6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

First Look: Samsung Galaxy Nexus

About Video Transcript

First Look: Samsung Galaxy Nexus

1:22 /

CNET Asia gets a First Look at Samsung's newest Android phone, the Galaxy Nexus. The big-screen, feature-packed phone runs on Google's new Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

-Samsung has just announced the Galaxy Nexus smartphone together with Google in Hong Kong. This new Android smartphone is the first to feature the latest Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Its hardware features include a dual core 1.2 gigahertz processor, 1 gigabyte RAM, and near field communications technology. Another highlight is the huge 4.65-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The new Android 4.0 OS brought many new features. Here, you see a unified menu screen that puts all your apps and widgets in the same place. The camera app is now capable of panoramic images. Just use the guide and the phone will stitch the shots for you. Here's a demo of the camera's speed. This is a big improvement over previous Nexus phones and I'm sure you don't miss shots because of shutter lag. Buttons are all software based in the Ice Cream Sandwich, so they are very few physical keys on the Galaxy Nexus. Just power and volume controls. On the back is a 5-megapixel camera and a textured back cover made from a material Samsung calls Hyper Skin. We still don't know how much the Galaxy Nexus will cost, but we do know it will be available before the end of the year.

New releases

XCAR Awards 2014: Person of the year
1:41 December 20, 2014
Some incredibly people crossed paths with XCAR in 2014. We look back to see who impressed us most.
Play video
2014 BMW i8 (CNET On Cars, Episode 56)
19:02 December 19, 2014
BMW's i8 is definitely a taste of the future -- but whose? We'll shed some light on MPGe, the benchmark for tomorrow's cars. And we...
Play video
Need a new size? Just tap the mirror
1:55 December 19, 2014
In a place where fashion comes first, tech is coming in at a close second. In major department stores and small boutiques, the dressing...
Play video
Did life forms exist on Mars? Curiosity makes a big find, Ep. 187
4:46 December 19, 2014
It's the last Crave show of 2014. This week, Curiosity makes a huge discovery, the US Navy has a shark drone and American satellites...
Play video
Obama: Sony wrong to pull movie over hackers' threats
2:56 December 19, 2014
President Obama addresses the Sony cyberattack and vows to respond to North Korea. Also, T-Mobile settles cramming lawsuit, and Facebook...
Play video
A cheap activity tracker you will actually want to wear
2:11 December 19, 2014
CNET's Dan Graziano gives you a look at one of the most affordable fitness trackers on the market.
Play video
Embarrassing moments in tech (2014)
2:53 December 19, 2014
The high profile tech of 2014 that aimed for the stars and landed in the gutter.
Play video
Solid tablet design hindered by so-so performance
2:48 December 19, 2014
The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 has an excellent ergonomic build, but its performance lacks the same finesse.
Play video