Samsung Galaxy Nexus (GSM)

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the first device running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The HSPA+ GSM version is a pentaband device, able to utilize 3G networks nearly anywhere in the world. In terms of hardware, the Galaxy Nexus features a 4.65-inch 720 Super AMOLED HD display, 16GB or 32GB of on-board storage, 1GB of RAM, and NFC technology.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2011

What You Need To Know

  • Flagship Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) smartphone
  • It is the third Nexus device, and it continues the line's heritage of offering a pure Android experience
  • Like the Nexus S, it features a curved Contour Display
  • Pentaband GSM radio allows the device to run on both T-Mobile's and AT&T's 3G networks at HSPA+ speeds

Verge Review

To say I've been eagerly awaiting a chance to review the Galaxy Nexus would be an understatement. As I mentioned last week, I've been thinking pretty seriously that this device would be the next phone I lay out cold cash for. And really, is that so crazy? The Galaxy Nexus is a beast of a device. The phone — which was built by Samsung in conjunction with Google — is the same thickness as the iPhone 4S, but sports a massive, 4.65-inch, 720p display, and a speedy dual-core CPU. In the US, it...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.35 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.65 inches
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.0.1

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.33 inches
Width 2.67 inches
Thickness 0.35 inches
Weight 0.3 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Black
Loudspeaker Yes
Noise cancellation Hardware (multi-mic)
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.65 inches
Technology Super AMOLED HD
Pixel arrangement RGBG (PenTile)
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 720 px
PPI 316
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 2100, 1700, 1900, 850
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 3.0
NFC support Yes
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes
Processor
Manufacturer TI
Brand / family OMAP 4
Model OMAP4460
Clock speed 1.2 GHz
Number of cores 2
GPU
Manufacturer Imagination Technologies
Model PowerVR SGX540
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 16 GB, 32 GB
External No
Front Camera
Resolution 1.3 megapixels
Rear Camera
Resolution 5 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p
Video framerate 30
Software
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.0.1
Interface
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer
Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh
Removable Yes
Benchmarks
Quadrant 2002
Vellamo 1065
GLBenchmark 720p 28 FPS
GLBenchmark 1080p 14 FPS
AnTuTu 6079
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