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Another Look at the Galaxy Nexus Retail Box

The pictures we saw this morning of a white box that were said to be the retail packaging of the Galaxy Nexus had some of us scratching our heads. It had to say something on it, right? It does. It says “Verizon” in white and is essentially the anti-Rezound box which was all black with an almost un-readable black Verizon logo on it. I’m trying to find some meaning for the all-white exterior, and all I can come up with is “Vanilla.” Vanilla meaning no skins attached, a “vanilla” version of Android, and the anti-every-other-damn-locked-down-phone-on-Big-Red. In other words, a breath of fresh air.

Cheers @drewm25!

  • Anonymous

    I would have to agree Kellex with your assumption(on the box color meaning). Good guess by the way, Cheers from the Android nut:)

  • Anonymous

    *update* my buddy said the street date for his store is the 9th… So far away….

  • NotoriousNeo

    Got a launch kit today. Nexus is on my lap as I type. December 8th is looking like the day (or 9th, but I’m going with 8 since we’ve always launched devices on Thursday’s a majority of the time). =)

  • Anonymous

    No street date yet, but upstate ny corporate vzw store just received in their Nexi 5 minutes ago!!

  • Mctypethings_Gay_lover

    Complete Apple rip-off.

  • Anonymous

    It might be a GNexus in White.. that will just make my year.

  • Anonymous

    Ummm white is totally Apple’s color.  I smell a lawsuit coming on… /s

  • Djwatson217

    Just talked to my “Verizon Rep “. Phones are in the store!

  • http://twitter.com/howzball Mike

    Oh My! Is this an article about a box? We really are sheep.

  • Sublime8696

    Step one…. Cut a hole in the box.