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Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2026 reviews of Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and size. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Views are divided on the reliability.

performance, usability, portability, size, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 222 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the design and screen are on the whole positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

performance, usability, portability, screen, design

reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy Nexus 16GB Sim Free SmartphoneSamsung Galaxy Nexus 16GB Sim Free Smartphone

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 639 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the portability and usability. The price and screen are also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical reviews about the durability.

performance, screen, price, usability, portability

durability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung I9250 Galaxy Nexus 16GB (Unlocked)Samsung I9250 Galaxy Nexus 16GB (Unlocked)

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy Nexus I9250 / Samsung Google Nexus 3 / Samsung Galaxy X from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Opinions about the portability and durability are overall positive. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably. The GPS navigation and reliability get negative comments.

usability, design, screen, durability, portability

reliability, GPS navigation

33% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung GT-i9250 Galaxy Nexus Unlocked Smartphone with Android OS 4.0, 16 GB Memory, Touchscreen, 5 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, and Dual-Core Processor--No WarrSamsung GT-i9250 Galaxy Nexus Unlocked Smartphone with Android OS 4.0, 16 GB Memory, Touchscreen, 5 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, and Dual-Core Processor--No Warr

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review

 

The Galaxy Nexus isn't just a new Android flavor of the week. Android Ice Cream Sandwich represents a big step forward for the OS in terms of usability and polish. The physical design itself may be too big for some, but Samsung has done a nice job...

Big and beautiful 720p Super AMOLED screen, Sleeker, more intuitive Android 4.0 software, Very swift performance, Fastest camera in a phone yet, Best-in-class multitasking, Robust photo editing tools

Back cover feels flimsy, No Facebook integration with People app, Type with voice feature doesn't always work

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : LetsTalk.com (letstalk.com)

Expert Review

 
Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Phone Arena (phonearena.com)

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review

 

Incredible screen, Super-fast performance, Beautiful and thought-out interface

Poor video recording, Unimpressive design and construction

on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is fine. The handset is equipped with a decent earpiece, which manages to emit some natural tones. On the other end of the line, things to sound a bit more robotic, especially when the Nexus user is at a loud location, when...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Hammad Saleem (gadgetreview.com)

Samsung Lists 10 Hidden Features of The Galaxy S5 (list)

 

Samsung has taken its time to list 10 hidden features of the Samsung Galaxy S5, which many people may not know about.

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : Devin (gadgetnutz.com)

Google Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Galaxy S III Mega Review (Part 2)

 

Introduction In the first part of the battle between the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S III we took an introductory look at the two devices and the hardw

The Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S III are arguably two of the best Android smartphones on the market. The Nexus offers the guarantee that you’ll always have the latest version of Android running in its stock form, insuring a very smooth experience and...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Devin (gadgetnutz.com)

Google Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Galaxy S III Mega Review (Part 1)

 

Introduction What do you do when you essentially have two of the best Android devices available on the market today? Review them of course, putting the

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Joe Wilcox (betanews.com)

Google Galaxy Nexus first-impressions review

 

Two days ago, May 4, I received the Samsung Galaxy Nexus -- the 16GB HSPA+ model

May, 2012

Expert review by : cellphones.ca (cellphones.ca)

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

 

The UMTS version of the Galaxy Nexus packs all the same features as its LTE sibling including Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" OS, NFC and a 5-megapixel auto-focus camera. It also has the beautiful, and large, HD-resolution OLED display and dual-core...

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : phonedog.com (phonedog.com)

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus Video Review Part 1

 
Feb, 2012

Expert review by : TechSpot (techspot)

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review

 

While all of the early reviews of the GSM/UMTS version of the Google Galaxy Nexus out of Europe were full of superlatives and the written equivalent of high-fives, I had only modest expectations for the Galaxy Nexus on Verizon. I dislike Android 3.x...

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y

Battery

Battery Capacity:1750 / 4000
Battery performance:1750
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous video playback time:9
Standby time (2G):210 / 290
Standby time (3G):200 / 270
Talk time (2G):17.5 / 17.6 / 19.6
Talk time (3G):8 / 8.3 / 8.5

Call Management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:8
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3 / 5
Geotagging: Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Second camera:No / Yes
Second camera resolution:1.3
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video capturing speed:30
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 1080p, 480p, 720p
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent / Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten
Zoom capability: Yes

Certificates

SAR value:0.303
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.303

Design

Color of product:Black / White
Device type:Full-size tablet
Form Factor:Bar / Slate
Product color:Black

Display

Display Diagonal:10.6 / 4.65
Display number of colors:16.0 / 16.78 million colors / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080
Display Technology:TFT
Display Type:AMOLED
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Media Formats

Audio formats supported:AAC,FLAC,M4A,MP3,WAV,WMA
Video formats supported:3GP,ASF,AVI,M4V,MKV,MP4,WMV

Memory

Internal memory:4

Messaging

E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MP3 / AAC, AMR, MP3
FM radio: No
RSS reader: Yes
Video compression format:H.263, H.264, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,MPEG4 / H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VC-1

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
GPS antenna: Yes
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850, 900, 1800, 1900 / 850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS / EDGE,GPRS,GSM / EDGE,GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:CDMA / HSPA+ / HSPA+,HSUPA / WCDMA
4G:Y
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+EDR / 3.0+HS / 4.1
Data network:3G
Dual SIM support:N
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):5.33 x 0.352 x 2.67
EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y
Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Audio formats supported:AAC,FLAC,M4A,MP3,WAV,WMA
Flight mode: Yes
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Proximity sensor: Yes
Video call: Yes
Video formats supported:3GP,ASF,AVI,M4V,MKV,MP4,WMV

Phone Features

Video call:Y
Voice call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone out:Y
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor cores:2
Processor frequency:1.2 / 2.6

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android / Windows 10 Home
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Platform:Windows

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / No
Internal memory:16384
Internal storage capacity:16 / 64
Maximum memory card size:256
Storage media:Flash
USB mass storage: Yes

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.35 / 0.352 / 5.35
Height:0.346 / 5.35 / 7.05
Weight:22.9 / 4.76 / 4.87
Width:10.3 / 2.67 / 2.68
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