In what is likely the biggest phone release of 2011 (aside from the iPhone 4S), the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is finally available for mass consumption. No, Verizon customers, you’re not dreaming. If you’ve got $299.99 to spare, you can pick up your very own Nexus today (with two-year contract).
It’s been a long, restless road of rumors, speculation and leaks, but like a holiday miracle, the Galaxy Nexus is being unleashed in Verizon stores all around the U.S. Frankly, we’re relieved to say these words. Are you one of the many waiting in line?
We’ve had our hands on the GSM version of the Galaxy Nexus for a few weeks now, but there was no way we were going to miss out on an occasion like this. Verizon’s iteration of the Galaxy Nexus comes packed with 4G LTE, Android 4.0, 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720) display, 1.2GHZ dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage, 5 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 1080p recording, 1.3 megapixel front shooter with 720p recording, Bluetooth 3.0 and a 1850 mAh battery.
Check out our unboxing to see if the Galaxy Nexus is the flagship phone you’ve been waiting for. Of course, we’ll follow up with further impressions in the coming days. For now, let’s all revel in the Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich goodness. You can also hit up Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus page.
Galaxy Nexus LTE Specs:
- Price: $299 with two-year contract, $649 off
- Display: 4.65″ HD Super AMOLED (1280×720)
- Operating System: Android 4.0
- Dimensions: 5.33×2.67x.37″
- Weight: 5.1oz
- Processor: 1.2GHz, dual-core
- RAM: 1GB
- Internal Storage: 32GB
- Camera: 5 megapixel with LED flash and 1080p recording, 1.3 megapixel front with 720p recording
- Network: Verizon, LTE
- Battery: 1850 mAh
- Bluetooth: 3.0