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Google and Samsung Choose October 27 for New Ice Cream Sandwich Event, in London? (Updated: Maybe Not)

Samsung just released their full statement with regard to the postponement of their CTIA event and we already have a new rumored date to mark on our calendars.  October 27 work for anyone?  According to The Next Web, Google and Sammie have chosen a date three weeks from now in London of all places.  I will just say this – if they really plan to unveil the first Ice Cream Sandwich device somewhere outside the U.S., words like disappointed, frustrated, and annoyed will not do the situation justice.

Update:  Pocket Lint was quick to point out that this Samsung event in London on October 27 will likely have nothing to do with what was planned for CTIA. There is a good chance it will be to announce various Galaxy devices that were not previously announced for the UK.  +1 to this story.

Update 2:  PCMag’s Sascha Segan confirmed with Samsung PR that there will not be an October 27 event in London.

I probably should remind everyone that the last leaked roadmap we saw pegged the “Samsung Prime” for a 10/27 release.  Maybe this is in fact the day after all.

Via:  TheNextWeb

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  • hatethanet

    We all know the hardware is superior, but Google and Samsung’s marketing depts better bring their A game, since it looks like Apple’s marketing dept still has the touch. Preorder sales on AT&T look slightly better than the big numbers for the iPhone 4 last year: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-08/at-t-says-preorders-for-new-apple-iphone-4s-broke-company-s-sales-records.html

  • Anonymous

    I think they realized that their show would be overshadowed by Jobs’ death, so they moved it back.  It’s a proper PR move and it makes them look good.  Most people are reading into it too much.

  • Anonymous

    So jobs funeral is today everyone still gonna think the delay next week is because of his funeral? Seems like just an easy out since ics isn’t ready.

  • im confused…..so when is the event gonna be? the 11th or 27th? When is the phone coming out? the 27th? 

  • fixxmyhead

    nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!! damn i was REALLY REALLY looking forward to next week

  • jonathan caruso

    Android Central is reporting that Google commented on the matter saying that it is indeed postponed due to Steve Jobs passing

  • Yiannis

    2x the pixel count of the Bionic means significantly slower phone and significantly less battery. 

    • Anonymous

      Oh you genius! How did you work that out? /s

  • Anonymous

    Business Insider confirmed they delayed the presentation out of respect for Steve Jobs’ death.
    http://www.businessinsider.com/samsung-cancels-nexus-event-out-of-respect-for-steve-jobs-2011-10

    • LinuxLover

      Out of respect? Buahahaha! More like they don’t want the news to be drowned out the media coverage of Steve’s passing. Let’s get real here…

  • Anonymous

    This is just great….just when I thought that I was going to be able to see whats around the corner for an upgrade…..Now to wait a few more weeks to see what device to get to upgrade, looking into the Bionic, Vigor, Nexus and maybe try to take a look at the Razr if its possible….OG Droid needs to be retired…

  • Kevin

    Well, if the HTC Vigor is released before the Nexus Prime, I will probably buy the Vigor and return it if I like the Nexus Prime better … simply tired of waiting … all these phones Bionic, Galaxy S2, Bionic have simply taken to long to come this year … 

    • Anonymous

      Totally agree. Just very tired of waiting for a replacement. I’ll go with whatever comes out first and I’m guessing that’s gonna be the Vigor. Very VERY tired of all the games and waiting. Enough’s enough already. We sit and watch great phones come out for every other carrier out there. GS2 for EVERYONE,except Verizon who we’ll make wait and wait and wait. Well,that ship is sailing…

      • LionStone

        Good things come to those who wait… 🙂

  • LinuxLover

    Had this phone been available a few months ago, I might have reconsidered my iPhone purchase. Honestly, I think all phones should be more like the Nexus line and let us get updates straight from Google.

  • Trusttheman85

    UPDATE 2: SO WTF IS GOING ON!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Well we can hope for an Oct 27 release anyway.

  • My Droid X is failing more and more each day.. I stretched it to the Bionic, skipped that for the vigor. Unless this phone comes out right around the vigor release. I’ll have to pass and settle with the vigor..No way I can make it to mid nov or dec if they delay it.

  • Trusttheman85

    People may be looking at all the reason Why it was delyed… Politics, Technical bugs that are being hid. the truth is that i welcome this dely, it helps on all fronts. Yes they could possibly be using Jobs death as a way to make themselves look better in the public eye while ironing out some bugs at the same time. So you guys are mad cause u wanna see A FRIGGIN BUGGY ICS?

    Id rather wait two weeks for the final bugs to be worked out and they give me the best possible 1st veiwing of the worlds new super phone.

    again as everyone is pointing out, they never said the phone was delayed, just the event…

  • Is this the release date of the Galaxy Nexus?

    Then I don’t care, move along, nothing to see here….

  • hatethanet

    I’m no Steve Jobs hater, but there’s no reason to postpone this announcement for his passing. There’s nothing disrespectful about announcing this phone next week.

  • literofcola

    F me in the A

  • sam234

    Am I the only one who thinks that Samsung did bc they won’t get any airtime if their launch coincided with Jobs’ funeral.

  • +1 on the update.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t understand how a launch in London will be dissapointing, as long as the phone is still coming to the US who cares where it’s launched? 

  • Bxrider117

    People, you need to be used to delays in this business. For whatever reason Google and Samsung are delaying the unveiling event. You will have this phone in time for you to spend your Christmas with it. There is one thing that is certain, it will get here soon. If you are holding onto a phone that is 2-3 years old and you want to replace it with this phone chances are you will not because there have been other phones that were worth upgrading to. Maybe not subsidized, but worth buying used or paying full price.

    I believe Kellex knows that VZW is getting this phone and it will most likely be coming right before or after Thanksgiving.

  • Anonymous

    > I will just say this – if they really plan to unveil> the first Ice Cream Sandwich device somewhere
    > outside the U.S., words like disappointed, frustrated,
    > and annoyed will not do the situation justice.

    Are Americans really that full of themselves that not holding a press event in your country is such a great injustice? As long as the phone gets released to carrier in your country (and that has more to do with the carriers I would think), why does it matter? 

    • Anonymous

      Sure,we should be last in line for everything. Like the GS2…the world has had the thing for months and we’re now JUST getting it. But yea,we’re “full of ourselves”. No,think we just want a good phone…..and we’re tired of playing games and waiting months to get one….

  • rjskalet

    I am kind if heart broken over this. I was so hype for next week

  • Dave

    So no one seen this yet? Apparently the Oct. 27th/London thing is not true..

    http://twitter.com/#!/saschasegan/status/122333849899376642

  • Nate Surber

    London time is 5 hours ahead of EST.  So a morning press conference in London on the 27th (their time) could still mean a same day retail release in the U.S.  I’m really reaching here, but it’s worth a shot.

  • I never believed the Verizon exclusive rumors!! The screenshots released today clearly shows 19250  as the baseband which is CLEARLY an unlocked samsung phone!!!

  • Peter Kelly

    As long as the phone is available in early November, I’m good

    DROID by Motorola
    Eligible for a discount on 11/13/11 !

    The nearly mint (though terribly pokey on screen re-draws) OG goes onto the mantle.

  • Keith Sumner

    Possibly a stupid question, will other phone’s with capacitive buttons see ICS, like the Bionic?

    • Although this has nothing to do with this post, I’m curious to know this also 😛  I imagine if those phones do get ICS, it will be customized to remove the on screen buttons… would just be silly to have two sets of buttons. 

      Not sure why they decide to get rid of physical/capacitive hardware buttons with ICS… seems like every new ICS phone will just have to have a bigger screen than usual to make up for having those buttons at the bottom at all times. The Galaxy Nexus’ screen is certainly big enough to make up for that, though, so I guess I can’t complain 🙂

    • Anonymous

      Yes

  • Sdny8

    Announcing this device to general public afteriPhone is already available is a huge mistake for anyone sitting on the fence or the vast majority of smartphone users who do not follow tech sites.

    • Anonymous

      agreed.  The public wanting to buy a new phone knows nothing of all this. They simply go by what is available. And if the Nexus isn’t available it doesn’t get purchased.

    • hatethanet

      Yeah, a huge number of potential customers who aren’t as tech savvy and don’t keep up with tech sites will go ahead and pre-order the 4S without some kind of formal announcement and mainstream coverage. This definitely works in Apple’s favor.

  • Mangolet

    Isn’t Nokia World happening in London on Oct 26-27 as well? A little bit of gamesmanship perhaps?

  • NotKellex

    YOU PEOPLE MAL ME SICK!!! I QUIT!!!!! ;-(

    • insert “u mad bro” comment here

    • ReallyNotKellex

      See what I did there???

    • John

      did you just make 2 profiles so you could like each one’s comment? HAH!

  • Anonymous

    Good grief people, settle down.  This does make sense if you think about it, or at least doesn’t not make sense (grammar cops get off me, that double negative was intentional).  The event will likely primarily showcase the true Nexus Prime, the GT-i9250, which will obviously be the more visible of the two in world sales.  Verizon’s version, the SCH-i515 known as the Galaxy Nexus, will just be a variant, probably no different than the SGS II variants on the US carriers.  I wouldn’t be at all surprised if both Galaxy Nexus and Nexus Prime are released at the same time, though the Prime will probably only be overseas for now, since Verizon apparently has US exclusivity on it for a while.

    Of course, none of this means I’m not unhappy about the delay or the venue, but it is what it is, so deal with it and move on.  They could hold the event on the moon for all I care, as long as there is solid media coverage and a release date in the VERY near future.

  • Trooper

    Stupid that the event it is in London.  I also disagree with the delay.  Boo on you Sammy and Google.  Thanks for moving the event out of the USA.  I mean seriously, wtf?

  • why would they announce a device that will never come to the UK, in the UK? Isn’t Nexus Prime a Verizon-only device?

  • Gim2much

    Verizon is definitely getting something big from Samsung. We don’t know the exact date, but there had to be a reason for passing on the SGII and backing Samsung over Apple.

  • Kris Brandt

    I’m a little confused by this.  If Google is going to announce ICS and Samsung is going to be unveiling the next line of Galaxy phones, especially one that is rumored to hit Verizon exclusively, why in London?  Is there more than one phone that’s being announced?  Wouldn’t this push back the Galaxy Nexus for Verizon a week since the 27th is also on a Thursday?  Or has there been precedence where the phone was available at the store the same day it was announced?

  • MFG

    “Samsung spokesman Kim Titus says there will be no Samsung event on October 27th in London.”

    • Anonymous

      I hope its sooner and not later….

  • MFG

    This is a terrible day.

  • Brian

    This had better not be right! 1. that sucks for US media coverage. It hurts hype and publicity. 2. Would they possibly sell the phone the same day as it’s announcement? If they stick with this date, they’d better! Otherwise this pushes back its release date too which sucks. 3. Where is Verizon in the midst of all this? If in fact a new phone is being announced, exclusive to VZW, surely they would want to have some say in all this but they seem fairly quiet through it all…
    Bottom line…. With all due respect to Mr. Jobs… We want this phone now… not in a month or more!

    • Brian

      Forgot to mention… If in fact the release date was always Oct. 27th and that isn’t changing then… well who cares? I’m ok with moving the even then.

  • Anonymous

    London?!?

    This day went from best to worst.

  • Anonymous

    PEOPLE.  ICS and the Nexus are NOT delayed.  JUST THE EVENT has moved. You may recall that a certain someone passed away this week? It’s in good taste for Google and Samsung to push this event back a couple of weeks.

    • Isn’t the EVENT about getting some press prior to release?  Would it make sense to release it the same day?

      • Anonymous

        Just release the device, it will be all the press they will ever need.

        • Anonymous

          Most of the mainstream press technology departments are in the Apple’s back pocket. They wont just report it.

    • Anonymous

      I don’t think it will be london, so far no android version had being released outside US, nexus are us devices say first

    • FortitudineVincimus

      oh please kellex.. get your head out of your bootie. These are worldwide companies and that have stock holders and money to make & projections to meet. You need to stop thinking this delay has a damn thing to do with Steve’s death because they or someone dropped some innuendo to make you think as much. There is more to this story then Steve’s death and more than likely, a move this big – one to alter videos they have put out and press releases and public expectations & a major show they had plans at – has nothing to do with Steve and everything to do with the phone itself. Please.

      • You type like you know something.  But, I am quite sure you type out of ignorance and nothing more.

        • FortitudineVincimus

          WTF you talking about? I am typing out of understanding how the world works. A major worldwide company does not sink a ton of money into videos and press releases and going to CTIA only to at the last minute cancel a major announcement because the former head of a competing company died? Come on. They cancel because something is up with the phone or with ICS and it is not ready for prime time. Shareholders and money making can be put on hold & placated for a phone that is not ready for prime time and would hurt them if released half baked, but would not be put on hold because Steve died.

          But you know what, they pray for guys like you. Why? Because you will buy into their phony reason as they pander to the people with this innuendo – though they do not actually say it – that the delay is due to Steve’s death. Sucker.

          • You’re an angry person, eh?  Even if this phone gets released sometime in Nov I wouldn’t even call that a delay.  You are speculating and nothing more.  Conspiracy theorists do that too.  The phone may still come out soon and some people look forward to it.  Doesn’t that just drive you nuts??

          • FortitudineVincimus

            yes, people that do not use logic & offer trite comments like “You are speculating and nothing more” & buy into pandering by companies angers me.

            99% of this entire blog is endless speculating, thanks captain obvious

          • Carnot

            Coming from the person who is feverishly pushing that something is wrong with the phone. Even though something more logical like the CEOs of both the companies were actual friends outside of business. Or one of the most influential men in software development died, second only to Bill Gates.  But nooooo, its automatically that somethings wrong with the phone. 

            To quote you, Get your head out of your ass.

          • Dr. Buttballs

            Who cares why they delayed it? If it’s because of Steve Jobs death then great, they know how to show a little compassion towards their fellow man. If it’s because of bugs then it’s still great. That just means we will have a better product in the end. The phone is still being released and that’s all that should matter.

          • Anonymous

            You said “prime time” and “phony reason”…unintentional puns for the lulz

          • Anonymous

            Agree. Maybe they saw the 4s wasn’t that groundbreaking and instead of rushing ics like they were first going to do they will go back and work out the bugs.

      • Sinofue

        I’ve got to agree. Apple kept selling the iPhone (pre-orders today). Samsung is supposed to be more concerned with Steve’s death than Apple? Not likely.

        • FortitudineVincimus

          Boo ya….. great additoinal point!

        • Anonymous

          Of course they kept selling their products dumbass, so is Samsung.

           “Samsung is supposed to be more concerned with Steve’s death than Apple”

          YES! Samsung absolutely has to be more concerned about how they look in the public’s eyes right now, the company they are at (legal) war with just lost they’re most important figure, who was loved by the public, Samsung  has to make sure they do the right thing for PR reasons.  Why should apple be concerned how they are portrayed right now – Its THEY’RE freakin ex-CEO that died!

          • Johnny

            Their* x2

          • Anonymous

            Remove your head from your ass, then continue typing.
            Samsung PR has nothing to do with Steve Jobs’ death. Did they sue him to death, or physically kill him?
            Also, if I recall, it’s Apple that has been trying to sue Samsung into submission all over Europe and elsewhere.
            So if you, a supposed Android fan, think it’s ok for Samsung to just roll over and continue getting crushed just so you can light a little Steve Jobs vigil, then you’re an idiot.
            Steve Jobs is not a god, he’s not a president, he’s not a world leader. He’s a CEO.
            You release a statement, throw on a little public mourning for appearances, and continue business. The show must go on.
            Well, at least for Apple, I’m sure Jobs’ death has bolstered iPhone 4S pre-orders.

          • Anonymous

            NO sh!t the show must go on!  Nobody on here is saying that samsung and google need to stop everything and go cry at the damn funeral, but they need to tread lightly for a few days until all this media attention that jobs’ death is getting slows down, and that simply means postponing one little product launch for a week, they also want to make sure they get the media’s full attention when it comes time to unveil.  PR is everything now days, everyone knows that.

            I’m not quite sure what the point is that your even arguing for?  Why do you think they postponed the announcement?  I realize that you might not like the idea that they did it for PR reasons, nobody does including me, but that is absolutely why they did it.

          • Tabe

            Open mouth, insert crow

          • Sinofue

            IMHO if Apple can still have the 4S presale today (2-3 days after the death), there’s no reason Samsung can’t hold a press event a week after the death. Sorry if you think I’m a dumbass for having that opinion.

          • LionStone

            Of course Apple will still have preorders, its what Steve would have wanted. It hurts nothing to delay an “announcement”. And it hurts nothing to show a little respect. Some people have no couth.

      • John

        well..that’s just like….your opinion, man

      • Anonymous

        I think it does have to do with his death but more because they wont get as much attention on the release than if they wait a few weeks. All the news orgs will just run Jobs stories. Hell, yesterday 17 of 18 technology links were about Jobs on MSNBC. You know the world of technology didn’t stop because he’s dead, it’s just nobody wants to report anything else.

        It’s just good business and marketing, nothing more. Plus if they can release the phone they debut a few days after, while people are still excited, the sales will be better.

        • Anonymous

          Exactly, obviously considering what Job’s was doing regarding lawsuits, Samsung and Google couldn’t really care less that he is dead.  They did it because they wouldn’t get half the media attention they normally would because everyone would still be talking about it.  They also get the benefit of being able to pretend that they are doing it out of respect.

          From a business and PR standpoint it is the smart thing to do.

          • Carnot

            Not at all, Eric Schmidt was a personal friend of Steve Jobs. It could be something as simple as his funeral is being held that day. We don’t know, but to say that Google doesn’t care that Jobs died is stupid to say. Both owners were friends, Infact all the CEOs of these massive businesses know each other, many of them friends even if their corporations are at war, their business and personal lives are separated. 

          • Yeah except the funeral was today.

          • Anonymous
      • Any word as of yet if the Nexus will be LTE capable on Verizon? If it isn’t, I will be one of the most disappointed people you have ever met.

      • Anonymous

        Lack of media coverage does have a value.

      • AFAIK, the funeral is also on Tuesday. I would imagine certain Google figures will be attending, particularly Schmidt who was on the Apple board for some time.

        We know the mainstream media will be focused completely on the funeral, so this is probably not a terrible thought. Obviously none of us commenting actually knows, so speaking in definitive tones is silly.

      • Tabe

        Looks like it’s time for somebody to eat some crow…

      • peesashiz

        Uhh…Google released a statement saying that they postponed the even because of Job’s death. There you go. Kellex was right.

        • peesashiz

          *event

      • Josh7234

        im kinda mixed on this i think that the phone was going to be released later anyways so they had nothing to lose by moving it back. get more attention companys losing no money because they wouldnt of released the phone anyways and it also makes people happier id guess because theres not a one month gap between when its announced and people can actually get it

      • http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_19064037
        Everyone else seems to think that’s the reason.

    • Mctypething

      you mad bro?

    • Anonymous

      I agree, but think they moved it back so they wouldn’t be overshadowed by the media’s coverage of Jobs’ passing and the ip4S launch.

    • pezjono

      If Steve could give us insight, would he want something this innovative to be delayed due to his funeral? Hell no!

    • Anonymous

      I had posted that they might postpone this even before Jobs passed. My reasoning was that given the weakness of the new iPhone, the pressure is off to rush to release this ASAP to compete with Apple while risking lukewarm reviews due to unpolished software.

      I hope they take their time to release a device and OS that fixes all the old criticisms and is bug free.

      • You mean the new iPhone which generated enough pre-orders to crash Apple’s website?

        • LionStone

          Wooaah….”amazing”… lol

    • Just sayin’

      It’s also a day after Nokia’s expected announcement of WP7 devices, no?

    • Anonymous

      I think until someone announces why it is delayed we can only speculate as to what happened. Not all of us think of death in the same way. Some people think it stops time. I personally don’t. It’s a dark mystery we all wonder about through our lives. But in the end, it’s what we all have coming. Life.

  • Matthew Rosidivito

    Here we go again.

  • Mustagme

    iPhone 4S is looking better by the day. At least it is announced and already available for pre-order.

    • Anonymous

      Yep, If I were you I would get it. Enjoy!

    • Hamholla

      oh wassup troll?

    • You should leave and go get it.

  • Anonymous

    London huh? Well they say too much Ice cream can rot your teeth.

  • TJ Egan

    My OG Droid is literally falling to pieces. No back batter cover, touch input barely works, buttons are missing…. How much longer are you going to make me wait?!?

  • Me

    Ah shit its the bionic all over again see you in nine months

  • Gim2much

    This is the release for the Samsung Prime and not the Galaxy Nexus. I think that Verizon would have some form of participation in the release of the Galaxy Nexus.

    • Anonymous

      Yep… Time to switch the hype machine over to real phones.  Vigor anyone?

      • Charlie

        The Vigor has fallen off the face of the Earth.  Kellex even tweeted recently about it being in hiding lately.  Don’t expect it anytime soon.  Plus, who would want it anyway with this phone so close?

        • Anonymous

          I hear ya, but the Vigor was to have dual 1.5s and some specs that seemed higher than this Nexus. And there was a guy a while back that compared both and he actually preferred the Vigor over the Nexus. Not sure why…

          I’ve always wanted a Nexus and would probably go that way if it were to come out soon.  But if the Vigor came out now and the nexus wasn’t coming out for 2 months I wouldn’t wait. 

          • Charlie

            Ha, yeah I think I read that too.  They both will be killer phones but who knows about timing with all of this stuff.  Crazy. 

  • Anonymous

    P3Droid claims November release. Also, they would want to announce the device before its release for pre-order purposes and to maximize day one sales. Also, he claims “[he] never said November 3rd,” implying it may come out after that.
    November 10th is most likely.

    • Anonymous

      God I hope so, that would be my best birthday present ever!!

      • Anonymous

        Nov 3 is my birthday, so I may miss out. 😛

  • Anonymous

    Hypebeastin’ leads to such great sorrow…

  • Vanilla Ice

    This is BS. An American company (google) announcing their product in a foreign country. Typical America. Sucks.

    • Anonymous

      Yeah, go nuts about something that hasn’t been announced yet…oh wait that’s why you’re on a tech blog in the first place, right?

  • Anonymous

    Last time I checked, Verizon isn’t in London.

    • Jarred Sutherland

      Yeah that makes me really wonder if the device is actually going to be released to Verizon. I am starting to have my doubts now, just because that’s how it is on VZW.

      If they don’t get a Nexus device I probably will be moving to a new carrier in the months to come. The local carrier looks to have better rates and Nexus devices.

      • Anonymous

        It will be like the OG droid all over again, meaning that it will be the first 4.0 device that will be carried by Verizon, much like the OG released 2.0. I’m doubting this is a full Nexus device. Given all the specs  we have seen, I actually think it will happen, but it doesn’t make sense as far announcing it in London. 

      • Anonymous

        It’s coming to Verizon.  Trust me.

        • Gim2much

          Which one, the Samsung Prime or the Galaxy Nexus???

        • I do and I will.

        • I have my fingers crossed!

        • Anonymous

          Alright, but if it doesn’t… oh boy

        • Anonymous

          But is it coming to Verizon as a pure Nexus experience?? God I hope so..

    • EC8CH

      “Whilst Google has remained quiet on the matter, ”

      judging my their use of the word “Whilst” I’m assuming this is a UK blog, so maybe this speculation is self serving?

    • EC8CH

      Just sayin’… if it would help speed things along, they could have the Event at my house.

      It’s in the US at least.

      • pezjono

        Party at EC8CH’s house! Everybody bring your ice cream sandwiches!

      • Sounds great, I will come and make noms for everyone! 

        Well maybe not everyone that a lot of work.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t think London means a non-Verizon or non-US device. That is pretty ridiculous though. I wonder if Google might go ahead and announce Android 4.0 ahead of that date though in Mountain View?

  • Lmrojas

    Blah, I’m not blown away by ICS :/

    • Anonymous

      Pretty sure you can’t be sure of that since all you’ve seen is a couple minute leak. Nobody really knows what’s in the thing until the featureset is announced. The improvements from Froyo to Gingerbread were enough to make us envious. ICS should be a much larger step than that was.

      • Anonymous

        I think he was expecting them to make it nothing but icons on the homescreens and tiles on the pulldown notification bar.

    • Anonymous

      There is no reason to be blown away.  It is simply another update to the operating system. As updates keep coming it does get better and better but with each one it’s not something to get all excited over. It always bothers me that everyone gets so crazy when their phone has to wait a while to get the next update  and when it finally does they can’t tell much difference. 🙂

      It would be nice to get a phone that comes stock with the latest version and also be on the quick list for updates. That’s what Nexus is good for.

      I just hope this phone turns out to be real for Verizon soon. I just worked it out so I have an update and get itchy when it sits too long… 🙂

  • my droid 1 is on its last legs and if it dies before this release (im down to the camera button for power on/off and i cant open the screen) my best option is the iphone. Lets hope i dont have to go that route. 

    • Anonymous

      I’m in the exact same boat. My D1 is slowly dying. I need a new phone now. I had a bionic for 10 says but the screen was horrible, the camera was horrible and I had far too many bugs. 

  • Anonymous

    …..I am never going to have this device am I?

  • Anonymous

    UGH!! ex-usa either means: 1) world phone; or 2) not on verizon

  • So they’re going to announce it the day of its release?

  • Anonymous

    yeah wtf would they have it in London…

  • Anonymous

    Now I’m startin’ to get really pissed!  Eff you Samsung!  Eff you Google!

  • Anonymous

    So I guess mental pre-order will be the only preorder.