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Originally Posted by Brain Klug 
October 18, 2013


Click the date to see the original tweet.

Brain have since published it on Anandtech

Source

The Playstore page with the leak


$349 would be great if it is the price for the 32GB model leaked from the manual. But most likely it is the 16GB model's price(matching Nexus 4 16GB's old price before clearance sale) and the 32GB model is probably $399.
Edited by sherlock - 10/17/13 at 7:04pm
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Can someone fill me in, I didn't go in on the N4 rush, so how is this going to work.

They say it's coming on x date, it launches and then sells out in 5 minutes and crashes the website?

Are there pre-orders, I have an aging phone and need to get one.

$350 is a good price.
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I wish I could know if this will be better than my GS4. If so then I'll sell my GS4 use a junker for a bit and pick up the N5. But... wait, nevermind, no SD card slot.
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Can someone fill me in, I didn't go in on the N4 rush, so how is this going to work.

They say it's coming on x date, it launches and then sells out in 5 minutes and crashes the website?

Are there pre-orders, I have an aging phone and need to get one.

$350 is a good price.

plan to order it in december, unfortunately there was no preorders last time around and they didn't last very long each time they were restocked.
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It was hard to get a hold of them each time they were in stock. I'm hoping to grab one for my wife in December, she's still rocking a cracked up iPhone 4 and wants to switch to a MVNO.

 

Honestly, I'm okay with $349. You grab the phone for $150 over a top-tier phone with a 2-year contract and save more than that over 12 months on a MVNO.

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plan to order it in december, unfortunately there was no preorders last time around and they didn't last very long each time they were restocked.

Thank you, I guess it will all work out.

Trendy: Cell contracts are a thing of the past for me wink.gif. This way you get to shop phones, and change around no contract providers that crop up and explore new options, plus get whatever phones you want when you want them. I've been holding out for this for a while though.
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High-res press shot of it. [http://i.imgur.com/uIbWHYj.png]

    
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Thank you, I guess it will all work out.

Trendy: Cell contracts are a thing of the past for me wink.gif. This way you get to shop phones, and change around no contract providers that crop up and explore new options, plus get whatever phones you want when you want them. I've been holding out for this for a while though.

I've loved not being in a contract. The T-Mobile prepaid plan I've been on for a while, which is no different from a contract plan in ease of use once you add a credit card to autopay it, is unlimited everything with tethering included, which is normally around a $15 add-on, for $60/mo. After the headache of having to watch and micromanage my previous plans or having to pay out the nose if you didn't want to do that with other carriers, it has been such a breath of fresh air to not have to remotely think about my cell phone plan for so long.

OT: I am very likely getting this phone.
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yes. do want. now.
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I wish I could know if this will be better than my GS4. If so then I'll sell my GS4 use a junker for a bit and pick up the N5. But... wait, nevermind, no SD card slot.
well at 32gb it starts to makes sens...
16gb without sd card with the nexus 4 was the deal breaker IMO
But I guess for at least 200$ less then the LG g2(same spec) and the gs S4(sd card), and 32gb, there is some room for some user to get in.
I mean I can understand that user have difficulties with 16gb, but with 32 gb I guess you can work it out...
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