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

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Steven58, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. HanSolo

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    Uh oh.

    Samsung / Google Nexus Prime will only have a WVGA 800x480 display | Ausdroid

    If this is true, I'll probably go with the Vigor.

    Edit: Over on Androidcentral they're saying that P3Droid (who had access to Prime firmware until Samsung told him to shut up about it) is claiming that the GT-i9250 isn't the Prime. So this WVGA screened phone is probably the SGSII Plus or something. Hopefully.

    But if that's true, that means that Prime hasn't just gotten wifi certification, this WVGA phone did. Argh! I should stay away from Google.
     

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    Hell the OG Droid is 2 years old and packs 480 x 854! What are they THINKING???

    It had better be a STUNNING piece of hardware if I'm gonna sport a phone with lower resolution than my Droid!

    EDIT to bluefire's edit: I certainly hope they got the model numbers backward on this one. The numbers are very similar. The Prime wouldn't be very much of a Prime with a WVGA display. Unless they can't pack enough battery into it, it needs to be at least SuperAMOLED+, if not HD.
     
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    I don't know how to take this press release from Samsung saying they will be debuting a LTE 4.5" Galaxy S2 @ IFA this week. Salt in my still open wound from no VZW GS2:mad: or a tease of what the Nexus Prime will be:rolleyes:

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    It has an 1850 mAh battery... might actually be useable for more than 15 minutes.
     
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    Thanks, Trent! You both made and wrecked my day at the same time! :p

    Nice to know that the Prime likely WON'T be WVGA. Sucks that we know even less about it now.

    Let the speculation continue... :rolleyes:
     
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    The suspense is driving me crazy. We need some concrete info lol.
     
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    Well, we gotta give credit where credit is due: Tesusenoh posted the link in the Stratosphere forum, so I decided it was good enough news to repeat it here. Come on, Prime!
     
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    What's wrong with PenTile? Would Samsung build a fantastically specced phone and put a crappy display on it?
     
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    Me too, although the 1.5GHz may very well be Tegra2 (meaning not faster than existing 1.2GHz Exynos). I'd assumed that qHD would be a requirement for me, but really I'd be happy w/the Charge's WVGA SAMOLED+ for the next 2yrs.
     
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    Me too. IMHO SAMOLED+ really outshines qHD, except maybe in the direct sunlight department, but it's not by much. And the crispness, color, and vibrancy more than make up for it.

    I don't like the Tegra2, but the equivalent of 1.2GHz Exynos is still faster than 1GHz OMAP 4430, right?

    And with the battery capacity that large, I doubt it'll be much of a problem.

    Come on, Verizon! The ball is surely in your court, you Moto-loving locked-bootloader-adoring morons! :mad:
     
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    I think so, but not sure. These are benchmark results that people seem to refer to, but it looks inconsistent to me. SGS2 with only 1GHz Exynos?

    FWIW, both OMAP4 and Exynos are A9-based while Tegra2 is A8-based, so the first two should perform roughly 25% better per clock in CPU stressing situations. Tegra2 has very good graphics speed though.

    Oops wrong, Tegra2 is A9-based. Maybe I was thinking of Snapdragon's Scorpion cores, which are similar to ARM A8.
     
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    I sooo want the Prime to be on Verizon. If it is I just might skip the Vigor.
     
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    Ack, you're right. Good points, thx for the correction jinwons.
     
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    Just to clarify, this LTE SGSII to be announced at IFA Berlin is Celox (code name) that leaked before. Nexus Prime will be different phone with Super AMOLED HD display, ICS. I think that WVGA report is some sort of error. I'm 99% certain it's HD display.
     
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    The Photon's pentile screen looks awesome! Way better than the Atrix, Droid X2 or Droid 3, I hope if it is pentile, it will be like the Photon.
     
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    Take it for what it is... I don't think P3 would continue to mention what he has if it wasn't coming to vzw. Either he is trustworthy or he isn't. You decide.

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    @JulioTheStar that is a flat out lie

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    And last I heard the NewPrincess will not make October launch, thinking Turkey to Jingle bells.
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    So there you have it tell all the blogs to.write it, as I already takes about the c&d on Saturday.
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    B ythe way the, the reported model numbers out the NeverPhone is wrong according to what I've seen
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    SAMOLED is the tech behind how a display works and qHD is a resolution. It is possible to have a screen be both Super AMOLED and qHD. I do agree with you oh how SAMOLED looks. AMOLED in general is gorgeous. Feel in love with it on my HTC Incredible. Wish the screen never broke because they replaced my whole phone and now I have Super LED. :-(
     
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    Just getting in the Nexus Prime info line... Hoping it comes to Verizon, and still hoping it has the "amazing" camera mentioned in the first rumors a few months ago. Back then, the rumor was lower megapixel rating (5 was mentioned), but a phenomenal sensor and excellent low-light performance. I personally think it'd be great if they stuck to 5MP with unbeaten picture quality. Then again, I'm still waiting for a phone with a real flash, instead of this LED crap.

    I've seen some people saying it won't be LTE, and I personally think they're out of their minds.
     
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    I was going to upgrade to the Epic Touch 4G ASAP and now may wait for this instead...

    ...My question, being that it is a google phone will it have the same issues with facebook contact photos as the Nexus S has?
     
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    Interesting. It doesn't mention anything about it being a Nexus phone, but instead a Droid.

    Interesting, indeed.
     
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