Galaxy Nexus may be coming to AT&T soon, with LTE

Galaxy Nexus may be coming to AT&T soon, with LTE
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has had a somewhat slow rollout in the US. While the device has been on Verizon for a while, it still has yet to officially be released by any other carriers. We've seen recently that Sprint will be launching the device soon, but AT&T and T-Mobile users have had to rely on imported GSM versions. 

Now, it looks like AT&T will be officially launching the Galaxy Nexus, complete with LTE support. This is still an unconfirmed rumor at this point, but AndroidRevolution is claiming that an "inside source" at AT&T has said that AT&T SIM cards for the Galaxy Nexus have been sent out for testing, which is usually a pretty good indicator that a device will be coming relatively soon. The SIM cards have been confirmed as LTE-enabled. It has been reported that the SIM cards are full-sized and not micro-SIMs. 

We can't say for sure how reliable the source is, but if all the info checks out, it seems likely that an LTE-enabled Galaxy Nexus would be making its way to AT&T fairly soon. We'll try getting some more confirmation and bring you more as we get it. 

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GALAXY Nexus
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor TI OMAP4460, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.33h 3G talk time)

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20 Comments

1. md227a

Posts: 221; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

And this would be a good replacement to my I-777, bring it on!

2. thnkthru3

Posts: 73; Member since: Dec 25, 2011

SGN or SGS III? It's a good problem I guess:-)

3. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

On April 16th, Sprint will be pulling 30 names to give them a Galaxy Nexus. Would be nice to win, I would still hold onto my Photon but having a way better screen with LTE would be nice. ;)

4. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Will the Sprint version run on WiMax and 4G LTE?

6. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1770; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

No, there will not be any phones with WiMax and LTE antennas it's one or the other. WiMax is being phased out

7. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Hmmm, makes sense, but it may help with coverage until Sprint is done.

19. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1190; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Having both WiMax and LTE will be nice... But brother, think about the poor fellow called battery sitting inside the Galaxy-Nexus...

14. theBankRobber

Posts: 682; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Sprints version is the same one on Verizon.

16. solidsnakeduds013

Posts: 219; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

And what phones are Tmobile getting.....

5. troybuilt

Posts: 155; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

I work for AT&T and I have not heard anything about the Galaxy Nexus coming soon. I'm sure it's probably true though. Also, SIM cards are universal to every phone. There's no phone that has an "Exclusive" SIM card as it's own that I know of and never heard of it. iPhone 4 was the first for the micro sim and now available for a few Pantech Android devices. The poster needs to correct that.

8. torr310

Posts: 1609; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I was going to get this phone but heard it has radio issues. I finally got the HTC Rezound instead. You as ATT users are lucky if you get the version with the radio issue solved. It will be worth the wait (even though it's considered as quite long time)!

9. Phullofphil

Posts: 1732; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

I have it radio issues are gone it was software I believe

10. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

AT&T should offer it, mainly because I like that their 4G LTE phones fall back on HSPA+ if you don't have LTE coverage in your area. Both technologies are pretty fast, so it's a win-win situation.

11. jove39

Posts: 2137; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Whats the point...now everyone is waiting for SGS-III...but I might sell my i777 to try Nexus!

12. shimmyx20

Posts: 280; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

Hmm might be time to sell my Nexus

13. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

It wouldn't surprise me if T-Mobile is ignored. It would be a shame if T-mobile is the only one of the big four to be left out on the Galaxy nexus.

15. thelegend6657 unregistered

when it is there people will want the galaxy s3

17. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

People already want the S III.

20. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

now what if the galaxy s3 is as disappointing as we never thought it would? What if the design is as ugly as ...... what would we say now? WHAT IF it got lower benchmark scores than htc one x? What would we do now?

18. Forsaken77

Posts: 553; Member since: Jun 09, 2011

The Galaxy Nexus is old news already. Bring on the S3! It's not even worth the hassle to sell your GS2 or Skyrocket to get the Nexus. It's basically the same phone with a bigger screen. Anyway, didn't PA already post that AT&T's Galaxy Nexus was gonna be the Skyrocket HD (which isn't the same as the Nexus anyway)? What ever happened to that? But anyone that has an S2(i777) or Skyrocket (i727), I would suggest keeping them until the S3 comes out, or something more advanced.

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