Bell and Virgin officially launching Galaxy Nexus on December 8th

It’s official. Bell and Virgin will be releasing the Galaxy Nexus on December 8th – the 3-year price point will be $159.95, Virgin will be a few cents more at $159.99. In addition, they have open up pre-orders starting today. Plus they have a “Twitter Line-up” that ensures “100 eligible people” will get the Galaxy Nexus on Launch day. Full press release is below:

“Galaxy Nexus superphone 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”