Samsung Google Nexus S Now Official
Google and Samsung officially announce the Nexus S, their Android collaboration, which is the second Android phone released by Google, following the Nexus One by HTC.
The Nexus S, basicaly pretty much based on Samsung’s own Galaxy S smartphone. Most notable new features include a 4-inch Contour display with curved glass screen, capacitive touch sensor and anti-fingerprint display coating; built-in Near Field Communication (NFC) connectivity and the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS.
The Nexus S is powered by a 1GHz Hummingbird Cortex A8 processor, has 16GB internal storage capacity but lack microSD card slot for expansion. The “curved” smartphone has a 5 Megapixel camera and a front VGA camera. However, its 5Mpix cam records only 720×480 video, lacking 720p HD video capability found on all Galaxy S models.
The Nexus S supports GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity, quad-band GSM/EDGE, tri-band HSPA networks, and microUSB connection. Other features include haptic feedback vibration, three-axis gyroscope, accelerometer, digital compass, proximity sensor, light sensor and software noise-cancellation. The Android 2.3 handset comes with a 1500 mAH Lithum Ion battery that allows for talk time up to 6.7 hours on 3G and standby time up to 17.8 days on 3G.
As for availabity, Nexus S will be sold unlocked and carrier-independent initially through Best Buy stores in the U.S. and after December 20 at Carphone Warehouse stores in the UK.
Samsung Google Nexus S Specification
Also known as Samsung i9020
Display Size: 4.0 Inch
Resolution: 480 x 800 pixels
Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Contour Display with curved glass screen
Multi-touch input method
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
Three-axis gyro sensor
Primary: 5 MP, 2560 x 1920 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus
Video: Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary: Yes, VGA
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 1700 / 2100 /900
Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5 mm audio jack
Phonebook: Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall
Call records: Practically unlimited
Internal: 16GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Card slot: No
3G: HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n; DLNA
Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Infrared port: No
USB: Yes, v2.0 microUSB
Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh
Stand-by: Up to 713 h (2G) / Up to 428 h (3G)
Talk time: Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 7 h (3G)
Dimensions: 123.9 x 63 x 10.9 mm
Weight: 129 g