Review: Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon Wireless
The Galaxy Nexus, being sold by Verizon Wireless, is the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone. Phone Scoop's full review tackles the new operating system in depth as well as the hardware from Samsung. Here are our thoughts.
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The latest Nexus device — embodying a purer Android experience — comes from Samsung in the Galaxy Nexus. If you're looking for the most up-to-date Android phone, the Galaxy Nexus is it. As the first device to ship in the U.S. with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it represents the new vanguard, the new standard to which all other Android phones will aspire. But is it really worth all the idolatry?
Hands-On: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
The latest version of Android offers a lot of performance upgrades and some new whiz-bang features. Phone Scoop takes it for a spin on the Galaxy Nexus.
Sprint Officially Reveals Galaxy Nexus
Sprint has published a web site talking up its forthcoming Long Term Evolution 4G network. As part of the site, it revealed that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy Nexus device with LTE support.
Verizon Promises Signal Fix for Galaxy Nexus
Once of Verizon Wireless's official twitter accounts as acknowledged an issue affecting the Galaxy Nexus's signal performance and call quality. "The signal strength issue is currently being investigated.
Ad Suggests LTE-Packing Galaxy Nexus Bound for Sprint
An advertisement briefly appeared on CNet's web site today announcing a version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus with LTE for Sprint's network. The ad, which has since been pulled, revealed that the Sprint version of the Galaxy Nexus has a 1.5GHz processor, rather than the 1.2GHz processor on the global and Verizon variants.
Verizon's Galaxy Nexus Fix to Adjust Signal Meter
Verizon Wireless has re-confirmed that a software update is on the way to fix a signal problem being reported by some users of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Verizon Wireless spokesperson Brenda Raney told Computerworld that the update "will adjust the signal strength indicator to more closely match other Verizon Wireless devices." During Phone Scoop's tests of the Galaxy Nexus, Phone Scoop confirmed that the device has a hard time connecting to Verizon's 3G/4G networks, and voice call performance and data sessions are choppy as a result.
It's a IMPOSTER anyways
Anyone else having problems connecting via USB?
people equate 5mp as crappy when in fact they really don't know that the mp is not a major factor for pic quality
Reading the negatives
signal strength is good as well
havent had issues
then again i'm not paying attention and being anal to the 1 bar level
Won't sync all my FaceBook contacts & pix like I easily did w/ my DroidX
A Valid Review After 1 Day?
I've been using the global version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for about a week.