Samsung Galaxy Nexus Announced: Android 4.0, 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display (video)

This is the day we’ve all been waiting for.. well at least for Android fans.

Google and Samsung have just officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in Hong Kong just a few hours ago.

The specs for this machine is super awesome. Here goes:

– 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED screen
– 1280×720 resolution display
– powered by Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0)
– 1.2GHz dual-core processor
– 5 megapixel rear camera (with LED flash), a 1.3 megapixel front-facing cam
– 1080p video recording and playback
– Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, embedded NFC module, accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity sensor and even a barometer —
– 1GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage space and a 1,750mAh battery


One of the selling point for this device is speed. It has HSPA+ model on tap, while an LTE version will “be available depending on region.”

According to Google, Android 4.0 will bring “an entirely new look and feel to Android,” with a redesigned user interface, multitasking, notifications, NFC support and a new People app, which enables users to browse friends and family with their status messages from Google+.


Ice Cream Sandwich also introduces Face Unlock, Android Beam, an NFC-based technology that allows you to “quickly share webpages, apps and YouTube videos by simply tapping two phones together.”

Check out this video below for some demonstrations.