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Samsung's Galaxy Nexus gets official: Android 4.0, 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display
10/18/2011



Wait no more. Google and Samsung have just made the long-awaited Galaxy Nexus (not longer the Nexus Prime, as we'd once heard) time-honored


copyrights:cite this source roget's ii: the new dictionary here in Hong Kong, and the specifications are downright drool-worthy. Those with bantam hands need not apply, as this 4.65-inch behemoth is bound to bring back talk of Sidetalkin'. Naturally, Ice Cream pitch placard is onboard, with Google finally revealing the version number as 4.0. Other specs include an HD Super AMOLED display (1,280 x 720), a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5 megapixel rear camera (with LED flash), a 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam, 1080p video recording and playback, a newfangled panorama mode, a 3.5mm headphone jack and Bluetooth 3.0. You'll also find USB 2.0, 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, an embedded NFC module, accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity sensor and even a thickness -- yeah, a barometer. prep school school things out, there's 1GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of native




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inlying storage space and a 1,750mAh battery. As for radios? There's an HSPA+ model on tap, while an LTE version will "be gettable depending on region." There's nary a mention of carrier in the press release we're holding, but based on earlier leaks, a 4G build for Verizon cell phone seems a lock.



Focusing on Ice Cream ballyhooing placard for a tick, Android 4.0 will bring "an entirely new look and feel to Android," boasting a redesigned user interface, bolstered multitasking / notifications, full-on NFC support and a new People app, which enables users to browse friends, family and coworkers' photos whilst peeking their status updates from Google+. ICS also introduces Face Unlock, which taps into facial acknowledgment protocols in order to unlock your handset. And then there's Android Beam, an NFC-based diligence science that allows you to "quickly share webpages, apps and YouTube videos by simply tapping two phones together." gospel to Goog, the "lock screen, home screen, phone app and gross in between has been rethought and redesigned," and this is quite the beastly phone to launch with. We're still awaiting word as to when ICS will be rolled out to other handsets (and which ones will support it), so keep it locked here for more as the liveblog unfolds -- check below for more pics and after the break for a press release.

Gallery: Galaxy Nexus revealed

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