Samsung Galaxy Nexus Discounted $200 at Amazon
Samsung Galaxy Nexus Discounted $200 at Amazon Amazon

There's a good news for Android fans - Google's flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy Nexus is on sale with only a $99.99 price tag via its Amazon Wireless store for a limited time.

According to the e-commerce giant Amazon, if you want to get a $200 discount for the hot Google phone, you must sign up for a new Verizon Wireless contract.

The phone was launched in the U.S. on Dec. 15 for $299.99 with a two-year contract.

The Galaxy Nexus, the world's first smartphone running on Android 4.0 - Ice Cream Sandwich, boasts of 4G LTE, Face Unlock, Android Beam, enhanced multitasking, notifications, full Web browsing experience, and more.

The Face Unlock technology is a double layer security measure that lets the user unlock the phone via face recognition. The special phone authentication measure can let you set up different facial expressions for use thanks to the front-facing camera and advanced facial recognition technology.

And the Android Beam, an application leverages the phone's near field communications (NFC) chip, can let the users tap two of the same phones together to swap YouTube videos, other Web content and apps.

The Galaxy Nexus also has a Google Mobile widget on the homescreen. Through it, the users can access Gmail, YouTube, Google Search, Google Maps, Maps Navigation, Google Books, Google Music, Google+, Google+ Messenger, Google Talk, Android Market, and Google Calendar.

According to eWEEK, the handset is super snappy due to its 1.2GHz dual-core processor.

The features of Samsung Galaxy Nexus are as follows: • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich • 1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor • 4.65 Super AMOLED Display • 5MP Rear- and 1.3MP Front-Facing Camera • 32GB Internal Storage • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct • Face Unlock, Android Beam & More • 3.5mm Audio Jack • 1GB RAM • 4G LTE (region specific)