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Sprint's Google Nexus S 4G is now selling for free with a contract

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Sprint's Google Nexus S 4G is now selling for free with a contract
Inevitable to say the least, but it surely didn’t take long to find a respectable member of the Android family to finally see its price point being dipped into the levels of the super affordable spectrum.

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Even though AT&T customers are just getting their first taste of it, Sprint’s Google Nexus S 4G is now selling for free with a 2-year contract through Best Buy – with Amazon selling it for a mere $0.01. For a device that’s expected to receive the latest and greatest updates, that’s an impressive mark to find the handset selling at. And even though it’s not packing the latest hardware, it’s still mightily impressive with its now perceived to be mid-range specs, but it's even more alluring since its price point is better than the $99.99 that AT&T’s version is selling for.


Come to think of it, the new pricing might cause some dilemma for customers, especially when we’re on the eve of finally seeing the Samsung Galaxy S II arriving stateside. Regardless, its pricing is indeed very aggressive and might prove to be the selling factor for some people.

source: Amazon & Best Buy via Unwired View

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posted on 27 Jul 2011, 13:32

1. checo22 (Posts: 6; Member since: 01 Jun 2011)

wtf? free yupiiiiii

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 13:38

2. vette21man (Posts: 351; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)

Amazing that the Google Nexus S 4G is considered a "mid-range" phone. I love you technology. Free? Remember when all you got for free was a crappy flip phone?

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 14:30 1

4. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

You can't get a better phone for free. This phone will be the first to get Android Ice Cream Sandwich, & it is also 4G. This is a triple win 4G, Ice Cream Sandwich, & it’s FREE. People do yourself a favor & get this phone!

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 14:35

5. Hyperluminescent (unregistered)

Still $99 for upgrades though.

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 15:40

6. christianqwerty (Posts: 467; Member since: 05 May 2011)

the 4g on this sprint nexus gets about 2.5 mbps , my Att Samsung focus gets 2.3 mbps. I'd rather get the nexus on att then sprint.

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 16:15 1

7. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

Yeah that is where you live. I get 8-10 Mbps on WiMAX 4G where I live!

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 16:18

8. TaylorT (unregistered)

I just picked up a Nexus S 4G for 250 off of Craigslist, but for free on contract, you can't ask for a better device. Buttery smooth performance, full Flash support, the latest updates, an amazing Super AMOLED screen, and tons of internal memory. It's fantastic! I'm jealous of anyone who is starting a new contract with Sprint soon. :P

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 17:02

9. trenchtownrocked (unregistered)

hate that its still 99 bucks through an upgrade. Guess ill just wait til radioshack offers it at the same price

posted on 27 Jul 2011, 20:46

10. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

Why Sprint is trying so hard? If their still mad at their merger there's nothing they can't do about it. And Besides I already have my Atrix would love a Nexus S on AT&T. Even though I don't have my unlimited data package so sad though. But I still get a good single every where I go. Don't really want to pay a extra 10$ fee for 4G on Sprint. And it's my opinion any way

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 09:02 1

12. spanky (Posts: 81; Member since: 02 Jun 2011)

hmmm lets think about this one... $10 for unlimited data, or 20-30$ for only 2g of data... man thats a hard choice... i remember my first time.

posted on 08 Sep 2011, 03:05

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