Galaxy Nexus contract pricing emerges

Contract pricing for Google’s flagship Android device, the Samsung I9250 Galaxy Nexus, has emerged and Vodacom have confirmed that the smartphone did launch last week as they said it would.

It isn’t entirely clear which stores the device was launched in as the Samsung branded store in Vodacom World had very limited supplies last week Friday (24 February 2012). No other shops in the Vodacom-branded mall had stock.

However, Vodacom shops did have pricing information on Saturday and are able to take orders, though stock is expected to take a minimum of three working days to arrive.

Vodacom also provided an update on the launch special it is planning to offer.

Previously the red network said they would launch a contract that includes 100MB of data for R279 per month.

This deal is to cost R299 per month now, and 100MB of data is only given for the first three months of the 24-month contract.

The recommended cash price of the device is R6,999.

The data for the following table was taken from a Vodacom Shop price list and shows the regular deals Vodacom is offering the device on.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus contract packages
Package Extras Package price Device price Total cost per month
Everyday off-peak R135 R189 R324
Talk 75s R189 R209 R398
Business Call (per minute) 100MB x 3 months R185 R149 R334
Business Call (per second) 100MB x 3 months R185 R159 R344
Talk 120[s] 100MB x 3 months R300 R139 R439
Talk 130 100MB x 3 months R315 R139 R454
Talk 200[s] 100MB x 3 months R430 R129 R559
Talk 240 100MB x 3 months R430 R129 R559
Talk 350s 100MB x 3 months R630 R109 R739
Top Up 315 100MB x 3 months R315 R149 R464
Top Up 315s 100MB x 3 months R315 R169 R484
Top Up 400s 100MB x 3 months R400 R139 R539
Top Up 590[s] 100MB x 3 months R590 R119 R709
Talk 500 100MB x 3 months R800 R99 R899
Smart 120s R450 R109 R559
Smart 500s R925 R89 R1014
Galaxy Nexus
Galaxy Nexus
Galaxy Nexus spec sheet
Component Specification
Maker Samsung/Google
Display 4.65” 720p HD (720×1280) Super AMOLED
Camera, primary 5MP
Camera, secondary 1.3MP
Storage (Internal) 16GB
Storage (Expandable) No
RAM 1GB
Processor 1.2GHz TI OMAP 4460 (dual core ARM Cortex-A9)
Graphics PowerVR SGX540 @ 384 MHz
Cellular data HSPA+
SIM type Mini SIM

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