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Though at first the 4.65″ HD Super AMOLED display prominently featured in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Nexus at first had us beaming with joy, there is now reason to throw up a tiny yellow caution flag. Rather than using the full RGB display found in the Super AMOLED Plus devices (where each pixel has its own red, blue, and green pixels), the Galaxy Nexus will use the same RGBG PenTile display  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus available Nov. 13 for $399; preorders start Oct. 23

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Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus — its 7-inch Honeycomb tablet — will be available Nov. 13 for $ 399. It’ll be available at Best Buy, Amazon, Tiger Direct, Fry’s and other retailers. Preorders start Oct. 23.

In addition to having Android 3.2 Honeycomb, The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus has a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 3MP rear camera and 2MP front camera  [Read More…]

SIM-free UK Galaxy Nexus coming early Nov. for £515, says retailer

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British online retailer Clove is the first to offer up SIM-free UK pricing for the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which was unveiled yesterday in Hong Kong. On its official blog, Clove says that it’s “confirmed” the price at £514.80 inc. VAT (~$ 825), with a initial stock of the Ice Cream Sandwich-powered treats apparently arriving “at the beginning of November.”

That’s a lot of money, but typical of the cost of high-end  [Read More…]

LTE Galaxy Nexus puts on a some weight after ditching HSPA+

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Lost among the flurry of Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich news last night, Samsung shared an interesting fact on the size of the Galaxy Nexus and how it relates to the radios inside. Apparently, the LTE version of the device will be a tad thicker than the HSPA+ version.

The representative that spilled the beans wouldn’t say exactly how much bigger the LTE Nexus would be. He said it wouldn’t be  [Read More…]

Breaksclusive update: Still no official U.S. carrier for the Galaxy Nexus

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Update: And the same person who initially said what we already all knew has now retracted that statement, saying what we all know is not officially known yet.

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Original: We’ve suspected it for a while, we’ve even got a poll up asking what you think about the possibility. Now it seems we finally have confirmation that the shiny new Ice Cream Sandwich-powered Galaxy  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus available for pre-order on Amazon

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Just can’t get away from the Samsung news today. Pre-orders for Samsung’s 7-inch Galaxy Tab Plus went live in Europe just a bit over a week ago, and now Amazon has the US version available for pre-order. Still no mention of the exact release date, however.

I have my doubts that the Galaxy Tab 7 Plus is going to be unseating the Kindle Fire on Amazon’s sales charts, but it unquestionably  [Read More…]

Galaxy Nexus sign up page now live on Samsung’s site, includes seven US carriers

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Want to be the first of your friends to get the latest on the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung? Keep reading our blog and we will do our best to take care of you, but you might also want to head over to Samsung.com and sign up to be notified when official news updates are available. We still don’t know which carriers the device will come to, but Samsung allows you to  [Read More…]

Camera rig shots reveal Galaxy Nexus with Verizon 4G LTE

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If you’ve watched last night’s Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich unveiling, you’ll recall the sequence where the phone was hooked up to a camera rig and used to capture some impressive-looking time-lapse videos. Now, some behind-the-scenes photos of the rig, uploaded by Google’s Romain Guy, have given us our best indication yet that Big Red will indeed be getting an LTE version of the upcoming Nexus. Yep, that’s Verizon’s  [Read More…]

Samsung says Galaxy Nexus has been patent proofed against Apple

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If you thought the Galaxy Nexus would be the latest device to get caught up in the Apple vs Samsung lawsuits currently taking place around the globe, think again.

Samsung’s mobile president, Shin Jong-kyun, told South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency that the Galaxy Nexus was designed with the company’s current legal problems in mind. He said he’s not totally sure the Galaxy Nexus “will be 100 percent free” of legal troubles,  [Read More…]

Galaxy Nexus – the first Ice Cream Sandwich phone coming to Verizon

This is the Galaxy Nexus. Officially, confirmed, and no more rumors. This is it. Announced at the delayed Ice Cream Sandwich announcement between Google and Samsung, the long-awaited device is finally official. And, boy, it looks like it just may be worth the wait.

The Galaxy Nexus is Google’s attempt to set a benchmark for what an Android phone should be. Built in collaboration  [Read More…]