Sprint's Galaxy Nexus pre-orders sell out

Sprint's Galaxy Nexus pre-orders sell out
When the LTE-equipped Samsung Galaxy Nexus launches on Sprint on the 22nd, it will be closing in on half a year since the original GSM version launched to the world. Does that mean no one will want it? Apparently not, as Sprint’s website shows they have already sold out of their pre-order stock in the first 72 hours. (Don't panic if you wanted one, there should be plenty in stores on launch day).

Of course we don’t know how many devices Sprint ordered for pre-sale, so we don’t know if this translates to monster sales or just poor corporate planning, but clearly the Galaxy Nexus is drawing more interest than Sprint had planned for. It’s worth noting that LG's Viper 4G LTE handset, which has been on pre-order longer AND is currently priced for $100 less has not managed to sell out, so it would seem that Google’s slightly-aged flagship device still has some legs left in it.

Are you on Sprint? Do you plan to pick one up, or is there another phone you’ve got your heart set on? Let us know in the comments section below.

source: Sprint via The Verge

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1. tward291

Posts: 559; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

i just wondering how many headsets were available for pre order

2. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

i'm leaning towards the EVO 4G LTE, but I'll probs decide after the SGSIII (or whatever they decide to call it) announcement

3. sinfiery

Posts: 19; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Exact same thought process. I figure by the time the EVO 4G hits stores, the SGSIII will be officially announced

6. ducati0927

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

EVO 4G LTE will be hitting stores in early June, the SGSIII will be shown to the world May 3rd or 4 days before the Pre orders begin for the LTE. You should have an idea before you preorder which you will like more. I love my current EVO 4G so I will be getting the LTE. I love HTC much more than Samsung personally.

21. crysiswarmonger

Posts: 81; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

Agree. EVO no problems and I do like thier interface. Samsung I had issues and still have a couple of those still giving me problems... Just wish Verizon had the HTC One X.

4. cupcake

Posts: 106; Member since: Apr 15, 2010

I dont know anything about technology Im just dumb. I shouldnt even have a profile on here.

7. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

Go delete it then?

15. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Then use Google to learn the technology being used in mobile technology.

30. kindahipdude

Posts: 58; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

haha that's funny. Why do you have a profile on here?

5. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Still haven't heard anything about the results for the Data drop contest to win a Sprint Galaxy Nexus. Emailed Sprint to see when they will announce the winners, contest said April 16 they would pull 30 names but nobody has any idea what's going on. Oh well , still rocking my Photon :)

8. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

PURE fragmentation, PURE laggy, PURE choppy, PURE spywares, PURE malwares, PURE fast-battery drain feature

9. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Pure hater ^ don't talk about what you don't understand

13. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1776; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Pure JEALOUS, why even post? Oh yea you're a TROLL

14. matrix_neo

Posts: 334; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Even million times you write negative comments against android, still you can't stop people from buying android phones. It's just getting better and better. Is your idevices a PURE devices??!! NO!!!! Its always have minor upgrades, and getting boring every day. You're just wasting your time, again go to farm and feed your fellow sheeps!!!

16. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

You were beta tester Sir.

20. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

My "beta device" seems rather good ..... tell me what am I missing?

22. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Krapple's restrictions? A slow operating system? An app launcher and keyboard that you can't change? Shall I continue?

24. eaxvac

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

lmao you are changing because the stock keyboard sucks..


Posts: 93; Member since: Apr 17, 2012

You love everything that comes standard! You have no options to change.

27. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Really? Its actually because there's an app that let's me type without using a spacebar, can your "smart"phone do that?

28. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011


10. andymp3

Posts: 15; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

I have thegsm nexus and the LTE galaxy note and love both handsets. The gsm nexus has great battery life and i also picked up a few extra batteries. I can get at least 12 hours with moderate usage and can also say pretty descent call quality. I do hope the next update come soon since i am still stuck with 4.0.1. .... For all you haters that comment with negative feedback you probably have never used one or dont understand how to. I have owned over 30 smartphones in the last 2 years and can say with certainty samsung make good phones. I work in the telecommications field and am lucky enough to use these smartphones.

11. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Oh Lord. I imagine the EVO LTE will sell even faster. Hopefully they don't run out of pre-orders on my birthday, cuz thats when I plan on buying one... I want my EVO to be on my doorstep waiting for me the day it's released

12. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1776; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I sent a tip about this yesterday lol

25. threeline

Posts: 313; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

I don't mind if they sellout, Amazon will probably have it for 129 out the gate. If they sell out that's just more reason for me to wait on the other two monsters (SGSIII and EVO One) coming out.

17. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

If Sprint doesn't have any good WP7 phones by the time I can upgrade, which is September, then I was thinking of staying with Android and getting a Nexus device. I might as well get a "Pure Google" device. After all, the Nexus line is Android's version of the iPhone.

23. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

They hopefully will, but by then there will be much better phones than the SGN. But I hope they have some good WP8 phones by then, because I personally like the OS and think that its the only real competitor to Android

32. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Hopefully once WP8 comes, Sprint will consider picking some up because I know WP8 phones will have LTE support. The reason why I was thinking of getting a Nexus device is because they are "Pure Google" phones, as Sprint put it. I don't want my device to be fragmented and/or never get updates. But the only thing that would hold me back from getting one is the lack of microSD card expansion. At least WP8 will offer that in their new phones.

33. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

I think that the removable SD is overrated now that there are cables and even apps like airdroid that can wireless connect to your computer through wifi and be able to move files and do phone stuff like call/text from your computer via a webpage

34. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

True, but it's nice to at least have the option. I haven't gotten on board "the cloud" yet. LOL

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