Verizon Galaxy Nexus en route to stores, final packaging leaked

Verizon Galaxy Nexus en route to stores, final packaging leaked
Well, well, well, what have we here? It’s a 4G LTE Galaxy Nexus in a unmarked white box lined with Verizon red. According to the tipster that supplied the photos the phones are being shipped to Verizon stores this week.

It’s intriguing that the box is white and unmarked, although there could be a slip cover that will cover it at retail. The red interior is certainly different than the GSM units that have shipped. Although some have suggested that there is a visible seam around the words “Galaxy Nexus” on the Verizon manual, the phone itself is clearly the Verizon version (and shows no signs of manipulation), so it seems unlikely that there would be any reason to fake the manual. It’s also worth noting that jpeg compression can cause artifacting around words like this, so with no other signs of fakery it would appear we have the Real McCoy on our hands.

The latest rumors have been pointing to a Verizon launch on the 8th or the 11th of the month; official renders are showing up buried on Verizon's website, and if retail units are indeed on their way to stores now, it would seem reasonable that we might see the phone go on sale sometime in the next week.

For all of you waiting with bated breath, it appears you don’t have much longer. In the meantime, enjoy the snapshots:



source: XDA Developers via Droid-life

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48 Comments

1. warlockz

Posts: 156; Member since: Oct 10, 2011

Gotta love these teases lol

15. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

Finally can trade in this tiny screen iPhone 4S.

22. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

So you gonna downgrade from a mustang to a jalopy lol? Btw, go on ahead and thumb this comment down. Android fans are bitter enough to do so.

23. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

Not an Android fan, but you're welcome.

25. bobnnate

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 28, 2011

i think you mean upgrade from something that wont have flash and minimal customization, to something that does and has almost no limit on customization

27. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

The Miz just STFU for once at least he's getting a better phone.

38. mctcm

Posts: 204; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Haha the miz thinks a mustang is a nice car.

39. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

wait.. miz.. isnt the jalopy the one that has the weekly issues after weekly issues.. that you generally feel that you paid too much for, and your non jalopy driving friends make fun of you for buying? So.. wouldn't he be getting rid of the jalopy and going to the FERRARI in this case? :)

2. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

!!!!!

6. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

You ready to buy it? Sure wanna see how you like it :3

43. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

yeah, i really think so. the only way i wouldnt is if i caught wind of something cooler coming along soon, but im so tired of waiting (been sitting on an upgrade for over a year). plus, i really do like this device. i have an X with 2.2 now, which is a good phone, but crashes often. i had a palm pre plus before this and i LOVED webOS. take my phone, make it much faster, bigger better screen, more stability and some webOS flair...............i know im going to love this thing. CANT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3. Ksupowercat13

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

Oh man oh man!!! :D

4. Bethistopheles

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

My jingle balls are turning blue.

7. MEeee

Posts: 383; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Ha! Ha! Ha! You cracked me up.

5. Adianshadows

Posts: 66; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Quick, Time to check my enroute purchase orders!!!

8. Bethistopheles

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

Please tell me you're posting from Ohio and that the answer is they're on their way. :D (I won't hold my breath)

9. Adianshadows

Posts: 66; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Nope, PA... sorry bud but when I get the phone a few days before everyone Ill let you guys know what a fantastic phone it is :D

16. Bethistopheles

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

PA? Close enough! Kind of!

10. ohiojosh78

Posts: 32; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Ohio here too!

11. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

This is great news for Verizon users, Im hoping to just get some ICS on my Photon within a couple of months.

24. Booya

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

I would love to get some ICS on my tbolt too! Boo Ya!!

32. dinzle

Posts: 21; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

at the rate the released gingerbread... I don't know about that

33. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Same here with the Evo 3d Its a shame the Evo and the Photon didn't get the same marketing the SGS2 did, otherwise they would be 2 of the best selling phones this year

12. LewsTherin006

Posts: 140; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

Lets go VZ! hurry up so i can get the HSPA+ verison on another carrier!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

13. Adianshadows

Posts: 66; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Why would you want a HSPA+ if you could get the better, LTE version?

14. omarc26

Posts: 360; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Im with lewis i also want the hspa+ version because some of us like me live were verizon is not good and at&t works fine.

20. jacky_luvsjrod

Posts: 53; Member since: May 26, 2010

I also agree with lewis i want the gsm hspa+ version of this phone only if it came to at&t... because like he said u can use it on different carriers all u gotta is unlock them and pop in a sim card from the place you going something u cannot do with the verizon LTE version for those who travel europe or mexico or canada or asia whereever they go they never have to pay roaming charges cuz u just buy a local sim from the place ur going. Ive done it before with my at&t iphone 4 i got it unlocked and used it in mexico with a Telcel sim and everything worked perfect i got 3G data, calling etc everything worked all without having to pay them high roaming fees once i got back to miami i put my at&t sim and everything went back to normal.

34. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Punctuation work wonders

30. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

AdianShadows. I have a Atrix with H+. I have no problems with my service. Its better than 3G.

17. Mr.Mr.Upgrade

Posts: 474; Member since: Aug 30, 2011

And the Verizon team does it again scoreee, the other carriers don't stand a chance,

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