Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a powerful Android phone offering a large HD display and super fast data access. It is the first smartphone to feature Android 4.0 (Ice cream Sandwich), the latest evolution of the Android OS. Like the Google Nexus S, Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a Google phone, running a pure Android interface with no OEM skin. It is also known as the Google Nexus Prime.
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A powerful Android 4 Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the first smartphone to run the Android 4 Operating system (Ice cream Sandwich). Android 4 offers a new refined look for Android. Android has been redesigned to better support HD displays. The interface has been refined to look more appealing to the eye with user interface and widget redesigns. Android 4 also improves multi-tasking and notifications.
Thanks to the new Android, Samsung Galaxy Nexus features Android Beam with NFC which enables you share contacts, webpages, YouTube videos, maps, directions and apps by simply tapping your phone with another. It also features a Face-unlock feature that enables you unlock your phone by looking into the front facing camera.
Like the Google Nexus S, Samsung Galaxy Nexus runs a clean install of Android with No Samsung skin, which is good and has some benefits. Users will enjoy Android in all its glory with no limitations. Also Android upgrades are going to be available to users as soon as Google releases them.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus comes with a lot of power and should offer fast performance. It features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM.
Brilliant HD Display & Camera
Samsung Galaxy Nexus comes with a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED Plus display. Despite its large size, the Galaxy Nexus fits perfectly in the hand according to early reviewers. The Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen offers 720p HD (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution. This display should offer a very crisp and brilliant view with its 316 ppi pixel density.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus features a 5 megapixel camera with full 1080p HD video recording. The camera features zero shutter lag, autofocus, image stabilisation, and LED Flash. Galaxy Nexus also comes with a front facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video calling.
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Lightning Fast Internet
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a 3G phone supporting 4G-like high-speed data (up to 21 Mbps download) on HSPA+. The Smartphone will also feature 4G LTE. Outside 3G or LTE coverage the Samsung Galaxy Nexus can access telecoms services on GSM with data services on GPRS and EDGE.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus also features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n for connecting over WLAN networks. It can also function as a Wi-Fi hotspot, enabling you share a single network connection with other devices.
Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is currently available in Nigeria. The price of the 16GB model is N86,000. You can buy Galaxy Nexus at online stores in Nigeria.
Features and specs of Samsung Galaxy Nexus
- 1.2GHz dual-core processor
- Android 4 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- 3D graphics accelerator
- 1GB RAM
- Accelerometer sensor
- digital compass
- Three axis Gyroscope
- 16GB or 32GB internal memory
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA/HSPA+) 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 up to 21Mbps
- 4G LTE
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Bluetooth 3.0 with AD2P
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with DLNA
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- unlimited contacts phonebook
- Document viewer
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- NFC Support
- Facebook, Google+, Twitter
- Voice Typing
- Navigation with Google Maps, GPS, A-GPS
- Google Search, Gmail, Google Maps, Google Talk, YouTube
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC)
- Video player (MP4, DivX, WMA, H.263, H.264)
- Video/Photo editor
- Adobe Flash Support
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML Browser
- Battery capacity: 1750 mAh
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