Samsung GALAXY Nexus shipments resume after quick hiatus to repair software

Samsung GALAXY Nexus shipments resume after quick hiatus to repair software
With word of a volume bug affecting the Samsung GALAXY Nexus, it was good news when the problem turned out to be software related. And while a fix was being developed by Samsung, the Korean based manufacturer decided to stop sending inventory to stores so that the phones could be reflashed before getting sent out.

The good news, according to Samsung Distribution, is that shipments to retailers should start again starting Monday with the newly reflashed models ready to be put up for sale. And newly produced units will have the revised software already installed out of the box. That leaves those who already purchased the phone and have had problems with the volume. We would imagine that an OTA update should be coming fairly quickly for those who already own the phone, considering that Samsung is able to reflash its unshipped models with a new OS version.

According to those who have suffered with the volume bug, the sound out of the speaker starts to decrease until the phone suddenly goes mute and the Samsung GALAXY Nexus becomes unresponsive. Of course, it goes without saying that we are talking about the GSM model of the Samsung GALAXY Nexus. Verizon is expected to launch an LTE enabled CDMA variant of the first Android 4.0 handset sometime next month for a contract price of $199.99 with November 29th the latest rumored launch date.

source: Handtec.uk, Eurodroid via Phandroid

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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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12 Comments

1. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

who cares im still waiting on the release of the galaxy nexus s version early/mid next year. & for the official ics version phone from htc which will come with sense 4.0 & a set of beats by dr. dre headphones

3. Yeeee

Posts: 190; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I used to think like you. I would always wait for a better phone and end up getting a phone i could have gotten a few months back. Just get a good phone now then deal with it for 20 months.

4. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

indeed .

2. Dmw034

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

lol @HTCOE what a tool

5. androidphan

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

@HTCOE. You should wait for Nexus X9, should be released mid 2019. That's the phone to own!

6. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

aha funny @androidphan . but don't be all surprised when you see the release of the galaxy nexus s come this early mid 2012 . please don't be surprised lol

7. androidphan

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

I won't be. And if it's that much better I'll get it. I have a never ending stream of upgrades.... 5 lines out of contract and I give my family my hand downs and basic phones off Craigslist. Lucky me.

8. kpfirefighter

Posts: 160; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

It's not coming next year sometime. They have already released it over sea's and have a launch date for canada. If you look back at the bionic they had a lot of problmes with that phone and that's the reason for all the delay's. The Nexus has been out for a while and they only had one problem thus far! and its fixed on the new batch! But, there will be a better phone for sure next year probably early to mid year!

9. Phullofphil

Posts: 1762; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Thats the whole point tbere is akways going to be a better phone coming out in six months pick your phone and expect that

10. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

When you pick upgrades though, you need to choose something that very clearly represents a step ahead. A processor upgrade and a camera upgrade is not a step ahead. There needs to be a step up in many ways, and no steps back.

11. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

@kpfirefighter which will be a load of quad-core slim phone running on ics @hunt3rj2 indeed but i dont believe the galaxy nexus is a major step ahead tho to be honest

12. GNEXGUY

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 28, 2011

NTC & Speak to Type are pretty significant steps forward.

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