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...
Pros: Stunning HD screen; Android 4.0; Task Manager;
Excerpt: The Galaxy Nexus is the first smartphone to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which is Google's attempt to unify the smartphone and tablet operating systems; instead of having separate versions, as happened with Android 2.3 Gingerbread for smartphones and 3.0 Honeycomb for tablets, Ice Cream...
Summary: The Samsung Galaxy Nexus isn’t just another Android phone, this is the standard by which all Ice Cream Sandwich phones will be judged. An example to every Android manufacturer out there, and every Android fan, this is the basic foundation of what you should expect in an Android smartphone.
Conclusion: If you're looking for a pure Android experience, then you've probably already decided to opt for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It's a competitive device from a hardware point of view, with a distinct advantage of being Google's baby when it comes to software updates.
Pros: Sharp display is wonderful at full brightness, Android 4, you'll be first in the queue for software updates, NFC, lightweight, video looks sensational
Cons: As display dims it becomes grubby, auto brightness too aggressive, no microSD card slot, early adopters will have to wait for app developers to catch up
Pros: Super responsive touch-screen and keyboard, Ice Cream Sandwich is fast, powerful and intuitive, excellent social and email features, best iteration of Gmail available, full-featured camera with instant shutter and time lapse mode
Cons: Camera is average in low light, Ice Cream Sandwich still has a few bugs causing force closes, lack of support for many video formats
Excerpt: Android is becoming an unstoppable force in the mobile industry. A wide range of manufacturers, each have their own spin on the OS, have cranked out device after device. Google, however, has released the unbranded, vanilla version for a select few handsets which go under the brand ‘Nexus’.
Summary: I den tid jeg har haft æren af at teste Galaxy Nexus, må jeg indrømme, at jeg har været glad for telefonen. Byggekvaliteten er super lækker, og telefonen føles slet ikke plastik-agtig. Softwaren kører bare derud af, mens kameraet dog er middelmådigt.