Samsung Galaxy Nexus details: A secret no more

Ruining its own surprise, Samsung reveals the Galaxy Nexus' official specs shortly before the event begins.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Samsung's secrecy surrounding the Galaxy Nexus has now completely unraveled, just a half hour before the company's official launch event with Google. All the details of the Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich are here.

The spec sheets Samsung passed out to the pres spells it out:

  • 4.65-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED HD screen
  • 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash
  • 1.3-megpaixel front-facing camera
  • 1080p HD video capture and playback
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 16GB or 32GB internal memory versions
  • 1750mAh battery
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • NFC support
  • Barometer
  • 8.94mm thick
  • 135g (weight)
  • Pentaband HSPA+ in some markets
  • LTE available by region

Stick with CNET and we'll give you all the details of Ice Cream Sandwich and more as the event begins (watch on YouTube here).

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Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.


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