Galaxy Nexus may get Android 4.0.5 next month

Galaxy Nexus may get Android 4.0.5 next month
Hot on the heels of the newly leaked Android 4.0.4 update for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, which brings overall speed improvements to the Google device, it looks like the GSM version may be about to get an update as well. 

SFR, a French website dedicated to mobile phones, has posted expected updates for various Android devices. As tends to be the case right now, the first thing you'd look for on a list like this is what phones are getting the bump to Ice Cream Sandwich. There are four devices on that list. The HTC Sensation is slated to get ICS with Sense 3.5 next month, and the Samsung Galaxy S II is set to also get the Ice Cream Sandwich update. More interestingly, the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus are both expected to get Android 4.0.5 next month. 

We don't know what that update would entail, but it seems likely that it would be similar to the 4.0.4 update for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, but targeted at the GSM Galaxy Nexus. 

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  • Camera 5 MP / 1.3 MP front
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  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.33h 3G talk time)



1. droidmaster

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 07, 2010

I hope this new upgrade fixes all the issues like 4g dropping to 3g .

2. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Read the unofficial changelog on the post about 4.0.4

3. sgogeta4

Posts: 394; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

Where do you live? In NYC, my GNex has had the best reception of any phone I've previously had on VZW.

5. evperry

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

I concur. Best coverage and smoking high speeds for 4g. I get close to 20mps in the city and like 15 in queens and 10 in Long Island. Love it.

4. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

i'm glad rooting is possible cuz i'm starting to doubt the NS4G will even get that update too lol (i know it will get it eventually, it's just taking too long)

6. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Actually the leaked 4.0.4 was first saw on the NS4G so my guess it won't be long

8. Orbitman

Posts: 110; Member since: Oct 09, 2011

that's what i was thinking! but it has been almost 2 months since they released it for the GSM Nexus S's. anyway, it really shouldn't matter to me anymore, seeing as i rooted a week ago and am now enjoying ICS on my NS4G lol


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

lol what happened to the 4.0.3 update? Just going to skip to 4.0.5? Sounds good to me!

9. defectiveandroid

Posts: 11; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

THE REAL FACTS ON THE GALAXY NEXUS ARE: GOOGLE PROVIDE NO SUPPORT ON ITS PRODUCT AND THE SAME GOES TO SAMSUNG. The following is a list of faults with your Android Software on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus I have encountered to date and others as well such as my friends and also if you do your research on the internet: • Volume is very low. The latest ICS update 4.0.2 does not fix this issue. • Accelerometer pulls to the left. It is not aligned. • Email Exchange does not allow for pin security. Customers need to use third party app such as Touchdown in order to connect to their Exchange Servers. Google/Samsung advertised that I could connect to my work emails EASILY. Actually I cannot at all. the native mail client does not support SMIME so I really don’t understand how you can advertise that we can connect to corporate emails easily. My guestimate would be about 80% of companies are unable to connect or if not more. • Android on occasions reboots for no known reason. Even during a call whilst the phone rings. • Multi touch does not work properly. • Screen sometimes does not rotate with ease. • Phone’s battery life is atrocious • Poor 3G connectivity and in some cases no internet connection at all while in the middle of the city with a mobile tower above me. GOOGLE AND SAMSUNG YOU ARE PATHETIC. YOU SHOULD BE SUED AND PROVIDE FULL REFUNDS.

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