Sprint continues its 4G LTE launch momentum with the launch of its first Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, smartphone with 4G LTE capability, Galaxy Nexus by Samsung.
Galaxy Nexus will be available in Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) and Web Sales (www.sprint.com) beginning on Sunday, April 22, for $199.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line of service or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement. Pre-sale orders begin today at www.sprint.com/nexus. Customers who pre-order Galaxy Nexus will begin receiving their devices as early as Friday, April 20 – two days before the device goes on sale – while supplies last.
Manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), a leading global mobile phone provider and the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the United States¹, Galaxy Nexus pairs the beauty of Samsung hardware with a Pure Google experience. It is built on Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, which brings an entirely new look and feel to Android. Simple layouts with subtle animations and delightful flourishes make everything feel alive. The home screen, web browser, email and everything in between have been rethought and redesigned to make Android simple, beautiful and beyond smart.
Galaxy Nexus is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor producing rich graphics, faster upload and download times and HD multimedia content. Designed with a brilliant 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED contour touchscreen display and 1280×720 resolution, Galaxy Nexus offers a beautiful viewing experience with vivid images.
Galaxy Nexus has a full-featured 5-megapixel camera with automatic focus and 1080p video capture, top-notch, low-light performance and zero shutter lag. Open it right from your lock screen and fire off a photo instantly. Snapping several photos is quicker than the blink of an eye, and single-motion panoramic mode lets you take beautiful panorama pictures with Galaxy Nexus.
Additional key features include:
- Google Play: The one-stop shop for all your favorite entertainment. With more than 500,000 apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of movies, Google Play has something for everyone.
- Google Voice makes people’s lives easier by providing one phone number to use for the rest of your life. Easily manage up to six devices with one Sprint phone number, use intelligent call routing and advanced call controls like call screening, blocking and recording, and online management of SMS, voicemail and call logs at www.google.com/voice.
- Google Wallet: Turn your smartphone into your wallet using NFC to make safe, secure purchases at more than 100,000 participating retailers.
- Android Beam allows the user to quickly share web pages, apps, contacts and YouTube videos with friends by simply tapping two compatible phones together.
- 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi® enabled devices simultaneously.