A white 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is due to hit stores from the week beginning 6 February. Additionally, a 32GB version of the titanium silver handset will also be on sale from that date.

Online retailer Handtec is now taking pre-orders for both of the new editions of the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) smartphone, with the white 16GB version weighing in at £496.79 on the site, and the 32GB model priced at £599.99.

The phone, which Pocket-lint reviewed back in November 2011, comes with the aforementioned Android 4.0 operating system, a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android BEAM and Face Unlock. There's also a rear 5-megapixel camera and front-facing 1.3-megapixel webcam. 1GB of RAM is on board, plus GPS, Bluetooth, NFC and WiFi-Direct. The display is capable of playing back Full HD (1080p) video.