KOODO NEWS: Google Nexus 5 is coming!

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Google Nexus 5 is coming to Koodo! Check out the first smartphone to run on AndroidTM 4.4, KitKat®!

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YIPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
On behalf of half the community, LOL!
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Jake Thielen

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Is this phone going to be locked to koodo?
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Boolanger

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Don't see why it would, The Nexus line is always unlocked
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I'm sure it won't be, Nexus 4 is unlocked too
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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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No Nexus phones are locked to carriers, they're all unlocked but only available to Koodo customers from koodo
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Myke

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The Nexus line is straight from Google, factory unlocked from the start.
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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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Yay the PlayStore is already sold out so good to hear I guess :-|

Is Koodo going to have the black model or white model or both and the 16gb or 32gb model???? Can we have more info at all or do we have to wait till the 8th?
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It shows out of stock on the product pages, but when you refresh, every few times it shows that it can ship November 8th.
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PD

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Only black 16gb model
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Leely Bok

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...why not white?? Koodo carry iPhone in both colors all the time but not with Android. I don't understand.
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Myke

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It could be any number of reasons. Besides, it's just a colour. You can always purchase a case.
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David Hopkins

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When will it be available?
i cant wait for this moster!!!
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Steven

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Is this news actually confirmed from Koodo? Or is it an assumption/rumor?
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Sophia, Mobile Master

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It's posted by Sumaya, who is a Koodo representative, Steven :)
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I *may* actually drop my BYOD discount for this one! (If you carry the 32GB, that is)
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Anyone know if this is a regular, micro, or nano SIM? I didn't see that in the spec but I probably just missed it.
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Rocky Balboa

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Only micro and nano sims are specifically for iphones. I would assume regular sim card.
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& there are also Android devices that take the Nano SIM including the Motorola Moto X so they're not iPhone specific at all.
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I wonder what the price will be. Early rumours have the other carriers selling it off contract for $500 for the 16 gig version which is $150 more than the google play store.
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Dennis, keep trying. I was able to buy the Black 32Gb. Came out to $467.86.
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Frank

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Dennis, I just checked and there's stock for the black 32GB, but now it does say 4-5 weeks instead of the 3-4 weeks.
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Imma gonna wait to see how much Koodo will sell it for. Hope it's a similar pricing structure to the Nexus 4, and not the $500 I heard floating around for a 16GB
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The word in the forums is that Koodo is unlikely to be selling the 32GB version, so if you were looking for that version you may be better off buying it from Google Play.
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I totally agree with Frank.
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This made my day <3
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Koodo selling for $399 16gb in black only.

I am guessing as I analyse whatever big carrier post the price koodo offer $100 less.

Next HTC 601 is coming so Nexus can't be expensive. As we all know its cheap LG.
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Yesss finally
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When will it be available??
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Darko Angelovski

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You can order it know through Google Play Store but i think in store it will be available on November 1
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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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Rumour has it that it will be November 8th from Canadian carriers
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Logan Rudzcki

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Are you able to buy the nexus 5 online from the play store and activate it through koodo?
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Timo Tuokkola, Mobile Master

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yes.
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You better hurry and order though because I just ordered and it doesn't ship for 3-4 weeks for any storage size or color. If you want it before Christmas better hurry. It will show not in Stock but just keep refreshing the page till it shows shipping in 3-4 weeks because the first batch are completely gone. It's faster from Koodo if you don't mind paying more
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Please hurry I need I need
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Will Koodo carry the 32GB version?
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Probably not. :-(
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Kat

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This is very troubling :( I only wanted one through koodo if they had the 32GB version. For $50 more it just makes more sense! Please koodo... reconsider!
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YAYAYAYAYAYAYAAYAAYY Nexus devices were always awesome quality for a reasonable price :)
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Hey if you guys are looking for a slick case for the Nexus 5 check out SPIGEN, I just ordered this champagne colored Slim Armour case for $35 with shipping. Should arrive the same time as my Nexus 5 Wooo Whooo can't wait :-)
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I'm careful with my phones as well but decided to finally buy a case for my S4 and what happens, I drop the phone face first and the screen shatters. My luck, I buy a case for the first time and crack the screen. The Neo Hybrid does feel secure in the hand.
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To be honest I really wanted the official bumper case from google, but $35 for a bumper case is highway robbery! Bumper cases seem pretty good as my brother has one for his iphone and has dropped it a couple of times on hard surfaces and it's survived without damage each time and the most that happened was the bumper case flew apart upon landing, but saved the iphone.

I did think about going caseless with the n5 cause people say the backing feels nice, but I just couldn't do it, lol.
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Bob, trust me, $35 is cheaper than a few hundred to replace a screen, I've been there.
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Haha true, but I will still have my ultra fit case and I'm going to baby this phone as my current phone is a galaxy ace 2x and I took care of that POS phone pretty well. I can't freaking wait to get the n5 next week and finally have a lag free experience as the ace 2x is so slow and laggy and hangs a lot.
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LOL
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Just talked to Google and those who got their orders in the second wave (showing 2-3 weeks) will be happy to hear that those shipments will leave the warehouse on November 8th & be at your door the very next week :-)
So next week you'll have it in your hands & be able to pop in your Koodo SIM Card and away you go enjoying Android 4.4 Kit Kat on Koodo's excellent service :-)
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Google moved shipments up yet again as my order went from 3-4 weeks to 2-3 then they said Nov 8th and now I just recieved an email that my order has been shipped :-)
They're doing a great job with this year's shipments
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Paul, when did you place your order? I placed mine 24 hours after the official release and I'm still showing pending. My one only email soon after I placed the order had a 3 to 4 week wait period.
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I got my order in at 6pm right on the 31st. My initial email has 3-4 weeks but then when I check on the playstore it says 2-3 weeks. Recieved the email it was shipped at 3pm today
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Great news. Give us a mini review once you've played with the N5. Tks.
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Will do, just keep an eye on my website or FB Page for my website & I'll have a bunch of coverage of the device. TeamAndroidCanada.Com
I'll write up a review in Koodo's webstore as well.
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I wouldn't mind if mine shipped soon ;)
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Was happy to hear that it was coming, but am now sad as the 32GB will likely not be offered, Makes no sense to buy the 16GB when the other is only $50 more through google!! :(
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It's just speculation that only the 16gb will only be offered from Koodo so keep an eye out for when it's officially revealed on the Web store we might get a surprise
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I sure hope so!
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$50 isn't a huge difference, but it isn't a small one either. I'm happy with my 16 GB choice.
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The Koodo people I talked to at our local mall seemed to think it was 16GB Black only...
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I assume it'll be 16GB black as well. According to Mobile Syrup (who saw an internal doc) that's all Telus is getting.
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For those interested, I'm answering Nexus 5 questions here--> http://community.koodomobile.com/kood...
(keep in mind it's about the device & OS itself - not Koodo's pricing, availability or network)
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You guys know that in android we're only offered Google and Samsung phones, right?

hmmm... might be time to switch
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HTC also runs andrioid.
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Name an Android manufacturer Koodo doesn't carry, that the other Canadian carriers do...
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HTC, Motorola and Sony to name a few that I'd like to see come to Koodo.
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Koodo is selling the nexus 5 in stores now, just went by my local one. the official announcement is tomorrow. $500 for the 16gb.
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AF, is the N5 on display?
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not on display, but he said he has them in stock.
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I'm waiting for the Play store to deliver mine in 2 weeks.

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