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Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus Shipments Headed to Stores, Retail Packaging Pictured?

Now this is what we have all been waiting for, the arrival of the 4G LTE Galaxy Nexus on Verizon in stores (or at least on their way). Our sources have told us numerous times over the weekend that this Friday (December 9) is looking like the day, so with devices potentially shipping to stores now, we are surely closer than ever.

And how about that packaging? An all-white unmarked box with red interior? Could you be any more subtle? Any chance that the logos are embedded into the box like one the Rezound and are just not seen in this picture? Or are these boxes still needing to be printed on? No idea, but I’m loving it.  More pictures after the break.  

Via:  XDA

Cheers Mooem, Nick and Jul!

  • Hortence95

    wow that is one fat phone. i was thinking itd be a bit thinner not razr thin but a bit less bulky.

  • Adam Gustafson

    First

    • Adam Gustafson

      Wait… nvm

  • Gks962000

    Moto will be releasing the gnex1a next Friday…

  • Tlbn43

    I hope this phone is delayed until 2012 and I will keep using my Droid Razr while all of you cry like little girls.

  • Flash

    So I straight up called around to some Verizon stores today and asked about the Nexus coming out this Friday and both stores told me they thought it was going to be the 8th but they just got an email this morning saying it has been delayed till the 15th. Take it for what its worth, maybe the email told them what they were supposed to say if they got calls on it. 

  • Anonymous

    linkhide.com.ar/47632

    • GOP

      DIAF spambot!

  • tjmonkey15

    Personally, I like the blue, red, yellow and green accents on the GSM Nexus box.  Oh well.

  • if i bring in my OG droid box set it on the counter cant they just wedge the nexus inside. i dont need packaging 😛

  • Anonymous

    I think Verizon is going the “minimalist” approach like Apple, except printing nothing on it, instead embossing the logos into the box.  It seems 4G LTE phones get the minimal packaging approach but DROID’s still get the fancy boxes with the grunge look.

    It could very well be an approach to make it look more premium and it could also be a “green” tactic.
    I could care less if the box looked like it was drawn with crayons, I just want the NEXUS, NOW!

    I have a good feeling for tomorrow

  • spanky

    wow seriously that bottom hump is thicker than the thunderbrick! looks awful!

  • Dear Santa….
    If you want me to make that damn nasty fruit cake for you again this year, you better get those fat lil elves to work on my new phone. I need it before xmas so I can call 911 when you get your arse stuck in the chimney again like last year.
    Love from your favorite hippie =)

    • Cam

      Already have a knitted hemp sweater/case ready for it?

  • Anonymous

    I just printed out all of those pictures and glued them on my life.

  • Anonymous

    Man is this thing enormous.  Like the TI-83 of phones.

  • Anonymous

    From the XDA thread: 
     NICE!!!!!!!!!!! Question: Why is the box just plain white? Is it a demo unit of some sort?

    no its a retail box this is what you would get if you bought from verizon its hard to se in the pics but it does say galaxy nexus on the box its like a stamp
    no this phone is the retail phone

  • Gary Pasler

    I went to the local VZW (corp.) store a few hours ago.    The Samsung rep was there this AM with a G-Nex.   They said the phone would be available in the store Friday AM.  No information was known, but they indicated web pre-orders were unlikely (no s–t); they would have to be tomorrow to ship for Friday delivery!

  • VAVA Mk2

    WANT!

  • Robert Stockert

    Interesting note thought you would all like to know….I just called *611 from my VZW phone and the CSR confirmed that they are releasing the Galaxy Nexus this Friday the 9th, but still can’t pre-order it.  (Which is fine by me as I’ll be going to the store anyway to get my hands on it day 1)….

    This Friday can’t come soon enough!

    • Anonymous

      I just called and they said the 8th… but nothing definitive. This is maddening. 

    • Arkansasgaskin

       I just made the same call, and the CSR I spoke to had no info on a release date.

    • Ive called twice today. The two reps I spoke to were clueless.  *sigh*

  • bigrob60

    What is in the upper right of the large section of the box in the last pic? 

    • Cam

      I think we decided those are headphones.

      • bigrob60

        Ok, thanks.

      • bigrob60

        Ok, thanks.

  • Jeff Carter

    I sure hope so, I got offered a smoking amount of money for my DX and took it so I have suspended my account so I dont lose my unlimited data. I sure hope its Friday!!!

  • it’s a shame i think I’m allergic to the G-nex… because every time i see it my D!ck swells up.

  • Anonymous

    This looks more like a distribution center.  I say this because I doubt the stores have Stainless Steel Shipping tables with shipping rails to move units quickly.  I could be wrong.

  • Q

    Any word on the full retail for this thing?  If it’s around 600, I might try to get 200-300 for my Bionic, so I can buy this.

    • nexus on the brain

      uh, like who are you going to get to pay 200-300 for a used bionic, you might want to come down to reality

      • Mctypethings_Gay_lover

        Just sold a Droid X for $180, I think $200-300 for a Bionic is reasonable. Might want to do some research before making stupid comments.

        • Yeah but Droid X > Bionic… only kinda kidding.

        • nexus on the brain

          Hey Gay Boy (and Great Gaybino), just bc you were dumb enough to waste your upgrade on a Bionic, you really shouldn’t displace your anger of having to pay full price to get the Galaxy Nexus on me, I’m just delivering news that someone can get a Bio-fail-onic phone for $249 subsidized and brand new today, and would be surprised if that price didn’t drop quite quickly. Again, good luck trying to sell your Bionics, if you get 50 bucks you should feel lucky….you couldn’t pay me 50 bucks to take your phone….if you do find a buyer, keep them on the line and lets sell them some RE in FL

          • nexus on the brain

            or $150 for a CPO

      • Anonymous

        They are still averaging $300 on eBay. All sold. I’ve been checking every day for that last month or so. Facts are a harsh reality to trolls huh.

  • This post inspired 5 minutes of uncontrollable giggling.

  • Mctypethings_Gay_lover

    Too thick. Completely ruined the phone. Next please.

    • Jared Kirk

      More G-Nex’s for us then 🙂

  • Anonymous

    From Phandroid:
    So haven’t stopped by for a few days now. I see many of you New Yorkers
    tried out the device at Samsung Experience store. What did you guys
    think?

    Also I’ve been getting a few e-mails about these leaked box photos you
    guys have been sharing and just wanted to stop and clarify that this is
    not the complete Verizon retail packaging that you guys will get when
    you purchase your devices. These are unbranded boxes that have been sent
    out to various reviewers and testers. Also, one of my contacts was able
    to trace those specific photos to the demo units provided to the
    Samsung Experience store in NYC.

    So just to reiterate, these are pre-release boxes. I hope this will clear things up for you guys.

  • Mike Calcagno

    so..anyone else notice the reflection on the back of the phone in the side view?

  •  that just means that Verizon have no intention whatsoever on promoting this device hahaha bastards. I dont care, I’m getting mine as soon as they come out.

  • Correct me if I am wrong but test units usually don’t come with brochures. And I’m sure there is a sleeve for this to go into also. Red and black look nice in that clean white (read pure) box. Kinda hope it is this minimal. Void of any branding on the box at least. Lol

  • Anonymous

    ..

  • Kierra

    I’ll pass. This phone just doesnt wow me. 

    • Dominick DeVito

      we feel the same about you

  • We will never know what actually happened here.

    • Monty Waggoner

      Now I really want to know!

  • Anh

    *blows a kiss to Kellex*

  • Byebyerazr

    It looks thicker than I thought, but I can use thicker phone after using RAZR which is too thin for me.
    If MOTO is coming out with RAZRMAX they should make is a little thicker for a larger battery.

    • Anonymous

      I have the Razr and I agree, it is way too thin to be comfortable. I have a silicone sleeve on it just so I can actually get a good grip, I am just babying it because it is a “rental”. HEHEHEH

  • Anonymous

    +1 on the interior packaging of the G-Nex

  • Henry Gomes

    I love it Big Red! Reminds me of the Beats packaging 

  • My OG is freaking out. Multiple screen presses on its own. Left quarter of the screen doesn’t even work. I cant believe I’ve dealt with it for months now because I’m waiting for this damn phone. Everyone of my friends and even my brother, dad, and step mom are making fun of me for waiting so long to get a phone. I have had an upgrade for a year and have waited it out on the slim chance of their being a nexus on VZW. Being an adult I don’t really get excited for Christmas  anymore. Three events have made me feel like a kid again this year. Cardinals World Series, MW3, and this Nexus. Thank you Verizon for giving me my bike under the tree this year.

    • Jared Kirk

      Well we all better get used to waiting 2 years between phones with Verizon’s new upgrade policy.

    • Joshua

      I feel you pain man. I’ve kinda been without my OG Droid for the last 75 days, after it had a unfortunate accident. My girlfriend and a few family members keep asking me “when are you getting a new phone?” It’s hard to have to keep saying just a few more days… 

  • Dshudson

    i love the kickstand on my TBOLT, it’s about the only thing I’ll miss! 🙁

  • john watson

    Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious…..

  • William

    That’s awesome!  I rented a Rezound online, how do I exchange it for the Galaxy Nexus? Can I just do it at the local store, or do I have to call Verizon?

    • I rented one from Best Buy myself – so glad I’m able to give it back for the GNex…Though I have to admit the Rezound is pretty nice, but would have been better without bloat (and with ICS, of course).

      • Jason

        I looked at it when I went in the day they changed return policy. I thought it was alittle to big and bulky. The Razr was pretty neat, very thing and I liked some of the stuff they did with blur. I told the guy straight up that I would be returning it when the Gnex came out lol. This guy didn’t know a whole lot. I schooled him on the rezound (didn’t even know he had it in the back) and the return policy. lol I should work there.

    • Jason

      You could probably take it to one of the real VZW stores and not a authorized retailer, they could prob help you out. I would call first though to save gas

  • Anonymous

    A thing of beauty, that will soon be mine

  • Carl Woolsoncroft

    the thickness of this phone really turns me off.. and it’s sad cause i love thick things :/

  • what i hate is that verizon had a sign up page for info, and not 1 e-mail has been sent to us, and the phone is about to launch

    • thefullritz

      Yesssss, you are right….WTF?

    • Mikehen08

      I think that happens for every phone. I dont recall getting one email until the day the phone is out and I obviously know well before then the phone is coming out….except for this phone

    • Anonymous

      that is nothing new. Happens everytime they do a sign up page. don’t expect anything until after it is released.

    • you will get info the day it launches like they do with all their phones . i get a email the day its for sale 

  • Cflemister

    Could that be the box that they ship the demo unit?

  • thefullritz

    Is that a Nexus in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

    • Anonymous

      I see what you did there…..

  • Sinofue

    That “Master your Device” booklet looks a little worn. Are you sure this isn’t a Photoshop job?

  • Anonymous

    Remember the Nexus One and Nexus S had white boxes as well. This may just be a marketing move to retain the “white box” theme for familiarity, while still evoking a sense of mystery. Think The Beatles “White Album” or Prince’s “The Black Album.”

    • Or Metallica or Jay-Z’s black album.. haha 😛

  • Anonymous

    Kellex – Please to be reporting on the Costco Bundle deal if ever announced…

  • AH WHAT 2 DO?

    My local Best Buy’s wireless staff are “like SOOOO clueless, dewd”  that I was amazed that they could get out of their parent’s houses long enough to find a job at a Best Buy.  It was really eye an eye opening experience.  I have nearly $300 in store credit to use on my newest phone AND being a first generation Droid owner, my contract is up and I’m gnashing my teeth over which phone of the week to buy.  I almost pulled the trigger on a 64gb 4S but resisted the pull – ah what to do….

  • Julio Duverney

    So, is the 8th still a legitimate date? Or the 9th perhaps on some weird occasion? 

  • oh lawd do want

  • nucat176

    anybody know a good extended warranty/accidental damage coverage plan to buy for this when it comes out?

  • Small

    finally

  • gadgetryan

    This cant come soon enough!!

  • Bewara2009

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    • babadush

      Haha awesome.

  • YES! Time to retire the OG and get the Galaxy Nexus! 

  • Screw Christmas (and I say that in the most respectful PC way)…. I’m more excited for that phone!

    • Sinofue

      If you want to be PC, you can’t say “Christmas”. Screw “Holiday” maybe.

      • Yea…I knew I was going to screw that up somehow.  Well…I hope an angel appears and hands me one.

  • Steve

    Please oh please let this phone come to us on Friday!

  • Anonymous

    Boy this is a hate/love relationship with cell phone technology, i replaced my droid x1 with bionic, now im gonna get this nexus, then ces will or might show off some bad ass tegra 3 verizon phone.. although this will be a good buy since nexus gets updates first.. or so i think.

  • Yes.

    Yes.

  • OG Droid

    I don’t care if they put in in a damn shoe box; just give me the damn phone!!!

  • Irrational Man

    JIMP

  • Reuben Kendall

    Awesome were getting much closer!

  • Ufcjeff

    only guess but this  white box possibly represent the vanila ice cream of a ice cream sandwich and that the white box comes inside a brown box representing te choclate of ice cream sandwich. or the white represents google? just a guess

    • Keith Sumner

      Or that you’re insane?

      • Anonymous

        had to LOL here. Nice one 🙂

  • Anonymous

    Can’t decide which design looks worse, the box or the phone.

    • babadush

      Neither. It’s your face

  • Tell those greasy sales people to get their hands off my Nexus. Damn filthy apes!

  • Anonymous

    Thank you Kellex for the wonderful update!!!
    Next update will say Confirmed, December 9 lease date!!!

    • Anonymous

      hopefully it says “release” date… i wanna own it, not lease it! lol

  • Anonymous

    Lies

  • Anonymous

    my Galaxy S is 10mm thick.  This phone is 9.4mm thick.  IT IS A THIN PHONE people.  If you think the iphone 4S is thick (its 9.4mm) then you think this one is too.

  • Pardes33

    give me some nexus love!

  • Xhaxol

    I know that its pretty thin, but the pictures are not doing it justice. It looks Thick in these pictures. 

  • Anonymous

    Common sense would have easily said that that the boxes should have been brown, with white inside.

  • Forrest Tracey

    Box…? We don’t need no stinking box! Just give us our phone!!!!

  • Erkleehoo

    Oh hell yeah….

  • Anonymous

    What VZW store has a metal table? Warehouse anyone?

    • Anonymous

      That’s the problem.  It’s not a Verizon store.  The article says “with devices POTENTIALLY shipping to stores now”.  There’s no real evidence that stores are getting these.

    • Cam

      In the stockroom, maybe?

  • Anonymous

    SHWING!!!!

  • Seriously disqus…fix yourself.

    • Anonymous

      +1

    • Anonymous

      Disqus did not like getting basically DDOS’ed lol 

      • And that is pretty much what happened heh. 200 comments in about 15 minutes. 🙂

  • Hep

    Schwing!

  • nexus on the brain

    FYI the “questions” website on the plastic that is  covering the screen is diverting back the “Learn More” page that has been up forever

  • this news is so powerful it broke the comments section

  • Mikehen08

    I just went from 6 to midnight

  • Anonymous

    And In 7 days Google created the Galaxy Nexus;
    And It was beautiful

    • 6 days, they rested on the seventh….keep it holy…and only use your GN all day this Sunday

  • zUFC

    it’s begining to look a lot like g-nex-mas !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    about year….

  • Anonymous

    This is what I like to see!

  • hoping mine is reserved and waiting for me.

  • 1 Guido 99

    Yeah =D

  • jerkface

    i peed a little

    • Mctypethings_Gay_lover

      Yeah, Manginas do that.

  • Eric Peterson

    So are those headphones in the packaging? I haven’t gotten headphones with a phone in so long. Despite their crappiness, I was always a little jealous of UK people for getting them with all phones.

    • Anonymous

      Looks like there are headphones above the battery in the box. Hard to tell but by process of elimination, I’m assuming. 

    • shdowman

      Where do you see headphones?? Maybe I am missing it..

  • Might just be the SME model box

  • Disqus blows.

  • Anonymous

    This device is huge and thick. nexus failed

    • Evan Knofsky

      You do realize that the picture isn’t direct on? Making the phone appear thicker. Nice try trolling though, I have missed your comments and watching you get flamed.

      • zUFC

        dude, don’t even reply to him. He just does that in every article.

        IGNORE HIM !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        • Evan Knofsky

          It’s so fun though.

          • GotSka81

            /s

      • Anonymous

        not trolling troll, i just type facts all the way. You will see that the nexus will be a failure.

        • Guest

          no don’t know shit now run along and slurp some more cum up from your boyfriend. slurp! slurp!

        • Evan Knofsky

          First off we really should work on your grammar. Now that that is out of the way, please elaborate on how the Nexus will be a failure? I’d love to hear your opinions and get a good laugh.

        • Guest

          ……

    • OG Droid

      Shut the hell up!! Nobody here cares what you think; and your trolling comments are just as annoying as you.

      • Guest

        he’s a cum sucking loser!

      • Anonymous

        Who asked about your opinion? You read my post, which means you care. You are just a frustrated geek that is waiting for the garbage aka nexus

        • Guest

          ……

    • GotSka81

      It’s really not that funny anymore.  Really.  No seriously.  You’re the only one laughing.

      On a serious note, wouldn’t it be better to contribute some kind of useful opinion or thought to the droid-life comment discussion? Pro or negative nexus, either way…but a coherent logical thought nonetheless.

      • Anonymous

        What are you talking about? I gave these geeks useful information about the rezound and they seem to ignored it. They just want the nexus because it will be unlock not because the device is a beast. Why dont you contribute to the discussions? Show us what you got before trolling.

        • I think the nexus is the best choice of the three based on the software support from Google.  I’ve played with the Rezound and the Razr and while I give Moto props for making blur smoother and more enjoyable, the fact remains that the bootloader is going to forever be locked and encrypted.  That doesn’t appeal to me, I want to be able to use MY phone as I like, not how Moto feels I should be allowed to.  As far as the Rezound goes, it’s very clear that Sense has become morbidly obese, let alone bloated.  If a skin/interface can bog down a phone with those kinds of specs?  Too resource intensive.  On the bootloader front, HTC has a history for allowing JUST enough room for devs to get in and crack it wide open, so I can’t complain too much there…but the simple fact remains that the Nexus is getting rave reviews from all who use it.  Is some of that hype?  Absolutely.  However, I have yet to read a negative review of the phone.  Where there is hype, there is disappointment, and so far none of those who have used the phone appear to be disappointed.  Add to that direct support from Google and an easily unlockable bootloader?  You have a winner.

          You’re certainly entitled to your opinion, but you seem to lack the ability to back it up with any substantial evidence or logic.  In other words, you’re muddying up an otherwise (mostly) decent group of android fanatics who want nothing more than to celebrate the beauty of open source software and a true contender for the iOS devices.

          Come at me, bitch.

          • PS – this is GotSka81

          • Anonymous

            There is no reason to cry. You are the bitch the way. As i have said before ICS will be great in the Nexus, but remember the old nexus will have it as well. If you see the review about the razr, most of us the normal people will buy it because the device is fast enough that we will not care about the boot loader crap. I can understand that you wanted to change the kernel in order for the droid to run smooth, but those times have passed. The nexus went backwards, instead of Samsung making the nexus the best device; it is still inferior to the gs2. Geeks do not actually care for specs, they just want the boot loader to be unlocked and that is one of the reason they like this plastic device.

          • GotSka81

            I agree with you 100%…the Razr is a fantastic phone that your average user will be thrilled with.  It’s light, fast, and does everything an average user could ever want to do.  However, it’s important to note that Droid-Life is not a blog for your average android user.  Looking at the historical data for the polls on previous posts, Droid-Life users are more “geeky” and prefer ultimate control over their devices.  Does the GN NEED to be rooted and/or replace the kernel?  Not at all.  Do I WANT to be able to do those things?  Absolutely.  I believe in the freedom to choose what I can and can’t do with my electronic devices (as long as it’s legal).

            You finally attempted to explain some logic behind your statements…but you clearly are making inflammatory statements (Nexus = Thick) with the sole intent of trolling.  Is the Nexus thicker than the Razr?  Of course!  The Razr is designed to appeal to an audience that desires the thinnest phone they can get, so it’s an extreme example that sacrifices one feature (removable battery) for another (minimal footprint).  Is the Nexus a thick phone because it’s thicker than the Razr?  No.  Relative to most other smart phones, it’s average if not leaning to the thin side.

            PS – if you’re not familiar, “Come at me, bitch” is just an expression.

          • Anonymous

            I do agree with you also, when you mentioned that this blog it is not for regular users, but they mentioned all type of device for Verizon. I did not have a problem with these geeks changing the kernel and rooting, when we used to have just 516 of ram 1g MHz etc. They manufactures are making the devices so fast that to be honest i love ICS, but i can live with the New Moto UI and even touch wiz if it comes to that point. My problem with the nexus is that it should have been identical to the GS2, but Samsung took a step back putting pentile, bad camera and thicker. I have been saying all along that the nexus just have ICS and the freedom going for it, but when it comes to specs, the razr and rezound has the upper hand by a big mile. By the way you get your facts straight unlike other geeks in here.

          • Guest

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          • Guest

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        • Guest

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    • dieringer scott

      Do you have nothing better to do then troll this site?

      • Guest

        he’s a major loser that has no life.  he can’t help it.  he was probably raped by his father.

      • Anonymous

        What about you?

        • dieringer scott

          Im not trolling..

          • Anonymous

            It seems that way :)Are you really getting the nexus?

          • dieringer scott

            Yes because I want it for reasons that you do not care about.  To each their own.  I want a unlocked bootloader.

          • Guest

            go suck some more cock faggo!!!

        • Guest

          ……

    • Guest

      your a gay cum sucking nut hugging moto faggitt. YOU FAIL MISERABLY!!!

  • OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG (little school-girl voice and waving both hands)

  • Anonymous

    The white box might be sleeved.

  • Anonymous

    I’m sorry, but that’s not the finished retail packaging, which means these are not shipping yet.  The finished product will have some sort of logo on the front.  I just can’t support the thought that Verizon’s going to ship the new flagship Google device in a plain white box with no labels.

    And since we have no evidence of any stores getting these, this article is null.

    • Binglut9

      What you mean the rezounds box was all black no brand…..I believe this is the retail packaging

      • justin thomas

        sure was

      • Anonymous

        Nope.  The top of the box said “htc” at the bottom.

  • JMac726

    umm, at least a week they do

  • If you look closely at that “mysterious” item people keep mentioning, it says “Headset” on it.

  • G-nex wannabe

    Sweeeeeeeeeet!

  • SO CLOSE

    Still wish we had a price is is 199 as the ad showed of 299 as the leaked screenshots from verizon / bestbuy systems have shown 

  • jmanwi

    All white box seems odd for retail packaging but I guess there could be a sleeve for the box that is not pictured.

    • Antivanity

      I thought the exact same thing..

    • Anonymous

      It could come in brown paper bag for all i care…I just want it lol

    • Anonymous

      It isn’t the retail packaging….

  • Anonymous

    I’d call the Best Buy near me to see about them getting any, but I think they’re getting sick of me constantly asking about it.

  • Jose Avila

    They are earbuds. I heard they were coming with a decent set.

  • Anonymous

    whats that thing in the box toward the right above the battery?

  • JMac726

    Tell that to the UK

  • Anonymous

    I am sporting some major wood right now

  • Anonymous

    Good God – just get this thing in my hands already!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    That is about the most beautiful thing I’ve ever laid my eyes upon.

  • Anonymous

    *Throws Money At Screen for the hundredth time* GIMMIE! DO WANT! NOW!

  • Mark Schlitter

    What is that mysterious third item in the box….USB, AC adapter, what’s the 3rd?

    • probably the battery

    • headphones

    • StealthVoodoo

      Looks like headphones

    • Evan Knofsky

      headphones

    • Cam

      Looks like the cheap-o bundled headphones.

    • Brent

      Earbuds come with the Galaxy Nexus.

  • Stating El Obvious

    Say whaaaaat

  • Anonymous

    Finally 🙂

  • Anonymous

    Time to make quickey with the pre-order.

  • Shnyda

    FYI –  Boxes are printed while material is flat, then folded

  • Hell Yeah! Looks like Christmas came early this year! Woohoo!

  • nexus on the brain

    Kellen, all-time fastest time to 100 comments?

    • who’s this mysterious Kellen guy?

      • nexus on the brain

        Kellex=Kellen, this is his site, started out with rooting the OG, now it’s here

      • Anonymous

        The site mod, where have you been?

  • Anonymous

    And today I just got paid! What a glorious week this will be if the Galaxy Nexus is in fact released on Friday, December 9. Let’s all hope!!

  • Anonymous

    I do not think a blank white box is the true retail box.

  • An all white box?  I say fake.

  • Anonymous

    Sh*^ Just got REAL!

  • Are those headphones I spy?

    • Scott

      Probably, in one of the GSM review videos I saw the reviewer showed the headphones (with mic) that come in the box. 

  • Anonymous

    I thought when I clicked on the picture I was going to get Rick Rolled!!

    • Jandrews860

      Never gonna give you up!

  • well, i guess this means i better bust out the tent

  • Michael Allis

    I CAME

  • REALLY? Come on…:(

  • DodgerDroid

    SWEEEET!!! Friday seems too far away though. 

  • Irons21

    they’re heeeeeeeeeeaaarrrrr

    • Evan Knofsky

      here*

      hear is when you hear something

  • WANT WANT WANT!

    But I can say is “About freaking TIME!!”

  • latinwizard2020

    YES! I was just at a Verizon store for some other reason, My daughter screwed up her phone, Anyways the guy goes oh you have a upgrade available, I said, Yeah waiting on you guys with the Nexus, so when I was leaving he had said well see you in a few days, maybe, WTH, is that and admission. Anyway, I am excited.

    • Antivanity

      Nice 😀

  • bring it on!

  • AHHHHH I MUST HAVE IT

  • Binglut9

    Well its been fun waiting…this release is happening and happening this week

  • Anonymous

    I’m drooling.

  • TROLOLOL

    Any idea if Costco is going to bundle this up with some cool accessories?

  • Anonymous

    Please be this weekend….. my OG is slowly dying…

  • seth drasner

    i need this now

  • Anonymous

    jeepers!

  • Anonymous

    I don’t care if it comes wrapped in bubble wrap inside of a potato sack… Just give it already.

  • Antivanity

    damn this CDMA version is FAT

    • Anonymous

      nah, just not held perfectly in line with the camera. 

  • Anonymous

    nice!!  FINALLY

  • give me this phone!!!

  • so ready to upgrade from my TB! can’t wait!

  • Andrew Elliott

    Please be true…I’m dying here.  Been waiting 4 months since I was eligible for an upgrade.  My DX aint cutting it no-more.  I need some Ice Cream Sandwich. The all white box makes me feel suspect though.

  • Christopher Heuer

    What is the fourth thing under the tray in the box? I can see the wall plug, USB cable and battery, but can’t tell what the other thing is…

  • I just peed a little…

    • Mctypethings_Gay_lover

      Yeah, Vaginas are funny that way.

  • Anonymous

    Is that some sort of dock/stand on the right side of the box?

    • DoMo

      I’m pretty sure the package says Headset

    • Unless we’re both going crazy, I swear that looks like the stand up dock I’ve seen in pictures. That would be a nice addition instead of having to purchase it separately. 

      • Disregard. That’s a headset. Lol

        • Anonymous

          Yeah…I guess I got too excited I wasn’t thinking clearly.  Looks like I’ll have to buy one anyways!

  • Anonymous

    What’s up with the plain White Box?

  • Sweet

  • Earleepa

    What I said was its about damn time

  • Anonymous

    GIMMIE!!!

  • Chris G

    27th

  • Anonymous

    I am already in line 😛

  • Anonymous

    Any reports of these being on display in stores?

  • Zeekle

    The question I have is assuming they don’t do any pre orders (and its looks like they aren’t going to) I wonder if the stores are going to get the stock they need for the demand. It looks like Verzion thinks this is not going to be a hit and to me it seems like its going to outsell everything on Big reds menu

  • MFG

    Now Kellen, we don’t know this is in a Verizon store. 

  • Earleepa

    What happened to my original comment?

  • I just shed a tear.

  • Anonymous

    Omgomg! My schoolgirl senses are tingling!

  • Do we have a retail price yet? And I am not talking with a contract. If I want to just buy the phone outright, how much?

  • Wolfster808

    First and give it to me now.

  • douche. not even close.

  • yea!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Kellex, I see what you did there with the question mark…

  • Tom Luley

    The packaging worries me, maybe there is a sleeve to go over it? But this HAS to be a good sign for a release this week.

  • But its not a DROID. 

  • can’t wait! w00t!

  • MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MINE MIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINE!

    Lol me wants!

  • Big smiles – finally! 😀

  • Anonymous

    I have a chubby right now

  • I find it hard to believe there wouldn’t be a sleeve or something over the white box.  That’s just anathema to all marketing types.  Even apple puts a big black or silver apple on their white slabs.

  • Roberto Anguiano

    Man, I just need to know when I can pre-order this phone! Somebody shoot me now!!

  • James Lucas II

    First

  • thefullritz

    Heading to the V-store right from the airport….

  • BOOM!! Anyone wanna buy a slightly used RAZR? 🙂

  • Anonymous

    What’s the store’s address? Just curious…. Heh…

  • Finally…

  • U Mad Bro? No But Your Mom Is

    Come on Friday!!!

  • Anonymous

    I can taste the ice cream sandwich…

  • Mark Wilk

    GIVE!

  • John

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    • You just one the comment game!!!! 

      • Antivanity

        “one” ? U Jap Bro ?

        • Jonathan Ly

          You racist bro? Calling a Japanese person “jap” is the equivalent of calling a black person the “n” word. 

      • Daveyje24

        ill say it again for those who didnt see it. we are doing training for the galaxy nexus on thursday 12/8 for indorect VZW stores, so a 12/9 release makes perfect sense!

      • Kidheated

        I concur.

    • Anonymous

      Couldn’t have said it any better myself! 😀

    • I am guessing a sleeve goes around the white box.

    • Anonymous

      I used to wait for this this phone, then i took an arrow in the knee

      • Omar Ibrahim

        lol

      • I dont always take an arrow to the knee, but when I do I no longer am an adventurer

  • They need to release this so my lonely imported GSM Galaxy Nexus has somebody to Beam to :'(

  • What else can be said, We want this phone.

  • I have Friday off. I think I know where I will be.,

    • Anonymous

      Don’t tell me , you’ll be standing online for it , prior to store opening?

  • Jrod196

    Packaging is rather lame IMO. But who cares. Phone will be what I care about.

  • Anonymous

    Thank God.

    Soon this will all be over.

  • TROLOLOL

    dude from that side profile, the phone does look fat bottomed…

    • mm777

      i like big butts and i can not lie…

      • TROLOLOL

        you other brothas can’t deny

        • Anonymous

          when a girl walks in with an itty bitty waist

          • We’re no strangers to loveeee

          • Guest

            C-C-COMBO BREAKER!!!!

          • Jake Lipson

            and a round thing in yo face

        • Anonymous

          Red beans and rice didn’t miss her

    • Roshan John

      no joke though… this phone does look larger than expected. blah. am i starting to be displeased? 

  • mike

    Am I the only one who thinks the phone looks thick…esp the bottom

    • Anonymous

      Yes – you are the only one.

  • Bob

    Oh boy oh boy oh boy!

  • HotSauceMagik

    I hear angels singing!

  • AnxiouslyAwaiting

    Although this is nice to see, it doesn’t prove that Nexi are actually hitting stores…  I wish Verizon would just announce the damn release date already.  I’m so tired of the speculation and rumors.

  • Djenvy

    WOOO!

  • Be

    FINALLY

  • Anonymous

    I think I just had an orgasm.

  • 123

    the box could be diarhea green for alls I care

    • tjmonkey15

      You have green diarrhea?  You should probably seek medical attention.

  • Ps.
    I don’t want anybody else’s finger prints on the GN !!!

    • nexus on the brain

      agreed, all mine, except for the underaged orphans in korean sweatshops who made and packaged it

  • Official announcement in 3.. 2.. 1.. (weeks?)

  • soo close

  • TROLOLOL

    nerdgasm imminent…

  • Jakob

    This makes me so happy!

  • Interstellarmind

    holy sh*t… it comes with HEADPHONES?

    Kellex: YOU ARE THE MAN.

    • Samsung tends to toss them in with a lot of phones. Looks like they did with this one.

      • nexus on the brain

        might that wind up being a hands free do-hickey

      • Interstellarmind

        true, but i always got the feeling (unfortunately i’m only basing this on anecdotal info) VZ wasn’t a fan of letting OEM’s ship with headphones.
        Looks liek VZ wasnt’ abel to exert FULL control on this device afterall (thank goodness).

        ALSO: i wonder if the delays are related to printing VZ color schemed boxes. i would NOT be surprised.

    • Jkzin11

      There’s headphone in the pic? /confused

      didnt see it, but nexus one came with one iirc, so its def possible.
      does it have media control on it like the nexs one?

  • excuse me while i do something about this erection

    • Anonymous

      Let the flag fly man. Just let it fly….

    • Anonymous

      “Hey, look at the hot girl next to that new galaxy nexus phone!”
      “DID YOU SAY GALAXY NEXUS!?”

  • Gothamsghost

    Clapping my hands and shrieking like a school girl.

  • Travis John

    How could this phone be coming out in less than 4 days without being announced officially yet. im trying to be optimistic but this just seems way to unlikely. 

    • Anonymous

      because it is verizon and they never announce anything that far in advance.

  • EmoMorales

    Awesome!

  • SWEET!!!  Mouth watering………………

  • why does it look thicker than my OG???

  • Anonymous

    So a plain white box is what it is going to come in? Seems like this is not retail. Does any of these sites verify anything anymore before posting?

  • DroidTrain

    Ok thank you!

  • Tyson Sukeforth

    OK.. OK… don’t freak out don’t freak out don’t… freak… *wheeze* *wheeze*

  • Janfcv

    Yesssss

  • Earleepa

    Bout damned time

  • Daveyje24

    we have training classes for this phone on Thursday 12/8 at the indirect VZW stores.  So 12/9 def makes sense for the release.

    • OreoMan

      You need to be my new best friend Daveyje24!

  • Mark Wilk

    OMG OMG OMGOMGOMG!!

    *faints*

  • OreoMan

    Not going to lie….I just peed a little in my pants!

  • Finally! can we get a confirmation on the release date now please VZW!!!

  • duckphan

    anyone else nervous about getting a phone the second it is available, before the “kinks” can be worked out? Or am I paranoid?

    • Adam Serfling

      That’s what this big ass delay was for- to work out the kinks. The G-Nex should be ready to roll right out of the box!

      • duckphan

        you think so?  I know they have an OTA update that will fix some stuff hopefully, but I find it hard to believe the delay is because they are working out kinks when the phones are already boxed up and in stock.  thank you for answering on my question

    • zUFC

      No. Not one of us

      • duckphan

        sarcasm or are you serious?

    • Hightop

      The Ducks Suck! Nice pink Logins btw.

      • duckphan

        You suck. and i’m not sure what a logins is?  Maybe you mean my avitar, profile pic, etc.? Thanks for the useless comment

  • 123

    yessir

  • Time to break out the tents to get in line.

  • ruhawaiian

    AWESOME!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Omfg FINALLY!!!!!!!

  • Notsuprised

    not sure i believe this is retail packing.  a plain white box?  really?

  • nexus on the brain

    YES!

  • JJ69Chev

    i’m sold on the stock 4.0, just not the phone itself……

  • GotSka81

    YAY!

  • stoph

    I just peed a little

  • David Klonne

    To be honest Kellex, this phone could probably murder your mother and you’d still be loving it. Not that I blame you.

  • Crippler_p

    bout time

  • Cbaxter82

    Man, the bottom of the phone looks fatter and fatter each new picture that pops up . .. . .

  • Anonymous

    Already checked, that URL on the plastic cover doesnt work…yet

  • my credit card is ready

  • Anonymous

    yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Korey Page

    Take my money now!

  • Mclaumar

    ’bout freakin time.

  • Hcoboy1987

    I would love if that was the retail packaging but methinks this ain’t the final box.

    • Anonymous

      Most likely, this white box slides into a sleeve.

  • Anonymous

    GETS KEYS.

    TIME TO HARASS A VZW STORE.

  • Anonymous

    Holy crap. Finally!

    This Saturday night over a shot of tequila and another of rum, I determined I would completely take advantage of violate the Nexus box after extracting the device from within. Seeing how beautiful those red insides are in the pictures above only helps justify my future actions.