The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Google’s flagship Android phone, will soon be available in the U.S. from another CDMA carrier: Sprint.
Sprint’s version of the Galaxy Nexus will include a faster processor, a dual-core 1.5GHz SoC rather than the Verizon’s 1.2Ghz. It will also support Sprint’s LTE “4G” network, such as it is. Additionally, the Sprint Galaxy Nexus will come with Google Wallet onboard, which Verizon blocked as to push its own NFC payment system, a move well within Verizon’s SOP.
No word yet on a release date, but pricing will likely be the same as Verizon’s – around $300 with a two-year contract.
The Samsung Galaxy Note has a huge 5.3-inch Super AMOLED display that’s HD, with a resolution of 1280×800. It’s a little over 3-inches wide and a whopping 5.8-inches tall, but it’s quite thin: 0.39-inches.
Inside is a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, presumably the Snapdragon S3, LTE support for AT&T “4G” mobile data, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in flash storage. You can also add 32GB of additional storage via microSDHC or perhaps even 64GB with a microSDXC card. There’s also an 8MP camera.
No word yet on pricing or a release date, but expect to the the Galaxy Note hit AT&T sometime this quarter. Sadly, it appears the tab-phone will ship with Android 2.3 rather than Android 4, though an OS update is almost surely in the cards.