It has been made official by Samsung and Google: the Galaxy Nexus is the next Android phone made to be the baseline of all Google Android smartphones. Each Galaxy Nexus will have a “curved glass” design and contain a 1.2Ghz dual-core processor, a 4.65-inch 1280 x 720 HD Super AMOLED screen, the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, 1GB of RAM, 16GB or 32GB internal memory, and a 1750mAh battery. In the next set of specs there is a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash on the back, which Samsung states will take stills “with zero shutter lag” and video up to 1080p at 30fps, and on the front a 1.3 megapixel camera for video calling. Afterwards there’s Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), NFC, an accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, light / proximity sensors, and additionally — a barometer. And for all of that it’s only 8.94mm thick and weighs 135g with HSPA+ and LTE models available.
Now for availability: Galaxy Nexus launches in November in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. PR after the break.