These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Track down a number of hardware problems using the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Troubleshooting
Background and Identification ¶
The Galaxy Nexus was released on December 15, 2011. It was developed by Google and Samsung and sports an HD 720p Super AMOLED display, curved glass, an improved camera system, and Google's Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system. It was made available on the Verizon network and for sale on sites such as Amazon Wireless.
The Nexus has a 4.65 inch, 1280×720-pixel display and no physical menu buttons. It contains a 1.3 MP front camera and 5 MP rear camera.
Tech Specs ¶
Dimensions: 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
Weight: 135 g
Display: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.65 inches (~316 ppi pixel density)
Storage: 16 GB
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Rear Camera: 5 MP, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Video: Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera: 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps
OS: Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Chipset: TI OMAP 4460
CPU: Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU: PowerVR SGX540
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Battery: Li-Ion 1750 mAh