Sprint today launched the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, its first Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, smartphone with 4G LTE capability. We have a review of the Sprint version of the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung Soon.
The phone boasts a Pure Google experience, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED contour display and dual cameras enabling video chat. Galaxy Nexus will be available in Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and Web Sales (www.sprint.com) beginning on Sunday, April 22, for $199.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line of service or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement. Check out our review of the Galaxy Nexus for Verizon and International market at: http://www.mobiletechreview.com/phones/Samsung-Galaxy-Nexus.htm
Manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), Galaxy Nexus pairs the beauty of Samsung hardware with a Pure Google experience. Galaxy Nexus is built on Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, which brings an entirely new look and feel to Android and offers a redesigned user interface with improved multitasking, notifications, Near Field Communication (NFC) support and a full web browsing experience. Galaxy Nexus also features software navigation buttons, a first for Android smartphones. Galaxy Nexus is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Samsung application processor that produces rich graphics, faster upload and download times and supports HD multimedia content. Designed with a brilliant 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED contour touchscreen display and 1280x720 resolution, Galaxy Nexus offers a beautiful viewing experience with vivid images, excellent contrast ratio that show more distinct separation between light and dark colors and superfast response that eliminates motion blur for smoother video enjoyment. Galaxy Nexus has a full-featured 5-megapixel camera with automatic focus and 1080p video capture, top notch low-light performance and zero shutter lag. It also lets the user video chat with a group of up to 10 friends using the 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, all on-the-go.
. Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich . 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display with 1280x720 resolution . 1.2GHz dual-core processor (TI OMAP 4460) . Google Play: With more than 500,000 apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of movies, Google Play has something for everyone . Google Voice makes people's lives easier by providing one phone number to use for the rest of their life. Easily manage up to six devices with one Sprint phone number, use intelligent call routing and advanced call controls like call screening, blocking and recording and online management of SMS, voicemail and call logs at www.google.com/voice . Google+ Hangouts: video chat with a group of up to 10 friends using the 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, all on the go . Near Field Communication (NFC) technology allows the device to read information from everyday objects, like stickers and posters embedded with NFC chips . Google Wallet: Turn the smartphone into a wallet using NFC to make safe, secure purchases at more than 100,000 participating retailers . Android Beam: Share contacts, web pages, YouTube videos, directions and apps - just by touching two NFC-enabled Android phones back to back - tap to beam what's on the phone to a friend. . Google Mobile wireless services such as Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps for Android, Google Calendar, Voice Actions and YouTube . Personal and business email and text messaging, as well as IM through Google Talk . 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously . Wi-Fi - 802.11 a/b/g/n . Integrated GPS Entertainment . 3.5mm headset jack . Stereo Bluetooth 3.0 . Dual cameras - Rear-facing, zero-shutter lag 5-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture, digital zoom and LED flash; front-facing 1.3-megapixel for video chat with Google+ Hangouts . Single-motion panoramic picture capabilities that allow the user to take beautiful panorama pictures by pointing and touching the shutter, then panning the phone from one side to another . Full-featured photo editor with one-touch sharing and live effects, which lets the user give friends big eyes, squeezed heads and large noses while recording video . Face Unlock: Galaxy Nexus introduces a new, fun way to unlock the phone - with a smile. State-of-the-art facial recognition technology lets the user switch on the phone and look at it to get past the lock screen - no passwords to remember, nothing to type or swipe Specifications . Dimensions: 2.67 x 5.33 x 0.37 inches (67.94mm x 135.5mm x 9.47mm) . Weight: 5.1 ounces (144 grams) . Display: 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED contour touchscreen display with 1280x720 resolution . Battery: 1850mAh Lithium-ion battery . Talk Time: 7.5 hours . Memory: 32GB internal memory (ROM); 1GB RAM
Pre-order begins today at www.sprint.com/nexus. Customers who pre-order Galaxy Nexus will begin receiving their devices as early as Friday, April 20 - two days before the device goes on sale - while supplies last.