90
Engadget
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90

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Sprint Galaxy Nexus review

Summary

The Galaxy Nexus remains one of the best Android phones on the market, and this version, in particular, includes Google Wallet. Still, the battery life is relatively short, and early adopters will have to wait for Sprint's LTE network to go live.

Pros
  • Simple yet beautiful designGoogle Wallet onboardSolid performer
Cons
  • Shorter battery life than other Galaxy NexusesMediocre camera performanceEarly adopters will have to wait for LTE service
Sprint Galaxy Nexus review

Third time's a charm...

Three's a crowd...

She's once, twice, three times a lady Nexus...

Three's a magic number...

Good things come in threes... or is that sneezes?

Okay, so maybe there isn't anything clever we can say to get you hooked, but do we really need to lure you in at this point? The Galaxy Nexus is, arguably, not only one of the best Android phones on the market, but one of the best phones, period. So, there's no reason to expect the Sprint variant ($199 on contract) would be anything short of incredible. Still, there's only one way to find out. Follow along after the break as we put the newest member of the Nexus family through its paces and see how it stacks up against its Verizon and unlocked siblings.

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Scores

Engadget

90
 

Breakdown

Reception and call quality
7.7
Display
9.3
Battery life
6.5
Camera
6.0
Ease of use
8.3
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Specs

Galaxy

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4.65 inches
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Specs

Galaxy

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4.65 inches
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