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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Spec List Reveals HD Display, LTE (Updated)



I knew that a big Samsung Nexus Prime leak would be coming in between the launch of the iPhone 4S and the Prime’s eventual launch on October 11th but I had no idea that it would be so soon after Apple took the stage. But, that’s exactly what has gone down today as BGR has leaked out the full spec sheet for the upcoming Nexus Prime, a device that will apparently not be called the Nexus Prime, but the Galaxy Nexus.

We saw the Galaxy Nexus appear in not one but two teaser videos yesterday and shortly after that, we saw it in its clearest form yet. Let’s be honest, that first photo-op didn’t reveal much. But nothing is better than a full feature list to gaze over and that’s exactly what we have.

Galaxy Nexus

The device is going to feature a massive HD display, Android Ice Cream Sandwich, a fast processor, and a ton of other goodies that make this an extremely desirable phone.

Here is the listing:

  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 9mm thin
  • 4.65-inch 1280 x 720-pixel Super AMOLED HD with curved glass
  • TI OMAP 4460 dual-core Cortex A9 processor clocked at 1.2GHz
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 32GB of built-in storage
  • 5-megapixel camera on the back, 1.3-megapixel in the front
  • 1080p HD video capture support
  • LTE/HSPA depending on carrier
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n
  • NFC
  • 1,750 mAh battery

Gorgeous, right? And that’s not all either. Apparently Ice Cream Sandwich will come with a stock experience meaning it will be of the Vanilla, not the TouchWiz flavor.

Oh, and one more thing. This is apparently going to be a device exclusive to Verizon. Remember how Big Red didn’t launch a Galaxy S II? Well, this is apparently its equivalent and that’s not such a bad thing.


Update: It looks like we have a battle of the blogs here folks. GSMArena has chimed in with their own sources who say that the Galaxy Nexus has some different hardware than what was previously reported specifically a 1.5GHz dual-core Exynos processor and an 8MP camera.

Droid-Life says that there is a chance that GSMArena’s device could be the Nexus Prime, a non-Verizon Nexus, but that it’s not the Galaxy Nexus.

We’ll find out what’s what on the 11th.



  1. Anonymous

    10/06/2011 at 9:29 am

    Can’t wait. I’ve got childish exuberance over this!

  2. Jay

    10/06/2011 at 9:37 am

    I wonder why it only has a 5MP camera.

    • Kevin Purcell

      10/06/2011 at 10:06 am

      Yeah that is a little disapointing. A good camera is very important to me.

  3. Stevecfo2004

    10/06/2011 at 10:20 am

    Would like an 8+ Mega pixel camera

  4. Joey

    10/06/2011 at 10:37 am

    Good but i hope it comes to tmobile.

  5. Panmaster

    10/06/2011 at 10:39 am

    megapix alone does not make for a better picture unless your printing movie posters. I’d rather have a fast high quality 5mp picture than an 8mp picture that’s cold, out of focus focus, poorly exposed, etc.  For most things viewed on a computer monitor, there’s little difference (if even humanly perceptible from a reasonable distance between 5mp and 8mp.  so 5 or 8, I don’t care as long as it produces a good picture.

  6. Ccianciolo

    10/06/2011 at 10:50 am


  7. Anonymous

    10/17/2011 at 1:51 pm

    why the specs are rubbish, the cam is rubbish, the bat size is a joke, 1
    day b4 recharge anyone? where has the more realistic specs that have
    been touted about gone, 2200mAh bat, 8MP cam with back light tech from
    Sony, 1ft GPS accuracy, 1.5Gz dule core, 1080p 60FPS recording. If you
    want to beat apple, who thrashes a SSGS II at only 700Mhz then you
    better match this spec or forget it!

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