Sprint Galaxy Nexus Launches April 22nd, Pre-order Today
Sprint announced that the Galaxy Nexus will launch on April 22nd, for $199 on the only remaining national carrier to offer new Unlimited plans.
The Galaxy Nexus launched on Verizon in 2011, and remains one of a few phones to offer stock Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
(Read: Galaxy Nexus Review)
Sprint customers can pre-order the Sprint Galaxy Nexus today for $199 online, and claim $50 in Google Wallet credits if they activate Google Wallet within 7-days of receiving the Nexus.
The Sprint Galaxy Nexus has 4G LTE, Verizon Galaxy Nexus, but Sprint’s 4G LTE network has not launched yet. Sprint’s 4G LTE network should arrive this summer in Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and Dan Antonio. The Sprint Galaxy Nexus will use 3G where 4G LTE is not available.
Watch the Galaxy Nexus hands on video below for a look at the hardware and impressions from our Verizon Galaxy Nexus review.
The Galaxy Nexus on Sprint includes the same 1850mAh battery that troubles users of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus. An extended battery provides slightly longer battery life without adding noticeable bulk.
The Sprint Galaxy Nexus has a 1.2Ghz dual core processor, massive 4.5-inch 720P HD display, 1GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage.
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is one of the biggest selling points, delivering the best Android experience to date. Watch the new Android 4.0 features and see how it performs on the Galaxy Nexus in the video below.
Sprint will charge customers credit cards today and plans to deliver the Galaxy Nexus before Sunday April 22nd for those who pre-order. Sprint unlimited plans start at $79.99 a month.
Google Wallet credits will arrive in two stages, an initial $10 credit followed by a $40 Google Wallet pre-paid card credit within 3-weeks.
Are you getting the Sprint Galaxy Nexus?