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Samsung Nexus, Powered by New Android OS Ice Cream Sandwich, Set for Release in November

NTT DoCoMo, one of the leading mobile phone carriers in Japan, has confirmed that it will be rolling out the Samsung Nexus as soon as it is available.

The Nexus happens to be the first handset powered by Google’s brand new offering in the Android OS line up - the Ice Cream Sandwich.

The company has announced that it will be “among the first” to be launching the massively anticipated Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It is likely to hit global markets sometime in November.

NTT DoCoMo refrained from revealing the specs of its forthcoming offering, however. Neither Samsung nor Google has officially confirmed hardware the device will feature.

But the word on the street is that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will featuring a sophisticated 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.65-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED HD display, NFC (Near Field Communication), 8 megapixel camera with the ability to record HD video, as well as a faster cellular connectivity.

Though not confirmed, there is speculation that the device will be compatible with both GSM and CDMA connections, just like Apple’s iPhone 4S.