Verizon Wireless Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE Review


Okay lets roll it back a bit and talk about what Google does. The Nexus line is meant to be the truest of an Android experience you can get, so every major release of their operating system (OS) they put out a “vanilla” android development phone. This year Verizon Wireless was the lucky carrier to get this new amazing phone.

I had this phone for just over a week and used it as my daily driver. I hooked up my Google Voice number to make and get all my calls as well as send and recieve all my text messages. The new Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is the fastest OS I have ever used. Also its by far the best looking mobile OS to date.

Functionality wise, there were few issues with the actual hardware as well as the OS. 4G LTE reception seemed scarce on this devices compared to other Verizon 4G LTE phones I have reviewed. I traveled all over Minneapolis and Saint Paul and was only able to get 4G LTE in a few areas.

I want this phone, it does everything that I want or need in a mobile phone. I feel that having a developer phone would be a benifit to me as I am needing to test tons of Android apps.

Tech Specs



  • 4.65″ HD(1280 x 720) Super AMOLED
  • Contour Display (curved glass)

Size (mm)

  • 67.94 X 135.5 X 9.47 (LTE)


  • 145.5 g (5.1 OZ)


  • WIFI


  • Storage: 32GB
  • Memory: 1GB RAM


  • 5MP continuous auto focus
  • 1.3MP Front
  • LED Flash
  • Zero shutter lag
  • Video recording in 1080p


  • Varies


  • Micro USB


  • BATTERY: 1850mAh
  • OS: Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0)
  • CPU: 1.2 GHZ dual core processor
  • MICS: 2 Mics
  • NFC
  • GYRO

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Ian Schwartz had written 137 articles for TEKNAMI

Hello, I'm Ian (eye-an) I was born in Recife, Brazil and raised in the fridge tundra of Minneapolis, MN USA. I graduated from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL with an AA in Audio Recording Production and Engineering. I love tech, always have since I was a little tot and what better way to know more then to tell everyone else about it also. So here is teknami (tech-nah-me) Tek for tech and nami is a derivative of namesake.