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Verizon confirms it will be selling the Galaxy Nexus

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 22 Oct 2011 19:14

Verizon confirms it will be selling the Galaxy Nexus Although it was abundantly clear the carrier was going to have the device, Verizon has finally made it official.
The Galaxy Nexus, unveiled earlier this week as the new Android 4.0 flagship device will be available "later this year," says the carrier.

For Verizon, the specs of the device are:

4G LTE customers can expect fast download speeds of 5 to 12 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas
Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich
First smartphone to feature a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display (1280 x 720)
1.2 GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM
5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, zero shutter lag and 1080p full HD video capture
1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting
Near Field Communications (NFC) enabled
Android Beam allows customers to quickly share Web pages, apps and YouTube videos with friends by simply tapping compatible phones together
Support for Google mobile services, Android Market, Gmail, Google Maps 5.0 with 3D maps, Google Earth, Movie Studio, YouTube, syncing with Google Calendar and a redesigned Google+ app


For more info on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, please read here: Samsung unveils Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0, SDK available now

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