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Galaxy Nexus Officially Announced By Samsung And Google

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus spec looks absolutely awesome. It’s going to run the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM and only 8.94mm thick. There’s a gorgeous 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display (1280×720) with HSPA+ or 4G LTE connectivity, there’s also a 5MP camera with full HD video recording support, a 1.3MP front facing camera, dual band, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, full HD Playback support, 16 or 32GB internal memory, NFC and 1750mAh battery.

The Nexus will be available worldwide in November 2012. In the UK Phones4U have announced today that they will be first UK independent retailer to carry the Galaxy Nexus.

Quote From Phones4U

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Scott Hooton, Trading Director at Phones 4u said: “The GALAXY Nexus combines the full Google experience with Samsung’s superior smartphone performance, and tops it off with the latest and most innovative Android platform yet.  After Android was voted the UK’s most preferred operating system in a Phones 4u poll this year, we know our customers have been just as excited about the launch of the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone as we have.  We’re confident the GALAXY Nexus will more than live up to expectations and are pleased to be the first UK independent mobile retailer to put the GALAXY Nexus into Android fans’ hands.”

Pricing and Availability

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The much-anticipated GALAXY Nexus will be available from Phones 4u stores and online FREE from £46 a month, or for £29.95 on a £41 a month tariff, on a choice of networks when it becomes available in the UK.  Launch date for the Galaxy Nexus will be confirmed nearer the time.

Features of Ice Cream Sandwich include:
·         Face Unlock, which uses facial recognition to unlock your phone
·         Android Beam – using NFC technology to quickly share web pages, apps, and YouTube™ videos
·         People app – browse friends and family’s photos in high-resolution and keep up with their latest status updates from Google+™
 
Other features of the GALAXY Nexus include:
·         1.2GHz dual core processor
·         Built-in HSPA+
·         5 MP Camera with LED Flash – with effects & editor, real time video enhancement, Face tracking, Funny faces, Virtual facelifts
·         Video Calling
·         1080p Full HD Video recording and playback
·         Bluetooth® technology v 3.0
·         1GB(RAM) + 16GB Internal memory(ROM)
·         Up to 14.5hrs Talk Time
·         Google Mobile Services including Android Market, Gmail™, Google Maps™ 5.8, Google Earth™, Movie Studio, YouTube and redesigned Google+ app
 

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said.
Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London.
Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art.
Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK.
She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

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