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The Galaxy Nexus by Samsung is the first device to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It also gets a larger battery and a super high-resolution display. It features a subtly curved front glass panel that protects the 720p resolution (720 x 1280) Super AMOLED HD touchscreen display.
Gorgeous 4.6 inch AMOLED Plus 720p screen.
Comes with Android 4.0.
Fast and responsive.
Super responsive touch-screen and keyboard.
Excellent social and email features.
Best iteration of Gmail available.
Full-featured camera with instant shutter and time lapse mode.
First phone with Android 4, fast and clean, great call quality.
Robust photo editing tools.
Hit and miss camera performance.
Spotty 4G signal strength.
Short battery life.
Plastic build quality.
Slightly larger phone to get used to.
Context menu should be made consistent in apps.
Does not support USB mass storage mode.
Macs require a file manager app to browse files via USB.
No microSD card.
Ice Cream Sandwich still has a few bugs causing force closes.
Lack of support for many video formats.
No Google Wallet support.
Reception and call quality problems.
Buggy HDMI output.
By TechSpot on December 22, 2011
As the current Google flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung is the first device to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The super large, super high-resolution display on the Galaxy Nexus is a dream to look at. Verizon's U.S. version is 4G ready and the new Android operating system gives users something very new and interesting to work with. It's a good combination.
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