Verizon is yet to announce a specific date and release the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the U.S., but the folks over Canada are luckier as the handset is now available for them via Bell and Virgin Mobile operators. As we reported earlier, Galaxy Nexus can be purchased via either Bell or Virgin Mobile for $159.95 on a 3-year contract agreement. Earlier, both carriers were supposed to launch it on tomorrow. Another wireless carrier from Canada, Rogers is also set to open the doors for Galaxy Nexus, but the handset doesn’t yet available to purchase from the carrier. When the handset goes live on Rogers, we’ll be sure to let you all know.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus runs the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS, powered by a super-powerful 1.5GHz dual-core OMAP 4460 processor from Texas Instruments, sporting a 4.65” 1280 X 720 display, 16GB onboard storage, NO microSD card slot, 5MP rear shooter, 1.3MP front facer to make video calls, 1080p HD video recording capability, 1GB RAM, HSPA+ capability to deliver maximum speeds of up to 21 Mbps, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm headset jack, and much more.
Various rumors have claimed that December 9th is the rock solid date for Galaxy nexus to release on Verizon, but unfortunately, we are also hearing that the release has got delayed until December 13th. If you can’t wait for it to hit the Verizon, you can buy the unlocked GSM version of the Galaxy Nexus via third party retailers.