Overview of Samsung Galaxy Nexus (16GB)
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has now been discountinued. Please consider the Google Nexus 6 an alternative option.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, also known as the Nexus Prime, is the latest 'Google Phone' offering and the very first handset to run Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).
Having previously manufactured the Google Nexus S, Samsung has once again been chosen by Google to apply its innovative smartphone expertise to its latest handset and this knowledge is married perfectly with the range of new features that Ice Cream Sandwich has to offer.
A range of cutting edge Android features are introduced via the Galaxy Nexus thanks to Android ICS. These include Face Unlock, a means of unlocking the device by looking at the 1.3 MP front facing camera. There's also 'Android Beam', a feature that allows you to easily share contacts, apps, websites and more between two NFC enabled Android devices. Improvements have been made to several of the stock apps, such as camera, calendar and the web browser. More detail on the new Ice Cream Sandwich features can be read here.
Of course, it's not just the software features, but also the hardware features of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus that are bound to impress. A 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM make this handset very powerful indeed, while the 4.65" Super AMOLED display is also an industry first. As well as the 1.3 MP front facing camera, there's a 5MP snapper on the back of the Galaxy Prime, which features and LED flash and shoots 1080p video,
Needless to say, the Galaxy Nexus is not lacking in connectivity features. The usual suspects - Wi-Fi, 3G and Bluetooth are all included, but there's also NFC capability and the new 'Wi-Fi Direct' feature that has been introduced thanks to Android ICS. With Wi-Fi direct, users can connect to nearby peer devices over Wi-Fi without the need for an internet connection. This allows for the instant sharing of files, media and third party apps. In terms of internal storage, this version of the Galaxy Nexus comes with 16GB of space, so there's plenty of room for music, movies and photos.
Features of Samsung Galaxy Nexus (16GB)
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- 1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor
- 4.65 Super AMOLED Display
- 5MP Rear, 1.3MP Front facing camera
- 16GB Internal Storage
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct
- Face Unlock, Android Beam & More
- 3.5mm Audio Jack
- 1GB RAM
What's in the box of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (16GB)?
- Samsung Galaxy Nexus
- Stereo Headset
- Battery 1750mAh
- USB Data/Charge Cable
- Mains Charger (UK)
- Additional Documentation
|SIM Free & Unlocked||Yes|
|Version||4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich|
|Speed||1.2GHz Dual Core|
|Make/Model||TI OMAP 4460|
|Capacity (Up to)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280, 315.80 ppi|
|Frequencies||850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz|
|Frequencies||850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz (Penta Band)|
|Speed||HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, EDGE|
|Version||IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Video Out||MHL via MicroUSB|
|Built-in Software||Google Maps|
|Other||Auto Focus, Digital Zoom|
|Front Facing Camera||Yes|
|Near Field Communication||Yes|
|Dimensions||135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94 mm|
The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:http://www.clove.co.uk/international-customers.aspx
Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?
Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world. Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.
Is this phone brand new?
Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.
Is there any network/operator branding?
No - There is only the manufacturers branding.
Does the phone have a standard SIM card slot or a Micro SIM slot?
It has a standard SIM card slot
Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?
The volume on the device is automatically muting, how can this be resolve?
It is recommend that you ensure the latest fimware updates have been applied.