Dec 19, 2011

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review, Features, Specs And Price Detail

Talking of android phones a lot of them have released this year each one having its own unique features. You would surely have innumerable options to choose from. This often leads to a lot of confusion too. But for the first time to avoid any confusion and to provide you with the best of choices we bring to you the world’s first phone to be using android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

It is the first phone to be running on this software. It has a huge screen for sure but it has a very high resolution too. It definitely looks big too. It has dimensions 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9mm and is slightly bigger than the usual phones but has great features. Its weight is 135 grams but to compensate the front looks fabulous.

It’s completely jet black in color with just no buttons at all. In addition to that it also has a front facing camera and a brightness sensor. Another nice feature is a small cheeky light that exists just below the screen but you wouldn’t even notice it unless you receive an email and it starts to vibrate.

The standby button is situated to the right and the volume control to the left of the handset. It is a really fabulous curve shaped handset. This Phone can be your’s for £519.95 GBP  or you can buy it on a pay monthly contract for around £36.00 GBP per month. Check out the best features which we have listed of this lovely phone. Share your thoughts about this amazing phone in our comment section below.


1. Widgets galore

Interact with your favorite apps right from your home screen with new types of widgets. Resize and arrange them to suit yourself.

2. Multi-task away

Quickly switch between apps with a dedicated recent apps button. Dismiss those that you don’t care about with a swipe of your finger.

3. Keep me notified

Swipe down to see your latest notifications, now with rich graphics and controls. Swipe your finger to dismiss those that you don’t need.

4. Check data usage

To help avoid data overage charges, you can instantly see your data usage for any period of time or any app and get notified before reaching your limit. You can even restrict background data for individual apps.

5. Browse the Web at your fingertips

View multiple open pages, swipe to get rid of those that you’ve finished with, and enter incognito mode for private browsing. Sync your Google Chrome bookmarks so your favourite sites are always handy. Share pages with friends instantly. And save any web page for offline reading.

6. Rapid-fire typing

Dozens of improvements to auto-correction and touch recognition make the keyboard feel natural. A new inline spell checker lets you quickly edit misspelt words. It’s never been easier to type long emails or messages on your phone.

7. Type with your voice

Galaxy Nexus listens. Simply touch the microphone on the keyboard and start talking to write emails, SMS or any other text – more than 20 languages supported. Text appears in real time, so there’s no waiting for server processing.

8. Gmail to go

Gmail makes email fast, fun and approachable. Swipe between conversations to catch up quickly, and search for emails even without a data connection. Get instant access to rich Gmail features no matter where you are.

9. Conquer Your Calendar

Add events quickly, sync with Google Calendar or Microsoft Exchange and even pinch to adjust your calendar display. It’s time to stay on schedule and on top of your game.

10. Snap a screenshot

To capture anything that you see on your screen, just hold down the power and volume down buttons together. A screenshot appears immediately in Gallery, ready to share.

11. Your best business partner

Ice Cream Sandwich is business ready, making it easy to take your Galaxy Nexus to work. With support for Microsoft Exchange, device management, VPNs, encryption and loads of productivity improvements, Galaxy Nexus is ready to work hard.

12. Accessibility

Use a simple gesture to activate eyes-free touch exploration. Enlarge the system-wide font, change the browser’s zoom behaviour, or make other adjustments to suit your needs.

13. Zero Shutter Lag Camera

Galaxy Nexus has a full-featured camera with automatic focus, 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.

14. Single-Motion Panoramic Mode

Take beautiful panorama pictures with Galaxy Nexus. Just point and touch the shutter and pan your phone from one side to another. Android immediately stitches together an expansive panorama photo, ready to share.

15. HD Video Camera

Shoot video in full 1080p and snap still shots while you’re at it. Continuous focus, real-time zoom and time-lapse mode give you the power to shoot stunning videos. When your footage is ready, create your own movie with Movie Studio and upload it to YouTube.

16. Instant Upload

Your photos upload themselves with Instant Upload, which makes it much easier to share them with family and friends. If you’ve signed up for Google+, you can enable Instant Upload and share photos with anyone you choose.

17. People everywhere

The new People app lets you browse friends, family and colleagues, see their high-res photos, and check status updates from Google+ and other social networks. Add them to a Google+ circle right from the app. Or touch a friend’s photo in an email or text message to see their contact info quickly.

18. Quick response

Can’t take a call? Now you can fire off a quick response rather than just ignoring the call: a canned text message reply is just a touch away. You can even create your own quick responses.

19. Hangouts

With Hangouts, the unplanned meet-up comes to the web — and the phone. Let friends know that you’re hanging out and see who drops by. Video chat with a group of up to ten friends using your 1.3-MP front-facing camera, all on the go.

20. Instant photo editing

A full-featured photo editor lets you add filters and effects, adjust colour, straighten, reduce red eye, crop, rotate, flip, and even doodle on your favourite photos—right after you take them. Your edits are saved as a copy, so you can always get to the original. And one-touch sharing lets you share your masterpiece.

21. Live effects

When you shoot videos, you can choose from a number of silly faces and other fun effects. Galaxy Nexus is smart enough to recognise individual facial features — give your friends big eyes, squeeze heads, make noses bigger. Or change the scenery with background replacement.

22. Google+ Messenger

Texting is great, but not when six different people need to decide on a film. Messenger turns all those different conversations into a single group chat, so everyone gets on the same page long before thumbs get sore. And now you can send photos to your circles anytime at lightning speed.

23. Google Talk with voice and video chat

Video or voice chat lets you communicate live with anyone right from your Galaxy Nexus, whether they’re on an Android tablet or phone, or using Gmail and Google Talk on a computer. Have a little fun while you’re at it, with silly faces and background video effects.

24. Google+, plus some

Connecting with others is fast, fun and beautiful with the new Google+ app. Check status updates, manage your circles and quickly share updates and photos. Add the new Google+ widgets to your home screen to stay on top of status updates.

25. Beyond Smart

If you ever lose your phone or switch phones, just sign in with your Google account to retrieve all your stuff.

26. Android Beam

Share contacts, web pages, YouTube videos, directions and apps — just by touching two NFC-enabled Android phones back to back. Tap to beam what’s on your phone to your friend.

27. Face Unlock

Galaxy Nexus introduces a new, fun way to unlock your phone — with a smile. State-of-the-art facial recognition technology lets you switch on your phone and look at it to get past the lock screen — no passwords to remember, nothing to type or swipe.

28. Apps & Games

Play games, keep up with friends and stay connected – all from the palm of your hand. With more than 300,000 apps to choose from, you can find the right app when you need it, wherever you are. You can also browse Android Market on your computer to send apps wirelessly to your Galaxy Nexus.

29. Find your way around with Maps

Whether you’re driving across the country or walking city streets, Google Maps can help you get around and find places to go. Explore the world around you, search for and rate nearby businesses, check in to share your location, dive into Street View, or see live traffic information.

30. Pass the popcorn

Rent your favorite film from Android Market, starting at £2.49. Films are available instantly in full HD—no waiting for downloads and syncing or worrying about storage space. You can watch them on any Android device or on the web—or offline.

31. Be a bookworm

With over two million free digital books and hundred of thousands of titles ready for purchase, finding what you want to read on Android Market is easy. Your library is stored online, so you can read all of your favourite books on just about any device, Galaxy Nexus included. Whenever and wherever you reopen a book you’ll pick up right where you left off.

32. YouTube

YouTube has also been updated to make use of the HD display on Galaxy Nexus. View your favourite YouTube content in vibrant, sharp high-definition.


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