The long wait is officially over, as Verizon has simply sent out emails asserting the launch of the Galaxy Nexus, with a Link to the order page. The Nexus, a hotly-awaited Android 4.0 handset, has been rather elusive since its debut in China some months ago. The page confirms the pricing of that we have a tendency to observed earlier – $299 on a two year contract. What it doesn’t do, however, is give any pictures of the phone.
The order page has really been around for to a small degree, snagging some Likes on Facebook. sadly it’s been a “Coming Soon” standing for the Nexus itself. But now, you’ll snag your Galaxy Nexus with free next-day shipping from the carrier.
The phone itself is filled with options, together with NFC. however you won’t get your hands onto Google’s NFC-driven Wallet application simply nevertheless, as Google remains busy with Verizon over the carrier’s reluctancy to possess it on the device. The options that stay, however, are compelling.
- 4.65-inch 1280×720 Super AMOLED HD display
- 0.01 MS response time
- 1.2 GHz dual-core Texas Instruments OMAP4460 processor
- 1 GB of RAM
- 16 or 32 GB internal storage
- 5-megapixel camera, capable of 1080p video
- Built-in image stabilization
- 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
If you were hoping to maybe save a buck or 2 by ordering via Amazon, the news isn’t thus smart. Presently the phone is showing as backordered, with an “expected” arrival date of eight to nine days. there’s a method that seems to figure to avoid wasting some money — customers moving from a 3G to a 4G phone are said to be eligible for a $100 discount, however you’ll need to undergo a representative so as to be able to raise for it.