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    Default Optimus G bad Launch?

    I have been watching this phone for some time. It looked better in person than the pics and is very fast. The first thing I noticed, all the salespeople in Sprint were wearing Optimus G shirts. They had 2 working displays in store. That being said, I saw no one else playing with the G while I was waiting and I asked my saleswoman while she was activating mine how many were sold and she said I was the first all day(about 5pm on 11/11/12 Launch day). Not sure if Sammy just has it locked up, LG has a bad rep, people waiting for the Nexus 4 or poor advertising but I am surprised these superphones are not moving.

    PS, I love mine
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    Default Re: Optimus G bad Launch?

    There has been next to no advertising for this phone. Speaking as a sales rep at Sprint there has been very little pushing of this device. Which is sad because its an awesome device and I plan on getting it. But it seems like their focus is on the iPhone and GS3. The EVO is back there as well but LG has never been a brand Sprint pushed very hard. I think its a definite missed opportunity because this phone is pretty slick.
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    To make things even worse, a lot of stores didn't even have the phone in stock, before the weekend. I tried to get one before Sunday in Oklahoma City and most of the stores didn't receive any before Sundays release date.
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    Went into my sprint store to check out the Optimus G, and Note 2. They had none on display or any marketing for it. When I ask can I see one, the sales lady told me they were sold out. So I guess it's selling pretty well, or maybe they got low stock of them.
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    Sorry to barge in but that's what Samsung is doing..even here in India. No matter where u go, the name Samsung is practically plastered across the city...malls, restaurants, shops, TV programmes...etc.
    Just bloody hate Samsung.

    Sent from my RaZr HD.
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    I got mine at Best Buy. It wasn't even out on display, I had to ask for it. I love it though, the screen is great (even better than the One X) and it's really fast. Now all it needs is Jelly Bean.
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    Funny, I had the opposite experience. At a Sprint store, I went in for the SG3 and was talked into the Optimus G, even without Jelly bean. The store had one on display, but with no signage. This was on 11/11. So far, I am happy with the phone, but I do hope for a 4.1 upgrade sooner rather than later.
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    Traded my jellybean galaxy nexus on this beast,I have no regrets!

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