Galaxy Nexus is the second Nexus device co-developed by Samsung and Google. The two companies have previously teamed-up for the Nexus S. Samsung Galaxy Nexus was officially announced in October 2011 and it was the first smartphone in the world to come pre-loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and it can be upgraded to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus features a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display with HD (720 x 1280) resolution and a pixel density of 316 ppi. The terminal measures 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm and has a weight of 135 grams.
The stock Android-powered handset is underpinned by a TI OMAP 4460 chipset with Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU and PowerVR SGX540. It has 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus has a 5 MP rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED flash, and Full HD video recording, and a 1.3 MP secondary shooter. In terms of connectivity it arrives with HSPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, and microUSB 2.0.
The device is kept alive by a Li-Ion 1,750 mAh battery. According to the manufacturer, the cell is big enough to provide up to 8 hours and 20 minutes of 3G talk time.