The long wait is officially over, as Verizon has simply sent out emails asserting the launch of the Galaxy Nexus, with a Link to the order page. The Nexus, a hotly-awaited Android 4.0 handset, has been rather elusive since its debut in China some months ago. The page confirms the pricing of that we have a tendency to observed earlier – $299 on a two year contract. What it doesn’t do, however, is give any pictures of the phone.
The order page has really been around for to a small degree, snagging some Likes on Facebook. sadly it’s been a “Coming Soon” standing for the Nexus itself. But now, you’ll snag your Galaxy Nexus with free next-day shipping from the carrier.
The phone itself is filled with options, together with NFC. however you won’t get your hands onto Google’s NFC-driven Wallet application simply nevertheless, as Google remains busy with Verizon over the carrier’s reluctancy to possess it on the device. The options that stay, however, are compelling.
If you were hoping to maybe save a buck or 2 by ordering via Amazon, the news isn’t thus smart. Presently the phone is showing as backordered, with an “expected” arrival date of eight to nine days. there’s a method that seems to figure to avoid wasting some money — customers moving from a 3G to a 4G phone are said to be eligible for a $100 discount, however you’ll need to undergo a representative so as to be able to raise for it.