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    Verizon officially announces the Samsung Verizon Galaxy


    The Galaxy Nexus has been one of the hottest topics on the forum this week since the unveiling by Samsung. All the rumors can now be laid to rest as Verizon has officially announced the Galaxy Nexus is coming to Verizon Wireless later this year. See the press release below and check out the Galaxy Nexus Forum for more discussions on the first Android 4.0 phone to hit the streets!


    Verizon Wireless today announced that the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, the world’s first smartphone running on Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to Verizon Wireless. The Galaxy Nexus will be available later this year in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at Cell Phones - Smartphones: Cell Phone Service, Accessories - Verizon Wireless.

    Ice Cream Sandwich brings a redesigned user interface with enhanced multitasking, notifications, full Web browsing experience and more. Customers will also be able to enjoy the innovative new features that Ice Cream Sandwich offers, such as Face Unlock which uses facial recognition to unlock the Galaxy Nexus. Customers can take advantage of the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network to access more than 300,000 apps and games from Android Market™ or rent movies and stream them instantly on the 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED™ display.

    Additional features:
    · 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


    Customers that purchase the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung smartphone will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 for monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to Cell Phones - Smartphones: Cell Phone Service, Accessories - Verizon Wireless.

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    Excellent!

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    awesome, but i'm still trying to find the official announcement on the vzw site, all i'm finding are other news sites reporting it...
    i really hope they don't backtrack on this

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    I doubt they will.

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    There's been way too much FUD stirred up about this release! I know we're all doubtful about a lot of things these days (rightfully so) ... but how about a little celebration here?

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    Great news indeed. Now let's hear their word on the bootloader.

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    It's Samsung, G. They've already denounced locked bootloaders.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mujibar View Post
    It's Samsung, G. They've already denounced locked bootloaders.

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    Yeah but VZW does have the final word.

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    You really think they'll lock down a Nexus phone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mujibar View Post
    You really think they'll lock down a Nexus phone?

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    I would hope not but VZW makes some stupid calls.

 

 
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