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[Engadget] Google back in the smartphone sales game: unlocked Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ (GSM) available...

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The Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ is on sale now for $399 (plus taxes and two-day shipping) in the new Devices section of the Play web store. It's a phenomenal deal for one of the best Android phones on the market today -- especially when you consider it provides 21Mbps HSPA+ with great battery life (unlike the "fake" Nexus) and no commitment on your choice of AT&T or T-Mobile. So go ahead, stick it to the carriers and get a taste of dumb-pipe utopia -- delicious, isn't it?


This is pretty huge news that is going the mobile-verse for a while. Contract-free!

Source: http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/24/google-galaxy-nexus-unlocked-on-sale-gsm-hspa/

Play Store direct: https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=galaxy_nexus_hspa
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Nice...! $400 is actually a pretty good price, too.
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400+ tax + shipping.

~440
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stick it to the carriers

Carriers actually make more money when you buy an unlock phone, since they still charge your plan the same price as everyone else. And we all know that contracted phone are cheaper because carries charge more monthly fee to recoup the lost money on the phone.
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stick it to the carriers
Carriers actually make more money when you buy an unlock phone, since they still charge your plan the same price as everyone else. And we all know that contracted phone are cheaper because carries charge more monthly fee to recoup the lost money on the phone.

I think their point was that one wouldn't have a contract, so one could switch on a whim.

Which is good, because it increases competition.
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Nice...! $400 is actually a pretty good price, too.

It's an incredible price for an unlocked brand new phone. This is kind of unprecedented.
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Its a amazing phone truly. The battery life is so good its even better then the already amazing battery life i had with iPhone 4. So many custom rooms and with 4.0.4 Update is even faster and better.
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So this is an android 4 phone?and it work with my t-mobile 4g pre paid plan?so no more bloatware included in the smartphone from carrier?dam !i was gona get a wp .but if we get all this from hiphopgoogle.i dont think i can say no.this move pretty much fix all negative i had vs android.wink.gif
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Man, wish they would sell a Verizon version for the same price, would buy it.
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