Samsung Galaxy Nexus with 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich official; Specs and expected Release Date
Samsung and Google have finally unveiled most anticipated Android device Galaxy Nexus, after many leaks and speculations the day has come and we can hope more devices soon with the new Ice Cream Sandwich OS which also became official with the new Galaxy Nexus that was previously rumored to be Nexus Prime. The device was unveiled in Hong Kong in the morning along with release of Android 4.0 SDK and it’s now available. The device is coming with a slew of new features and options for users and developers alike.
Interestingly the device will be available in two variants that include both LTE and HSPA+, depending on the market. when it comes to specs, the device is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and features magnificent 4.65” display that’s being referred to as an HD Super AMOLED touchscreen with a 1280 x 720 resolution and 1GB of RAM.
If you are too concerned about the Camera MP, you may not be satisfied with the one that Galaxy Nexus comes with, the device has 5-megapixel camera with LED flash but yet it’s capable of shooting videos at 1080p resolution while there is 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for your video calling proposes. The Galaxy Nexus will come in 16GB or 32GB of internal storage with expandable microSD card slot. Ice Cream Sandwich will let you take and automatically stitch shots to make a panorama, shoot a time-lapse video and zoom while recording.
The Galaxy Nexus also features 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a barometer as well as 3.5mm headset jack, Bluetooth 3.0, embedded NFC chip to share things on the go. The device will feature 1,750 mAh battery and it should run a day or two. It is expected that Multiple carriers will be offering the smartphone in GSM HSPA version as well.
When it comes to design the device has bee aesthetic with a 8.9mm thickness and has a glimpse of the previous Nexus Smartphone look at a glance, though there is identifiable difference. On the software side, the Galaxy Nexus will use its front-facing camera and facial recognition to automatically unlock the phone for its user, and a new People app integrates your Google+ friends to help you find them. On the bottom of the device , there is hidden notification area, which will glow with a green dot when you get a new email, message or miss a call. The Calendar has been swipe-enabled. You can now use gestures in the Calendar, just tap and you switch between days, weeks and months. You can also pinch to zoom for more detailed view.
Fortunately, Samsung will not take further long time to release the device, it’s expected to be released in November like the Motorola Droid RAZR which was unveiled yesterday. There is still puzzle with its pricing and release date since the company haven’t revealed anything regarding to it. There was rumor that release Date to be November 3 anyway it’s not confirmed.You can check out the Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Galaxy Nexus unveiling on the video below and feel free to drop your comment in the box.
[youtube width=”500″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0W0RDUux8g