New details emerging about Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich Nexus phone

by Brad Spirrison

Android enthusiasts can care less whether Apple unveils two or two hundred iPhones this September. This is because more details about the next flagship Google phone - the first to be powered by Android’s unified Ice Cream sandwich operating system - are emerging each day.

First revealed on Boy Genius Report, here is what the phone, codenamed “Prime,” could include when it is released later this year.

-- The device will have a a 720p resolution display, which will be branded “Super AMOLED HD.” This type of screen, According to BGR, indicates that Samsung will be the manufacturer.

-- As is the case with all signature Android devices, there will be no preloads or customizations by OEM partners.

-- Flagship Android devices from other carriers powered by the 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system may launch within a tight time window sometime this fall.

While no formal timetable is set for the release of the Samsung and potentially other devices, those looking to acquire or upgrade and Android phone should have lots of great offerings to choose from in the near future.