08-30-2011 02:40 PM
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  1. Zorachus's Avatar
    Just found this page today, not sure if this is a joke or not ? Seems weird that Google would advertise a phone still in development, I think this must be a fake. But still hoping the two main Nexus carriers get it first T-Mobile and Sprint deserve it before Verizon, since they are "Nexus' carriers already. If T-Mobile doesn't get it first, would be like ATT not selling iPhone5 at launch.

    Buy Google Nexus Prime SmartPhone - Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

    Says the Google Nexus-Prime is coming in November to all four U.S. carriers.
    08-26-2011 11:54 AM
  2. noelrherrera's Avatar
    no way this is legit
    08-26-2011 11:56 AM
  3. rightontime's Avatar
    Seeing as how there are the words "leaked" and "rumored" on the site im thinking it is fake. Just a wild guess.
    08-26-2011 11:56 AM
  4. KittenMittens's Avatar
    This is not an official "Google" site.
    08-26-2011 11:59 AM
  5. allan1313's Avatar
    Also the phone says it is an HTC and all rumors so far point to Samsung. It also has Super AMOLED screen listed in the specs which HTC doesn't have.


    Fake
    08-26-2011 12:14 PM
  6. BSG75's Avatar
    Saw the URL. Not clicking. It's fake. It would be a Google.com page or subdomain.
    08-26-2011 01:05 PM
  7. Elimark1611's Avatar
    For the record I own the site..... Its an unofficial fan site for the google nexus prime where you will be able to order from as well as get notified Buy Google Nexus Prime SmartPhone - Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

    If you are not sure about using the site follow me on google plus for all the latest info search the nexus prime
    08-26-2011 01:15 PM
  8. Elimark1611's Avatar
    and for the record it should be going out to all carriers
    08-26-2011 01:15 PM
  9. nimazahir's Avatar
    Saw this about a month ago, fake for sure
    08-26-2011 02:26 PM
  10. Zorachus's Avatar
    and for the record it should be going out to all carriers
    T-Mobile and Sprint better be the first carriers to get it. They are already current Nexus dealers, Verizon should be third to get it. Or better yet all four carriers get it the exact same time.
    08-26-2011 02:50 PM
  11. allan1313's Avatar
    T-Mobile and Sprint better be the first carriers to get it. They are already current Nexus dealers, Verizon should be third to get it. Or better yet all four carriers get it the exact same time.
    I still don't know why people keep saying T-Mo or Sprint should get it first. Just because they had one before doesn't mean they "deserve" to get this first either. I don't care who gets it first or last. Just let it come to VZW.
    08-26-2011 02:55 PM
  12. jamor's Avatar
    Exactly. T Mobile does NOT deserve the Nexus Prime over any other carrier. Plain and simple.



    I still don't know why people keep saying T-Mo or Sprint should get it first. Just because they had one before doesn't mean they "deserve" to get this first either. I don't care who gets it first or last. Just let it come to VZW.
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    08-26-2011 02:58 PM
  13. slimjamm's Avatar
    Vzw will be the first to get it. The other carries will get it too, just at a later time. By the way, the phone on that site looks pretty sweet!
    08-26-2011 03:42 PM
  14. Patrick Schroedl's Avatar
    For the record I own the site..... Its an unofficial fan site for the google nexus prime where you will be able to order from as well as get notified Buy Google Nexus Prime SmartPhone - Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

    If you are not sure about using the site follow me on google plus for all the latest info search the nexus prime
    I'll be honest then, your site does initially come across as trying to appear as an 'official' site for the phone, of sorts.

    And as for the carriers, my guess is that Verizon won't be any later than the other carriers in receiving the phone.
    08-26-2011 05:32 PM
  15. Zorachus's Avatar
    T-Mobile and Sprint do indeed deserve to be first to get a new Nexus over Verizon. It's like the iPhone, a name brand phone with the pure OS, no carrier bloat or manufacturer UI. T-Mobile sold the very first Nexus-One, and then was the first again to sell the Nexus-S, so they have built a "Nexus" following, like ATT has with the iPhone. Imagine come next month and Apple says Sprint will get the iPhone5, but not ATT at this point, maybe later. Don't think that would go over too well.
    08-26-2011 06:14 PM
  16. gsondag's Avatar
    T-Mobile and Sprint do indeed deserve to be first to get a new Nexus over Verizon. It's like the iPhone, a name brand phone with the pure OS, no carrier bloat or manufacturer UI. T-Mobile sold the very first Nexus-One, and then was the first again to sell the Nexus-S, so they have built a "Nexus" following, like ATT has with the iPhone. Imagine come next month and Apple says Sprint will get the iPhone5, but not ATT at this point, maybe later. Don't think that would go over too well.
    It is plain and simple, it is not in any way, shape or from about who "deserves" to get it first because in the end it is still a business and we all know what runs business, the almighty dollar. Stick with me while I do a little quick math:

    Verizon has 102 million customers T-mo and Sprint together total 88.7 million customers, assume roughly 5% of each current customers buy a NP from their current carrier at a $200 subsidized price that means Verizon will do almost $133 million dollars more in sales over the other two carriers combined. And that's not even attempting to figure in the amount of people that use T-mo or Sprint just because they currently provide a pure android experience over Verizon, even though they may prefer Verizon network or customer service etc. Now don't blast, me these are just rough numbers for an example I have no idea how many of these phones any company could reasonably sell. But its just simple economics.

    Sorry for the long post
    08-26-2011 06:43 PM
  17. cboger's Avatar
    not to mention tmobile's service is garbage.
    08-26-2011 07:04 PM
  18. Jalarm's Avatar
    Calling bull on this one. The way the description is typed is not the words Google would use to advertising a product.

    Sent from my Desire HD using Tapatalk
    08-26-2011 07:07 PM
  19. Zorachus's Avatar
    It is plain and simple, it is not in any way, shape or from about who "deserves" to get it first because in the end it is still a business and we all know what runs business, the almighty dollar. Stick with me while I do a little quick math:

    Verizon has 102 million customers T-mo and Sprint together total 88.7 million customers, assume roughly 5% of each current customers buy a NP from their current carrier at a $200 subsidized price that means Verizon will do almost $133 million dollars more in sales over the other two carriers combined. And that's not even attempting to figure in the amount of people that use T-mo or Sprint just because they currently provide a pure android experience over Verizon, even though they may prefer Verizon network or customer service etc. Now don't blast, me these are just rough numbers for an example I have no idea how many of these phones any company could reasonably sell. But its just simple economics.

    Sorry for the long post
    Of course I understand all of that, then why didn't Verizon get the Nexus-S last year instead of T-Mobile at launch ? Surely Verizon could have sold twice the amount T-Mobile could ?

    And back to my iPhone comparison, ATT has been the main iPhone carrier in the U.S. if your on ATT you expect every new iPhone release to come to your network, would suck if all of a sudden the hot new iPhone5 went to a new carrier that never sold them before like Sprint first, and ATT had to wait till some other date to get it. Well T-Mobile has been the main Nexus carrier, they have gotten every new Nexus release, I would think the millions of T-Mobile Nexus owners expect to get the new one at launch too.
    08-26-2011 07:49 PM
  20. soap's Avatar
    You gotta admit though, that phone looks sexy lol.. i wouldn't mind if the Prime looked similar to that... just make the screen a little more closer to the edges :P
    08-26-2011 07:58 PM
  21. slimjamm's Avatar
    It's not releasing on Tmobile first, such is life. Moving on....
    08-26-2011 08:36 PM
  22. MasterGiraffe's Avatar
    Of course I understand all of that, then why didn't Verizon get the Nexus-S last year instead of T-Mobile at launch ? Surely Verizon could have sold twice the amount T-Mobile could ?
    The release of Nexus devices on Verizon is not something that Google has control over. I am sure that Verizon could have potentially tripled the sales of the any of the Nexus devices mainly because they have three times the subscribers. When it comes down to it, Verizon has complete control over the phones that they allow their customers to buy. They were not comfortable with the idea of a completely open and untouched phone on their network and they refused to allow Google to sell it. Verizon loves to add their own bloatware and programs to devices and I am sure they were not too fond of someone else having all of the control. I hope that they have realized by now the power of the Nexus line and have decided to change their ways and allow the Nexus Prime to be sold for their network.
    08-27-2011 01:04 AM
  23. Zorachus's Avatar
    The release of Nexus devices on Verizon is not something that Google has control over. I am sure that Verizon could have potentially tripled the sales of the any of the Nexus devices mainly because they have three times the subscribers. When it comes down to it, Verizon has complete control over the phones that they allow their customers to buy. They were not comfortable with the idea of a completely open and untouched phone on their network and they refused to allow Google to sell it. Verizon loves to add their own bloatware and programs to devices and I am sure they were not too fond of someone else having all of the control. I hope that they have realized by now the power of the Nexus line and have decided to change their ways and allow the Nexus Prime to be sold for their network.
    What about the iPhone on Verizon ? That's a locked down closed phone. No carrier bloatware allowed. Verizon had to keep it stock could not touch it. So if they can allow the iPhone it would be the same as the Nexus keep it untouched.
    08-27-2011 07:46 AM
  24. Rominucka's Avatar
    Apple has more pull.

    I honestly don't think that the mass public cares about the Nexus phones.

    Sent from my Samsung Droid Charge 4G-LTE
    08-27-2011 01:00 PM
  25. kagenish's Avatar
    Apple has more pull.

    I honestly don't think that the mass public cares about the Nexus phones.

    Sent from my Samsung Droid Charge 4G-LTE
    yeah that's true about Apple, if the new Nexus phone looks sexy and powerful like everybody is saying then maybe this could be big.
    08-27-2011 05:08 PM
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