Samsung Galaxy Nexus first Android 4.0 smartphone
First phone out of the Android 4.0 stable is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, announced in Hong Kong today and showcased in video form below.
Headline features of the “Ice Cream Sandwich”-based Nexus is a 4.65in HD Super AMOLED display technology, with 720p resolution (1280×720), running on a 1.2GHz dual core processor.
With a redesigned Android user interface, the phone integrates into Google+ for social networking, features a 5 megapixel camera, with single-motion panorama mode, 1080p video capture, facial recognition, reduced shutter delay, and effects including silly faces and background replacement, says Samsung.
Via NFC support, Android Beam allows you “to quickly share web pages, apps, and YouTube videos with your friends by simply tapping your phones together”.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be available in the UK in November.
GALAXY Nexus Product Specifications
HSPA+ 21Mbps/HSUPA 5.76Mbps 850/900/1900/1700/2100
1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor
4.65″ 1280X720 HD Super AMOLED
Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich
Main(Rear) : 5 MP AF with LED Flash with reduced shutter delay and fast shot2shot
Sub (Front) : 1.3MP for Video Call
Codec : MPEG4/H.263/H.264
Playback : 1080p@30fps
Recording : 1080p Full HD Video@30fps
Codec : MP3/AAC/AAC+/eAAC+
3.5mm Ear Jack
Android Market, Gmail, Google Earth, YouTube, Movie Studio
Google Maps 5.0 with 3D maps and turn-by-turn navigation
Syncing with Google Calendar, Google+ app
Bluetooth technology v 3.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyro, Light, Proximity, Barometer
1GB(RAM) + 16GB/ 32GB Internal memory
135.5 x 67.94 x from 8.94mm, 135g
Standard battery, Li-on 1,750 mAh