Getting your handset upgraded to the latest version of the Android operating system may not be the end-all and be-all of your existence but it sure can take away the envy that creeps into you whenever you see a handset running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. If you are still sticking with your Sprint Google Nexus S 4G smartphone, then you will certainly be rewarded for your loyalty as another leaked Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update has leaked for the previous Google flagship device.
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Although the Sprint Google Nexus S 4G is expected to get officially upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich anytime soon, you might want to give this leaked ICS update for the handset a go If you are not willing to wait for the official ICS rollout to happen. Several lucky fellows over at BriefMobile have managed to get their hands on a what they claim as the official Ice Cream Sandwich update that Sprint will rollout to Sprint Google Nexus S 4G via OTA soon. Once flashed onto the handset, the leaked ICS ROM will crank up the build number of the Sprint Google Nexus S 4G to IMM76D. In addition to that, the leaked ICs Rom also comes with a new radio and a new set of images as well.
The leaked ICS ROM is said to have been officially signed off by Google and has the necessary release keys and early adopters who are brave enough to tinker with their Sprint Google Nexus S 4G and flash the leaked ICS ROM are reporting that everything is working fine and looking good for that matter. Though there is still no official word as to when Sprint will finally start the rollout of Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Sprint Google Nexus S 4G, having this kind of “as official as it can get” leaks further strengthen rumors that an official Ice Cream Sandwich update for the handset is close at hand. And while waiting for that to happen, let us have a quick memory refresh by going through the specs sheet of the Sprint Google Nexus S 4G.
Sprint unleashed its version of the Google flagship handset in May of 2011 and is actually the design inspiration for the Galaxy Nexus’s curved form factor design. The handset has a black-slab design aesthetic and measures 123.9 x 63 x 10.9 mm and it tips the scales at 131 grams. Under the hood, the Samsung Google Nexus S 4G packs a Samsung Hummingbird chipset which gives the device a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor and 512 MB of RAM. The device has a non-expandable 16GB of onboard storage while its Contour Display measures 4.0 inches diagonally and is of the SuperAMOLED type with an 800 x 480 resolution. the display itself has an oleophobic coating that makes it scratch-resistant while its camera department is comprised of a 5MP camera at its back panel and a VGA webcam out front. Buy the Samsung Nexus S 4G starting at one penny.