Samsung and Google have brought out the eagerly awaited Nexus S. that’s right, it has come out without much publicity either before or after the announcement. And rightly assessed, the new handset sports Google’s stylish new Android platform, and is nicknamed Gingerbread. So it is but natural for it to possess some solid technology as well as great hardware features.

Nexus S exhibits Samsung’s Super AMLOED touch screen technology and a 4 inch contour display with a characteristic curved design for a good feeling when near your face. The phone sports Near Field Communication [NFC] technology which will let the users read information off of daily objects as stickers and posters which are buried with NFC chips. The device has 1GHz Samsung application processor strong enough to withhold 3D graphics and HD-like multimedia content along with capacity to quicken upload and download times.

The handset is equipped with a 5 MP-rear facing camera and camcorder, and VGA front facing camera. Like many other recently launched smart phones, this one too has a gyroscope sensor for effortless gaming experience, as and when the users tilts the device up down or sideways. It also comes along with a 16GB of internal memory storage.

Other than these new Gingerbread features, Nexus S also includes famous Android features as portable WiFi hotspot; access to Google mobile services [Google search, Google Maps with Navigation, Gmail, Voice Actions etc.] to go through the Nexus S feature all over again:-

  • Network -2.5 G[SM/GPRS/EDGE]: 850/900/1800/1900MHz 3G[HSDPA7.2Mbps;HSUPA 5.76 Mbps]:900/1700/2100MHz.
  • OS – Android 2.3/Gingerbread.
  • Display -4.0 inch WVGA SUPER AMLOED [800X480].
  • Camera- 5.0 mega pixel camera+ VGA front camera; Auto Focus, self shot.
  • Video – HD [[email protected]] video playing, video recording D1[720X480]@30fps mpeg 4,H.264, h.263.
  • Audio –Pm3,AAC,AAC+,eAAC+, AMR,AMR-NB.

Value added features:

  • NFC [Near Field Communications] capability.
  • Android market for more applications and contents.
  • A- GPS.
  • Gyroscope sensor, Accelerometer, digital Compass, Proximity, light.
  • Connectivity – Blue tooth technology v2.1+EDL USB v2.0 [High speed] Wi-Fi, 802.11 b/g/n.
  • Memory -16GB iNAND.
  • Size – 63X123.9X10.9mm.
  • Battery – 1500 mAh.

This new version Android is the fastest version aided with

  • Support for NFC.
  • A clean new user interface.
  • Internet calling [VOIP/SIP support]
  • Multi-touch support for a new and improves keyboard.

Users can avail the unlocked version of Nexus S online and in-store from Best Buy retailers in US (currently it’s available at an offer price of $199.99 as compared to it’s original price $529.99, plus there is free shipping!) and at the Car phone warehouse in UK.


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