Verizon's Equipment Guide for the Samsung GALAXY Nexus reflects delay in launch

Verizon's Equipment Guide for the Samsung GALAXY Nexus reflects delay in launch
Just yesterday we were so excited to report that Verizon's updated Equipment Guide confirmed a December 9th launch date for the Samsung GALAXY Nexus.  Multiple sources for Droid-Life report that there has been a delay and the phone is no longer scheduled to be released on Friday.  The GALAXY Nexus Equipment Guide which yesterday showed the December 9th launch date now states that the Android 4.0 handset will be coming soon.

It's hard to believe that this could happen and we are sure that emotions have gone from skyhigh to rock bottom in just a few short hours.  On the other hand, we have no idea yet how long this delay might take and it is always better to buy a phone that is working perfectly instead of having to put up with whatever bugs are ailing the device.

Source:  DroidLife

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GALAXY Nexus CDMA
  • 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 1850 mAh

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21 Comments

1. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Son of a ...

5. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

free up that time slot now.

12. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Thanks for rubbing it in lol...

14. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Droid 4 anyone?

17. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

RAZR if anything. I'll give it another couple weeks.

2. bossmt_2

Posts: 459; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Verizon is pissing me off. They've had test devices for at least a month, there's no reason for this to happen.

3. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

That's dumb.

4. LewsTherin006

Posts: 140; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

As the Nexus Turns.............

7. Adianshadows

Posts: 66; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

My dear god...

8. ap1989

Posts: 145; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

Watch it release in January

9. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

My friend just bought the RAZR and was going to exchange it for the nexus lol not anymore.

10. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Well Verizon extended the return period until January 15th... seeing as how my Thunderbolt is busted up i'll probably be doing the same thing.

11. newman69

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

VZW make me crazy~!!!!

13. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

LMFAO, this is pathetic.

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 30654; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

So what

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30654; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

They'll still rush out,and buy it,yet they mock us iphoners.

18. beatsandmelody

Posts: 109; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

My emotions are just fine. I didn't expect it to come out this week, not one bit. How could they launch a phone without even giving a release date 3 days before launch? This is a circus. A snafu. It's all catawampus.

19. davin8r

Posts: 45; Member since: Apr 28, 2011

I just called the local Verizon store (Tacoma), and the rep says the Nexus is already there and the release date is still Friday.

20. Bethistopheles

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

That's it. We're being trolled. There's no such thing as a Galaxy Nexus; it's all a ruse! I figured this would happen. Who the hell releases a phone and doesn't announce it even a couple days before it goes out? Until Verizon officially gives the PUBLIC an official release date, no one should get their hopes up. When was the first leaked release date? Wasn't it at the end of freakin' OCTOBER? My feelings of betrayal will only be assuaged by Verizon selling this phone for under $200. Bastards. I've heard 2 reasons for the delay: 1) there's a problem with the part of the band (I think that's the word?) this phone will be operating on because Verizon didn't follow some rule correctly, or 2) 4G isn't working properly and they want to wait to release the phone until 4G is back up. I doubt it's legitimately reason #2. I'm skeptical enough to wonder if they wouldn't just down 4G for a few days as a convenient excuse..... >:[ I can't wait much longer to chuck this EnV2 out my car while traveling at high speeds!! (ok, so I'll actually just recycle it, but chucking it would be very satisfying...)

21. pdub73

Posts: 33; Member since: Nov 25, 2008

The stores have the Nexus in stock...I've seen one with my own eyes, I went this morning to buy mine, the rep pulled it out of the cupboard sat the white box next to his keyboard, started typing, made a phone call, and told me that he can't sell it to me yet...and that he will send me a text as soon as he hears the release date...

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