Google Nexus Prime Release Date: Smartphone's Debut to Stream Tonight

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By Vincent Funaro, Christian Post Reporter
October 18, 2011|1:35 pm

Samsung will unveil its new Google Nexus Prime smartphone tomorrow in China at the company’s “Mobile Unpacked” event which will stream over the internet at 9:30 p.m. tonight in the U.S.

Samsung sent out an invitation last week confirming the events date and location which will take place in Hong Kong.

Google's new Ice Cream Sandwich Android software is expected to debut at the event along with the introduction of the highly anticipated Nexus Prime smartphone.

No official information has been confirmed concerning what the company will actually unveil, but the new software and the smartphone are the likely candidates.

“Mobile Unpacked” was originally supposed to take place last week during CTIA’s Wireless Power Summit 2011 in San Diego.

But after the death of Steve Jobs, Samsung pushed the event back in order to pay its respects to the late tech innovator.

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Doors will open for the event at 9:30 a.m. HKT (9:30 p.m. EDT Oct. 18), and it is expected to begin at 10:00 a.m. Samsung fans and those anticipating the new software and devices can watch the event live at youtube.com/android.

Google’s Nexus Prime is expected to be the next great device in Samsung-brand smartphones.

Ice Cream Sandwich is Android’s latest offering in terms of software.

The new operating system is a combination of the best elements of Android’s Gingerbread and Honeycomb systems. It is expected to be compatible with both smartphones and tablets.

The Nexus Prime is rumored to be the first Android smartphone to run on Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

The Nexus Prime is fairly similar in specs to the iPhone 4S, equipped with an 8-megapixel camera capable of filming in 1080p HD.

 

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