While the highly anticipated release event of the Galaxy Nexus Prime phone has been postponed, details have been added to the Nexus Prime rumor mill as a new leaked reported has emerged.
An apparent leak from U.S carrier Verizon, indicates not only that the Nexus Prime exists, but also that its price on contract will be $299 and it's set to go on sale on Nov.10, Engadget reported.
Samsung and Google are expected to unveil the new Galaxy Nexus Prime together with the latest version of Android OS, named Ice Cream Sandwich. The events titled Something Big is the most anticipated tech launch after the iPhone 4S that went on sale on Friday and topped record sales of four million units over the weekend.
Although neither company has confirmed the unveiling of either product, the fact that both Samsung and Google are hosting the event together, has led to the speculation.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is expected to be a pure Google Experience device without any third party UI or modifications, BGR reported. The phone is also expected to be a Verizon Wireless exclusive in the U.S.
Here are the features expected to be unveiled by Samsung and Google:
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich: to feature easier multitasking, new menu interface and a Google-blue theme.
Design: 9mm thin
Size: 4.65-inch 1280 x 720-pixel Super AMOLED HD with curved glass
Function: TI OMAP 4460 dual-core Cortex A9 processor clocked at 1.2GHz. 1GB of RAM
Memory: 32GB of built-in storage
Photos: 5-megapixel camera on the back, 1.3-megapixel in the front
Videos: 1080p HD video capture support
Band: LTE/HSPA depending on carrier
Internet: Wi-Fi a/b/g/n
Battery:1,750 mAh battery
Samsung was expected to launch its Nexus Prime on Oct.17 but following the death of Steve Jobs the company decided to postpone the event. Samsung and Google decide to postpone the new product announcement at CTIA Fall, the two companies said in a statement. We agree that it is just not the right time to announce a new product. New date and venue will be shortly announced. Rumors surrounding the event suggest an Oct.18 announcement for the U.S.
Here's a leaked video uploaded by Mobilissimo, showing the 4.65-inch Android smartphone: