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Old 14-Dec-2010
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 720480 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
Oleophobic surface
Contour Display with curved glass screen
Multi-touch input method
Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
Touch-sensitive controls
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
Speakerphone: Yes
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

  1. OS: Android OS, v2.3 Gingerbread
  2. CPU: ARM Cortex A8 1GHz processor
  3. Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
  4. Browser: HTML
  5. Radio: No
  6. Games: Yes
  7. Colors: Black
  8. GPS: Yes, with A-GPS support
  9. Java: Via third party application
  10. Social networking integration
  11. Digital compass
  12. MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
  13. MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
  14. Organizer
  15. Image/video editor
  16. Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
  17. Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
  18. YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
  19. Flash Player v10.1
  20. Voice memo/dial/commands
  21. Predictive text input
  22. Near Field Communications
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

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