Summary: I was utterly convinced that this device would be my next. Ice Cream Sandwich is easily the greatest incarnation of Android yet and it will be exciting to see where Google take it next. It feels like Google has looked at every aspect of Gingerbread and Honeycomb, picked the better option and revamped it. I was worried that Ice Cream Sandwich would be a simple middle ground combining the mobile phone operating system with the tablet operating system.
Excerpt: The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was the world's first phone to run Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich and now just under a year later it's the first phone to run Android 4.1: Jelly Bean . It's an upgrade that keeps it as relevant as ever and we've updated our review to reflect the changes.
Conclusion: A majority of you might not have had the chance to check out Android Ice Cream Sandwich yet, but you should definitely check to see if the new OS can be installed on your smartphone. Upon turning the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on, we’re greeted with the lock screen, a screen that all you Android users should be familiar with by now. To unlock, a simple gesture of sliding the padlock outside of the circle will unlock the device.
Excerpt: In the mobile market, Nexus is synonymous with pure. It is the unadulterated version of Android exactly as Google intended it to be. Compared to other versions of the open source software, it is free from carrier baggage and manufacturer add-ons, allowing it to deliver a fast and seamless user experience. Size is a defining factor of the Galaxy Nexus. It stands 135mm tall, just under 68mm wide and 8.9mm thick.
Pros: Stunning HD screen; Android 4.0; Task Manager;
Samsung Galaxy Nexus Aussie Review: Cutting Through The Hype
14 December 2011
Excerpt: This is the phone that Android users (including myself) have been smugly namedropping into conversations. Even iPhone fanboys have been holding their breath for this one. We were drip-fed conflicting specs leaks , images , teaser videos and speculation for months, so it’s no wonder that we all started believing that the newest flagship Google phone was gonna be a gamechanger before it even became official.