Samsung Galaxy Nexus Revealed With Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Google and Samsung have just made the long-awaited Galaxy Nexus has been revealed in Hong Kong to the world as the first device on earth to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the device has a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display with no less than 720p resolution, and it has a 1.2GHz dual-core OMAP processor from Texas Instruments. You’ll also find USB 2.0, 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, an embedded NFC module, accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity sensor and there’s 1GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage space and a 1,750mAh battery…………………


Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, a leading mobile device providerand Google announced GALAXY Nexus, the world’s first smartphone running Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest release of the Android platform. GALAXY Nexus features a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display technology at 720p resolution and a 1.2GHz dual core processor. “Samsung and Google have closely collaborated to push the mobile experience forward. We are pleased to deliver the best Android smartphone experience for customers with GALAXY Nexus. We will continue to move forward with Android to provide the compelling consumer experience in mobile world,” said JK Shin, President and Head of Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business. “Ice Cream Sandwich demonstrates the Android platform’s continued innovation with one release that works on phones and tablets and everything in between. Features like Android Beam and Face Unlock show the innovative work our team is doing, and GALAXY Nexus showcases the power behind Ice Cream Sandwich,” said Andy Rubin, Senior Vice President of Mobile for Google. Ice Cream Sandwich brings an entirely new look and feel to Android. It has a redesigned user interface with improved multi-tasking, notifications, Wi-Fi hotspot, NFC support and a full web browsing experience. GALAXY Nexus features software navigation buttons, a first for Android smartphones. The lock screen, home screen, phone app, and everything in between has been rethought and redesigned to make Android simple, beautiful and useful.


Ice Cream Sandwich also features a new People app, which lets you, browse friends, family, and coworkers, see their photos in high-resolution and check their latest status updates from Google and other social networks. GALAXY Nexus features a redesigned camera which introduces panorama mode, 1080p video capture, zero-shutter lag, and effects like silly faces and background replacement. GALAXY Nexus is also connected to the cloud, keeping your email, contacts and all other data synced across your devices. You have access to more than 300,000 apps and games from Android Market or, in certain countries, you can buy and read books, or rent movies and stream them instantly from your phone. In the U.S., you can also upload your music to the cloud with Music Beta by Google and listen anywhere, even when offline. Ice Cream Sandwich introduces innovations such as Face Unlock which uses facial recognition to unlock your phone. Using NFC technology, Android Beam allows you to quickly share web pages, apps, and YouTube videos with your friends by simply tapping your phones together. You can even use fun effects while shooting video or video chatting with Google Talk. GALAXY Nexus is designed to provide a pure Google, experience and with it, you will be the first to receive software upgrades and new applications as they become available.


It also features a number of Google Mobile services, including: Android Market, Gmail, Google Maps 5.0 with 3D maps and turn-by-turn navigation, Google Earth, Movie Studio, YouTube, syncing with Google Calendar and a redesigned Google app. GALAXY Nexus is the first smartphone to feature a 4.65-inch display with a market-leading resolution of 720p (1280×720), ensuring you can enjoy GALAXY Nexus‘ immersive entertainment capabilities and fast web browsing in superior clarity. Succeeding the original Contour Display of Nexus S, GALAXY Nexus comes with a rounded shape that fits perfectly within your palm or to your face for phone calling. Hyper-skin backing on the battery cover improves the ergonomic feel of the device and makes the phone slip-resistant. At just 8.94mm thick, with a minimal 4.29mm bezel, GALAXY Nexus provides superb portability alongside an expansive screen. GALAXY Nexus also features an ultra-fast 1.2GHz dual core processor, providing superior power and speed, ensuring you can take full advantage of GALAXY Nexus’ enhanced multitasking capabilities with ease, or enjoy the large, vivid display to its full capacity with high-definition gaming or video streaming. LTE or HSPA connectivity combined with a dual core processor delivers high-speed web browsing which ensures you always have the web at your fingertips, wherever you are.


GALAXY Nexus Specifications:

  • HD Super AMOLED display (1,280 x 720)
  • 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • 5 megapixel rear camera (with LED flash)
  • 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam
  • 1080p video recording
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • USB 2.0
  •  802.11a/b/g/n WiFi
  • Embedded NFC module
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope 
  • Proximity sensor
  • Barometer ?-
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 16 or 32GB  internal storage 
  • 1,750mAh battery
  • HSPA+ , LTE versions




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