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New Verizon MAP Includes DROID RAZR – Galaxy Nexus Still at November 10

If you were looking for the most likely release dates for the Galaxy Nexus, DROID RAZR, and HTC Rezound, then this updated Verizon MAP (minimum advertised price) list is a good place to start. We saw a list similar to this just last week, but this one has been updated to included the newest device from Motorola. The RAZR (our hands-on) as you all know, will be up for pre-order on October 27 for $299, with pick-up availability happening some time in early November.

The Galaxy Nexus was finally announced yesterday by Verizon, but just like the RAZR, no firm date has been set. As for the Rezound, we have no idea. We saw dates at one point showing this phone would be available in early October and then that just kept getting pushed back all the way through until we saw 11/10 as a possibility.

Well, the 27th is next week. Hopefully we have a final date set at that time for the RAZR. Would also be kind of Verizon, Samsung or Google to let us know when the G-Nex would be out as well.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/spdivr1122 Stephen Wagner

    as soon as i can preorder the galaxy nexus, im ordering it. im so happy verizon randomly gave me an upgrade after my sister took my upgrade in august (still dont  understand how i have an upgrade)

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  • Jscott844

    So why is there no 16/32 GB designation for the Galaxy Nexus??

  • Anonymous

    So kellex you hear anything lately if the nov 10 will hold true for the nexus?

  • joejoe509

    Bryan Williams:

    Why don’t you explain your side? Personally you’re the one that doesn’t make any sense.

  • joejoe509

    Because a Nexus is a very special phone that is straight from Google and cannot have any skins, bloat, or locked bootloader. This is why Verizon has snubbed the Nexus (and the iPhone) all these years. The RAZR has not escaped Verizon’s wrath like the Nexus (and iPhone).

  • Lugzey

    Here’s a question…if the RAZR was unlocked and had ICS, would the clear winner still be the Nexus?

    • Joejoe509

      It’s really a matter of opinion. They’re both great phones. My personal opinion: The Nexus. Why? MUCH better screen, better processor, removable battery, and less gaudy/more business-like design. The fact that the Nexus has ICS and all its wonderful updates, makes it no brainer for me. The Nexus has less MP in its camera, but it seems to be as good or better than the RAZR mostly due to sensors and software. Being a Nexus phone, it will be updated before any other Android phone. To me, that’s very important. The unlocked bootloader is a nice option, but I’ve personally never rooted a phone so whatever. To me, the RAZR is just a souped up Bionic, but the Nexus is something special.

      There are reasons to buy the RAZR, though. If you like the design, that’s cool. It’s SUPER thin and still has one of the best screens on the current market. If you need an SD Card slot and don’t mind the non-removable battery, get the RAZR. Other than that, the phones are pretty identical in specs.

    • Anonymous

      i would still prefer the nexus, better display, removable battery.

    • Anonymous

      Not as clear.

    • Anonymous

      if it had ics I think it would be very close. All depends on what the battery in both is like.

  • hatethanet

    Honestly, Google and Samsung should’ve released this phone less than 14 days after the 4S, before all those millions and millions of buyers got locked into new 2 yr contracts. Undercut the 4S’s prices (at least during this period before 4S buyers all got locked into their contracts) and advertise the hell out of it. There would’ve been a contingent of new iPhone buyers who would’ve returned their 4S for a Galaxy Nexus. Leak this news to the press and create a stir about customers unhappy with the disappointing iPhone 4S and trading up to the new champ of smartphones.

    But of course, instead, they decided to announce the Galaxy Nexus without any kind of solid release date or pricing. Dumb move imo.

    • hatethanet

      But of course, instead, they decided to announce the Galaxy Nexus without any kind of solid release date or pricing. Dumb move imo. If there’s one thing to copy from Apple, it’s how efficient these guys are at announcing, then launching their new iPhones.

      • Joejoe509

        I disagree. Only a small percentage of those interested in the iPhone 4S are going to be swayed with the Nexus or even the RAZR. Even die hard Apple fans are likely to wait the extra 6-9 months for the iPhone5.

    • Anonymous

      All Verizon cares about is phone units sold and data contracts. They don’t care what phone you buy.

  • Mike6

    Re:  built in storage:  Has anyone thought about what class the 16GB/32GB SD will be?  I hope it’s at least class 4 with class 6 better.  Class 2 is kinda slow for some of the hi-res stuff that people will be running on it.

  • Enoel69

    I will urge Google not to make the mistake of delaying the launch of this handset to all the carriers capable of carrying it ASAP. They have this window to take advantage of before we start seeing a flood of quad core  devices make their way into the market. As we have seen these devices turn to have a not so long life span under the sun no mater how good. People want this device right now while it is HOT..that may not be the case in about 3 or 4 months when there is a new kid in town with better specs running ICS. Don’t handcuff this great device with some exclusive non sense. There are multiple carriers lining up now to carry this handset..take advantage of this sales window even better as the Holiday rush is approaching. The longer they wait to get this thing out there to the masses, the more they will loose potential buyers who will flock to grab the next best thing available or just decide to wait for the next upcoming well spec’d device. Besides it is a penta band device…ready to play nice with multiple networks, so get it out there and grab those dollars

    • joejoe509

      There’s always going to be a better phone right around the corner. You’ll be constantly chasing the dragon if you keep looking too far into the future. Nothing will satisfy you because there will always be a better phone coming soon. Besides, I suspect quad cores are a little more than 3-4 months off. Probably closer to the launch of the iPhone5 (early to mid summer). Even then, quad cores might be a little overkill seem as how apps/features have barely caught up with dual cores. I guess we’ll just have to see…

      • Jason

        Agreed, we still haven’t even seen the quad core tablets and they will be out first.

  • Anonymous

    tiny.cc/qcfnd

  • http://twitter.com/GalaxyNexus Jerry

    Damn thats pretty expensive didn’t expect it to be that much as it cost around $700 from International stores in the UK. Check here: http://www.galaxynexus.org/buy-galaxy-nexus/

    • LionStone

      This is my guess…$699. For 32g Galaxy Nexus.

  • Desisaurus92

    Trying to decide between the Rezound and the Razr. Nexus sounds delicious, but I wouldn’t know what to do with all the freedom :P not to mention I don’t even know half of what’s going on in the discussions on this site lol. Anyways, coming from an LG Ally, I think either phone will be giz worthy hahaha. I’m leaning more towards the Razr tho, it looks soooo smexy, and being my first potential Droid branded device is also pretty damn tempting. But I’ve been considering the Rezound ever since the Bionic let me down . . . Welp anyways, thoughts? Feel free to share :3

    • http://twitter.com/Justinwrites Justin True Anderson

      While I’m likely going to jump on a Nexus, that Razr has all the signs of a win.  I would wager it won’t let you down.  Moto is hard core.. the bionic was just unfortunate.

      • joejoe509

        Personally… Nexus but no one will judge you either way. All three should be great phones.

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  • Anthony

    Dear droidlife, plz read this.

    I just called verizon and they said that google pushed back the release date. They also confirmed that the original date was nov. 10. They said google pushed it back but never gave them another date.

    I’m thinking they are going to make the galaxy nexus better or postpone it due to pantent infringments

    • LiterofCola

      Naah

    • http://profiles.google.com/adamtruelove Adam Truelove

      Nice try there buddy, but there is no way a customer service agent on the phone would have any information like that.

  • Billyrouth2000

    No removable memory on g-nexus = fail

    • rjskalet

      This isn’t true the cover comes off

      • joejoe509

        Yeah the battery is removable, but he said memory. It seems they haven’t included an expandable memory slot. :-(

  • joel rizo

    Motorola get out the way… Galaxy Nexus come out the 3rd please.

  • Gnex now!!

    You guys think you have it bad with your old og droids, I’m stuck with a 3 year old LG EnV 2 and an iPod touch 3rd generation….

  • Marvin de Pano

    I hope Vz sticks to that schedule though. My OG is just begging me to “put it to sleep”.

    • http://twitter.com/Justinwrites Justin True Anderson

      Same.

  • Marvinaire

    Why is the nexus’s bootloader unlocked and the razr locked? Why would Verizon let the nexus be unlocked and the razr not? I still think the razr is better though…because it will eventually get iCS

    • Anonymous

      Ask Motorola. They have not been friendly since the OG.

    • Jason

      I don’t think anyone has actually said the nexus bootloader will be unlocked. They typically are and that is why vzw didn’t get them. This may be why there is a delay on this phone, both companies are pretty bull headed and don’t like to back down from there stance. That is what the deal was with apple and vzw before it went to at&t. Vzw made moto lock the loader on the rzr and they might trying the same with the gnex??

      • Tom

        Not possible sir. Nexus devices are controlled by Google, not Verizon. Verizon knows this and also knows the demand for developer phones. They won’t do something that stupid as to go head to head with Samsung and Google and HTC (all of which have unlocked bootloaders). Motorola’s CHOICE is to have the option to have the locked/unlocked bootloader. Naturally given the choice Vzw would want it locked so they can EASILY control it. But if they turned down every unlocked Android now, they would not have any major phones left and most people would defect to AT&T, T-Mo or Sprint whose phones are pretty much all developer friendly now. A niche market we may be, but we are also a very vocal niche market that got to the manufacturers. Moto is the only one left holding on, and once the merger goes through, I doubt that will be the case any longer.

  • hatethanet

    Hmmm…so, based on the RAZR article, these are the pre-sale dates for these phones and NOT the release dates?

    • Anonymous

      most likely this will be the in store launch and pre-orders will be before that

  • Booboolala2000

    My guess for the Nexus is more of a premium. Priced more online with iPhone $649 off contract. I will be buying mine off contract. At least with updates should get me two solid years. Plus dev community will go apeshit over this phone.

  • Anonymous

    Does anyone have any idea how much the full retail price will be of razr or rzound? Any speculation?

    • Anonymous

      prob $569-$589

  • Anonymous

    The 27th has been the pre-order date for the RAZR since the beginning…  In the past, does the MAP date typically pan out to be the RELEASE date instead?  I might be able to hang on a little longer and play with it in person if that’s the case.  OG Droid is about to kick the bucket…

    • http://profiles.google.com/adamtruelove Adam Truelove

      It tells the date at which you can start to advertise the phone at a minimum price.  So I’m guessing if a phone has a pre-order date, that would be listed in this table.  However, if a phone just hits the stores with no pre-order this table would list the actual release date.  We’ll all find out soon enough.  Load your OG Droid with CM7 and be patient.

  • Guttatae22

    II’m gettin this Om done with HTC phones the thunderbolt made me go back to Motorola lol…I hope it does drop the 27th

  • hatethanet

    Hmmm…if the RAZR comes out on the 27th and the Nexus on the 10th, I might just get the RAZR to play around with and swap it out for the Nexus before my 14 day grace period is done, haha.

    • Guttatae22

      I can dig that lol…

    • Anonymous

      Restocking fee

      • hatethanet

        Restocking fee is only if you buy at a Verizon store if I’m not mistaken.

        • Anonymous

          no restocking fee is everywhere.

          • Lmrojas

            Not Costco

    • John Pisano

      actually the razr will be able to be preordered on the 27th, it wont be released till november.

  • Mark M

    The MAP is probably going to be right.  Verizon just announced that they are going to in-fact carry the Nexus.  I would then estimate that towards the end of next week that they would announce preorders begin 11/3 with the Nexus being available in-stores on the 10th.  Seems like the most logical timeframe given the MAP dates

    • Jason

      I was thinkin the same thing but pre-orders start on the 10th. Either way I hope they come out with some info soon, the OG is done. I’m just trying to squeeze as much life out of it as I can to get the gnex

  • http://twitter.com/davekbetts David Betts

    Even if the RAZR had a 2.5GHz and 2g of ram, with a locked bootloader, I am still gonna get me the Nexus.

    • AyeJaye

      2.5Ghz….reread what you think you know…..did you not read what you typed before you posted?!?!?!?

  • http://twitter.com/BlackTaxi2d Henry S

    should i wait until somewhere else has a lower price ? i would also like the dock, why is nobody talking about the dock ??

    • Anonymous

      Dock info would be nice!  

  • LiterofCola

    Need….. phone….. now

  • http://twitter.com/chaoslimits chaoslimits

    Locked bootloader = hello Vzw Nexus on the 10th!

    • KevinC

      you have no idea what you’re talking about.

      • http://twitter.com/chaoslimits chaoslimits

        Sure kid. Go on Android Forums and look at some of the things I’ve done. Stop talking out your ass.

        • Android7x

          I don’t even have to ask…this bro is mad.

        • Bryan Williams

          You could have created the first Tandy computer and I’d still tell you to stop talking out of your ass about this phone.

          • http://twitter.com/chaoslimits chaoslimits

            You idiot. Are you guys RAZR fanbois or something?

          • Bryan Williams

            Now what sense would that make?  Yes, we’re hatin’ on you because you’re hatin’ on the G-nex but we’re RAZR fanbois.

            Yep, you figured us out.

          • http://twitter.com/chaoslimits chaoslimits

            Lol. Sure…
            Locked bootloader on a Nexus or on any Samsung phone available? (don’t answer that).
            Locked bootloader = RAZR. Motorola tweeted that Verizon forced them to lock the bootloader.
            Hello Vzw Prime = I’m buying this phone.

            Hope that clarifies things for you.

          • Bryan Williams

            Actually, no.  It makes even less sense than before.  But as long as it all makes sense in your head, that’s all that matters.

          • AyeJaye

            argh stupid name = stupid comments. Chaos has been posting for a LONG time, you tool.

  • Anonymous

    I would like to see and feel the RAZR before the Nexus comes out. Makes my decision-making a lot easier if I have both phones in hand.

    • Anonymous

      My gut tells me that Moto will do whatever they can to put the RAZR out before the G-Nex.

      • Anonymous

        True dat. But that date above for the RAZR is the pre-order date. Don’t MAPS typically show dates when the phones are available for purchase on stores?

  • Jason Purp

    I want the full retail price of the Galaxy Nexus. That’s all I want. That’s all. I want.

    • Anonymous

      Same here

    • http://www.guyzcave.com GUYZCAVE

      I hope the 16gb model is 199 similar to the *phone

      • K6tcher

        I wouldn’t get your hopes up. They do not list a 16 or 32 GB version like they do with the Galaxy Tab. Some leaks (take them or leave ‘em) suggest the GN will be the 16 GB version on VW for 299. That breaks my heart as I would likely not buy it if that is true. 32 GB is far more future-proof. And “the cloud” argument is not a good one for everyone where Lte will not be around for 2 more years.

        • Anonymous

          I think the reason why the press release did not even mention anything about the internal storage is because they might have two separate prices depending on the GBs, ala iPhone.

          I really do hope 16 GB = $199 and 32 GB = $299. That would be the best they could do to compete against the iPhone4S (which sold 4 million on its opening weekend, btw). 

        • http://www.guyzcave.com GUYZCAVE

          True that but with no sd card the internal memory is all the more crucial. I may have to go with the 32gb anyways

      • Keith Norris

        We are talking 4G here and with those specs I don’t see VZW doing that. I thinking $299 for just the 16g and $350 for the 32g. Just a guess though….

        • John Pisano

          why would u figure that? the binoic is 299 with 32GB of memory… Verizon knows most people won’t pay over 299 for a high end phone.

    • Bewara2009

      All i want is some halloween candy, that’s it n nothing else.

    • Anonymous

      I think the bigger question is “how much will the 32GB G-Nex cost?” With no SD card slot, 16GB of internal storage may not be enough for most of us.

      • Jason Purp

        Yeah, that’s what I’m looking out for more than the 16GB. However, I only have $600. If I can only afford the 16GB, I will have to get it.

      • Anonymous

        I bet the 32GB will be 299 and 16gb will be 199…just guessing

        • Jason Purp

          We want full retail

          • Anonymous

            I can’t see it being more than 600 full retail. I mean with no sd card that should reduce the price some, and not to mention it has similar specs to the bionic so i can’t see it being more than $589

        • http://www.facebook.com/TJHRULZ tjhrulz

          I would think more like 250$ for the 16

      • Bniz719

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rVpjeUhx1M  I don’t know how accurate this is, but in this video after the ICS/Nexus event, they say there is 16GB internal, up to 32GB expandable. 

        • Anonymous

          I wish it had a SD slot… but I don’t think it does

        • http://www.facebook.com/spdivr1122 Stephen Wagner

          id seriously consider getting the 16gb model if it were like 50-100 bucks cheaper. but if its not expandable im not sure. i mean i dont have that much music and it doesnt take much space up (i only have like 3 gigs of my 32 gb sd card filled) but im still afraid ill go over the 16 gb. im not sure if this is true or not that there will be two different memory sizes, but id definitely consider a cheaper one. i just dont understand why google would go with no sd card support. that is a huge reason why i hate iPhones. 

      • Anonymous

        i need 32gb for my music. if its anymore then 300$, im getting the razr or rezound.

        • Anthony Armando

          are you unable to use google music? the service allows you to download songs to your device when coverage may be questionable. with my zune broken this is my plan.

        • AyeJaye

          dumb@ass:disqus 

    • MJM

      Hey, if u guys want, u can’t get the Gnex for free. I like the Ravens to cover this week. Did I like the better when the line opened at -3.5? Yes. But I still think they can win by two touchdowns.

      Oh, also, I like the over on the hurricanes game. Okay, best of luck guys! Let’s git dat Gnex!

      • Jason Purp

        wat

      • Anonymous

        wut

      • Bryan Williams

        werd.

      • Anonymous

        wtf

      • Anonymous

        huh?

      • LiterofCola

        guat?

      • Calculatorwatch

        Let’s git dat Gnex!!

      • AyeJaye

        kid, the Ravens are a joke and have been since Dilfer left in ’99…take your crappy football info to FB…

    • Anonymous

      Read my mind perfectly. 

    • Darrell

      I just saw that popular electronics was taking pre-orders w/ no shipment date for 799.99

  • Anonymous

    Hopefully the RAZR does drop on the 27th as it would make it a sure sign that the Neuxs would come out on the 10th.

    • Bryan Williams

      Ummm, we know for a fact that the RAZR pre-orders will start on this date.

      • Anonymous

        razr preorders start the 27.

        • Bryan Williams

          Is there an echo in here?

          • Anonymous

            You didn’t say it was the 27. I was just saying. You want a cookie?

          • Bryan Williams

            Yes please, I haven’t had my snack and it’s past my nap time.

            Apparently “this date” wasn’t explicable enough for some.  Thanks for clearing that really confusing situation up.

          • Anonymous

            I figured you didn’t get any breast milk from your mother this morning. Better go take that nap nobody want’s a cranky baby=)

          • Bryan Williams

            You’re right, but your mom’s was great!

          • Anonymous

            ha idk how it could be great unless you like powdered milk. But by all means someone had to drink it ;)

          • Bryan Williams

            I concede, that’s disgusting.  :)

          • http://twitter.com/steveg138 Steve Gonzales

            You thirsty bro?