Last month Google and Samsung joined hands to launch the Galaxy Nexus in HongKong. To those of you waiting to get the latest Google device with Ice Cream Sandwich, Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Nexus will come to 6 Asian countries by year end.
A Samsung representative wrote to CNET:
All markets in Southeast Asia – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Philippines are expected to launch the Galaxy Nexus in Q4 2011
Just in case you are still unaware, here’s the specs of the Galaxy Nexus:
– 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
A an event in Jakarta, Indonesia recently, a Samsung representative verified the announcement that Samsung is trying to release the smartphone in Singapore before Christmas. This places the Galaxy Nexus’ Asian release date much earlier than was originally announced in an earlier press statement from Samsung.