FIRST! NTT DOCOMO Jumps Gun, Announces Galaxy Nexus for November

Someone over in the NTT DOCOMO camp has an itchy finger.  That’s quite alright with us though, as it only helps to build anticipation for the new mobile hotness of 2011.  Thanks to an early tweet and some spilled beans, we are fairly certain that we have the full list of hardware details for the Galaxy Nexus.

The Japanese carrier confirmed that they’ll be shipping the Samsung handset in mid-November, matching up with details that we’ve been hearing for more than a few months.  Now, if we can just get to the bottom of the remaining unanswered questions, we’ll be happy Androids!  According to the image here, the Galaxy Nexus will be included as part of the carrier’s “NEXT” series.

Here’s what we’re looking at in terms of specifications for the Galaxy Nexus.  Keep in mind that no matter how official looking, these are unconfirmed.  Sit tight, kiddos, we’re a half a day away!

  • Model: GT-I9250, GT-I9250T, GT-I9250M, SC-04D, SCH-I515
  • Code Name: Tuna, Tuna 4G
  • Straight size (length × width × thickness): 11.5 thickest part 136.0 × 68.0 × 8.8 / approx (mm)
  • Weight: about 135.0 (g)
  • OS: Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Version
  • Chip Set: Texas Instruments OMAP4460
  • CPU: ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore SMP (Dual-Core)
  • Operating frequency CPU: 1.2GHz
  • GPU: Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX 540
  • Communication system (GT-I9250/GT-I9250M/GT-I9250M/SC-04D): W-CDMA, GSM
  • Communication Systems (SCH-I515): LTE, CDMA2000
  • Packet (GT-I9250/GT-I9250M/GT-I9250M/SC-04D): HSPA, EDGE, GPRS
  • Packet (SCH-I515): LTE, EV-DO Rev.A
  • The main display mode: HD Super AMOLED
  • Main display Size: 4.7 inches Main display resolution of about: HD (720 * 1280)
  • Maximum number of simultaneous colors Main display: Color touch 16777216 – capacitive (multi-touch)
  • View 3D: Display a non-sub: main camera not equipped with the number of pixels: Approximately 5.1 million pixel main camera imaging element: CMOS
  • Main camera features: AF
  • Photo Light: LED
  • Movie: 1080pHD (1920 * 1080)
  • Shot 3D: Number of non-sub-pixel Camera: 1.3 million pixel camera imaging element sub: CMOS
  • Water: Non-Dust: Non-Shock: non-authenticated Biotechnology: Non-
  • Flash: support
  • GPS: support
  • ISDB-T (1seg): Non-
  • Infrared communication: non-
  • Communication USB: 2.0
  • Communications Bluetooth: 3.0 + HS
  • Supported profiles: HFP1.5, HSP, A2DP, GAVDP, AVRCP, OPP, HID, PBAP, PAN
  • Wireless LAN communication: IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n (2.4GHz and 5.xGHz Dual-Band)
  • Tethering: Support
  • Wi-Fi Direct: support
  • RAM: 1GB
  • ROM: 32GB
  • External Memory: 32GB microSD up to a maximum 2GB/microSDHC
  • SIM Card: Size conventional battery pack: lithium-ion battery battery capacity: 1750mAh
  • Wireless Charging: Non Colours: Black
  • Manufacturer: Samsung Electronics

Source: (translate)

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  • Latetopost

    You know this was reported on about two hours or so ago by other android sites right?

    • I think the whole “FIRST” thing was about the site that got the specs up, not about AG posting it 🙂

  • This looks wrong: “External Memory: 32GB microSD up to a maximum 2GB/microSDHC”
    Does it mean 2GB up to a maximum 32GB?

    • They’re referring to microSD’s 2GB maximum size, you need a microSDHC to go higher.

  • I think the “First!” part of the headline was in reference to NTT DOCOMO jumping the gun and being the first to announce they will have the device

  • I think the “First!” part of the headline was in reference to NTT DOCOMO jumping the gun and being the first to announce they will have the device

  • Something still bothers me about the UI in the picture. It just feels so un-Android and definitely looks nothing like Honeycomb as Google said it would. I really hope that’s not stock ICS. The Google search bar looked much cooler when they showed off what it would look like with the next update.

  • Bon K

    This phone is HUGE! It’s even bigger than epic touch 4g.
    Where are all the guy who insisted that they could make the phone just as big as 4.3′ phone without those buttons? lol