Galaxy Nexus, the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the world is now available for purchase in the United States on the airwaves of Verizon Wireless.
Following a long series of rumors regarding the availability of this device, Verizon has decided to formally put it up for sale on its network.
The Galaxy Nexus
comes from Samsung and sports a price tag of $299 with the signing of a two-year contract agreement. If purchased contract free, the device goes for $649.99.
The new mobile phone is already available for purchase via the wireless carrier’s website
, and can be found via various retailers, which have it at lower price tags.
, for example, has the smartphone priced at $199.99 on contract, while LetsTalk
is said to have it at only $155 on contract.
Those who will choose to purchase this device
will benefit from access to Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network, while also enjoying a wide range of other appealing features.
It is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core application processor, complemented by 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, with support for HD video recording, with a front camera for video calling.
Galaxy Nexus spots a 4.65" HD Super AMOLED™ screen, while offering great Internet browsing capabilities, and an enhanced experience when it comes to viewing photos or videos while on the go.
“In a world where people want more from their smartphone, the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung answers the call,” Verizon notes.
“Galaxy Nexus is the first handset to offer the Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich platform, giving you more flexibility to express yourself than ever before. Featuring the first HD Super AMOLED™ screen, Galaxy Nexus delivers extreme color and clarity.
“4G LTE network capabilities exhibit astounding speed, and with a 1.2 Gigahertz dual–core processor, Galaxy Nexus is optimized for faster multitasking. Packed with so many exciting extras, Galaxy Nexus
is beyond smart and simply beautiful to behold.”