Last month if you wanted the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android device to come with Ice Cream sandwich (ICS) natively installed, you had to buy it from Bell Mobility or Virgin Mobility.
The good news is that by the end of this month, the unlocked device should also be available from most other wireless providers in Canada including Fido, Rogers wireless, Telus, Videotron and Wind Mobile.
Over the weekend, Samsung and Bell Mobility announced the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android device to come with Ice Cream sandwich (ICS) natively installed, will go onsale this Wednesday in select locations in downtown Toronto.
Early adopters will be able to buy the unlocked phone for $650 without a contact at the Bell, Source, Telephone Booth or Wireless Wave stores in the Toronto Eaton Center or at the nearby Virgin Mobile or Best Buy Canada stores beginning at 1pm on Wednesday.
Google and Samsung have announced that the Galaxy Nexus smartphone which will be the first Android smartphone to come with Ice Cream sandwich natively installed.
For those readers who don’t know, Ice Cream Sandwich is the code name for the fourth major version of the Android mobile Operating system which Google says combines the best of the Android 2.x phone interface with the Android 3.x Honeycomb tablet interface.