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[ Update 2011-10-13: New information has been provided regarding the new date of the Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 event originally intended for this week at the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference.  The post has been updated accordingly. ] [ Update 2011-10-11: We've heard chatter of a precise expected release date for the famed Nexus Prime.  This article, originally published on October 7, has been updated to reflect the new information. ] Samsung and Google did promise to only postpone (not completely cancel) their joint product announcement of “something big”–presumed by most folks to be the Nexus Prime, whose likely name…

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Looks like Google may have announced the Nexus Prime’s official name ahead of its official announcement date.  Two newly discovered photos may be harboring the official name of the fabled Nexus Prime–and it’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Android Next‘s Amir Tamannai went digging around images’ EXIF data in Google’s own Picasa photo service in hopes of finding some juicy stuff about the launch-delayed Nexus Prime–and found two hits for the rumored official name Samsung Galaxy Nexus.  EXIF refers to image information recorded in digital photos and contains such tidbits as camera make and model, date and time of capture, exposure, aperture, flash,…

Featuring a beautiful, yet slightly curved display, the Nexus Prime will feature a similarly curved display to that of the Nexus One

The Samsung handset rumored to transform into the Nexus Prime upon release has received the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) stamp of approval just recently–and FCC documents suggest that not only is it compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile, and Canadian networks but is also as big as the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Samsung GT-I9250 appeared in recently published FCC reports, which showed that the handset carries communications equipment compatible with GSM 850, GSM 1900, WCDMA II, WCDMA IV, and AWS 1700 bands. No hints of CDMA or LTE support were reported, but the FCC information does suggest that the GT-I9250 (FCC…

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A tipster who asked to remain anonymous has unleashed what could potentially launch a new wave of rumors and speculations about the Nexus Prime. In a nutshell, the Samsung GT-I9250 is the Nexus Prime, and it comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 5-megapixel primary shooter, and a 1,750-mAh battery. Just a few hours ago, two conflicting reports of alleged Nexus Prime official specs leaked out, sending the blogosphere afrenzy over more rumors and speculations regarding the yet-unconfirmed upcoming Google flagship reference phone for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. But, here’s the freshest and the juiciest so far–straight from…

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The iPhone 4S disappointed a lot of Apple fans expecting rumored specs for an iPhone 5. Will the Nexus Prime go the same route? Probably yes, and probably no–depending on whom you believe at this rumor-filled stage of the Nexus Prime saga. Two conflicting reports have surfaced just a few hours ago regarding the upcoming Nexus Prime. Both reports claim to have been based on credible hearsay from reliable sources. While both new reports affirm most of the Nexus Prime specs that have been circulating the Web, one report depicts an inebriated set of Nexus Prime specs that will truly…

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[ Update 2011-10-05: Apple has just officially announced what everyone was hoping to be the iPhone 5 as the iPhone 4S.  And, we now have official details about the iPhone 4S's specs. This post, first published on August 12, has been updated to reflect new information not just about the iPhone 4S but also of the Nexus Prime, whose official specs still remain unconfirmed and unannounced. ] The tech world does not have any definitive word yet regarding the specifics of Google’s upcoming Nexus Prime (also rumored to be named Nexus 3, Nexus Plus, Samsung DROID Prime, or Samsung Galaxy…

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Benvenuto! That’s how you’d welcome someone in Italian and was exactly what we had in mind when we got wind of a report from Italian tech site Telefonino.net claiming that Samsung has several Android devices lined up, ready for us to greet with Benvenuto! in the coming months. [Update 2011-10-03: It turns out that this leaked list not only opens up flood gates of Samsung Android devices but also seems to be fairly accurate, and thus, prophetic.  New information about the devices mentioned in this list has surfaced in various reports, and we're updating the post to show the updates.] [Update…

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The likelihood of Samsung’s announcing, demoing, and showcasing the bloatware-free Google Nexus Prime and its Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) on October 11 is getting higher with new reports coming in. Samsung has reportedly sent out invitations for a Samsung Mobile Unpacked event slated for October 11, which also coincides with the kick-off of the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference in San Diego, California. The event starts at 11:30 A.M. According to the invitations we’ve seen, the event is marked as a “Google Episode.” The invitations also show the Android logo and explicitly invite the recipients to “get a…

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Samsung Electronics announced just today in Seoul, South Korea, two of its upcoming LTE-capable Android smartphones–one of which might catch the attention of international eyes: the Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE. The other device is the Samsung Galaxy S II LTE, which features a screen size bigger than the first version of the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Samsung Galaxy S II LTE comes with a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus touchscreen panel, while the earlier Samsung Galaxy S II came with only a 4.27-inch display. The display supports a resolution of 800×480 pixels. The Samsung Galaxy S II HD…

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Samsung “unpacked” several Android smartphones and tablets at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA 2011) in Berlin earlier this month, and the company is again about to “unpack” something new at the upcoming CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference next month. Speculations–and wishful thinking–are running wild about the possibility of Samsung’s finally unveiling the long-awaited Nexus Prime at the said conference. The company has been reportedly sending out invitations for another Samsung Mobile Unpacked event scheduled for October 11, which also coincides with the start of the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference to be held from October 11 to 13 in San Diego,…