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Published On: Thu, Dec 22nd, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review & Price

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review : Integrated with Ice Cream Sandwich OS

Android fans have got another reason to rejoice as the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will soon launch in the market with its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. With this, Google has claimed that this is the first phone to get all new OS in the market.

The Display :

One thing we must say is the combination of Gingerbread and Honeycomb seems successful where the latest version of Android is more likely to be the best. No more buttons have been placed under the screen. In place of that, the phone locates three context sensitive buttons on the screen as home, back and recent apps. The Nexus boasts a strikingly large 4.65 inch Super AMOLED HD screen and has also got a distinctive teardrop design.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Specs

The Hardware:

The screen boasts high definition clarity with a resolution of 1280×720. Therefore, we expect the Galaxy Nexus to provide an ultra sharp as well as crisp image. The screen of this phone is a bit curvy making the phone a little thicker at the top and slightly wider at the bottom. It measures at 8.94mm thick at the widest. This new phone has got larger display than the Samsung Galaxy S II and the HTC Sensation, both of which have 4.3 inch of display. Apart from the power and volume buttons, the Nexus has got no other physical buttons. The major drawback is the phone’s construction which is made up of plastic.

Other Features:

Samsung Galaxy Nexus ReviewSamsung Galaxy Nexus is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor with its 1GB RAM. It comes in two memory storage options – 16GB and 32GB internally. For extra storage, the phone does not possess any microSD card slot. The phone is powered by a 1750mAh battery. Besides, considering the camera of Nexus, it has 5 megapixels of camera with single LED flash at the rear. The rear camera doubles up to provide full HD 1080p video recording facility. Moreover, a front facing camera is also available of 1.3 megapixel to handle video calls.

Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, Near Field Communications chip, and USB 2.0 via a regular micro-USB port are some of the features that this phone boasts.

What is good?

  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Teardrop design
  • 4.65 inch Super AMOLED HD screen (1280×720 resolution)

What is bad?

  • No memory card slot
  • Build completely on plastic
  • Australian availability is not announced yet

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Price:

Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a high-end smartphone which has most of the potential to beat others in the competition. For this December, we can say that the Nexus is amongst the best that one can choose. With 2-year contract for Verizon, Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be available at a price which is set at $299.99.

  • Damon Aldora

     I finally got my Galaxy Nexus in the mail and so far it is fantastic! Verizon’s
    LTE network is super fast! Watching movies on the 720p display is great too. I
    love streaming movies and shows from my Sling-Adapter connected TV to my phone
    in HD. I would always stream on my old phone, and it was great, but 3G isn’t
    the best for HD streaming. Now that I have LTE, I am able to stream live TV and
    recorded shows in HD wherever I am! As a longtime subscriber to DISH as well as
    working with them, one of the coolest things to me is being able to stream the
    HD channels that I subscribe to. Streaming is even better now with my Galaxy
    Nexus!

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