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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Samsung Nexus: Today's in mint condition top Smart Phone?

Remember yesteryear as soon as I proclaimed the just-announced Motorola Droid RAZR to top constantly smart phone, come again? The iPhone 4S ought to take part in been? ("iPhone, iSchmone: Is Moto's Droid RAZR top Phone?")

Well, disregard with the aim of. The Motorola Droid RAZR was so October 18th, 2011.

Survive night featuring in sound the horn Kong (Hong Kong?), Samsung unveiled the earliest smart phone to run the Google machine 4.0 operating procedure, aka Ice Cream Sandwich, maintaining the dentist-defying machine monikers.

This Galaxy Nexus has specs like to yesterday's old news Droid RAZR with single large difference: The Nexus sports a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED screen with a declaration of 1280 x 720 pixels, in relation to a third denser than its competitors and a long time ago again upping the smart phone screen size/resolution ante.

Otherwise, Samsung behold the Nexus specs highlights:

* 1.2 GHz dual middle mainframe (same having the status of Droid RAZR)
* 4G LTE connectivity (same having the status of Droid RAZR) or else 4G HSPA+, depending on carrier
* 5 MP digital camera (Droid RAZR: 8 MP camera)
* 1080p capture on tape recorder (same having the status of Droid RAZR)
* 16 GB/32 GB remembrance (not bound to be if the back up 16 GB is an integrated pre-installed 16 GB micro SD tag or else a back up replica with 32 GB of built-in memory)
* 8.94mm slight (Droid RAZR 7.1mm)
* 135 grams (Droid RAZR 127 grams)

But it's not these specs with the aim of arguably pushes the Nexus a smidge elapsed the Droid RAZR. It's machine 4.0

What's featuring in the Sandwich?

Machine 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, having the status of implemented on the Nexus, includes four in mint condition skin texture:

Software navigation buttons, a earliest on behalf of machine smartphones. According to the press liberate, "the lock screen, residence screen, phone app, and everything featuring in involving has been rethought and redesigned…"

Machine Beam, which uses in front of sphere Communications (NFC) expertise with the aim of is invented to corner your Samsung phone into a debit/credit tag, allows you to share netting pages, apps and YouTube videos with contacts by simply patter your phones calm.

Realize Unlock, which uses facial recognition to unlock your phone.

Introduce somebody to an area app, which lets you browse contacts, category, and coworkers, get their photos featuring in high-resolution, and check their hottest status updates from Google+ and other social networking sites.

Since I was not featuring in Hong Kong, I'm not quite bound to be how several of these mechanism or else if they are an advance completed machine 2.3.5 (if you're keeping do by the side of residence, machine 3.0 is the tablet-based Honeycomb operating system). Nexus is due to arrive on these shores featuring in November, so I conjecture I'll unearth unfashionable in that case.

But by the side of the rate by the side of which the machine army is announcing in mint condition 4G phones with 4.X-inch Samsung screens, Apple is free to take part in a set of catching up to organize if and as soon as the iPhone 5 constantly in point of fact comes unfashionable, even with an constantly sassier Siri.