Sprint's Galaxy Nexus Streets April 22 for $199
Updated: updated story
Sprint today announced that it will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Sunday, April 22 for the price of $199.99 with a new contract. Sprint is pitching Google Wallet as an incentive with the device. Galaxy Nexus owners who activate a Google Wallet account within one week of purchasing the device will receive a $10 credit in their Google Wallet account immediately, followed by another $40 credit after three weeks. The Galaxy Nexus runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and has a 4.65-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, and 1.2GHz dual-core processor.
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Ad Suggests LTE-Packing Galaxy Nexus Bound for Sprint
An advertisement briefly appeared on CNet's web site today announcing a version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus with LTE for Sprint's network. The ad, which has since been pulled, revealed that the Sprint version of the Galaxy Nexus has a 1.5GHz processor, rather than the 1.2GHz processor on the global and Verizon variants.
Google Wallet as a subsitute for lack of an LTE network??
Does Sprint really think Google Wallet will help people forget about their crappy 3G service and lack of an LTE network?
Hey smart guy, do you know what this is?
just did a speedtest on att LTE !
26mb download/9.9 mb upload!
Google Wallet is something, by the way. The first carrier to officially support NF...