Tag Archive: Prime


Supposed ‘list of files’ for Verizon Nexus Prime leaked, bloatware free

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A list of the installed apps in the ROM for the Verizon Nexus Prime has been leaked, and they are unsurprisingly bloat free! OK. That’s not surpring since it’s a Nexus device, but surprising because it’s Verizon. Some of us (cough) thought would never happen.

(And I’m required by law and/or Phil to point out that we first brought Verizon into the Nexus equation way back in June.)

We have no idea of  [Read More…]

Samsung unveils new 1.5 GHz Exynos processor just in time for Nexus Prime?

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As we count down to a possible demo of Ice Cream Sandwich on October 11th, more clues are beginning to appear about the specs of the fabled Nexus Prime. The latest tidbit comes from Samsung Semiconductor Inc. which just announced their new dual-core 1.5 GHz Exynos 4212 processor.

This latest addition to the Exynos family is built with Samsung’s advanced 32nm High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) low-power process, which promises “30 percent  [Read More…]

How does the delay of the 1.5 GHz OMAP4 affect the Nexus Prime launch?

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For several months now the Android blogosphere has assumed that Texas Instruments’ OMAP4 will be the lead platform for the next version of Android, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich, but we don’t know which specific processor will be inside the Nexus Prime.

Many of us speculated that Google would go with the fastest chip that Texas Instruments had to offer in Q4, which was the dual-core 1.5 GHz OMAP4460. This sounded believable  [Read More…]

I’d roll with rumored Prime name for my Galaxy S II LTE, if I was a Verizon product manager

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The following are certain. Verizon will launch a version of Samsung’s Galaxy S II in Q4. The device will run on Verizon’s 4G LTE network. It will sport the DROID branding.

What remains a mystery at this point is the device’s final name when it hits Verizon stores. I’ve lost track of the all the rumored names, but they contain about every combination possible using the words Droid, Galaxy, Nexus, and  [Read More…]

Poll: Would you want a Nexus Prime with keyboard?

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Nexus/Droid Prime rumors have been popping up left and right for months now. Some may even think they’re getting out of hand. It’s sometimes uncertain how accurate these leaks are, but some good speculation never hurt anybody. And we’ve got a bit more for you today.

A twitter “poet” has been leaking details about the first device with Ice Cream Sandwich in verse form. The twitter handle is @tfleming223, and he’s  [Read More…]

Twitter Poem Hints at Nexus Prime Details, Launch Date

Late last night and early this morning, the Android community was teased with a Twitter poem by one @tfleming223.  The subject matter? The Nexus Prime’s hardware details (LTE, world-roaming) and its alleged launch date.

Read on through the break for the full poem and glean what you will from the cryptic message.  Assuming this guy is right, and he likely is, we can expect a November 3rd debut for the  [Read More…]

Anonymous 4Chan user goes hands on with the Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich

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In a recent series of posts from an anonymous user on 4Chan, quite the detailed encounter with the Nexus Prime (or Samsung Galaxy Nexus as it’s being referred to) has been documented. Not only that, but there was also some seemingly accurate information shared on Ice Cream Sandwich, as well as Samsung’s Galaxy S III (this information will be in a separate post to keep discussion organized).

Because information on 4Chan  [Read More…]

Rumor: Nexus Prime looks like a taller Nexus S, is coming to Verizon first

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New day, new Nexus Prime rumors. Today’s spoonful of he said/she said is brought to you by the guys over at TheDroidGuy. As always, everything I say from this point on is based on rumors and shouldn’t be taken as facts. With that out of the way, let’s dig in.

The lucky chaps over at TheDroidGuy have somehow managed to get their hands on a demo unit of the Nexus Prime.  [Read More…]

Rumor: Nexus Prime to be 8.8 mm thick, have curved screen, metal chassis

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I hope you’re ready for your daily dose of Nexus Prime rumors, ’cause we have a good one for you today. Thanks to a “trusted tipster,” the guys over at GSMArena have managed to get their hands on a few bits of information about the Nexus Prime. As with most rumors that come our way, we ask you to take them for what they are: just rumors and nothing else.

If  [Read More…]

Samsung confirms upcoming Google phone will be named Nexus Prime

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Samsung might have just confirmed the next “Google Phone” will be called Nexus Prime. The company has decided to upload the User Agent Profile file of the device with “Nexus Prime” clearly written on it. A name that was actually first brought to light by our very own Taylor way back in May. The page also officially confirms the GT-I9250 device as being the Nexus Prime, something we didn’t know for  [Read More…]