Verizon Confirms The Galaxy Nexus - NJTechReviews

Today, Verizon Wireless has con fired that they will be the carrier for the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It features America’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE Network and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich! It will be available later this year on and at all of there Verizon Wireless stores. It features Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which brings a brand new user interface with new notifications, multi-tasking, web browsing, and much more. It features FaceUnlock which will let you unlock your Galaxy Nexus by using your face. You will also have access tot he insane fast Verizon 4G LTE Network. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus features a 4.65 inch HD Super AMOLED Display, 1GB of RAM, 1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor, NFC/Near Field Communications Enabled, Android Beam, All of the Google Services, 5 mega-pixel back camera with LED Flash, zero shutter late, 1080pHD video recording, 1.3 mega-pxiel front facing camera for video calls, and much more! We cannot wait to get our hands on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus but, for now we will just have to wait. Hopefully it will not be too long. For more info check out the Press Release below.

Press Release

Features the Latest Version of Android and America’s Fastest and Most Reliable 4G Network

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless today announced that the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, the world’s first smartphone running on Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to Verizon Wireless. The Galaxy Nexus will be available later this year in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at

Ice Cream Sandwich brings a redesigned user interface with enhanced multitasking, notifications, full Web browsing experience and more. Customers will also be able to enjoy the innovative new features that Ice Cream Sandwich offers, such as Face Unlock which uses facial recognition to unlock the Galaxy Nexus. Customers can take advantage of the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network to access more than 300,000 apps and games from Android Market™ or rent movies and stream them instantly on the 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED™ display.

Additional features:

· 4G LTE – customers can expect fast download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas

· Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

· First smartphone to feature a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED™ display (1280 x 720)

· 1.2 GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM

· 5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, zero shutter lag and 1080p full HD video capture

· 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting

· Near Field Communications (NFC) enabled

· Android Beam allows customers to quickly share Web pages, apps and YouTube™ videos with friends by simply tapping compatible phones together

· Support for Google™ mobile services – Android Market, Gmail™, Google Maps™ 5.0 with 3D maps, Google Earth™, Movie Studio, YouTube™, syncing with Google Calendar™ and a redesigned Google+ app

Customers that purchase the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung smartphone will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 for monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to


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