It does not get more official than a corporate tweet anymore, does it?

Yes, the rumors and leaks were true, Sprint now carries the Galaxy Nexus, complete with Google Wallet, which is something Verizon blocked. As an extra bonus, Sprint customers who activate a Google Wallet account within a week of activating their Galaxy Nexus will receive the standard $10 instant credit on their Google Wallet account plus an additional $40 credit within three weeks.

The press release and fact sheet follow:

Sprint Continues 4G LTE Momentum with Launch of Galaxy Nexus by Samsung on April 22 for $199.99

Pre-order begins today at http://www.sprint.com/nexus

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – April 16, 2012 – Sprint (NYSE:S) , the only national
wireless carrier offering truly unlimited data for all phones while on the Sprint
network1, continues its 4G LTE launch momentum with the launch of Galaxy Nexus
by Samsung, its first Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, smartphone with 4G LTE
capability. It boasts a Pure Google experience, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4.65-
inch HD Super AMOLED™ contour display and dual cameras enabling video chat.

Galaxy Nexus will be available in Sprint Stores, Sprint Business Sales, Telesales (1-
800-SPRINT1) and Web Sales (www.sprint.com) beginning on Sunday, April 22, for
$199.99 (excluding taxes) with a new line of service or eligible upgrade and two-year
service agreement. Pre-order begins today at http://www.sprint.com/nexus. Customers
who pre-order Galaxy Nexus will begin receiving their devices as early as Friday,
April 20 – two days before the device goes on sale – while supplies last.

Galaxy Nexus on Sprint also features Google Wallet™, turning the smartphone into a
wallet using Near Field Communication (NFC) to make safe purchases at more than
100,000 participating retailers. As an extra bonus, Sprint customers who activate a
Google Wallet account within a week of activation of their Galaxy Nexus will receive a
$10 instant credit on their Google Wallet account and an additional $40 credit within
three weeks2.

“Galaxy Nexus is a beautifully designed smartphone that combines the Pure Google
experience with the speed of Sprint’s upcoming 4G LTE network,” said Fared Adib,
vice president – Product Development, Sprint. “It represents the cutting-edge
features and applications that customers expect and pairs perfectly with Sprint’s
unlimited data plans to let our customers enjoy their wireless experience without
worrying about overage charges or throttling.”

Manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), a
leading global mobile phone provider and the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the
United States3, Galaxy Nexus pairs the beauty of Samsung hardware with a Pure
Google experience. It is built on Android, 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, which brings

an entirely new look and feel to Android. Simple layouts with subtle animations and
delightful flourishes make everything feel alive. The home screen, web browser,
email and everything in between have been rethought and redesigned to make
Android simple, beautiful and beyond smart.

Galaxy Nexus has a full-featured 5-megapixel camera with automatic focus and
1080p video capture, top-notch, low-light performance and zero shutter lag. Open
it right from the lock screen and fire off a photo instantly. Snapping several photos
is quicker than the blink of an eye, and single-motion panoramic mode lets the user
take beautiful panorama pictures with Galaxy Nexus.

Additional key features include:
• Face Unlock: Galaxy Nexus introduces a new, fun way to unlock the phone –
with a smile. State-of-the-art facial recognition technology lets the user switch
on their phone and look at it to get past the lock screen – no passwords to
remember, nothing to type or swipe.
• Android Beam™: Share contacts, web pages, YouTube videos, directions and
apps – just by touching two NFC-enabled Android phones back to back – tap to
beam what’s on the phone to a friend.
• Google+™ Hangouts: Video chat with a group of up to 10 friends using the 1.3-
megapixel front-facing camera, all on the go.
• A 1.2GHz dual-core processor and a brilliant 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED
contour display with 1280×720 resolution.
• Google Play™: With more than 500,000 apps, millions of songs and books and
thousands of movies, Google Play has something for everyone.
• Google Wallet: Turn the smartphone into a wallet using NFC to make safe, secure
purchases at more than 100,000 participating retailers.
• Google Voice™ makes people’s lives easier by providing one phone number to
use for the rest of their life. Easily manage up to six devices with one Sprint
phone number, use intelligent call routing and advanced call controls like call
screening, blocking and recording, and online management of SMS, voicemail and
call logs at http://www.google.com/voice.

Galaxy Nexus customers can enjoy an unlimited data experience with Sprint
Everything Data plans. Sprint’s Everything Data plan with Any Mobile, Anytime
SM includes unlimited web, texting and calling to and from any mobile in America
while on the Sprint Network, starting at just $79.99 per month for smartphones –
a savings of $40 per month versus Verizon’s comparable plan with unlimited talk,
text and 2GB web, or $10 per month savings versus Verizon’s 450-minute plan with
unlimited text and 2GB web.

Sprint recently announced Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and
San Antonio are expected to have 4G LTE and enhanced 3G service in mid-year
2012. The anticipated launch of these large metropolitan areas demonstrates the
continued commitment by Sprint to invest in its network through Network Vision.
Sprint customers in these areas will soon enjoy ultra-fast data speeds and improved
3G voice quality. For the most up-to-date details on Sprint’s 4G LTE rollout, please
visit http://www.sprint.com/4GLTE.

Galaxy Nexus by Samsung
Bringing Sprint 4G LTE to the Pure Google experience

Manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), Galaxy Nexus pairs the beauty of
Samsung hardware with a Pure Google experience. Galaxy Nexus is built on Android ™ 4.0, Ice Cream
Sandwich, which brings an entirely new look and feel to Android and offers a redesigned user interface with
improved multitasking, notifications, Near Field Communication (NFC) support and a full web browsing
experience. Galaxy Nexus also features software navigation buttons, a first for Android smartphones. Galaxy
Nexus is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Samsung application processor that produces rich graphics, faster
upload and download times and supports HD multimedia content. Designed with a brilliant 4.65-inch HD Super
AMOLED™ contour touchscreen display and 1280×720 resolution, Galaxy Nexus offers a beautiful viewing
experience with vivid images, excellent contrast ratio that show more distinct separation between light and
dark colors and superfast response that eliminates motion blur for smoother video enjoyment. Galaxy Nexus
has a full-featured 5-megapixel camera with automatic focus and 1080p video capture, top notch low-light
performance and zero shutter lag. It also lets the user video chat with a group of up to 10 friends using the
1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, all on-the-go.

Productivity

Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich

4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display with 1280×720 resolution

1.2GHz dual-core processor (TI OMAP 4460)

Google Play™: With more than 500,000 apps, millions of songs and books and thousands of
movies, Google Play has something for everyone

Google Voice™ makes people’s lives easier by providing one phone number to use for the rest of
their life. Easily manage up to six devices with one Sprint phone number, use intelligent call
routing and advanced call controls like call screening, blocking and recording and online
management of SMS, voicemail and call logs at http://www.google.com/voice

Google+™ Hangouts: video chat with a group of up to 10 friends using the 1.3-megapixel front-
facing camera, all on the go

Near Field Communication (NFC) technology allows the device to read information from
everyday objects, like stickers and posters embedded with NFC chips

Google Wallet™: Turn the smartphone into a wallet using NFC to make safe, secure purchases
at more than 100,000 participating retailers

Android Beam™: Share contacts, web pages, YouTube videos, directions and apps – just by
touching two NFC-enabled Android phones back to back – tap to beam what’s on the phone to a friend.

Google Mobile™ wireless services such as Google Search™, Gmail™, Google Maps™ for Android, Google
Calendar™, Voice Actions and YouTube™

Personal and business email and text messaging, as well as IM through Google Talk™

3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability supporting up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously

Wi-Fi® – 802.11 a/b/g/n

Integrated GPS
Entertainment

3.5mm headset jack

Stereo Bluetooth® 3.0

Dual cameras – Rear-facing, zero-shutter lag 5-megapixel camera with 1080p video capture, digital zoom and
LED flash; front-facing 1.3-megapixel for video chat with Google+ Hangouts

Single-motion panoramic picture capabilities that allow the user to take beautiful panorama pictures by pointing
and touching the shutter, then panning the phone from one side to another

Full-featured photo editor with one-touch sharing and live effects, which lets the user give friends big eyes,
squeezed heads and large noses while recording video

Face Unlock: Galaxy Nexus introduces a new, fun way to unlock the phone – with a smile. State-of-the-art
facial recognition technology lets the user switch on the phone and look at it to get past the lock screen – no
passwords to remember, nothing to type or swipe
Specifications

Dimensions: 2.67 x 5.33 x 0.37 inches (67.94mm x 135.5mm x 9.47mm)

Weight: 5.1 ounces (144 grams)

Display: 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED contour touchscreen display with 1280×720 resolution

Battery: 1850mAh Lithium-ion battery

Talk Time: 7.5 hours

Memory: 32GB internal memory (ROM); 1GB RAM