Wow — the latest product of the bonding between Google and Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus, will be launching this year, here in India. Samsung India’s Ranjit Yadav revealed this while launching the Galaxy Note in India.
The pricing and exact release date details aren’t available for now, but it’s very cool to hear that Indians will be able to buy the latest invention in smart phone tech pretty soon, after it launches in US and Europe. And I believe, we should thank Samsung’s superb distribution channel for this. If you’re a tech enthusiast like me who would check eBay listings hundreds of times for buying a new device into India from US/UK, you can drop that thought for at least Galaxy Nexus now.
Galaxy Nexus Specs
About the Galaxy Nexus, well, unless you just came out of a caves of Himalayas, you know Galaxy Nexus very well. Even though, a short brief of the device will still sound good — it always does. Samsung Galaxy Nexus is Google’s third nexus phone — second with Samsung — with very impressive 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display, latest 1.2 GHz dual-core processor OMAP4460 by Texas Instruments, Android 4.0 OS (first device to do so) dubbed as Ice Cream Sandwich, HSPA+ (LTE, where supported), 5MP camera capable of 1080p HD recordings, 1.3 MP camera in front for video chat (and combing your hairs!), Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi, etc.
Galaxy Nexus is expected to come in two variants — a 16GB version, and a 32GB one. Both variants will have same specs as said above and they will differ only by storage space. Moreover, it’s just 9mm thick and other features include 1750 mAh battery and NFC chip.
Galaxy Nexus Price in India
Expect it to hit the market for anywhere between INR 33K to 35K. And if you’re good enough, and comfortable, asking at several retail shops (after 3-4 days of its launch), I think you’ll be able to snatch INR 2-3K off the listed price. Just saying my experience, man.
Galaxy Nexus Launch
As said above, it’s this year. Be ready — that is, save money of you need to — for mid-December launch, I guess.