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A glimpse of Ice Cream Sandwich

Well, October is shaping up to be the most exciting month for phone news in a long time. It looks like we'll be getting a look (finally!) at the iPhone 5 on October 4, and now Samsung have announced what will hopefully turn out to be the launch of the Google Nexus Prime the following week, on October 11.

The Nexus Prime is officially made by Google, but everyone knows it's really made by Samsung, like the Nexus S before it. It's exciting because it's going to be the first Android phone running the new version of Android, Android 4.0, better known as 'Ice Cream Sandwich.'

Designed to unify the phone and tablet branches of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich is the first major upgrade to Android phones for a year. But we haven't known much about what it's actually going to do, what features it'll add to Android phones.

Well, now we do - a bit. A video has popped up online of Ice Cream Sandwich running on a Nexus S. Apparently, some lucky sod ordered a Nexus S on eBay and was stunned to find it running Ice Cream Sandwich when it arrived. An unlikely story, you'll agree, but less unlikely than the whole thing being an elaborate fake, we reckon.

So have a look at the video below, and we'll see you on the 11th!

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