"Do these reviewers report conflicts of interest?"4.0 starson by Trey444
Pros: Pure Android experience
Cons: Many reviewers don't understand what a pure Android phone is.
Summary: Since there is no way to respond to the CNET review, other than with a review...
This "journalist" apparently knows very little about Android phones:
"As impressive as it is, Ice Cream Sandwich can be messy, and without it, the Galaxy Nexus is just another Android device."
There's a HUGE difference between this and other Android phones, just in the fact that it's a pure Android phone. It will always get the latest Android updates directly. The software has not been mucked around with by the carrier or the phone manufacturer. Imagine what it would be like if Apple allowed the carriers to mess around with iOS. It would be a disaster.
I like Android phones, but I will never buy an altered phone. So really the Nexus phones are the only real choice.