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Verizon Promotional Mailer: Receive $100 Off Any 4G Smartphone, No Limitations Found

Checked your mail today? You may have received a flyer from Verizon that will get you $100 off of any 4G smartphone from now through X-Mas. Not a bad deal, especially knowing that a certain phone is dropping at some point within the next week and will likely be priced at $299. And this mailer doesn’t appear to limit your choices – RAZR, Rezound or Galaxy Nexus should be fair game. Not sure how far this mailer reaches, but this one appears to be in Illinois. 

  

And the fine print:

Cheers Brian!

  • Anonymous

    Oh, I hope I get this mailer.  Thank you for the news.  🙂

  • I called 6 times I finally got it.  And I live in Florida.  You just have to keep trying eventually you may find someone who will give it to you.

  • Keii Graham

    Tried twice but I was told I’m not eligible, that the promotion only applies to certain phone numbers, even though I’m in Chicago.

  • After going through, being told I was eligible, then being told I was no longer eligible (In the same phone call) for this deal, I decided to call back and ask what the actual story was.  Unfortunately I was told that I wasn’t eligible for the $100 off credit.  I was pretty disappointed, but still nice to the person working.  I then asked her if there was anything else that I might be eligible for that she could find since I was told different things by others I thought maybe she would find something…low and behold she did!  

    Turns out I can get a “free month” for signing a new contract (I bought my D1 Nov 6 2009 so I am out of contract now), which is a MUCH bigger discount ($230 instead of just $100) all said and done (since I have a family plan with 3 smart phone lines).

    Figured I would post this, just in case it helps anyone else!

  • Earleepa

    I received a flyer that looks similar to the one pictured except it doesn’t say anything about $100 off. It just says get our lowest promotional price on any phone. Which I am assuming will be $299.99 on the nexus if it is ever released.

  • Smr561

    I only received a $30 Off flyer. So sad.

  • Karl Johnson

    If anyone has one that they are not going to use I would gladly pay for postage to have it sent to me. Let me know.

  • John-Mark Clawson

    Just got mine… but it’s only for $30

  • Sean

    Received one of these in the mail today for a whopping $30 discount!

  • Anonymous

    So I got the flier, noticed it was for $30, which happens to be the same as my last NE2. So I called in… turns out, the flier is just telling you what your last NE2 discount is. 

  • Gasaraki

    I didn’t get one…   ='(

  • Following up: I just got mine in the mail and it’s only for $30. I live in Indianapolis.

  • Live in indy as well, Got the mailer, Basicly just a reminder that I am able to upgrade early cause the verizon rep on the phone didn’t even give me 50 bucks off after saying it was…epic fail. 

  • Anonymous

    i just left the verizon store and i got see the galaxy nexus thank you manager friend, they have arrived! she said she is waiting for verizon to give the green light..

  • Anonymous

    lucky me, I got a mailer from verizon, get up to 2 free LG Pheonix phones with, yes, free shipping!
    Of course with 2yr contract…lolol

  • Anonymous

    I live in Illinois and got this a few days ago. I’ve been able to upgrade at promo pricing for awhile but my last NE2 isn’t until January.

  • never got one

  • Anonymous

    The only business reason I can see for stores having them in stock and not being able to sell them is that there is a serious flaw that has to be corrected before it can be launched.  What other possible business reason could there be?

    • Anonymous
    • Akalasin

      there are several posts about the delay being that verizon is in violation due to them prohibiting Google Wallet, as the Supreme court ruled a few years ago that VZW cannot limit how we use our phones—their answer was not that they were limiting it due to competition to the other NFC payment option ISIS, but rather that Google had to alter the phones to use Wallet…the whole article is on Android Talk if u wanna google the whole thing…

  • Got my flyer today and it is only for $50 bucks off any phone, not the $100.  I am located in Nebraska

  • Anonymous

    With my limited knowledge of Verizon logistics I’m still going to bet the fact the stores didn’t get them yesterday proves the LTE outage wasn’t to blame and the 9th was not a valid date.  If there was a last minute halt due a problem on the 7th/8th wouldn’t the phones already been in transit to the stores on the 7th to arrive on the 8th to be sold on the 9th?  Unless they were doing same day shipping I can’t see how the stores wouldn’t have had them yesterday is the outage was the problem.

    • jerry turner

      from that has been said stores have them just can’t sell them.

      • Anonymous

        Stores have demo units but no confirmation of stock. I know my local store doesn’t have any.

    • Akalasin

      there are several posts about the delay being that verizon is in violation due to them prohibiting Google Wallet, as the Supreme court ruled a few years ago that VZW cannot limit how we use our phones—their answer was not that they were limiting it due to competition to the other NFC payment option ISIS, but rather that Google had to alter the phones to use Wallet…the whole article is on Android Talk if u wanna google the whole thing…     

      • Anonymous

        I read about the wallet stuff but figured if that was the cause it would have come up much earlier.

  • jerry turner

    I call vzw. No info at all but I did confirm that any credits you have (such as new every 2 or loyalty) will stack with the Living Social voucher.

  • ThBigMan

    I called my local vzw store today and you know what the said?   How can I help you?

    pathetic freaking Asheep

    • Anonymous

      Wat?

  • I just called my local VZW store and they said I cant hold one but they let my sister do it in jersey. Thats messed up.

    • Anonymous

      hey told me I could hold one too.. then texted me back that it was a mistake.  She’s probably getting the same run-a-round.

  • Nex-Life

    I sure hope they don’t Drop the Ball after the deals…that would just be wrong…My OG is starting to act up with all this stuff on it…time to upgrade for sure!

  • Anonymous

    Did you guys call your local store or the master corporate headquarters

    • Anonymous

      Local store.

  • Anonymous

    Umm I am just going out on a limb here but just bc a store has them doesn’t mean they can sell them to you. So maybe Costco did get 500 in stock but they can’t sell even one of those until Verizon gives the ok. I don’t want to be mean but I think the release of the phone has made some people lose what common sense they have. 

    • Nex-Guest

      True but if they sold it wouldn’t that be hillarious?!?!?

  • Anonymous

    tinyurl.ie/7fb

    • Anonymous

      Avoid this spammers post.  Just advertisement crap.

      Can we ban this guy please?

  • Anonymous

    Called Verizon they told me it’s a midwest only deal, I’m in Arizona so I don’t qualify. Also if you have a business account they will take $100 off.

    • Anonymous

      i am paying full up front cash i wonder if i get a discount for paying cash and i have a verizon business acct. too

    • Anonymous

      Interesting. I’ll have to call them tomorrow. I live in Wisconsin. Did you call the main Verizon number (I think it’s *611 from our phones) or did you call a local store?

  • Dominick DeVito

    Best Buy was just told 12/31.

    • Anonymous

      Source? Are you talking about the availability of the Nexus?

      • Dominick DeVito

        prob when the next shipments are coming in. Prob doesn’t reflect the release date, per say, but still not a good sign.

      • Dominick DeVito

        the 12/31 rumors are starting to hit Twitter now – sounds like another update is coming to the phone first. I would think it will hit the phones currently on the shelves as an OTA when you activate them.

        EDIT: since twitter moves faster than light, now a URL redirect on VZW’s web site apparently points to a shopping site with the gnex name in it – I tried it but doesn’t work. But I like this rumor WAY more. 🙂

        • Nex-Life

          Do you have a linky??

          • Dominick DeVito

            EDIT: just saw the pics of the 12-31 date on the boxes, not proven to be the GNex boxes. I’m debunking it until I see more.

    • Anonymous

      Source?

      • Dominick DeVito

        go on twitter and search for the phone.

        EDIT: just saw the pics of the 12-31 date on the boxes, not proven to be the GNex boxes. I’m debunking it until I see more.

  • Nex-Guest

    Called Costco..I was told they have them! Now I hope I get there before they hear not to sell them!
    Anyone else??

    • Anonymous

      let me know if you get one there… we have a costco close by…

  • Anonymous

    ‘Twas the nice before Christmas and all through the house, not a Nexus was stirring, just a Rezound.   Damnit Verizon release the Nexus already.

  • stopped in vzw corp today.

    email sent out yesterday said the 15th.

    still before the 17th, so i’m happyface.

    • Anonymous

      My store told me they have them – I have one on hold to pick up at lunchtime.

      Wonder what the mixup is?

      • Anonymous

        Pics at lunch time or it never happened

        • Anonymous

          Dangit!!!  Just got a text from the rep – said she made a mistake, the phone isn’t available yet.  I texted her back and asked when it would be available… no response.

        • Anonymous

          Response from Verizon just now to my question when:  “Not sure, I’ll keep your number and let you know when it launches.”

  • Anonymous

    Not sure what the deal is – I just called my Verizon store.  They have the G-Nex in stock for sale, and I put one on hold to go by at lunch and pick it up.  I didn’t get a mailer AFAIK.  At least I’ll get the upgrade discount.

    • Anonymous

      Pics or it didn’t happen

      • Anonymous

        I will post a pic once I get it… assuming that the rep was correct!  🙂

        • Anonymous

          Thank you, because I really want to believe someone picked the phone up today 🙂

      • Anonymous

        Dangit!!!  Just got a text from the rep – said she made a mistake, the phone isn’t available yet.  I texted her back and asked when it would be available… no response.

  • Anonymous

    WELL! The Verizon store right up the road from me has the G-Nex in stock. My favorite salesman allowed me to see a box and gander at the phone. He said they can’t sell any until they get the word from corporate. But my box is on reserve! If its the 9th, 12th, 26th, I don’t care. When the word is given, I’ll get the call and will hustle up to the store to get my G-Nex!!!

  • Someone let me get this.

  • I have 5 lines and they sent this to me but the number ending part was for a phone I upgraded the day the RAZR came out.  I have not upgraded my line and my online account does not show an extra upgrade on that line.  I wonder if I can use this on my line that will be getting a nexus if the frickin thing ever comes out.

  • Hey VZW.. How about lowering the price on the rezound and/or RAZR? Having them at the same price as the gnex is a little ridiculous.  Give us a bogo or something.

    • Dominick DeVito

      why is that ridiculous? All three phones are equal.

  • Lyhahred

    Does anyone else think the holdup on the Nexus is so that Verizon can remake the boot loader lock?  We already have a method of attacking it before the phone is realeased…..

    • No, Google wouldn’t agree to that with their Nexus phone.  Verizon released the Xoom with an unlockable bootloader, so it’s not like this is a first or something.

    • Uhm, we (not me) didn’t find a way of attacking the bootloader anymore than I found a way of attacking an all you can eat buffet.  It was laid open and designed to be unlocked.  In other words, no hack necessary.

  • Craig

    On phone with Verizon now.  They seem to be totally perplexed, but are not disputing that this is real.  I have repeatedly pointed out the “available only to customers who have not upgraded during the past 180 days” which means an early upgrade available otherwise.

    • Craig

      Got absolutely nowhere with this.  They had no clue and consistently tried to make the point that this was for non-smartphone customers only.  Ugh.. why did I bother?

  • einstein2001

    No promotion for upstate NY. The rep was able to knock $10 off my monthly bill though. Found out my unlimited data is grandfathered in too. G-Nex please!

  • Got mine yesterday and I’m in the DC Metro area.

  • Anonymous

    phlpn.es/829r8s

  • Anonymous

    I got a  measly $25 off card in the mail.. but hey, that plus the 50 for loyalty… not terrible. Now, if they would only release the freaking nexus

  • Anonymous

    best buy/radioshack/etc are corporte national stores…try costco/privately owned premium and authorized resellers to bend the street date.

  • Nate Surber

    I got one for $50 off any phone.   I’m in Ohio.

  • Stewie

    So this would be in place of an upgrade? Somehow I think VZ will still screw us over, and likely this ending is when the Nexus comes out.

    A last ditch to get people to buy other than what they WANT.

  • Looks like Verizon is trying to make their consumers happy this Christmas.

  • Anonymous

    im a att customer, i envy everyone commenting here 🙁 but will switch to verizon after this damn shackled in contact ends and get a g-nex

  • i will gladly be using this

  • Anonymous

    SAD, I only get $50 off!! :((

  • Anonymous

    Mine said lowest promotional price. I guess I can try and ask if that means $100 off. Fingers crossed they do that for me when I get the Nexus. 

  • Son of a B*&^(H where is mine this could be handy with the GNEX

  • I just went to google.com/nexus. After a few seconds ,the Register button turns to Buy Now. However, when I clicked on Buy Now it shows a small box that says register. I don’t remember it doing that before. Just keep trying. It wants to sell it, but just won’t quite do it right now. 

    • James Friedman

      Yeah I’m getting the same thing, the first tile says register then the 2nd & 3rd say buy now….weird

    • EC8CH

      nice catch…

  • Anonymous

    I just got one of those flyers tonight, mine doesn’t say anything about $100 off, it just says “plus an extra special holiday price”

  • Anonymous

    Nothing here in Northwestern California.

  • GNEXUS

    For the record I visited my local Verizon store today and a worker there told me December 12th or 13th for sure. I’m gunna try not to get my hopes up…

    • Anonymous

      I don’t think the rank and file know any more than we do…

  • jessiej22

    i dont care how much it is i just want a real date. ive needed a new phone phone for a long time now (july to b exact, sad isnt it) just give me a date so i can b happy with life n stop checking dl every hour

  • Anonymous

    If you spend enough time on the phone, you will more than likely be able to get this 100$ discount.  You may have to be a bit of a persistent jerk, but a hundred bucks is a hundred bucks.

  • Anonymous

    phlpn.es/829r8s

    • Anonymous

      Hey douche bag. I’m comin for ya, with hatchet in hand. 

  • Sean Couch

    well if this is correct I am getting 50 bucks since I could get the razor for 249 instead of the normal 299.  Plus I have a 100 coupon when I upgraded the wifes phone so that will knock it down to 149 for the Nex-G

    • Anonymous

      Offers cannot be combined, sorry. Look for the blue-light special, a few isles down.

      • Sean Couch

        actually it can in theory since I can use it towards my bill if I want.  A $100 is $100 spent one way or another

  • DAMN IT! i through it away b/c I thought it didnt apply to the nexus! fuckkk.

    • Akalasin

      more than likely, if you call and tell them you have it in hand, they’ll give it to you…little white lie…hehe

  • Mine was only for $50, and it says loyalty credit.. So its the same new every 2 discount im already entitled to 

  • Henry Gomes

    If I get one, you’ve made my night…I can take the delay, and get the nexus for $199

  • Anonymous

    Illinois resident here. Did not receive mailing. 🙁

  • Anonymous

    I just spoke to a Verizon rep on the phone — the $100 discount / rebate deal only applies to certain geographical areas, which she said are areas that have just recently had 4G lit up.  So I’m personally out of luck (Phoenix, AZ), but I can get a $30 Loyalty discount.

    I axed her about the ghost phone, Sexy Nexy, and she said that it is in her system, which in the past has always meant that the phone was released within the next two weeks or less.  

    I’m patient — I WILL have my Nexus.

  • OreoMan

    Mine was for $30!  Epic fail!!!!

    • nams

      Yeah mine was only for $30 off too.  How strange.

      • James Friedman

        Are you fully eligable to upgrade? that sounds like the early upgrade discount. Once it goes full it’s $50. So basically this stupid thing is just reminding you to upgrade and not some special holiday promo…LAME!

        • OreoMan

          I’m eligible for a full upgrade…have been since August.  Although the plan I’m on no longer exist.  That may be the reason for the smaller amount.

  • weapon x

    I got one 3 days ago, I’m in San Antonio, TX. Mine only says $50.00 off, but that’s my upgrade discount…damn! I was already excited about only paying $150 for the white razr!!!!! It’s my last new every two upgrade, where is my $100 discount Verizon?!!!!! Jacked up…

  • Anonymous

    I noticed that if you log into your account on your phone or look at the price of an upgraded phone on your account you can see how much they are offering.  Mine appears to be $50.  Razr and Rezound are both priced at $249 with my upgrade.

  • Cdford

    Mine was just for $30!! No fair. I’ve been a customer for over 2 years…

    I’m in Brooklyn, by the way. Maybe it’s a regional thing, everything here is more expensive.

  • POOPonYOU

    Verizon is racist!  I received the spanish version of that booklet and it doesn’t mention anything about $100 off.  LOL!

  • TheCleaner

    http://vzw.com/accountanalysis for me (from that last pic) still only shows $50 off, not $100…so YMMV.

  • That makes sense, considering the flash image that was leaked a few weeks ago.

  • Keii Graham

    I did not get one in IL.

  • Geo

    I was at Costco (in CA)  today and the rep let me hold the dummy unit.  He said they got notified yesterday that the G-Nexus is to be delayed until further notice.  I thought the fact they had a dummy unit was a good sign but who knows.  This is getting as lame as the Bionic delay.  

  • I received a mailer last week, but it was only for “lowest promotional price on any phone” with my phone number’s last 4 digits above it (I’m in Raleigh, NC)

    I wish my offer had an extra $100 discount >.<

  • Anonymous

    But I’m buying off contract. 8(

    • Chicamungo

      Why would you do that?

      • Anonymous

        Because I’m awesome.

  • i called Verizon and i live in NJ and that deal is not only Illinois ….. 

    • What did they say?

      • they said if u buy any 4g smartphone on Verizon wireless.com before Christmas u get the 100 dollars off  and he also told me about nexus from today it seems its coming out the 15th 

  • I am definitely printing this out and taking it to my Verizon store “when” I buy the Nexus and getting $100 off. 

  • Anonymous

    This sounds like a good deal.  I see a few people talking to Costco stores.  I wonder if that will still be the place to go.  I went into an official Verizon store today and the salesman still had NO idea when the Nexus was coming.  He was talking about the Rezound.  I asked my questions and left.

  • Ajkahlon

    What if im buying off contract? Do i still get the discount?

    • Blaporte21

      Nope. Only on 2 year contract

  • Mahe Balas

    Just a little curious, Do you think this discount will be accepted along with the $50 coupon from Living Social that was posted some time back here. I paid $25 to get the $50 voucher and is valid till end of Dec I believe. I got it with G-Nex in mind. Now I have a two coupons with $50 each. 

    • Blaporte21

      Nope. Fine print for LivingSocial says it can’t be combined with any other offer/promotion. But you can at least get some accessories…

  • The Nexus is not coming next week.

    • Anonymous

      That’s why I don’t understand why Kellex is pushing next week.  There was never any official indication of anything.

  • Jules Jonas

    I got mine in Illinois. 

  • GNex Please

    thanks Droid Life, I ordered a Droid Razr yesterday and just called the number, now the rep is looking at how they can apply this to my order. Although I am really hoping the Galaxy Nexus comes out soon so I can swap it 🙂

  • Anthony Armando

    i live in a chicago burn and did not get this mailer. i contacted the number and the very awesome girl i spoke with informed me that i was not part of this targeted campaign.

    i have had my OG droid since release and am on a family plan with 750 minutes.

  • Ylomnstr

    How do I never get these promotions from Verizon, yet I’ve been a customer since the Bell Atlantic days.  

    • Some people get the elevator. Others get the shaft.

    • FugginBojangles

      Verizon: Sorry, did you say something? I was counting subscribers…. where was I oh yes, 92,029,928…..

  • Anonymous

    Usually these only apply to big cities. Last year one went out and I tried getting in on this, they denied me saying ‘my area’ doesn’t have this promotion. Talked with them for an hr and spoke to 4 people…no dice

  • Babyboy14622

    Galaxy nexus sux bcuz its not being released now

  • Anonymous

    No I haven’t received it yet which explains the delay of the Galaxy Nexus release:-p

  • Onlineguy9

    Who thinks the Nexus will come out Jan 16th when the extended refund period is over so all of us that got the razr thinking we could enjoy it for a while then get the Nexus will be SOL

    • Anonymous

      This was my theory the day they announced that temporary policy change.

  • Just called VZ and was told the $100 is for the Chicago area because 4G has been available there for a while, but Chicago-ites are slow on moving over to 4G so this is a little extra incentive.  If you’re in Chicgao, you’re one of the lucky ones.

    • Anonymous

      I wonder if I give them a relative’s address in Chicago, and tell them I’m moving, if they’d let me have it.

  • miscreant

    I better get this damn promo…these bastards owe me!

  • Sam

    Awesome find. Called the # and found out I’m eligible.

    Reason 3452345245 why I love Droid Life.

    • Sean Couch

      What exactly did you tell them because I just called and they couldn’t find anything specific to the promo.

      • Sam

        I called 1.866.566.8330 and asked if the $100 off 4G promotion applied to any of my lines, and he put me on hold for a few minutes then came back and said it could.

        • Andrew Elliott

          where are you located

  • Anonymous

    Where’s mine??

  • Mayze23

    Mine says $150 off. Hurry and release the G-nex! !

  • Anonymous

    I heard these were supposed to arrive in people’s mailboxes tomorrow, but now it’s pushed back to the 15th.  The post office doesn’t have any more information.

    • Jules Jonas

      Received mine on Monday of this week.

    • Anonymous

      I called Costco and they said were getting the fliers in tomorrow.

    • Anonymous

      Got mine last week actually.

    • anxious

      I just got off of the phone (after 15 minutes of agony) with a supervisor at the Verizon # listed.  He stated there are 2 qualifying factors for this promotion.

      1 – You must be a HIGH-END data user…around 2GB or more…and without a 4G phone.
      2 – It IS regional specific…across multiple regions.

      So depending on what you use and where you are, determines how much you qualify for.  Unfortunately, my data usage is not high enough.  This is mostly due to still being on a crackberry, that is so slow, I can’t stand to wait for data.  I told him this, along with the fact I’ve been with the Verizon many years (giving them over $200 a month), and that I just dropped $1200 in their store last night (buying 2 phones…1 for wife and 1 for daughter…along with insurance contracts, accessories, etc), that I was also interested in buying 2 Nexus phones when released.  What he told me was basically…FU…now bend over.  But the good news is, I can grandfather my unlimited plan to my Nexus, I do have my $100 renewfor2 credit, AND my local store manager put my 2 Nexus “on hold” for me.  He literally had 2 in the store and I got to hold 1 in my hand.  Absolutely beautiful.  I cannot wait.  Hopefully next Thursday!!!

      • Akalasin

        i called technical support to have my DX2 replaced, they offered me an early upgrade, I mentioned this promotion—he talked to his supervisor, then asked me to fax or email it to him….so i copy and pasted into an email
        then he comes back and said, my super said i need something with her name/number on it—i was crapping til he said, oh never mind, I told her that you emailed me this and she approved it!!!
        so basically, I’m renting the Razr til the GNex drops for 35, and then hopefully will transfer the same deal to the GNex and i’ll grab that for 199!!! woohooo

  • Tim242

    A Verizon store manager just told me Nexus release is 12/15. He just got an email. Uggggh.

  • Mahe Balas

    I received one in Boise, ID a few days back. So desperate for G-Nex that I refresh the DL website every five mins as if its going to go on sale here.

    • Mahe Balas

      Correction. Mine was only for $50. Guess you have to be a Verizon customer for more than 2 years to receive the $100 one.

      • Guest

        Nope. I’ve been a long time Verizon customer and mine was only for 50. But, that was only for one line. Hopefully I will get a second for the other line and be 100

  • Guest

    How do i get one of these !

  • Jeffxallen

    I got one two days ago.   Almost through it out without looking closer at it.  I am glad I didn’t.  I am eligible for my last New Ever 2 discount presently on a line of mine and mine says  “Save up to $50 on any phone”  in place of “Get our Lowest Promotional Price on any Phone”  that is shown in the first pic.  and then it says the same “Plus, save an extra $100 on any 4G smartphone” that the pic says also.  I am one happy man if this is for real.  I am waiting for the GNex impatiently as it is.  I also happen to buy the $50 Living Social coupon.  
    It better drop next week cause my stars are aligning!

    • Jeffxallen

      I am in IL BTW.

      • Jeffxallen

        Proof.

  • Jay

    I received something similar although mine showed “save up to $50 off any phone”. I called Verizon and was told that this was simply my loyalty discount. Well that’s always there during an upgrade so  it won’t do me much good.

    • Lovtrain

      I also got the “Save up to $50 On Any Phone” but only applicable to a specific phone number on my account and I’ve been a Verizon customer for over 6 years

      • SoCal75

        I also received the “Save Up To $50 On Any Phone” version of the mailer – tied to one of the phone numbers on my family plan. I live in SoCal (Santa Barbara County) and I already had a $50 customer loyalty discount available on the same number. I called and talked to a VZW rep and was told that these discounts are the same thing. Regardless of my mailer, I still only have a $50 discount coming my way. I’ve been VZW customer for over 6 years and have been eligible for an upgrade since this past Summer. He also said that the $100 version of the promo has been limited to select regions in IL.

    • Anonymous

      At least you posted a photo.  Everyone else just trolls and tosses out BS info.

  • Alexa White

    I got this mailer a couple days ago in Florida.  The picture on the back is the same, the wording looks the same, until the point after it says “LOWEST PROMOTIONAL PRICE ON ANY PHONE.”  Mine doesn’t have ANY extra discount at the bottom, no $50, no $100 off.  Just the claim that I should get their lowest promotional price if I renew for another 2 years.

    Can you argue you’re not getting the lowest promotional price if you know some regions are getting discounts and you’re not?  Because a time-limited discount is a promotional feature.

    • Dan

      Mine is exact same. (Just dug it out of trash).

      Raleigh, NC

      Also it had last 4 digits of my phone number so it appears to be custom offer.

    • Chris

      Same here, and I live in Colorado.

    • doctorplootonium

      yep, same here. my guess is it’s for cust who have yet to use their $50 or $100 new every 2 credit…

    • Anonymous

      Yes you can.  Call Verizon and tell them you noticed they aren’t sharing and you are going to tell their mommy.

      • Anonymous

        I’m not usually a betting man, but I’d be willing to venture that VZW’s mommy is a… well, not a nice lady.

    • KM

      I got that flier too in FL – and my account is now updated online to ‘upgrade’ status.  I haven’t tried the FL area to use the $100 yet but I plan to.

  • Anonymous

    Hmm, I got something like this or something very similar to this in the mail yesterday (in MN), but I don’t remember seeing the 4G $100 off offer.  I’ll have to go home and double check it.  If it’s there, looks like I’ll be getting 33% off my new Nexus!  =)

    • Fellow Minnesnowta Droid lifer.. could you tell me if you are in the cities? I just got my upgrade and have not received this mail offer yet

      • Anonymous

        I am not in the Twin Cities, no.  Unfortunately, I double checked my mailer, and mine doesn’t say anything about any discounts.  Just says get the lowest promotional price on any new phone, which of course I will since my contract expired a couple months ago.  Might not have gotten the deal since I’m not currently in a 4G coverage area, although they’re lighting up 4G here on the 15th.

  • Tim Lance

    i just got mine its for 30 dollars… it goes based off your minute plan… 450 min is 30 $ discount, it scales with ur minutes… 900 min plans get a 100 $ loyalty discount ever 2  it also has your phone number on it so it cant be given to anyone else

    • I have 1400 minutes and I only got $50. I think it must be based of the region/market you are in

      • Jay

        Same here… 1400 minute plan and mine is just the typical $50 upgrade discount.

    • Jikhead

      How could this be?  It doesn’t make sense.  How could a $20 price difference justifiy whether you get only $30 off vs. $100 off?

  • Matthew Fura

    Any chance this could be available for new customers wanting to sign on?

  • Can this be used for new customers?

  • I didn’t get one in my mail.  I will be calling them to get the discount regardless.  12 year customer should give me some leverage.

    • Can you really do that

      • Anonymous

        Worst thing they can do is say no, the best thing is you get the phone for $200.  Worth a call by anybody I would say.

    • Anonymous

      Let us know how that works out for you.

    • Anonymous

      This should be good…

  • yo i dont see mine. WTF!!!!!!!!!

  • WTH!! I got one that looks just like it today, except is only for $50!! I am in TN.

  • wat.

  • I don’t see the discount when I login online. If it’s a mail in rebate, does anyone have a .pdf of the form?

  • Anonymous

    They are only sending these out to depressed areas of the country, trying to get you bums to buy some sh!t. 

  • Thank [email protected]:disqus  … I just found out I can upgrade my phone early!  (every other time it has said no)  Now I just need to see the GNex!

    Now I’m never closing this tab in my browser

    • Ray

      its called a screenshot lol welcome to 2011

  • “especially knowing that a certain phone is dropping at some point within the next week”

    why do you say stuff like that when you don’t actually know?? 

    • Anonymous

      Exactly! This site along with a few others. Don’t know Jack….

    • Anonymous

      because they have been wrong so many times before saying the same thing as this so it is nothing new with this site lol.

      • Anonymous

        Are you all really that thick headed? It’s all (solid)rumors that are being reported on. Nothing has been fabricated just to cause hype. Take a break.

    • Stating El Obvious

      Because if they didn’t say that, they wouldn’t be able to say “like we told you so” if it does release next week.

      • Anonymous

        When has there ever been a “like we told you(so)” when they didn’t actually nail it? Reference a source man. You’re getting so mad about this, like Droid-Life and Kellen are the ones pushing the dates out.

        All the things that have been reported come with the disclaimer that it’s a rumor, or have a picture of an official document or a screen shot of an inventory screen.

        • false. the current article says:

          “Not a bad deal, especially knowing that a certain phone is dropping at some point within the next week and will likely be priced at $299. ”

          No disclaimer, no hints of a rumor, no screenshot. Just a terribly misleading statement about when to expect this phone. If people are disappointed that it doesn’t come out within the next week, DL is to blame, not Verizon.

          • Anonymous

            Reference sources that prove the “we told you so” theory. Stop being so f’ng whiny about it. There are plenty of other blogs around. If you think this site is so unreliable, stop visiting.

          • Bh812765

            ” Yep, there you go. Just like we said last Friday.”…

            From the Kellex post of 12/7 when 12/9 was all the rage. Any other questions? That is all…carry on

          • Anonymous

            And that is what they said based on reliable sources and official documents. Are you serious? So they can’t report on anything at all? You know that wasn’t the original intent of the post. You act as if they just randomly throw out dates. Grow up.

            Do you know why that was said? It’s because a-holes bitch and whine and throw out made up garbage or try to invalidate the information posted here.

            You bitch when they announce reliable rumors and news and you’d bitch that they were behind or slow if they didn’t announce any of it. Never satisfied, taking out the anger of your own failure on others.

          • *seemingly reliable rumors

          • Anonymous

            Also, what are you all going to do if it is released next week? Whine and bitch more about something else I’m sure.

  • Xyp_1

    Just called the number: you have to live in one of the regional areas that the offer applies to. Cincinnati, OH doesn’t apparently. Hmmph.

  • Gnexlife

    Got this in the mail in Indianapolis. Called *611, VzW customers in the Indianapolis area qualify!

  • Nothing out in SoCal

  • Carlos Xavier

    This is where we hear that the G-Nex is delayed until 12/26.

    • Paintdropper

      Exactly what I was thinking.

      • Anonymous

        Ashleigh: Which of our promotions are your referring to? The $100 of a 4G device correct?
        Garrett: yes
        Ashleigh: Okay, great! This promotion is specifically for small business owner customers of Verizon.

    • Jeremy Cope

      Lmfao…wouldn’t doubt it

    • nah.  i called my local costco.  he said they’re expecting a shipment tomorrow but to call and make sure they got it.

      not sure about vzw corp, bb, and radio shack.

      • fingers crossed

        Also called my local COSTCO and he said the same thing. The package deal is $289.00 and will be available tomorrow 12/9. He also said they have not recieved their shipment in yet but should have it in the morning. Lets see if this holds true.

        Fingers crossed !

        • Joshieca

          Local Costco here said last week of the month of Dec.
          Local Radio Shack says Dec 14th.
          For  what its worth…

          • Anonymous

            WTF???

          • mine is in nc.  where’s yours?

            we’ll find out tomorrow.

          • Anonymous

            SO CAL
            Basically I don’t think anyone knows…I called three VZW stores, two Rat Shacks, and two Costco’s, all gave different dates from “not in stock today, maybe tomorrow” to “next week” to “…it will drop the last week of December.”

          • Jason

            Yea today is the 9th and I called 3 different VZW stores here in jacksonville, FL and they didn’t even have them in stock. I asked if they had them and couldn’t sell them or if they really didn’t have them, they all said they really didn’t have them in stock. Maybe next week???

          • Anonymous

            Which shoots down the LTE outage as the reason.  Why would they not have already been in transit on the 7th to arrive the 8th to be put on sale the 9th?

          • Jason

            Yea it doesn’t make sense, if this was a last minute delay then why don’t all the stores already have them. Sounds like there is more to it.

          • Mrdunnehy

            i went into verizon store in downtown chicago on state strret Dec 07 and they had the phones in the back they also had a nexus behind the counter where the cash registers are locate. They allowed me to play with the phone but they stated they did not know lauch date. The phone are in the stores i think it’s easy for them to say there not

      • i0BAY

        i work for bb mobile and we got our shipment in yesterday… not aloud to sell it til the man lets us :/

        • Anonymous

          lmao… not enough people saw this or you would have got more troll time.

    • bigrob60

      Maybe this is to make up for the $199 black-friday add.

      • Anonymous

        Because VZW luvs us and has never put money ahead of customer loyalty 
         o_O

    • Travisjshepherd

      just this second, I called a Cellular connection, they said the 15th

  • Is this an apology?

  • it says “applies to number ending in ____”

  • Theandyplan

    I got this in the mail a couple days ago and unwashed thinking “the graphics on this look a lot like the ones they used for the gnex in the ‘black Friday’ ad Droid life posted up…” I bet it was supposed to be included in the pamphlet with 100 dollars off, hence the 199 price tag.

    • Theandyplan

      I was thinking* OG Droid having some prediction problems..

  • i got one too, but it said only for one of our lines, which i just upgraded… 

  • Peaches

    Hey, I live in Illinois!!!!!
    Hopefully we got this, I’ve been awaiting the gnex for quite some time 😉

  • 317jok

    Wish it was taken off at time of purchase instead of it being a mail-in rebate….but its definitely better than nothing!

  • Dan

    Offer ends 12/25, Galaxy Nexus set to release on 12/26 😛

  • MM

    When is X-Mas?

  • J Dub

    Nothing for me in SWVA where 4G went legit in November.

  • Scott Mathison

    Love Illinois…except the corruption.

    • Peaches

      Blago got 14 years lol

    • Anonymous

      I’d name all the crooked politicians from Illinois, but I’d rather not take my shoes off…

      • J Dub

        POTUS?

  • Yes. So I can get the Galaxy Nexus for like $214 after taxes — assuming it’s price is going to be $299.

    • Anonymous

      Typically you take the tax amount for the original item, and add it to the discounted price. I don’t know if it’s supposed to be that way, but that’s how our stores get a lil extra pocket money 😉

      • Actually, I think that is how it’s going to be. Well, $221 is better than $299.

        • Anonymous

          That’d be an extra 7 bucks in my pocket if you came into my store lol

      • Anonymous

        In California this is the reason:  

        “According to the tax board’s Regulation 1585, “Tax applies to the gross receipts from the retail sale of a wireless telecommunication device sold in a bundled transaction, measured by the unbundled sales price of that device.”  

        *edit* They say bundled means with a service contract

        The full article is here:  http://articles.latimes.com/2010/oct/25/business/la-fi-lazarus-20101026

  • ramifications

    Haven’t received it. Maybe I’ll get one next Christmas about time the Galaxy Nexus drops.

  • J RIDD

    It appears to be a regional offer. What state is that Illinois? Anyone called the number and asked about it? 

    • Anonymous

      Are you asking “what state Illinois is in”??

  • JDM

    Do you need to bring the mailer in to receive the discount?

    • Gnexlife

      No, you can call *611 and have them notate the $100 off promo to your account.

      • JDM

        I called but she “didn’t know anything about that promo”…but it looks like from the other comments that it is a Chicago specific promo. 

  • Walkingonwires

    $100 bucks off 2 year promotional pricing…lets remember that!

  • Alex

    What about that living social deal? Would we be able to use this with it? Or did we just buy that for no reason now?

    • Anonymous

      Good Question

    • Anonymous

      Yeah i bought that too, but worse case scenario we can use
      it for nexus accessories

      • FortitudineVincimus

        yeah, accessories you will be able to buy off the web for cheaper. bwwaa ha ha

  • Anonymous

    Going to check the mail right now in MD, will report back.

    • MM

      im in MD, i got nothing!  bah!

      • QinMD

        me too and nothing, been vzw customer forever!  yup, forever.

        • QinMD

          oh wait, that was just the 168 dollar billing statment!!  wtf

    • Anonymous

      Nope, nothing

  • Anonymous

    Hmmm… Now to find a way to get the deal without the mailer!

  • fartbubbler

    want.

  • Anonymous

    Any contract requirements, or can this be applied toward an off-contract purchase? 😀

    • Walkingonwires

      Read the photo…its says promotional pricing…which a contract agreement…if you have an upgrade available. no full retail pricing

  • Aventador779

    I DIDN’T RECEIVE THAT TODAY…. DAMN IT!

  • So this pretty much confirms a December 26 release date for the Nexus, eh?

    lulz

  • Here’s to hoping we’ll have it in the Hoosier state as well!

    • Gnexlife

      You do qualify, just call *611 and have them notate the promo to your account! I’m in Indianapolis and already called it in!

      • I’m in Indy too. I just got off the phone with a customer service rep and she couldn’t find the promo in their system. How did you go about getting it?

        • I’m also in Indy. I grabbed my mailer out of the trash – the back page where the article’s image shows the $100 off simply says for me: “Get our LOWEST PROMOTIONAL PRICE on any phone”. I guess I’m going to have to argue that others got this promotion with $100 off available to use on the GNex and I want that promotional price unless they have a different promotion going on that’s cheaper…

  • duckphan

    +1 daaaaaaaaaamn!!!!!

  • Sumit Banerjee

    :O

  • Anonymous

    Holla!  I better get one of these.

  • strykes

    Is this just for new contract or could this apply for buying a phone off contract?

    • Anonymous

      Looks like a promotional mailer that they send out to existing customers.