10-10-2011 03:03 PM
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  1. bballben's Avatar
    thanks.
    10-03-2011 06:56 PM
  2. ManBearPig618's Avatar
    VZW seems committed to a price of 299.99 for their high-end, LTE smartphones (with a 2 year contract). I'd expect to see this price point.

    As for full retail, I wouldn't be surprised to see something around 599.99
    10-03-2011 06:58 PM
  3. LeanNSupreme's Avatar
    Hoping for $599.99 no contract here in Canada, same as what the Samsung Galaxy S II is priced at.
    10-03-2011 07:19 PM
  4. Xephik's Avatar
    Are nexus phones subsidized?
    10-03-2011 07:54 PM
  5. rickhamilton620's Avatar
    VZW seems committed to a price of 299.99 for their high-end, LTE smartphones (with a 2 year contract). I'd expect to see this price point.

    As for full retail, I wouldn't be surprised to see something around 599.99
    This. I really cannot see it getting any more expensive than 299.99.

    Are nexus phones subsidized?
    Yep, they are if bought from a carrier.
    10-03-2011 08:18 PM
  6. ZachDasher's Avatar
    is the nexus prime going to be a 4g phone? I havent heard anthing about that, maybe i just missed it. not that it really matters, i dont have 4g in my area yet. but im sure ill have it before long.
    10-03-2011 08:52 PM
  7. MetalPhoenix79's Avatar
    The rumor is that the Nexus will be "4G" on all carriers.
    10-03-2011 09:09 PM
  8. ZachDasher's Avatar
    The rumor is that the Nexus will be "4G" on all carriers.

    oh nice! Thanks man.
    10-03-2011 09:18 PM
  9. Vanilla Ice's Avatar
    since its not a "droid" like the Thunderbolt and Revolution id say the phone will be $249.99
    10-03-2011 10:11 PM
  10. SpaceHippie's Avatar
    Im buying it full retail. But i work at best buy so im hoping it;s 600 off contract. So i can get it for about 450 with my discount and save my upgrade.
    10-03-2011 10:25 PM
  11. ManBearPig618's Avatar
    since its not a "droid" like the Thunderbolt and Revolution id say the phone will be $249.99
    Ummmmm......the TB and Revolution aren't "Droids"....mainly because they don't have "Droid" as part of the name. Droid branding also has nothing to do with 299 pricing.
    10-03-2011 10:36 PM
  12. Hearthatvoiceagain's Avatar
    Im buying it full retail. But i work at best buy so im hoping it;s 600 off contract. So i can get it for about 450 with my discount and save my upgrade.
    Is there a limit to the amount you can buy on your discount? If you were offering $100 off the full retail (keeping $50 for yourself) you would have loads of customers.
    10-04-2011 08:31 AM
  13. SpaceHippie's Avatar
    Is there a limit to the amount you can buy on your discount? If you were offering $100 off the full retail (keeping $50 for yourself) you would have loads of customers.
    lol yea, best buy keeps track of things like that. Like if i buy 3-4 phones off contract, i'd [rpbab;y get fired. There so scary about their discounts
    10-04-2011 09:41 AM
  14. GrillMouster's Avatar
    If Verizon's version of the Nexus is $299, and the iPhone 5 is $199, I'll have to think hard about whether it's time to switch to iOS. Even if the iPhone is 3G and the Nexus is 4G, I've been fine with 3G speeds for what I do on my phone. Any time I might want faster speeds I'm usually at home or some other location where I have wifi, so 4G isn't enough to justify the $100 premium. Verizon is getting crazy with its pricing. I'm sure that third party retailers will over the Nexus for less than what Verizon will charge, but going through a third party will ruin the promotional $20 discount I have on the data plan for each of my lines.
    10-04-2011 11:37 AM
  15. wyseguy77's Avatar
    I don't quite agree that the pricing of these devices are out of control. Don't get me wrong, I love a bargain and will hunt for it. But look at the tech that goes into these things a how advance they're getting. I have a desktop that gets blown away by my Fascinate. Granted it's little old but I paid good money for it. My point is we want the next device to be bigger and better but don't want to pay for it and that's unrealistic. If the price is too much then get a low to mid range device. I like $299 for this.
    Wiggy0211 likes this.
    10-04-2011 12:06 PM
  16. turdbogls's Avatar
    Ummmmm......the TB and Revolution aren't "Droids"....mainly because they don't have "Droid" as part of the name. Droid branding also has nothing to do with 299 pricing.
    while droid branding has nothing directly to do with pricing:
    at time of release
    HTC thunderbolt - $250
    LG revolution -$250
    DROID charge -$300
    DROID bionic -$300


    as for this device, while it wont be Droid branded, i am still thinking it will be $300. any cheaper i will be stoked. any more, i will still probably get it.
    10-05-2011 08:36 AM
  17. ryjb's Avatar
    I think $299 sounds about right for this type of phone.
    10-06-2011 02:15 PM
  18. tmacfan4321's Avatar
    For any subsidized phone, $300 is far too much. It's not like smartphones before didn't have $550+ retail prices; this is Verizon's attempt at screwing us out of $100.
    10-06-2011 03:29 PM
  19. ManBearPig618's Avatar
    The Bionic didn't sell like they wanted it to, evidenced by the swift drop from 299 to 249. Is it possible this comes out straight at 249 then?
    10-06-2011 03:31 PM
  20. scorpiodsu's Avatar
    while droid branding has nothing directly to do with pricing:
    at time of release
    HTC thunderbolt - $250
    LG revolution -$250
    DROID charge -$300
    DROID bionic -$300


    as for this device, while it wont be Droid branded, i am still thinking it will be $300. any cheaper i will be stoked. any more, i will still probably get it.

    I agree that will be probably be 300. But I will say that the price is probably more consistent with the hardware rather than "Droid". For instance the first 2 doesn't have a good of hardware as the latter 2 which would affect the cost. Just a coincidence that they both have Droid in the same. But if we compare hardware to hardware, it wouldn't be hard to see why there is a price different. Now if we want to say that Droid device typically have better hardware than others which in turn have higher prices then I would be inclined to agree.
    10-06-2011 04:12 PM
  21. Gratificulous's Avatar
    Verizon + exclusivity + "rumored" specs = $299

    But who really cares, right? We're all buying it
    10-06-2011 04:20 PM
  22. CBMC's Avatar
    Like everyone else, has to be $299.

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    10-06-2011 04:23 PM
  23. delco714's Avatar
    He was saying this isn't droid like lg and htc aren't. English, do you speak it?
    10-06-2011 05:16 PM
  24. MRW1215's Avatar
    I'm very tempted to pay the off contract price for this phone, especially if a lot of the better rumors turn out to be true. I love my Thunderbolt, and I hate the idea of spending $500+ for a new phone, but I can't help it, heh... I wonder how much I could sell my Thunderbolt (and extended battery) for...? Hm.
    10-06-2011 05:27 PM
  25. jedisrus's Avatar
    Unless it has 32 gig of onboard memory $299 just won't fly with the average consumer. Not when the iPhone 4s is priced at $199 at 16 gig. $299 at 32 gig. Just my 2 cents.
    10-06-2011 05:30 PM
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