Four Android 4.0 innovations that debuted in the Galaxy Nexus Superphone
i.) Face Unlock facial recognition
ii) Android Beam, which uses near-field communication technology;
iii) data monitoring, a potentially powerful user setting.
iv) allows users to speed up the playback of long-winded voice mails.
Android Beam demo - two Galaxy Nexus phones together, back-to-back, would allow wireless transfer of an article from a Web site, a Google map of a specific location, or a YouTube video. He showed how one person playing the game Minecraft on a Galaxy Nexus could tap another Galaxy Nexus, leading the second user immediately to the Minecraft app in Android Market where he could read about it or quickly purchase and download it. The potential for Android Beam is great for connecting "any proximity-based things" such as group chats and more
2. CNET - Android Supersmartphones -
Verizon and Motorola jointly unveiled the Droid Razr, a dual-core 4G LTE smartphone that boasts a thinner profile than the iPhone 4S.
Google and Samsung showed off the Galaxy Nexus, the first smartphone running on Ice Cream Sandwich, which is the latest version of Android. The upgraded operating system is the first to integrate both smartphone and tablet user interfaces, and comes with a raft of new features.
The Galaxy Nexus is also powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor.
Galaxy Nexus has a large 4.65-in. display and 1280 x 720 HD resolution using Super Amoled technology.
Phone Apple iPhone 4S Galaxy Nexus Galaxy SII HTC Titan Price $199-399, TBA $199.99 with 2 yr TBA OS iOS 5 Android 4.0 Android 2.3 Windows Phone 7.5 Data EVO Rev A GSM GSM GSM HSPA 14.4 Mbps HSPA+ 21 Mbps HSPA+ 21 Mbps HSPA 14.4 LTE Wimax Network ATT TBA ATT None Verizon Sprint Sprint TMobile Screen 3.5 inch 4.65 inch 4.3 inch 4.7 inch 900X640 1280X720 480X800 480X800 Rear 8.0MP, LED flash, 5 MP 8 MP 8 MP Camera 1080p HD, 30 fs 1080p (30fs) 1080p (30fs) 720p Front VGA 1.3 MP 2MP 1.3 MP Camera Weight 140 grams 130g 116g 160g Processors A5 Processor TI OMAP Qualcomm Samsung Exynos Snapdragon S2 800 Mhz 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz dual core dual core dual core single core
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