Verizon's Nexus One expected to come with a new surprise?

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Verizon's Nexus One expected to come with a new surprise?
With March winding down and April upon us, it's hopeful that Verizon's version of the HTC Nexus One will finally poke its head some time soon – it actually falls in line with the official “spring 2010” expected launch date. Although there was a typo that indicated that Verizon's version was going to come along with the Sense UI, hopes were quickly dashed as it was quickly retracted. Based on “multiple sources”, there might be a surprise awaiting Verizon's version that'll make it different from all the other ones being offered. Naturally one would assume that it could follow Palm's “Plus” devices on the carrier which included better specs than the originals, but it could also be considered something like new colors being made available. Whatever it is, let's hope that it's something substantial to make it compelling – but then again, it'll place some sour feelings to the other carrier versions. It could always include some new accessories as well or even point to a new price point – time will tell as we inch closer to its release.

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23 Comments

1. saneok

Posts: 78; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

I hope the surprise is that it will be sold in Verizon stores, or that it will have sense on it. What I really hope, even though I realize that's not realistic, is that it will have a larger screen, say 4 or 4.3 inches. Then I wouldn't feel bad about the Sprint people getting the Evo :)

2. crappypunk

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

I know what it is! It's not going have problems staying in 3g coverage because it's on a good network woo! Sprint can lick my nuts :)

9. thunder18

Posts: 156; Member since: Aug 06, 2009

Funny since Sprint roams on Verizon's network...

11. WnnaFghtAboutIt

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

as 2nd class citizens

13. tuminatr

Posts: 1164; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

edit sprint Verizon roaming agreement dissolved in 2006, so maybe if you have a real old phone that the PRL has never been updated on

20. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

lol no they dont moron

3. warhed

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 07, 2010

The big surprise is that its going to be on the big red map! Automatically making it the best phone in the world! Also, you'll be paying more like at&t people!

4. Ray

Posts: 62; Member since: Apr 30, 2009

lol not the best phone in the world.. HTC EVO 4G!!=BEST PHONE EVER!!

5. whocares

Posts: 235; Member since: Dec 19, 2009

for a couple months maybe. then something better comes out. then something even better.

6. warhed

Posts: 56; Member since: Mar 07, 2010

Ray, I know bro.. (sarcasm) re: hatch evo-- will be the bestphone on the market when it comes out, until another monster comes out. Am betting the dell mini 5 (5" screen) enough said!

8. AaronWasHere

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 10, 2010

Yeah, maybe if Dell wasn't horrible?

7. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Typical VZW overhype... watch it only have VZnavigator has its "BIG SUPRISE"... why pay for a service taht google maps does for free and better. The phone will be awesome though, but watch it have nothing special compared to the others.

10. thunder18

Posts: 156; Member since: Aug 06, 2009

I'm just asking, but is VZ navigator that bad? Sprint Navigation is darn good, but I have never seen VZNavigator.

12. WnnaFghtAboutIt

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

the new one is....lots of supplimental features

14. jcoberg10

Posts: 112; Member since: Oct 30, 2009

Great programs, that cost $ are not as good as above average programs that are free.

15. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

thunder18, VZ Navigator isn't bad, it's actually quite good! I have a Droid so I don't use it anymore, I don't know how much better it's gotten, but when I had it in the past it was very acurate and even had voice search. The voice search doesn't function nearly as good as Google Nav because VZ Nav is more limited than Google Nav, it didn't have Google search. One of the features I thought set VZ Nav aside from the rest was Place Messaging. You could send someone a Place Message via VZ Nav and they could navigate to your exact location. Verizon even uses Place Messaging with 411 calls. The only thing that's bad about VZ Nav is the price, $10/month for unlimited use. Comare that to Android Google Nav that's FREE, well you see what I mean.

16. jtm1208

Posts: 37; Member since: Jun 16, 2009

vz navigator works better than google navigation in my opinion, it is more accurate than google nav is. whether it is worth the $10 dollars a month or not is up to you

17. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The big surprise is that it carries a mandatory data plan of $30/mo, a mandatory texting plan of $15/mo, a mandatory GPS plan of $10/mo, a mandatory "multimedia/app" plan of $7.50/mo, a mandatory network usage fee of $5/mo...

18. PHONE_GEEK

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 01, 2010

NICE Now i can get my nexus one in orange!! Maybe.

19. NightFox50

Posts: 18; Member since: Jul 18, 2008

Sorry every one but you are all sadly wrong....THE REAL SURPRISE IS THAT THE CDMA NEXUS ONE will have an adapter so you can finally use any 3.5mm headphones!! YES GO VZW! lol just messing with you guys, it better be a faster snapdragon or something along those lines, maybe more RAM, or possibly free 32SDHC!

21. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

there are a lot of ghetto broke jokers that love the sprint network eh? lol you guys that post on this site make up more then half of sprints customer base congratulations!!!

23. jhoots

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 13, 2010

never in my life have i had a problem with it! and i am happy with paying half what you guys pay for way more!! you ghetto rich jokers can keep your big red crap hype.. ill keep $80 extra a month and the $500 deposit i didnt have to put down for verizon service.

22. jd829

Posts: 155; Member since: Feb 24, 2010

Is this like the "big announcment" Verizon was supposed to make when the ipad was released? lol

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