Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Amazon UK, ships November 2nd

October 26, 2011
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Who is ready for some Galaxy Nexus action? Apparently the folks from Amazon UK are ready to start the party because they've already posted up pre-orders for the Galaxy Nexus. We saw some order pages go up earlier this week but I get a better feeling ordering from Amazon than some smaller sites, not to mention they have a release date of November 2nd.

Yup, in case you missed that, Amazon UK is listing the Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as due to be released on November 2nd. One small problem is the price though, Amazon is asking £730.15 for the new superphone. I might not be great at math but if my currency conversion skills are accurate that is well over $1100 USD. Wow, at that price put me down for three. At least shipping is free right?

According to our tipsters (thanks guys) the Amazon UK page went live last night and the device was being offered for just £540 and was listed as in stock November 7th. That actually still hasn't changed and third party retailers on Amazon are listing the phone at the much lower £540 price tag. You may have to wait a few more days but will save a bundle.

In case anyone missed it, here is all of our Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich coverage, plus the hands-on video below for your enjoyment.

Galaxy Nexus hands-on



Ice Cream Sandwich hands-on

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[via Amazon UK]


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  • Spengilley

    £730…That’s rediculous…My new Dell XPS 15r cost the same…

  • Anonymous

    Will the UK version work with TMO US?

    • http://www.androidcommunity.com Cory Gunther

      No the UK model listed on Amazon UK is “Sim Free”

      • Anonymous

        Really? I thought all GSM carriers used similar cards

      • Matt Thompson

        Sim free, means that the phone can be used with any carrier. 
        GSM phones have sim cards. 
        Sim Free is just a another way of saying unlocked.

    • Matt Thompson

      Yes, as long as the specs state the phone has the 1900 frequency  then it will be compatible with T-Mobile USA

      • Anonymous

        Their hspa+ network right?

      • Matt Thompson

        yes

      • Anonymous

        Sweet, guess ill be buying from the UK if T-Mobile doesn’t announce this amazing phone soon.