US.

7. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

its 99.99

2. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

did you read the same article i just did... it just said 99 dollars for three years until january 26th.

3. crankyd00d

Posts: 191; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Yeah but 3 years with 1 phone? I guess they will also be paying the ETF, so they're really getting screwed, unless they can upgrade for a reasonable amount? I'm not familiar with their policy

4. belovedson

Posts: 1060; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

why do americans find it necessary to critic what other nations are doing. its actually smart to upgrade the phone every 3 years rather than 2. in fact we seem to upgrade every year. its great because we have the latest phones but it really only benefits the manufacturers and cell phone provider. its rediculous that verizon is charging 300 plus dollars for a 2 year contract. 200 should be tops. but verizon is a crooked company trying to recoup the money that isn't being generated by the iphones. if you look at the msrp prices for the phones in past and compare it to now it hasn't changed that much. the only difference is verizon had jacked up the prices we pay outright to get the latest phones. 299 is rediculous, and be tied to an increasing 2 year contract. in the meantime the phone becomes obsolete or outdated in 2-3 months?

8. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

You can get a new phone by paying the remainder of your plan, $10 times how many months left on your phone, and the price of a new phone u want with 3 year contract. Example; 12 months left on a plan and you want a Galaxy SII X, $10x12=120, Galaxy SII X is $50 with a 3 year, 120+50=$170 for the new phone. You can do this at any time you want.

10. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

American carriers should do that.

5. lp_522

Posts: 46; Member since: May 31, 2011

At least this phone will still be a viable option for 2 years coming. The 3rd year.. that's a stretch.

6. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

*sigh* Launch on at&t already!

9. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Nice title! Didn't even read the article but love a good canadian joke.

11. samboycott

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

Driven by the Google's browser, driven by Network carriers with offers and installments and a new name for OS, samsung is trying to stand in the smartphone market. It has never been able to push any attractive smartphone with a fabulous technology. Samsung androids just have a Google browser with a bold looks phone. The story of samsung lies with the 15 million users crying for not get any update later. Also the device has limited processing capacity. So if you are a smartphone user and wants to be in the race with the latest technology then samsung androids is the worst choice.

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