An Overview of Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review

Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the most awaited smartphone of the year, it comes with Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Of course, to find out if it has surpassed other smartphones, here you can read the full review.

Galaxy Nexus




The description of Samsung Galaxy Fit includes:

  • TI 1.2GHz dual-core processor
  • Android 4.0.1 operating system
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage
  • 5mm length; 67.9mm width as well as 8.9mm thickness
  • A display of 65-inch together with 720 x 1280 pixels display resolution
  • It weighs 135g
  • Price of £515


  • The design of Galaxy Nexus is very simple and classic.
  • The volume rocker button’s on the left.
  • The power button is on the right.
  • There are a headphone jack and microUSB port at the bottom.
  • The phone is sleek and slim.
  • It was promised to be curved in design, which turns out to be no more than 1mm.
  • The phone is very easy and comfortable to use.
  • Measuring 5 x 67.9 it sure does feel huge in the pocket.
  • Virtual touch sensitive buttons for Home, Back and Search functions are present at the bottom of the screen. You can also use for new task switching function.




  • With of 4.65-inches of the display screen and 720 x 1280 pixels display resolution Galaxy Nexus has an outstanding screen.
  • The pixel density of 316ppi is still very comfortable for the eyes.
  • Video, gaming and web browsing experience is excellent.
  • There is absolutely no strain on the eyes.


  • The 5MP camera does not give exceptional shots.
  • You can record video 1080p, which is not that great either.
  • There are just a few lags t using the Galaxy Nexus camera.

Memory & Battery

  • Out of 16GB only 13GB of memory is available for the user which is considered to be more than enough for android users. Maybe that is the reason for not including a microSD card slot, which is a huge disappointment.
  • Lack of SD card slot is one of the huge drawbacks.
  • The 1750mAh battery is simply not lasting enough for a processor this powerful.  Likewise, it is a struggle to make it through the day, you might need and afternoon top.


  • Performance is remarkably smooth with 2GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM.
  • There are just a few bugs in the software. But, with some development will remove it.


To Galaxy Nexus make a lot of changes, as a result, the good points are:

  • The Galaxy Nexus comes with a completely new way design interface.
  • You can swip away the notifications one by one without opening.
  • There are new versions of the Google apps.
  • New people app has replaced the contacts app which does not only show your contacts but also keeps you updated about your friends on social networking sites.
  • Moreover, Galaxy Nexus tweak the browsing.
  • The updated version on Galaxy Nexus will support Flash
  • The data manager app allows you to control the amount of data you use.
  • The new task manager is the most impressive feature which allows you to see recently used apps, while the apps running in the background.
  • Finally, the Galaxy Nexus introduce new features: consist of Android Bean, NFC and Face recognition lock.

The points that need improvement:

  • The biggest annoying point if Galaxy Nexus is that the interface has been changed.
    • A column of three dots replace the menu button. Furthermore, this button also keeps changing it is the on-screen position.
    • Instead of swiping down the apps are now swiped sideways.
    • Widgets are now tacked at the end.

Galaxy Nexus: The Verdict

The new Samsung Galaxy Nexus is a very exciting phone to use it is not really perfect; there are some definite flaws which will be smoothed out with the updated versions but it is not bad either. Moreover, the performance is super fast, the battery is average, and the design feels robust. In addition, there are some great new features like NFC and Android Bean. So, ultimately Galaxy Nexus really show what Android 4.0 is capable of.


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