Last year, Google’s Nexus 5 more than earned its reputation as the best value smartphone on the market. With the Nexus 5, Google proved that it was possible to design and manufacture a high-end smartphone that would sell at a fraction of the cost of similar handsets like Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy S4. Now comes the Nexus 6, and it is not necessarily the upgrade everyone was expecting. While the Nexus 6 boasts some remarkable features, it definitely breaks ranks with the earlier model’s price point, landing it firmly in the arena of premium priced handsets.
Bell Canada is ready to release the Galaxy Nexus smartphone on December 8, 2011. The Galaxy Nexus from Google is the first superphone with the Android 4.0 operating system. It also features a powerful 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a vivid HD Super AMOLED screen and Contour Display. The Galaxy Nexus is priced at $159.95 with a new three year contract. You can also buy this new Android smartphone for $649.95 without contract. [Bell]
Here is a leaked video of the Google Galaxy Nexus with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS. The video reveals that the smartphone comes equipped with a full touchscreen interface. The Google Galaxy Nexus has no hardware buttons. Watch the video after the jump to get more details. More
The Google Nexus Prime is known as the first smartphone to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Korean website ET News is reporting that Google plans to launch the new Nexus in October 2011, with local carriers (including SK Telecom) apparently wanting to offer it to their customers. The Google Nexus Prime features a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED HD display (1280 x 720 pixels) with the Pentile technology and a dual-core 1.5GHz processor. [Unwiredview]
Koodo Mobile has decided to drop the price of the Google Nexus S. This network carrier sells the Nexus S for only $350. For your info, the original price was $425. The Nexus S comes jam packed with the Google Android 2.3 OS, a 1GHz processor, and a 4-inch touchscreen display. This phone is only available when purchased on the Koodo Tab, or as an upgrade for existing Koodo customers. It is not available for outright purchase or as a gift order. [Product Page]
Google has confirmed that the Nexus S Android smartphone will be available on the AT&T network on July 24th, 2011. The Android 2.3 smartphone features a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, a 1GHz processor for showing 3D graphics, front- and rear-facing cameras and support for NFC. Additionally, the Nexus S also features the latest Google mobile apps, including Google Earth, Google Maps with Navigation, Google Talk with video chat, Google Voice and Voice Actions, as well as access to more than 250,000 apps to choose from within the Android Market. [Google Mobile]