Information about the next version of the Google Nexus phone started spiiling on the web.
Apparently, the next halo Android device will be dubbed "Nexus Prime" and will be running Android 4.0, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich. It will feature a Super AMOLED HD display, and that confirms the manufacturer as Samsung. The handset, like its Honeycomb sibling, will be completely devoid of hardware buttons and will instead rely purely on on-screen controls.
The new device is confirmed to be driven by a TI OMAP 4460 processor. TI's website lists feature such as 1080p recording and playback, dual core Cortex A9 internals, and a maximum clock speed of 1.5 GHz.
The screen will be capable of displaying 720p content at its native resolution making it the highest resolution display for this type of device. In addition, it will be carrying a five megapixel shooter out back that is supposed to outperform anything on a phone yet.
Unlike the lauch of Android 2.0 with the DROID and Android 3.0 with the XOOM, the launch of Android 4.0 willno' be exclusive to one device on one carrier. Instead, Google is said to be working with multiple manufacturers across multiple carriers to release several "Ice Cream Sandwich" based flagship devices at or around the same time.