October 11, 2012 4:02pm
We now have our first look at what is to be the Galaxy Premier, a phone that was thought at one point to be another Nexus phone. Turns out that Samsung is taking much of what made the Galaxy Nexus so good — its 4.65-inch 720p screen, for starters — and using it as a model for its next mid- to high-end device.
The Galaxy Premier sports a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8-16GB internal storage (plus a microSD slot), an 8MP camera, 2MP front camera, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC. The battery size is unknown, but we’d reckon it will be between 1600 and 1800mAh based on the Galaxy Nexus.
Notably, the Premier will come with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box, which is good news indeed.
No word on whether the product is coming to Canada, but based on its limited 14.4Mbps HSPA+ baseband, we wouldn’t bet on it.