Shop to be the first globally to sell debut handset to run off Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich when it hits shelves at 8am
Phones 4U’s Oxford Street store will be the first in the world to sell the Samsung Galaxy Nexus when it goes on sale at 8am tomorrow morning (November 17).
The first 100 purchases of the debut phone to run off the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system will come with a £250 voucher for free film and music content to be viewed on the handset.
Samsung demonstrators will also be available in-store to take customers through the handset and answer any questions. Staff will serve breakfast to queueing customers, with actual ice cream sandwiches being served from 11am onwards.
The Galaxy Nexus is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and comes with a 4.65 inch HD Super AMOLED screen and five megapixel camera.
The new Android software introduces features such as face recognition to unlock the handset and integration with Google’s social network, Google+.
The Galaxy Nexus will be available for £59 upfront on £31 a m0nth Orange and Vodafone deals. The Vodafone tariff comes with 300 minutes, 3,000 texts and 500MB of data, with the Orange plan offering 400 minutes, 3,000 minutes and 750MB of data. Both come with three months free Wi-Fi.
It is also free on the same networks for £41 a month. Both deals come with 1,200 minutes, 3,000 texts and three months free Wi-Fi, with Orange offering 250MB of data and Vodafone 750MB of data and European allowance.