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Samsung GALAXY Nexus Sprint

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1597 reviews of Samsung GALAXY Nexus Sprint. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the durability and usability. The portability and performance are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the apps and connectivity, and views are divided on the sound.

screen, performance, portability, usability, durability

battery, reliability, reception, connectivity, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung GALAXY Nexus Sprint is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 472 user reviews of Samsung GALAXY Nexus Sprint from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the battery and screen. The usability and portability are also appreciated. There are mixed opinions on the GPS navigation and size, and some have doubts about the connectivity and reception.

performance, portability, usability, screen, battery

reception, connectivity

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Terrence O'Brien (

Samsung (Sprint) Galaxy Nexus


Third time's a charm..

Simple yet beautiful design ; Google Wallet onboard ; Solid performer

Shorter battery life than other Galaxy Nexuses ; Mediocre camera performance ; Early adopters will have to wait for LTE service

The Galaxy Nexus remains one of the best Android phones on the market, and this version, in particular, includes Google Wallet. Still, the battery life is relatively short, and early adopters will have to wait for Sprint's LTE network to go live.

May, 2012

Expert review by : GSMArena team (

Samsung Galaxy Nexus review: Opening new doors


Once again, it is the Nexus time of the year. This time, Google has left the Gingerbread cookies and, together with Samsung, has brought to us the Galaxy Nexus to deliver the Ice Cream Sandwich. And while a cold dessert is totally out of place this...

Quad-band GSM; penta-band 3G support ; HSDPA 21Mbps; HSUPA 5.76Mbps ; Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS with stock UI ; 4.65” Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with HD (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution; 16M colors; oleophobic surface ; Slim profile at...

Camera resolution is not on par with the rest of the high-end dual-core competition ; Below average battery life ; Lacks a dedicated camera key ; No microSD card slot ; No mass-storage mode (some files don't show up in MTP mode) ; Android 4.0 Ice Cream...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Tim Stevens (

Verizon Galaxy Nexus


It's the Galaxy Nexus. It has LTE. It's the phone we've been waiting (and waiting) for. Sure, some of our more globe-trotting members of the staff were suitably sated by the HSPA+ version that shipped a few weeks ago, but the rest of us domestic types...

Simple, beautiful design ; Great performance ; Beautiful display

No Google Wallet ; Merely average camera performance ; Poor battery life on LTE

Verizon's Galaxy Nexus isn't better than the HSPA+ version, but it's still a great phone.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Myriam Joire (

Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ review


Each year, several dozen smartphones land on our collective desks. They come in different shapes and sizes, boast different features and sell at different

Satisfying look and feel ; Stunning display ; Impressive performance ; Excellent battery life

Underwhelming camera ; Average build quality and materials

The Galaxy Nexus is definitely the best Android phone available today -- it's possibly even the best phone available today, period.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : GSMArena team (

Samsung Galaxy Nexus hands-on: First look


Well, Google didn't just unveil a new version of their mobile OS early this morning. They also unveiled their next Google phone, a new galaxy by the name of Nexus. And just a glance on that Super AMOLED screen in 720p HD resolution is enough to tell...

We got our hands on Google's latest Nexus device and we are going to get on board, ready to explore the unfathomed nebulas of its hardware, as well as the Ice Cream Sandwich which its using for fuel. Yummy

Oct, 2011

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Jamie Lendino (

Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Unlocked)


The unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the only way to get pure, unadulterated Jelly Bean (Android 4.1), and it's an unusually good deal for a smartphone that doesn't come with a specific carrier attachment.

Runs Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" out of the box. Fast and responsive. High-definition screen. No bloatware. Great battery life

Spotty reception. Slower-than-expected data speeds. Slightly dated hardware

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Sprint)


Sprint's version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus pairs a "pure Google" experience with unlimited data, but for now, that's very slow data.

Fast. Developer-friendly, stock Android 4.0. Excellent voice quality.

No LTE coverage yet. Limited audio and video codec support. No card slot. Buggy HDMI output.

May, 2012

Expert review by : Ginny Mies (

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review: Sleek and Speedy


We've been clamoring to get our hands on the Galaxy Nexus ever since its unveiling in Hong Kong back in October. Finally, at long last, the U.S. version of the Galaxy Nexus has landed in our office. So is the Galaxy Nexus, the first phone to run...

4G/LTE is very fast ; Ice Cream Sandwich is a real treat ; Slim, curved design

No expandable memory ; No Google Wallet support ; Camera is just okay

The best Android phone to date, the Galaxy Nexus dazzles with its curved display, sleek design, fast performance, and, of course, the Ice Cream Sandwich update.

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Joshua Topolsky (

Verizon Galaxy Nexus review


As you may know, I posted my first Galaxy Nexus review back on November 17th, when I was able to get my hands on the international, HSPA+ version of the phone. Verizon has finally released its 4G...

Terrific 4G data speeds ; Ice Cream Sandwich is a killer mobile OS ; Fantastic 720p display

Battery life takes a hit on LTE ; Camera quality can be spotty ; Some older apps not fully compatible with ICS

The Galaxy Nexus exceeds my expectations as a smartphone

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (

Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Verizon Wireless)


With Ice Cream Sandwich, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon has the best software of any Android phone, but that doesn't make it the best phone there is.

First phone shipping with Android 4.0, which includes many key software improvements. Excellent 4G LTE speeds.

Reception and call quality problems. Buggy HDMI output.

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1750
Battery performance:1750
Standby time (2G):290
Standby time (3G):270
Talk time (2G):44
Talk time (3G):20

Call Management

Caller ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:8
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:1.3
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p, 720p
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Incandescent


Body SAR:0.456
Body SAR (EU):0.456
Head SAR:0.303
Head SAR (EU):0.303
Head SAR category (EU):A
SAR value:0.303
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.303


Color of product:Titanium
Form Factor:Bar


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:4.65
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720 / 720 x 1280
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch technology:Multi-Touch


Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:1


Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MP3
Video compression format:H.263, H.264, MPEG4, VC-1
Video formats supported:H.263,H.264,MPEG4,VC-1


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+EDR
Data network:3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Music player: Yes
Video playback: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.2.2
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Proximity sensor: Yes
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


Processor frequency:1.2


Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0 / 4.2.2


Compatible memory cards: No
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:16
RAM capacity:1


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.348 / 0.352
Weight:4.76 / 4.86