First UK Samsung Galaxy Nexus Customer Has to Rerturn His First One - Happy After

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. dgstorm

    dgstorm Editor in Chief Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2010
    Messages:
    9,285
    Likes Received:
    2,896
    Trophy Points:
    478
    Location:
    Austin, TX
    Ratings:
    +3,056
    [​IMG]

    Apparently, the very first official purchaser of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the UK ended up unhappy with his new Galaxy Nexus and had to return it. Luckily this story has a happy ending. According to the report, the customer, named Alex Ioannou, was "...having trouble syncing with Gmail because the usual account setup options are missing. Instead, his phone was apparently preloaded with a bunch of weird dev stuff -- including the handy option to "Report a WTF condition."

    As it turns out, more than likely, somehow a developer Galaxy Nexus was packaged up and fell into his hands. He returned the phone, and while he waited the apologetic retailers stuffed him with Ice Cream Sandwiches and his new G-Nex was good to go!

    ...and he lived happily ever after. The End. :D

    Source: Engadget
     
  2. tgyberg

    tgyberg Silver Member

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2009
    Messages:
    3,890
    Likes Received:
    274
    Trophy Points:
    198
    Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Ratings:
    +284
    Current Phone Model:
    Nexus 6, 7, & 9
    Lucky bloke!
     
  3. johnomaz

    johnomaz Silver Member

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2010
    Messages:
    2,832
    Likes Received:
    455
    Trophy Points:
    148
    Location:
    Central Valley, California
    Ratings:
    +522
    Current Phone Model:
    Note 5
    probably could have sold that dev unit for a ton on ebay and bought a new one with cash to spare.
     
  4. drewrivera

    drewrivera Member

    Joined:
    Sep 27, 2011
    Messages:
    88
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Ratings:
    +0
    Probably not because once you start touching those things nobody wants to mess with it because it's like buying a new car but yet those 50 fresh miles on it is probably from someone ripping the car and going fast. Plus once you do things to the phone warranty is gone and it can come back to you. Good for him fort being first.

    Milestoner
     
  5. dezymond

    dezymond Tech Support Mod Staff Member Premium Member

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2009
    Messages:
    11,468
    Likes Received:
    1,007
    Trophy Points:
    573
    Location:
    Bay Area, California
    Ratings:
    +1,088
    Current Phone Model:
    Samsung Galaxy s4
    Too bad he wasn't a developer himself :D
     
  6. awsolot

    awsolot Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2009
    Messages:
    150
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Ratings:
    +0
    Not a developer, but I wouldn't want to mess with other people codes. Rather author them myself.
     
  7. Sweettooth

    Sweettooth Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2010
    Messages:
    726
    Likes Received:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    Dallas, Texas
    Ratings:
    +11
    Kind of a bad title for the article - gives the first impression the first ones are bugged. Should probably read "First UK Samsung Galaxy Customer Accidentally Receives Dev Phone"

    Also, I find it pretty hilarious how bad people are ripping on this guy on the Engadget forum for not keeping and/or selling it. Nerd fury! :)
     
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2011
  8. alucard9114

    alucard9114 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2010
    Messages:
    645
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    San diego Cali baby
    Ratings:
    +2
    He's an Alien came all the way from Nebula 5 put on a Human meat suit and got the first Galaxy Nexus glad to see word is stretching all the way to the end of our Galaxy:D
     
  9. alucard9114

    alucard9114 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2010
    Messages:
    645
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Location:
    San diego Cali baby
    Ratings:
    +2
    Oh and congrats!!!!!!