The Good The Samsung Galaxy Nexus marries the power of the Ice Cream Sandwich with a stock Andorid OS. The phone's beautiful screen and performance are top-notch, and unlike its Verizon counterpart, the Google Wallet payment app is onboard.
The Bad The Galaxy Nexus lacks a slot for expandable memory, the 5-megapixel camera isn't Samsung's best, and battery life could be longer. We’re also still waiting for phone’s connection to Sprint’s LTE network.
The Bottom Line Though Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus retains the cache of being an official showpiece for Ice Cream Sandwich, it's no longer the only kid on the block. The fact that Sprint’s LTE network is not operational yet doesn’t help the phone, either.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Sprint)
We recently reviewed the the Samsung Galaxy Nexus model available on Verizon. Due to the phones' similar build and components, applicable portions of that review will also be used in this Sprint-specific evaluation.
Until now, Verizon Wireless was the sole U.S. carrier to receive the coveted Samsung Galaxy Nexus. As the first Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) phone, the Galaxy Nexus quickly won fans for its stock Android OS and the power it packed under the hood. Indeed, ever since the unlocked version went on sale late last year, I've had a soft spot for this device.
So now almost four months after its
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