On Monday, Google officially unleashed its Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS. And now, Android 4.0 arrives as Galaxy Nexus goes on sale – the flagship ICS phone is finally making its debut and reaching customer’s hands. It went on sale today at Phones4U in the U.K and is expected to launch on Verizon Wireless within a matter of days. The phone–a dual-core model that retains the curved-glass look of Samsung’s earlier Nexus S phone–is a flagship device in a crowded Android market.
Galaxy Nexus Specs:
Specifications don’t matter anymore, we are told, but for those who might be interested, here are some: a super AMOLED 720p screen measuring 4.65 inches diagonally, a dual-core 1.2GHz processor; 1GB of memory; LTE or Pentaband HSPA+ wireless networking depending on the market where it’s being sold; a 5-megapixel camera with low-light shooting abilities and “zero shutter lag,” and supporting 1080p video; a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat; front and rear speakers; an accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, and barometer; and a 1750mAh battery. The version sold in the UK is 135.5mm tall, 67.94mm wide, and is as thin as 8.94mm, and it weighs 135g. READ MORE »