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Default ***Official Galaxy Nexus Pre-Release speculation thread**

Thread will be unstickied and allowed to sink in a few days.

EarlyMon's Closing Post

Steven's three part closing posts Link | Link | Link

We roll the credits here!

The wait is OVER!! Link to Phandroid Article!!!!

Nifty Gnex TV commercials! Link

Wanna meet fellow Nexicans when you purchase your phone? Check out the "Store meetup thread" Link

THREAD CLOSING @ 12:30 pm est-ish (Please post your thank you-final posts BEFORE then. TIA!

Leak: THURSDAY'S THE DAY! Link to Source's Leak!

Two Internal documents leaking Thursday's date!


12/9: Isis/Google Wallet fight is the reason for the delay! Link to original post| Phandroid Ariticle

12/9: One of our users walks out of the store with a Gnex! Link

12/9: Second member walks out of Radio Shack with phone (pictures) Link

12/9: Pictures of what comes with the Verizon Gnex! Link

12/9: Inside Source says Gnex likely coming 12/15 and explains delay: Link

12/8 PSA Warning folks not to argue as pressures mount in these last days waiting for the phone. Please read it!!! Link

Forum members show gratitude to Steven by gift of Nexus - Link

Please see today's PSA - Link

(End of EarlyMon pinch-hitting for Steven, please see below for 12/7 news that broke earlier)

**Forum/thread rules clarifications** - Link

Note from forum Admin, please read first!
Go into this thread knowing how large it is. Know that it is not all completely on topic. The OP, Steven58, will make a best effort attempt at keeping THIS top post as up to date as possible on current news on the device. You are welcome to post here or create a new thread with information you have. The new thread will be kept on topic. This thread is sort of a lounge-news type thing and off-topic talk is acceptable so long as THIS POST contains all the important information on the thread.

Countdown To OUR GNEX!!!

Best Buy's getting the Gnex in stock now! Link

Further proof of 12/9 RELEASE DATE!!! Link

12/8 delivery into stores Link

For Fun!

New picture 12/5!

Leaked documents showing 12/9 as release date! Link

Two significant CSR web chants may reveal the date! Link

Steven makes epic journey to NYC and gives personal report - Here (12/3)

On 12/2 Steven updated this post for one of the Nexus pictures

12/11 Best Buy Release Date Rumor: Phandroid Link (12/1)

More news from The Source! Link (11/29)

Best Buy advertising page goes live, can add to shopping list - Link (11/27)

FCC Approval 11/15!

Nexus in inventory! Link

11/3/11 I dedicate this thread in thanks to The Source from Verizon, who has contributed more positive information to the internet through this thread than anyone else on the Internet! Thank you!!!!!!

11/5 Training materials sent to Verizon: Link

Hey Guys! We now have live IRC Android Forums chat! The address is and the channel is #Androidforums

I use the icechat client available at IceChat IRC Client :: IRC Client Extra-Ordinaire :: The Chat Cool People Use but anyone will do. There's an easy web way: freenode Web IRC (qwebirc) Type in a name and then #Androidforums for the channel and you're in!

Official Specs:

Tech Specs


4.65" HD(1280 x 720) Super AMOLED
Contour Display (curved glass)
Size (mm)

67.94 X 135.5 X 9.47 (LTE)

150g (LTE)



Storage 32GB
Memory: 1GB RAM

5MP continuous auto focus
1.3MP Front
LED Flash
Zero shutter lag
Video recording in 1080p


Micro USB


BATTERY: 1850mAh
OS: Ice Cream Sandwich (newest Android)
CPU: 1.2 GHZ dual core processor
MICS: 2 Mics

Official info sign up page!

Ice Cream Sammich Overview: Link

Ice Cream Sammich Overview Link I (new core apps!) Overview Link II (new UI and core features!)

Announcement Video!

Download Nexus Prime Audio files!

Download Nexus Prime Wallpaper!


Features the Latest Version of Android and Americas Fastest and
Most Reliable 4G Network

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. Verizon Wireless today announced that the
Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, the world's first smartphone running on
Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich is coming to Verizon
Wireless. The Galaxy Nexus will be available later this year in
Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at Cell Phones
- Smartphones: Cell Phone Service, Accessories - Verizon

Ice Cream Sandwich brings a redesigned user interface with
enhanced multitasking, notifications, full Web browsing
experience and more. Customers will also be able to enjoy the
innovative new features that Ice Cream Sandwich offers, such as
Face Unlock which uses facial recognition to unlock the Galaxy
Nexus. Customers can take advantage of the Verizon Wireless 4G
LTE network to access more than 300,000 apps and games from
Android Market or rent movies and stream them instantly on the
4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display.

Additional features:

* 4G LTE customers can expect fast download speeds of 5 to 12
megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in
4G LTE mobile broadband coverage areas

* Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

* First smartphone to feature a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED
display (1280 x 720)

* 1.2 GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM

* 5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, zero shutter lag
and 1080p full HD video capture

* 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chatting (720p!)

* Near Field Communications (NFC) enabled

* Android Beam allows customers to quickly share Web pages, apps
and YouTube videos with friends by simply tapping compatible
phones together

* Support for Google mobile services Android Market, Gmail,
Google Maps 5.0 with 3D maps, Google Earth, Movie Studio,
YouTube, syncing with Google Calendar and a redesigned Google+

Customers that purchase the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung smartphone
will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan
beginning at $39.99 for monthly access and a smartphone data
package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data. For more
information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a
Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go
to Cell Phones - Smartphones: Cell Phone Service, Accessories -
Verizon Wireless.

Verizon's Signup page!! (10/26)
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