Samsung was selected as the first manufacturer that carries the last version of Android made by Google in the smartphone. In a press conference in Hong Kong, Wednesday (19/10/2011), Samsung showcased Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the first smartphone model that is using Android 4.0 or known as the Ice Cream Sandwich.
The first model, which is an example Nexus impelemntasi Android 2.2 or Froyo using hardware made by HTC. The second model, the Nexus S, which is an example implementation of the Android 2.3 or Gingerbread made by Samsung.
Form Samsung Galaxy Nexus similar to Nexus S with a curved screen that is more flexible now in hand to follow the curve of the human body.
Although similar to its predecessor, the form factor Samsung Galaxy Nexus slightly thinner (8.94 mm) and slightly heavier (135 grams).
Samsung Galaxy Nexus equip with high hardware specs, such as 1.2 GHz dual core processor and PowerVR graphics chip SGX542MP2, just like the one on the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S, and has a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED screen with HD quality resolution, 1280×720.
Preceding its competitors, Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone is equipped connection LTE (Long Term Evolution) which is a standard fourth-generation cellular networks or 4G in addition to HSPA +.
While the camera is two pieces, each 5 MP camera on the back and 1.3 megapixel camera on the front. Although not the best quality camera on the market today, Samsung claims to have used technology Shuter zero lag so that the resulting picture is the same as when the button is pressed retrieval. Standard features are embedded NFC (Near Field Communication) that have been introduced since Google released the Android 2.3. Previously, Google said it would maximize the functions of Android 4.0 for the NFC in mobile payment transaction services, exchanging antarsmartphone contacts, play games, and other functions.
However, there are no leaks what price will be priced the Samsung for this new smartphone.