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A phone with model name SHV-E120L recently passed through the FCC. Despite our initial excitement that it could be the Galaxy Nexus (née Prime),  it turned out to be none other than the Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE, king of lengthy titles.

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We originally saw this phone announced last month in Korea, where Samsung wowed with a spacious 4.65" screen, 1280 x 720 resolution, and disappointingly restricted geographical range. Still, if you're itching for a phone with specs to compete with the upcoming Nexus, plus TouchWiz on Gingerbread, this filing could be the good news you were hoping for.

While it didn't make it into the name, NFC is to be featured, along with a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor. The processor is as yet unspecified, although we did find one Japanese blog that states that it will use the same Qualcomm 8X60 as the T-Mobile GS2 we reviewed earlier this week.

Unsurprisingly, Samsung has requested a "short-term" withholding of photos of the device, a 180 day period which will surely continue well after we hear further details about this device's American intentions.

Source: FCC via ItsLikeThat / AndIRC #gnexus

Brian O'Toole
Having learnt his writing techniques reading e-Books of Sherlock Holmes, Brian now spends his time /kicking, lurking, SSHing and encoding.
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  • Genjinaro

    Madness, call it something else already!

    Spec whores will be driven mad I'm sure.

  • http://TheAndroidSource.com Chris Gustafson

    Isn't it going to Rogers?

  • L boogie

    Galaxy S 2.5 or II.V or galaxy HD, who knows!! Land on u.s soil and let's find out who network/ networks this phone would be cruising on prior to the galaxy s 3 coming next year.

  • Mrwirez

    How about just adding voice control and an "S".. That's easy for the itards..

    *All kidding aside where the eff is my Nexus?

  • RockingmyEvo3D

    This sounds great

  • N1 owner

    So which 3G bands does it have?
    Is it a Verizon or AT&T phone?

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