1. ZachDasher's Avatar
    Am I the only one that thinks that it would be cool if they could make it a "droid" phone?

    Something like the droid nexus or the nexus droid, or maybe a droid prime??

    Im just glad for a "pure google experience" phone on Verizon finally!
    09-30-2011 11:08 PM
  2. TheDave's Avatar
    If its a true nexus, dont expect droid branding, imho.

    Not sure what it will be called... probably havent heard the true name yet.
    09-30-2011 11:16 PM
  3. srkmagnus's Avatar
    Why? There's already enough Droid branded devices. Nexus Prime sounds good to me.
    09-30-2011 11:16 PM
  4. cdf3's Avatar
    Why? There's already enough Droid branded devices. Nexus Prime sounds good to me.
    I agree.

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    09-30-2011 11:32 PM
  5. dsignori's Avatar
    Why? There's already enough Droid branded devices. Nexus Prime sounds good to me.

    I don't think it will be Droid branded (though who knows). That said, it would almost definitely sell more with Droid branding. Just about everyone has heard of Droid. It has good brand recognition and a good reputation with the public.

    Nexus is a great name IMO, but would have only a fraction of the brand recognition of a Droid.
    09-30-2011 11:33 PM
  6. SpaceHippie's Avatar
    Droid branding would be cool yes, but would also open the door for verizon to load bloatware instead of giving us a pure google phone. Keep it nexus
    09-30-2011 11:37 PM
  7. experiment 626's Avatar
    I think if Verizon named this device the Droid Nexus it would connotate the best of both worlds to the public. Verizon has pretty successfully marketed the Droid name as belonging to the "Cadillacs" of the android world .Add the "purity factor" of Google's Nexus designation and it makes perfect sense. What would send the alarm bells off for me is if Verizon announces the name as the Droid Prime and drops the Nexus designation.It'll be a bloatware buffet.
    10-01-2011 11:16 AM
  8. cdf3's Avatar
    Perhaps Droid Nexus Prime wouldn't be too bad.
    It'll be a lot shorter than the name Sprint gave the Samsung Galaxy II. ( Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch)

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    10-01-2011 11:32 AM
  9. 3rdpig's Avatar
    I'm fine with Droid if it comes without the Bing, Bling and Wiz. I'll be even happier if it comes without the Verizon part too since I'm sick of them.
    10-01-2011 11:45 AM
  10. SpaceHippie's Avatar
    Droid Nexus Prime is perfect. Still a Nexus, but with the droid brand.
    10-01-2011 12:05 PM
  11. Johnly's Avatar
    I will surly drop Verizon if it is a droid. not even remotely interested. Being built by HTC already has me bummed. I wanted some super amoled+ action.
    10-01-2011 12:08 PM
  12. dsignori's Avatar
    I will surly drop Verizon if it is a droid. not even remotely interested. Being built by HTC already has me bummed. I wanted some super amoled+ action.
    What are you talking about? Whether it's "droid " branded or not, most rumors have it pegged as stock. And no one has it pegged as a HTC phone. Your post confuses me ,,,
    10-01-2011 12:11 PM
  13. Johnly's Avatar
    What are you talking about? Whether it's "droid " branded or not, most rumors have it pegged as stock. And no one has it pegged as a HTC phone. Your post confuses me ,,,
    good point.
    10-01-2011 12:18 PM
  14. SpaceHippie's Avatar
    I will surly drop Verizon if it is a droid. not even remotely interested. Being built by HTC already has me bummed. I wanted some super amoled+ action.
    EggoEspada and Johnly like this.
    10-01-2011 01:56 PM
  15. nemov's Avatar
    Being built by HTC already has me bummed.
    What are you talking about?
    10-01-2011 05:27 PM
  16. bulvine420's Avatar
    Yea Nexus Prime is samsung!
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    10-01-2011 07:11 PM
  17. ZachDasher's Avatar
    Droid Nexus Prime is perfect. Still a Nexus, but with the droid brand.
    Yeah, i agree...
    10-01-2011 11:07 PM
  18. Hearthatvoiceagain's Avatar
    So all you people thinking the phone will be be called Droid Prime or Droid Nexus Prime on Verizon, do you believe the Droid branding :-

    a) Was at Verizon's Insistence, their "price" for carrying a stock (ie less profitable due to no add ons) phone.
    b) Was at Google's insistence to separate it from the pure Nexus Prime (available on other carriers), due to Verizon sticking various bloatware on it.

    or

    c) Somebody's idea that a Droid branded phone will sell more than a Nexus.

    This phone will obviously not be called Droid anything outside of Verizon due to George Lucas being a greedy *******.
    10-02-2011 08:21 AM
  19. Johnly's Avatar
    What are you talking about?
    Lol, it was a Joke pertaining to the cellbright photos of the "original" google /Verizon nexus of 2010
    10-02-2011 08:26 AM
  20. nemov's Avatar
    I still think it's going to be "Galaxy Nexus." Samsung has a lot invested in the Galaxy Brand and this phone kept them from running the GS2 on Verizon. Also if this was named Droid there would then be 3 duel core high end Droid phones competing against each other with the Droid HD on the way.
    10-02-2011 09:09 AM
  21. Hearthatvoiceagain's Avatar
    I still think it's going to be "Galaxy Nexus." Samsung has a lot invested in the Galaxy Brand and this phone kept them from running the GS2 on Verizon. Also if this was named Droid there would then be 3 duel core high end Droid phones competing against each other with the Droid HD on the way.
    If that's true then why was the nexus s not called the galaxy nexus?

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    10-02-2011 12:26 PM
  22. Hearthatvoiceagain's Avatar
    I want to clear up something that I think a lot of you are missing. Google choses who gets to make a nexus phone, hardware manufacturers bid to be chosen for it and whoever makes the hardware accepts that it is Google's phone. The manufacturer can release a variant of the design under their own name (HTC Desire is basically the nexus one internally) but a nexus phone is not a Samsung nexus or a HTC nexus its a Google nexus. I expect that Samsung will very soon after the Prime comes out bring out a similar phone with touchwiz. The Droid branding is a slightly different matter. In the US the carriers have much more power then in the rest of the world, so it is possible that Verizon could strongarm google but I don't think Google would be happy with that. I guess it might come down to how much google wants this phone on verizon. Personally as i live in the UK I shall be getting a gsm version anyway.

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    10-02-2011 12:44 PM
  23. nemov's Avatar
    I want to clear up something that I think a lot of you are missing. Google choses who gets to make a nexus phone, hardware manufacturers bid to be chosen for it and whoever makes the hardware accepts that it is Google's phone...
    No one is "missing" anything. There have been 2 Nexus phones. None have been heavily branded. While you could be right, it wouldn't be surprising if there were a change.
    10-02-2011 04:53 PM
  24. EggoEspada's Avatar
    I want to clear up something that I think a lot of you are missing. Google choses who gets to make a nexus phone, hardware manufacturers bid to be chosen for it and whoever makes the hardware accepts that it is Google's phone. The manufacturer can release a variant of the design under their own name (HTC Desire is basically the nexus one internally) but a nexus phone is not a Samsung nexus or a HTC nexus its a Google nexus. I expect that Samsung will very soon after the Prime comes out bring out a similar phone with touchwiz. The Droid branding is a slightly different matter. In the US the carriers have much more power then in the rest of the world, so it is possible that Verizon could strongarm google but I don't think Google would be happy with that. I guess it might come down to how much google wants this phone on verizon. Personally as i live in the UK I shall be getting a gsm version anyway.

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    Well technically the GSII LTE HD is Samsung's version of the Prime. Pretty much the same specs put into a GSII body, while keeping the Exoynos processor.
    10-02-2011 06:30 PM

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