Not to be out done by their southern partner, Canada will also be receiving the much hyped Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone December 8th. Mobile carrier Bell has announced that the Ice Cream Sandwich based phone will launch December 8th for a cool $159.95 on a even more awesome three-year contract. Virgin mobile, their entry partner company also announced that they will be carrying the phone and launching it on December 8th for 159.99.
As you may have already known, Verizon is ready to launch the Galaxy Nexus in the United States on December 8th as well. It is looking like Google is aiming for a simultaneous North American launch of their newest device (No complaining about that).
For those of you who love press releases and boy do I ever, here is the press release from Bell:
Galaxy Nexus super phone by Samsung will be available exclusively from Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile Canada this holiday season – starting December 8.
Galaxy Nexus Pre-orders
And starting today, customers can pre-order the year’s most anticipated superphone at Bell.ca/GalaxyNexus or Virginmobile.ca/Nexus, starting at $159.95 on a three year term.
Bell Twitter Line-up
For those who want to ensure they’re first to have Galaxy Nexus, the Bell Twitter Line-up runs from 10am to 10pm EST on December 1. Believed to be a first of its kind online purchasing opportunity, the Bell Twitter Line-up guarantees 100 eligible people a Galaxy Nexus shipped to their address on launch day December 8.
Simply log-in between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on December 1 and sign-up to get a pre-populated Tweet and secure place in the virtual line. Places 1 to 100 need to return to the page once every hour before 10 p.m. and send out the latest tweet. When completed successfully, Bell will get in touch on shipping and other arrangements.
For more details, please visit Bell.ca/GalaxyNexus
Let us know if you plan to pick up one of these bad boys come early December in the comment section below.