Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy Nexus unveiled

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Google along with Samsung unveiled Galaxy Nexus today in Hong Kong which becomes the first phone designed for the latest release of Android 4.0 also known as Ice Cream Sandwich.This new smartphone comes with some great new stuff including the latest version of Android. Some of these include 4.65” Contour Display with true high definition (720p) resolution and a lightning-fast dual core 1.2ghz processor combined with 4G LTE or HSPA+ technology along with technology like Beaming video with a single tap and unlocking the device using your smile.

Beaming a video with a single tap or unlocking a device with only a smile sounds like science fiction. Now, you can actually do these things (and more) with a phone that fits in the palm of your hand.

Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy Nexus unveiled 1

Specifications of Galaxy Nexus

Network HSPA+ 21 850/900/1900/1700/2100; EDGE/GPRS (LTE will be available depending on region)

Processor1.2GHz dual-core processor

Display: 4.65-inch 1280 x 720 HD Super AMOLED

OS:Android Ice Cream sandwich

Cameras:Rear cam: 5-megapixel, Front cam: 1.3-megapixel for video call

Video: Playback and recording at 1080p (30fps, MPEG-4/h.263/h.264)

Connectivity:Bluetooth 3.0, USB, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC

Sensors: Accelerometer, compass, gyro, light, proximity, barometer

Memory: 1GB ram + 16/32GB storage

Battery: 1750mah standard battery

Size: 135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94; 135g

Single-Motion Panoramic Camera

Galaxy Nexus comes with a high-end camera with zero shutter lag, automatic focus, top notch low-light performance and a simple way to capture panoramic pictures. It has  the capability to Shoot amazing photos or 1080p video, and then edit and share them directly from your phone.

Super AMOLED Plus screen

It also comes with 4.65″ high-definition Super AMOLED Plus screen with resolution of 1280×720 the highest that you may have ever seen on Amoled plus screen.

Android Beam

Ice Cream Sandwich  comes with Android Beam to instantly share webpages, YouTube videos, maps, directions and apps by simply tapping two phones together using the near field communication (NFC).

Face Unlock

It also comes with Face Unlock feature which uses facial recognition technology to unlock your phone with nothing more than a smile. We are not sure how perfect this is, the reason being even it was unable to work perfectly when it was being unveiled at the event.


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