The most talked about Galaxy Nexus from Samsung that was supposed to be launched in January 2012 has now been postponed to March 2012. The latest tweet from Samsung India states that the Galaxy Nexus will be launched in March and if there are any changes they users will be notified via twitter.

What is so exciting about the Samsung Galaxy Nexus?

It is the Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) the latest from Google and powered by a dual core 1.2 GHz Cortex A9 processor.  This handset will also feature PowerVR SGX540 GPU that will make mobile gaming more exciting.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus sports a 4.6 inch capacitive touchscreen with 316 ppi pixel density supporting resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels the best in the class. The Super AMOLED display with high resolution enhances the viewing experience.

The Galaxy Nexus is just 8.9 mm thin and weighs 135 grams. There are no external memory slots but these handsets will come with fixed internal memory of 16 GB or 32 GB. The price will vary accordingly.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus in India by March 2012
Samsung Galaxy Nexus

This Samsung handset will support 3G (HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps), GPS, Wi-Fi with hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, NFC (Near field communication) and USB 2.0 (microUSB). Other interesting features are dedicated mic with noise cancellation and TV-OUT.

The Nexus comes with 2 cameras the front facing 1.3 MP camera with video recording at 30fps (720p) and the primary camera of 5 MP resolution with video recording at 30fps (1080p). There is an LED flash option to help get good pictures in low light conditions. Other camera features are touch focus, face detection and full auto focus.

The Galaxy Nexus does not come with built in radio. The 1750 mAh battery gives a talktime of about 8 hours and standby time of approx 270 hours.

The pricing details are unknown. Most probably this handset will be in India by March 2012 and just in case there is some more delays, stay tuned.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -