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Deal alert: Buy the Verizon Galaxy Nexus and you get free extended battery and back cover!
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is not yet here, and it might be a while before we get to see Sammy’s future flagship up for sale, so for the time being, the Galaxy Nexus is still the number one Android Ice Cream Sandwich on the market (at least until the HTC One X lands).
If you haven’t yet purchased the Galaxy Nexus, either because you were a bit phased by its not-so-affordable price or because you were far from impressed by its mediocre battery life, Samsung Direct now has a deal that you shouldn’t miss for the life of it.
For any Verizon branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE purchased through the online store, you get a free extended battery bundle, in other words a 2100 mAh extended battery and a cool-looking black cover. The whole shenanigan would cost you these days about 30-35 bucks, if you were to buy the power pack separately from the smartphone.
The Samsung Direct deal runs through May 10 or while supplies last (or in other words, most definitely not up until May 10), and the free gift will be automatically added to any order placed on Sammy’s website, starting today.
Remember, the Galaxy Nexus still goes for $299.99, with a 24-month contract (either individual or shared), or a whopping $799.99, if you choose to set yourself free from carrier obligations and limitations. That means that, despite of this pretty awesome deal, you will still have to pay big bucks for this great 4.65-inch Android 4.0 device.
On the other hand, you should know that Amazon is currently offering the Galaxy Nexus for $99.99 with a two-year contract (only new clients or a new line added to an already existent family account), so all in all, you might be getting a better deal on Amazon, than you would with the Samsung Direct promotion.
Amazon is also selling the 16 GB I9250 Galaxy Nexus for $489.99 with no contract, so you should think long and hard before getting this awesome phone. Depending on your needs and preferences, you can save a lot of cash with the right offer.
While I’m sure I don’t need to remind you the smartphone’s features and spec sheet, if you’re thinking of getting the Galaxy Nexus, but you are still unsure that this is the best handheld for you, you can check out our own comprehensive review and you will find out all there is to know about this cool gadget.