We are getting close. On this Friday, we will be finally seeing many customers lining up outside the Verizon stores for the “anxiously awaited” 4G LTE capable Samsung Galaxy Nexus handset. It is kind of silly that the Galaxy Nexus release date hasn’t been officially announced yet. But, various reliable sources are claiming numerous times that December 9 would likely be the launch of the GNex handset on Verizon. On par with the recent rumors, the updated Verizon’s Equipment Guide system has it that the first Android 4.0 phone will hit the shelves on December 9th. And coming to the price, according to “people familiar with the matter” that spoke to the Wall Street Journal, the Verizon branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus should be available to purchase for $299.99.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the first phone to come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS locked inside, sporting a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display with 1280 X 720 pixels of resolution, 1.2GHz dual-core processor from Texas Instruments, 5MP rear camera with LED flash, 2MP front facing camera to make video calls, 1080p HD video recording capability, 1GB RAM, a big 32GB internal memory storage, ‘Face Unlock’ feature, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE capability, Bluetooth 3.0, Android Beam with NFC capability, Mobile Hotspot support for up to 10 4G/3G devices, 1750mAh battery to provide 12 hours of usage time & 150 hours of standby time, and many more.
According to another news, Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus will be getting system software update within 2 hours of activation on the release day. The update will carry bug fixes to sort out the unknown issues. Customers will also be able to buy an extended battery of 2100mAh with NFC capabilities.
Check out our previous article: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Vs. Nokia Lumia.