Need A Reason To Watch Tonights Samsung, Google Event? Check Out The Newest Galaxy Nexus Leaked Specs

Nothing says good morning like the latest round of specs for the hottest Android phone on the planet. We’re waking up to the internet buzzing about a Japanese NTT Docomo leaked widely believed to have the most concrete list of specs for the Galaxy Nexus we’ve seen yet. On top of spec leak, Japan Docomo “announced” they will be carrying the newest Nexus device beginning November 20th. So how good is this list of specs? What do you say about a 4.7″ display at 1280×720, Ice Cream Sandwich, 32GB ROM, 1GB of RAM, NFC, 1750mAh battery and a dual-core TI OMAP 4460 processor?

Of course right now there are no concrete signs pointing to a T-Mobile supported launch save for the FCC passing the Nexus variant with AWS bands. Still, it’s very possible that T-Mobile fans could be in for a letdown if you’ve been holding out for a Galaxy Nexus/Nexus Prime arrival on T-Mobile as rumors still pinpoint to a Verizon exclusive. Given the past appearances of the Nexus line on T-Mobile combined with the FCC passage however, we’re holding on to at least a small bit of hope that T-Mobile might gain the device in some capacity and hope to hear all about that later today.

Via android.hdblog (requires translation)

Watch the event live tonight

Full Specs:

  • Model: GT-I9250, GT-I9250T, GT-I9250M, SC-04D, SCH-I515
  • dimensions (length x width x thickness): 136.0 × 68.0 × 8.8 fine piece – 11.5 thickest part
  • Weight: Approximately 135.0 (g)
  • OS: Google Android version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Chipset: Texas Instruments Omap4460 CPU: ARM Cortex-A9 MP Core SMP (Dual-Core) CPU operating frequency: 1.2 GHz
  • GPU: PowerVR SGX 540 Immage Technologies
  • Communication Systems (GT-I9250/GT-I9250M/GT-I9250M/SC-04D): W-CDMA, GSM phone (SCH-I515): LTE, CDMA2000 Packet (GT-I9250/GT-I9250M / GT-I9250M/SC -04D): HSPA, EDGE, GPRS (SCH-I515): LTE, EV-DO Rev.
  • Display: AMOLED HD: 4.65 inches Resolution 720 x1280) Maximum number of simultaneous colors Main Display: 16,777,216 color touch screen: capacitive (multi-touch),
  • Main camera: 5 megapixel CMOS camera with LED flash Video recording 1080pHD (1920 * 1080)
  • Front camera: 1.3 million pixels CMOS
  • GPS
  • NFC
  • Micro USB 2.0
  • Communications Bluetooth 3.0 + HS
  • Wireless LAN Communication: IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n (2.4 GHz Dual-Band 5.xGHz)
  •   Tethering
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • RAM: 1GB
  • ROM: 16/32GB:
  • Battery Capacity: 1750mAh
  • Notification LED

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  • Hrose1965

    That would be to funny no iPhone and no nexus

  • Anonymous

    Something this awesome should be televised.  I will definitely be tuned in!!

  • Mine

  • Bryanthornsberry

    DO WANT

  • Why a 5MP main camera? Sounds like I should just root the SGII to run Stock ICS.

    • Anonymous

      This is exactly why I just bout the GSII.  Hardware-wise they are pretty identical “save for” the HD screen.  If I want stock ICS then I’ll just hack it onto my phone.

  • guest

    It seems like its going to be pricey if it comes to u.s. shores unlocked. Also I think the reason they went to Hong Kong to reveal it because tmo didn’t want it, just like everything else they don’t seem interested in competing anymore

    • Anonymous

      troll

  • guest

    It seems like its going to be pricey if it comes to u.s. shores unlocked. Also I think the reason they went to Hong Kong to reveal it because tmo didn’t want it, just like everything else they don’t seem interested in competing anymore

  • Bigk1

    The screen size is very nice but sometimes the bird in the hand is better than the elusive bird in the Bush. Bought both the Amaze and Galaxy II last week, I’m doing fine for now …

  • Bigk1

    The screen size is very nice but sometimes the bird in the hand is better than the elusive bird in the Bush. Bought both the Amaze and Galaxy II last week, I’m doing fine for now …

  • Marcels81

    Im happy with my 4.5 ” S2. 4.7 ” thats too large anyway. 4.5 ” is upper limit for me.

  • ME

    T-mobile Galaxy S II have better specs and powerful  than the new nexus prime.  :( 

    • Likewise, benchmarks are sometimes not the answer, look at the g2x. The g2x is the snappiest phones in the market. It is February 2010 and is faster than the gsII tmobile.

  • What

    I’m happy with my galaxy s2 :)

  • Mirsad Karahasanovic

    Crossing my fingers for a Tmo launch.

  • Coolguy

    Does anyone know if the SAMOLED will be PenTile, since its not specifically called SAMOLED Plus?

    • Anonymous

      It is PenTile.  

  • Coolguy

    Does anyone know if the SAMOLED will be PenTile, since its not specifically called SAMOLED Plus?

  • Rob Reder

    I’ve asked before and I still haven’t seen a single piece of hard evidence that this is any kind of Verizon exclusive. The only absolute truth that we have is that it has cleared FCC with T-mobile bands.

  • pinto

    whats the difference between this processor and the qualcomm one in the sgs 2 tmobile? otherwise as it stands, the tmobile sgs 2 variant looks better on paper thus far.

    • Anonymous

      The Omap4460 is built on ARM Cortex-A9 which is newer tech than the Qualcomm’s ARM Cortex-A8.  They both run between 1.2 and 1.5 GHz and technically the OMAP should be above the Qualcomm chip but I haven’t came across any proof. 

      • pinto

        ive been doing some searching, and i cant find any info on the difference between the two. i guess we will have to see once its launched for real world differences

        • Anonymous

          With ICS being a much better optimized OS, this thing will probably be the best running Android handset out.  I really can’t wait for a HW accelerated UI already.

    • Anonymous

      Nexus has a better CPU and nothing is going to touch that screen resolution. I opted not to get a GS2 just because they kept that crappy 480×800 res. I refuse to spend my money on anything less than 540×960.

      • pinto

        looks as if the size of the nexus is spot on with the hercules. about 5mm larger in length, but its not as wide, nor as thick.

      • pinto

        looks as if the size of the nexus is spot on with the hercules. about 5mm larger in length, but its not as wide, nor as thick.

      • pinto

        looks as if the size of the nexus is spot on with the hercules. about 5mm larger in length, but its not as wide, nor as thick.

      • Anonymous

        I wonder how ICS has been optimized for qHD and HD resolutions because I personally don’t like how everything is smaller on the Sensation my fiance has. 

        Did the icons and stuff retain their size when the iPhone went to their Retina Display??

        qHD on a 4″ or less screen would look way too small unless ICS makes adjustments.

      • Anonymous

        I wonder how ICS has been optimized for qHD and HD resolutions because I personally don’t like how everything is smaller on the Sensation my fiance has. 

        Did the icons and stuff retain their size when the iPhone went to their Retina Display??

        qHD on a 4″ or less screen would look way too small unless ICS makes adjustments.

      • Mastrorj

        yea theres really nothing wrong with the screen res lol i own a sensation and a gs2, all u get is smaller and smoother text, doesnt effect movies or pics or anything else for that matter to the human eye.

        • Anonymous

           I agree to a degree.  Smaller text and icons doesnt mean better at all but my human and my bionic eye can see pixelation on my GS2 screen very easily when compared to the Sensation.  HTC watch videos looked clearer as well compared to the GS2 BUT the GS2 still looks amazing overall.

        • Hugh Anderson

          LOL Bionic Eye.  We can build him. Stronger. Better. Faster.

        • Mastrorj

          lmao

        • Anonymous

          Mantequilaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

        • Mastrorj

          thats true too. I tried rock player, its not that great. Oh, lol why am i talking about this…had a brain fart. My vid files are like 95% DIVIX and they dont run that smooth on the sensation.You need rock player to play them and then u have to configure the settings. Kinda a pain in the ass. Run Awesome on galaxy phones though, Now, iim not gonna sit here and lie and say oh i wouldnt want better RES. on my galaxy 2. But check it out. The IDEAL feature would be to have the sensations res and then make the icons bigger, make the text bigger, or have the option of taking the RES. down a step to make things appear bigger, For my eyes the bigger text and icons(buttons) are easier to press, bigger surface area. U know what im sayin :P

        • Anonymous

          I hear you man lol

  • Anonymous

    I too am content with my GSII.   

    And BTW folks, if you want the look and feel of ICS then there are plenty of Launchers and Themes on the Market that do a pretty good job already and ICS isn’t even out yet.  Once its out, you can believe that there will be some excellent theme’s and ROMs real quick to follow.

  • Vlaregbon

    besides andriod 4.0 how is this phone better than the galaxy s2? someone said i should return my s2 and wait for the nexus???

    • Anonymous

      Screen and 4.0 and thats it.  It might take a while but 4.0 will come to the s2 as well so now we’re just left with HD Screen > WVGA Screen.  I’m not even thinking about returning mine for this.

      • Anonymous

        4.0 will probably release in a year, like the delayed update on the s1. Get a device for what it has today, not what is promised in the future

        • Anonymous

          Hey the Vibrant got 2.2 (as promised) in 6 months.  With ICS being a major upgrade, I have a fear that it could take longer than 6 months but at the same time it all depends on if this update is much more dev friendly like its rumored to be.

          But yeah get a device for today not tomorrow.

        • Realcool2000

          Whatever bro…change ur screen name to small hands and call it a day.

        • Anonymous

          If you think your phasing me your not.  Go find something else to do.

        • Anonymous

          If you think your phasing me your not.  Go find something else to do.

      • Anonymous

        4.0 will probably release in a year, like the delayed update on the s1. Get a device for what it has today, not what is promised in the future

  • Mar

    Hiping will be thin

  • Anonymous

    Yeah, I need this in my life; if T-Mobile doesn’t have this by the time my contract is up early next year, I’m probably going to switch carriers.  I’ve had every Nexus that released and been immensely pleased with all of them.  No point in deviating now =]

  • Anonymous

    Now that I own a 4.5″ screen, I now know that I do not want to own a 4.65″ screen.  

    • Aalon Dawson

      Is it too much in the hand? I would imagine the overall with can be uncomfortable.

      • Anonymous

        I’m only 5’5″ so I don’t have large hands.  I have to kind of adjust my hand in order to swipe down the notification bar now or I’ll find myself using my other hand more often(insert joke here) BUT the screen size is well worth the slight inconvenience.  

        To be more accurate, when I hold the phone resting on my pinky like you normally hold a phone and comfortably reach my thumb toward the middle-top of the screen, there’s about a quarter of an inch of screen left in between that I have to reach for.  

        • Mastrorj

          im 6’3” lol and i have the Galaxy2 from sprint.i think anything bigger then 4.52 might be overkill, but then again lets see how much of a stretch when its in ur hands.

        • Anonymous

          If you was my size you would be like “3.7 is perfect” lol

        • Realcool2000

          I’m 5 10, have G2 and use both hands or one hand to do WHATEVER I need to do with the phone.

          The screen size is for viewing.

          I’m sure you use both your hands for a tablet and I’m sure you can use one hand to make a call.

          Anyone complaining that the phone is too big for their hands needs to shut the *%$# up and be a man…

        • Anonymous

          Real cool story.

        • Realcool2000

          There’s 1/4 of an in of screen you have to reach for…you have to be kidding ….. so the phone is exactly 1/4 in too big for u or what….

          Why did you even keep the phone then?

          Just buy palm pixi bro …..but you’ll probably complain that its too small or something

          Are your hands too small to drive a wrx? Or is it too fast, too short, the awd doesn’t let u drift? Don’t like that car don’t buy one, but don’t act like you have trouble driving it cause your hands are TOO SMALL.

        • Realcool2000

          Is there anything else you complain about not being able to do cause your hands r small? Or just phone operation?

          I bet Gary Coleman has the 7in screen Dell phone that came out way back, uses it with one hand and has his other arm around his lady, and never never never compains about his SMALL HANDS keeping him from doing anything!

          You are such a loser!

        • Anonymous

          “Now that I own a 4.5″ screen, I now know that I do not want to own a 4.65″ screen.”

          “the screen size is well worth the slight inconvenience.”

          When did I complain?  You’re acting like I’m doing all sorts of bit**ing and moaning about the phone size when I’m nothing but happy about it.  

          But yeah you were real cool back in 2000.  Today, not so much and its pretty evident by your 3 ranting a$$ posts.  

        • Anonymous

          Gary coleman doesn’t have anything he died…

        • Realcool2000

          Is there anything else you complain about not being able to do cause your hands r small? Or just phone operation?

          I bet Gary Coleman has the 7in screen Dell phone that came out way back, uses it with one hand and has his other arm around his lady, and never never never compains about his SMALL HANDS keeping him from doing anything!

          You are such a loser!

        • Realcool2000

          Last thing….how the hell do u call urself pimpstrong and complain about your small as% hands at the same time?

        • Anonymous

          LMAO! 

      • Anonymous

        I’m only 5’5″ so I don’t have large hands.  I have to kind of adjust my hand in order to swipe down the notification bar now or I’ll find myself using my other hand more often(insert joke here) BUT the screen size is well worth the slight inconvenience.  

        To be more accurate, when I hold the phone resting on my pinky like you normally hold a phone and comfortably reach my thumb toward the middle-top of the screen, there’s about a quarter of an inch of screen left in between that I have to reach for.  

    • Buttons baby, Buttons!!!

      You’re forgetting that this phone doesn’t have capacitive button. If you look at the picture, you’ll see that the buttons are on the screen like how Honeycomb is on tablets. The extra screen space is for the buttons

      • Anonymous

        But you’ve overlooked the fact that the Nexus still has bezel on the bottom.  So much bezel that you could probably fit 4 capacitive buttons down there.  And don’t forget that the phone is actually about 6mm taller than the GSII.

  • xioomc

    Notification LED i miss that!! 
    I need this phone never buying anything but a nexus..

  • xioomc

    Notification LED i miss that!! 
    I need this phone never buying anything but a nexus..

  • Nayei

    Unlike the G S2, the Prime is HD, meaning that the screen ratio is 16:9 therefore the screen size is slimmer than the G S2. Same as the Sensation, it is more svelte than other 4.3″ devices.. As I said before, the G2S is already obsolete!

    • Anonymous

      Nexus phones are a different breed of device.

    • Anonymous

      I dislike the 16:9 aspect ration on a phone personally.  

    • Bratty

      I don’t think you understand the meaning of the word “obsolete”.

  • Nayei

    Unlike the G S2, the Prime is HD, meaning that the screen ratio is 16:9 therefore the screen size is slimmer than the G S2. Same as the Sensation, it is more svelte than other 4.3″ devices.. As I said before, the G2S is already obsolete!

  • Itchg

    As per BGR The Galaxy Nexus will be a Verizon Wireless exclusive in the United States. BGR will be covering the news at it breaks this evening, so stay tuned for more.

    • What news do you need anyone to cover? It’s going to broadcast live. They aren’t the only news source out there.

      • Anonymous

        BGR Spy.

    • Wolfwood

      BGR also reported the Sprint “exclusive” iPhone 5.  Not exactly the best track record there…

    • Wolfwood

      BGR also reported the Sprint “exclusive” iPhone 5.  Not exactly the best track record there…

    • Anonymous

      BGR is a blog I refuse to read and i know they report so much false crap to take any of what they say as truth is hilarious to me

  • Itchg

    As per BGR The Galaxy Nexus will be a Verizon Wireless exclusive in the United States. BGR will be covering the news at it breaks this evening, so stay tuned for more.

  • Itchg

    As per BGR The Galaxy Nexus will be a Verizon Wireless exclusive in the United States. BGR will be covering the news at it breaks this evening, so stay tuned for more.

  • Joe

    Why wouldn’t they put in a 8 megapixel camera? FAIL

    • Anonymous

      because megapixels don’t really matter with a good camera. your comment? fail

  • I doubt tmobile will see this phone the german masters want to sell out so they can get there nice little bonus for selling out to the death star. They cant give the company any real hope of surviving now can they.

    • Anonymous

      And if the deal fails?  Your company is just worth much less because of your sabotage.

  • Mightyabdul

    Please understand that the screen is tall because the capicatative buttons are integrated in the screen! The actually LCD.

  • Mightyabdul

    Please understand that the screen is tall because the capicatative buttons are integrated in the screen! The actually LCD.

  • Davenycept

    Sounds like an epic fail..

    • Realcool2000

      Just like your last date….hahhaha

    • Realcool2000

      Just like your last date….hahhaha

  • Mightyabdul

    How you think battery life when be with this? Mayne ICS will improve battery life. For example, shutting of 4g antennas when screen is off. Or limiting power for simple simple tasks when screen is off

  • Davenycept

    Obsolete??? come on guys this is live technology. Theres always going to be something nr on the block that appears to be the best. Gs2 is by far not obsolete.. Calm down guys

  • Davenycept

    Obsolete??? come on guys this is live technology. Theres always going to be something nr on the block that appears to be the best. Gs2 is by far not obsolete.. Calm down guys

  • Anonymous

    i dont know if i believe these specs.  These specs leaked a lot earlier, and then better specs leaked.  I have a feeling that the better specs are the ones that will be in the phone.  I may be wrong, but why would they release a phone with only a 5 mp camera?  Doesnt make any sense.   

    • Anonymous

      It’s the sensor that matters, not the pixels. It’s been the same argument for years

    • Guest

      I am with Steve, CMOS is a step in the right direction.  I am sure this sensor is meant to be a step up from the one found in the galaxy models, even if it is a lower pixel count.

      Weather is a worthy step up tho … is yet to be determined.

      I am thinking if the Nexus isn’t coming to T-mobile by x-mas, I am doing with the GSII

      • Anonymous

        i will trust samsung that they know what they are doing, and im sure the phone will come to t-mo, why wouldnt it?  As long as it has a sd card slot, which im sure it does, and the LED notification light, im happy.

      • Anonymous

        i will trust samsung that they know what they are doing, and im sure the phone will come to t-mo, why wouldnt it?  As long as it has a sd card slot, which im sure it does, and the LED notification light, im happy.

  • Anonymous

    i dont know if i believe these specs.  These specs leaked a lot earlier, and then better specs leaked.  I have a feeling that the better specs are the ones that will be in the phone.  I may be wrong, but why would they release a phone with only a 5 mp camera?  Doesnt make any sense.   

  • Anonymous

    Please oh please come with AWS! I want 720p!

  • Nick

    Forget the phone for a minute, I’m really looking forward to learning more about ICS.  I really hope that it’s a big step forward in terms of OS capabilities.  It would be underwhelming to learn that 4.0 is little more than a marriage between 2.3 and 3.1

  • Nick

    Forget the phone for a minute, I’m really looking forward to learning more about ICS.  I really hope that it’s a big step forward in terms of OS capabilities.  It would be underwhelming to learn that 4.0 is little more than a marriage between 2.3 and 3.1

  • Nick

    Forget the phone for a minute, I’m really looking forward to learning more about ICS.  I really hope that it’s a big step forward in terms of OS capabilities.  It would be underwhelming to learn that 4.0 is little more than a marriage between 2.3 and 3.1

    • Anonymous

      4.0 now has native photo editing and native screen capture.  Oooooooh! lol  And after I found that out, I discovered that the GS2 has screen capture as well.  Home+Power Button.

      • Theblaqman

        The G2x does too

  • Enoel69

    Seems there are a few models up there and giving that the Samsung GT-i9250 passed the FCC with Tmo bands…i strongly believe Google will not let Tmo down. I am curious abt the model above with the GT-i9250T…could the T be for Tmobile??

    • Guest

      Doubt it since there isnt one ending with a V and we know verizon is getting it … after all they did not get the SGSII for a reason.

      I def do hope its coming to t-mobile.  I just wouldn’t read too much into the model numbers

    • Guest

      Doubt it since there isnt one ending with a V and we know verizon is getting it … after all they did not get the SGSII for a reason.

      I def do hope its coming to t-mobile.  I just wouldn’t read too much into the model numbers

      • Anonymous

        SCH-I515 , that’s the Verizon model.

        Nexus S for T-Mobile was GT-i9020T, AT&T was GT-i9020A. So GT-i9250T is most likely T-Mobile.

        • Anonymous

          Common sense in a post is it the end of the world?

    • VisualFX

      T-Mobile will NOT get anything. T-Mobile has never supported the Nexus line. Instead they always advertise and support their MyTouch lines and only that really. Why would Google give T-Mobile another Nexus for it to shoot down the crapper? Also, Google is reluctant too because T-Mobile is more than likely going to be no more.

    • VisualFX

      T-Mobile will NOT get anything. T-Mobile has never supported the Nexus line. Instead they always advertise and support their MyTouch lines and only that really. Why would Google give T-Mobile another Nexus for it to shoot down the crapper? Also, Google is reluctant too because T-Mobile is more than likely going to be no more.

      • Tommy Tr

        Tmobile was the first to support Android. They also had the Nexus One and Nexus S first. Tmobile is the only carrier without the iPhone so I think google would be stupid to not take advantage of that. The Nexus Prime is a direct competitor to the iPhone 4S so it only makes sense for google to want it on all carriers simply to use it as a perk over the iPhone.

      • Anonymous

        T-mobile has supported the nexus line through the network always been at best buy or online with/without a contract. I bought my Nexus S subsidized with a T-MOBILE contract through best buy bought it on the 17 of last december happiest day of my life. T-mobile is the true android carrier and we have carried almost every pure android device because verizon at&T and Sprint like to add their own tastes to the mix.

  • It’s fake guys…. wait for the real thing… ICS can’t be a step backwards!

  • ant

    i personally think itll be a verizon exclusive in that ou will be able to get it subsidized with contract through them but be able to buy outright  with other carriers like previous nexus phones.

    • Anonymous

      If there was an exclusive that would most likely be the situation.

    • Anonymous

      If there was an exclusive that would most likely be the situation.

  • As a long time T-mobile subscriber, if the magenta crowd miss out on this and the iPhone, I’m going to have little reason to stay. Things just look bleaker every passing day for magenta.

    • Anonymous

      Who says you can’t just go out and buy this phone? That’s what I don’t understand about the wireless customer in America, if the carriers don’t subsidize the phone, no one will buy it… I’ve brought my N900 onto the network and bought a Sensation 4G off CL with the money I saved for not getting a new contract

      • James Devenberg

        here in America most carriers don’t give you a lower monthly bill for not being on contract.  The price is the same whether you buy a subsidized phone from them and sign a contract or buy your own phone off contract.  T-Mobile does actually offer lower rates to off contract customers, but Americans are so used to subsidized phones at this point that the idea of dropping $500-$600 on a phone is crazy to most of them.  I am not one of those, I paid for my HD7 outright.

        • Anonymous

          Hmm, true, but most people can take that subsidized phone, sell it and purchase a newer one off Craigslist/Ebay for ~40% off MSRP… I think people are just lazy, but that’s just my take on it. I mean with my grandfathered $10 unlimited data + $5 for unlimited text… I save enough to buy a new phone every year… In any case, nice choice! WP7 is looking really promising! More competition is better :). MetroUI is quite refreshing :)

        • Anonymous

          Hmm, true, but most people can take that subsidized phone, sell it and purchase a newer one off Craigslist/Ebay for ~40% off MSRP… I think people are just lazy, but that’s just my take on it. I mean with my grandfathered $10 unlimited data + $5 for unlimited text… I save enough to buy a new phone every year… In any case, nice choice! WP7 is looking really promising! More competition is better :). MetroUI is quite refreshing :)

      • If it’s compatible with T-Mobile’s spectrum, I most definitely will! This plus a Value plan = awesomeness.

    • Lawrence of Arabia

      I’m thinking the same, but I’m sure T-mo’s low prices will retain me.

    • Lawrence of Arabia

      I’m thinking the same, but I’m sure T-mo’s low prices will retain me.

  • Ct danny

    Verizon might be the only one to subsidize it but hopefully we can still but the unlocked gsm model.

  • Vim

    I don’t get why Verizon’s executives and PR team would want to do two presentations on the same day at opposite ends of the planet.  The Galaxy Nexus Verizon exclusive rumor is highly suspect at this point.   The source of that rumor may have confused the Gal Nex with the new android-powered Motorola RAZR.

    • Anonymous

      Its not a Verizon event in Hong Kong.  Its a Samsung + Google announcement.  

      • Vim

        Yes, but don’t you think Verizon would be there too if it were going to be a Verizon exclusive?  It doesn’t make sense for them to pay for an exclusive and then not show up for its unveiling.  

        • Bratty

          The event is in HK. Verizon does not sell there.

        • ant

          i was just going to comment about why the heck would google/samsung announce a verizon exclusive in hong kong for? no one in hong kong would care. let’s hope that is a good sign towards a tmo version :)

        • Vim

          Exactly.

        • Vim

          Exactly.

        • Gnome

          Its a Google and Samsung announcement. The phone is gonna be available worldwide but in the US it maybe a Verizon exclusive. 

        • Vim

          And maybe it won’t be.  It’s not like every tech rumor turns out to be true… Verizon doesn’t do marketing in half measures the way T-Mobile does.  If Verizon paid for an exclusive that is about to get released, they would certainly be there tonight to make the most of it regardless of the fact that they aren’t one of the event’s two sponsors. We’ll find out in a few hours. 

        • ItsMichaelNotMike

          You are attaching significance that the event is in Hong Kong. There is none.

          Remember that this announcement was originally scheduled  and billed as the “Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 ‘Google Episode'” at CTIA in San Diego.

          The event was postponed because Jobs had just died and as Google said, “it would be inappropriate to have this event while the world gives tribute to Steve Jobs.”

        • ItsMichaelNotMike

          You are attaching significance that the event is in Hong Kong. There is none.

          Remember that this announcement was originally scheduled  and billed as the “Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 ‘Google Episode'” at CTIA in San Diego.

          The event was postponed because Jobs had just died and as Google said, “it would be inappropriate to have this event while the world gives tribute to Steve Jobs.”

        • Bratty

          So…the best place for Verizon to announce an exclusive deal (if there is one) for the US market is HK? Ok. Let’s find out.

    • Anonymous

      Its not a Verizon event in Hong Kong.  Its a Samsung + Google announcement.  

    • Anonymous

      OIC.  I guess we just have to keep an eye out for VZW suits in Hong Kong tonight.  I wouldn’t put it passed them to fly out for tonight’s event as well.  Thank God all this speculation will be over with in just about 9 hours. 

      Next up, speculation as to which devices will actually updated.

    • Anonymous

      OIC.  I guess we just have to keep an eye out for VZW suits in Hong Kong tonight.  I wouldn’t put it passed them to fly out for tonight’s event as well.  Thank God all this speculation will be over with in just about 9 hours. 

      Next up, speculation as to which devices will actually updated.

    • Anonymous

      OIC.  I guess we just have to keep an eye out for VZW suits in Hong Kong tonight.  I wouldn’t put it passed them to fly out for tonight’s event as well.  Thank God all this speculation will be over with in just about 9 hours. 

      Next up, speculation as to which devices will actually updated.

  • this would mark the first shunning of TMO from Google if it doesn’t appear .. which would be both sad and telling at the same time.  if Google, the people you helped usher in to the mobile world, is no longer supporting you then … yeah .. the writing is quick thick on that wall.

  • Nayei

    The most important thing to me is the fact that this is a pure Google phone, no stu pid Touchwiz! And v.4 ICS will get fast updates. The GS2 will get v2.3.5 by this time next year LOL!

  • machetero

    Everything sounds awesome but the part about the battery being 1750 mAh not good for a big screen and powerful device

  • Plankton

    Yeah just like the G2 was to get all the updates and I am still waiting on a video camera that works.

    David, gonna buy one?

    NO! Cause you are waiting for an iphone when we merge. No need for another brick, eh little chum?

  • Plankton

    Yeah just like the G2 was to get all the updates and I am still waiting on a video camera that works.

    David, gonna buy one?

    NO! Cause you are waiting for an iphone when we merge. No need for another brick, eh little chum?

  • Guest

    This will be the ultimate smack down to the company that took the G1 to the masses. Now they are telling us to shove it up our !?!?!

    • Planton

      Rhymin Simon!

      You are welcome to join my minions!

    • Frank

      Sure, T-Mobile was the first company to release an Android phone, but it took Verizon to get the ‘Droid’ name any public recognition.

      I don’t consider the G1 anything to be too proud of. It was way lacking in memory, and the software was half baked at best. I went through four replacements from the time I received my pre-order unit in October or Nov of 08 until March 09 when I finally get fed up and tossed my last one in Lake Michigan.

      • Remember Verizon want’s the AT&T/T-Mobile Deal!  They want to “Kill Two Birds With One Stone” if you will.

      • Anonymous

        So? as was every other android up until android 2.x. As for software before why do you think we had software updates over the past few months? Sure the droid moniker helped android but also created a bunch of a holes who call every android phone a droid. What did you really expect for the first device?

        • Frank

          Personally I think HTC and T-Mo jumped the gun relasing the G1. It didn’t seem like it was ready for prime time, but they were in a hurry to get something out the door to compete with Apple.

          I remember saying at the time that I wished they would have waited 6 months work out some problems with the OS and upped the memory on the device before releasing it. Of course, had they done so, they would have started off that much further behind the iPhone.  They were kind of stuch between a rock and a hard place.

  • phew this specs aren’t the official … cause TI-OMAP 1.2GHz and rear camera 5 megapixel? i’m sorry but that is kinnda unfair; 5 megapixel against 2 years ago several released smartphone who have 8 megapixels since 2 years ( Sony Ericcson xperia X 10, Aino, Satio … ) and 1.2 GHZ i don’t know why but makes me think it isn’t that great compared to galaxy SII 1.2 dual core of course the amount of Ghz isn’t completely significant ( ex: A5 processor ) but …

    *I hope the reals spec will be :
    *8 megapixel Full HD ( 1080P )
    *2 megapixel or HD front facing camera
    *1.5 Ghz Dual core exynos ( the exact name as galaxy SII’s 1.2 dualcore ) or TI-Omap 4460
    *8mm of thinness
    *for the design i hope for a nexus S or galaxy SII’sform ( and no plastic just glass and metal )
    as for the rest i don’t really mind …

    • *sigh* When will people learn that megapixel count isn’t nearly as important as lens and sensor quality???

      • well i’ve just seen the presentation of galaxy nexus and ICS and a 5 megapixel isn’t a lay down … it is very fast, with a great definition/display … but somethings still bugs me about the specs:

        -it’s plastic
        -grey color at the sides of the phone ( makes me think of HTC )

    • PISSOFF!!

      thats exactly the specs im lookin for!

    • Irun4fun7209

      This is very wishful thinking

    • Anonymous

      8mm would be sweet but thats not really realistic for a phone that size lol id expect around 9mm maybe

  • Anonymous

    That megapixel camera on the back is doubtful… everything else is coming with 8, and the rest of the specs line up with everything else out… why would they drop a 5 on there now? 

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Hope to see this guy with AWS band and unlocked at least… just like NS.

  • J. Williams

    Wow those are killer specs!

  • J. Williams

    Wow those are killer specs!

  • pos

    nah, i’ll wait for banana split!

    • Scoob

      Good one kkkkkkk

  • PISSOFF!!

    still the same goddam camera WHY CANT IT BE 8MP!!!

    • Irun4fun7209

      It is not just the mp that counts….

      • Unless you’re a spec nerd.

        To any non-photographer, the difference between 8 & 5 isn’t noticable in most instances.  When you get it to poster size, yes, you’ll see less pixelation.  To post directly to Facebook or look at on a 4.7″ screen……literally none.

        The lens is a MUCH larger indicator of picture quality.

      • Unless you’re a spec nerd.

        To any non-photographer, the difference between 8 & 5 isn’t noticable in most instances.  When you get it to poster size, yes, you’ll see less pixelation.  To post directly to Facebook or look at on a 4.7″ screen……literally none.

        The lens is a MUCH larger indicator of picture quality.

  • Battery life, 12 seconds :)

  • Battery life, 12 seconds :)

  • n900mixalot

    I’d sign a contract for one but haven’t the Nexus phones that were available on T-Mobile been bring-your-own; i.e., no subsidy?

    Ah wait, when the Nexus One first came out they (T-Mobile) were the only carrier to subsidize it. Now I guess it’s … goooood luuuuuuck!!!

  • Anonymous

    there’s some more info leaking about the Verizon affiliation.  Looks like Verizon is striking a lot of exclusive deals.

  • Kevinmarchibald

    The performance in the leaked hands-on video on Engadget looks okay, though no web browsing or flash resizing was shown. I’m a bit worried about lag since this device supposedly uses the same TI 4460 as the RAZR, which has a Quadrant benchmark of 2667, below that of the Amaze 4G. But maybe Samsung optimized the TI firmware for the Nexus, including GPU-based UI acceleration and NEON instructions.

  • Pipelinedrew
  • Devious

    I found a nice lil video of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Check this out..

    http://www.gottabemobile.com/2011/10/18/samsung-galaxy-nexus-surfaces-in-lengthy-hands-on-video/

  • Yumadth0

    article should be titled ‘Need a reason to leave Tmobile.”

    • Anonymous

      Why when we will get this? lol its hard to believe the thought that the main android carrier from the get go and the main nexus brand holder wouldn’t get a nexus lol i mean seriously

      • Guest

        Maybe they’re saying why make a phone for a carrier that’s already dead. I’m sure a lot of companies and analyst see T-Mobile as DOA.

      • Guest

        Maybe they’re saying why make a phone for a carrier that’s already dead. I’m sure a lot of companies and analyst see T-Mobile as DOA.

  • Yumadth0

    article should be titled ‘Need a reason to leave Tmobile.”

  • Anonymous

    I like every spec except for the processor why TI? Samsung is soooooo much better overall 

  • Anonymous

    Why can’t t-mobile get their hands on a exynos device??

  • Guest

    I hope that T-Mobile gets this but for some reason I’m not optimistic. 

  • newcam

    iphone is better

  • Guest

    If you go to Samsung.com and search for Nexus Prime then it says “Sign up to get the latest on the Galaxy Nexus from Verizon.”

  • Eirich1c

    When will all you Droid-heads figure out that the specs don’t matter a lick when the OS developers clutter it with $h!t? iPhone 4S looks like a clunker on paper, but runs circles around these hunks of trash.

  • Eirich1c

    When will all you Droid-heads figure out that the specs don’t matter a lick when the OS developers clutter it with $h!t? iPhone 4S looks like a clunker on paper, but runs circles around these hunks of trash.

  • Anonymous

    Galaxy S2 has faster processor speed and higher camera resolution – and I am sure will be getting Ice cream in a future update. Dont see the big deal about this phone to be honest…

  • Anonymous

    Galaxy S2 has faster processor speed and higher camera resolution – and I am sure will be getting Ice cream in a future update. Dont see the big deal about this phone to be honest…