Google unveils Samsung Nexus S with Android 2.3 [Specifications & Price]

Google has finally announced its new phone ‘Nexus S’ manufactured by Samsung and is the first phone powered by the latest Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. Nexus S is a successor of Nexus One and looks an amazing Android phone with powerful hardware.

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Google Nexus S

Nexus S Official Specifications:

Connectivity
  • Quad-band GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • Tri-band HSPA: 900, 2100, 1700
  • HSPA type: HSDPA (7.2Mbps) HSUPA (5.76Mbps)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 n/b/g
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
  • microUSB 2.0
Display
  • 4.0" WVGA (480×800)
  • Contour Display with curved glass screen
  • Super AMOLED
  • 235 ppi
  • Capacitive touch sensor
  • Anti-fingerprint display coating
Size and weight
  • 63mm x 123.9mm x 10.88mm
  • 129g
Hardware
  • Haptic feedback vibration
  • Three-axis gyroscope
  • Accelerometer
  • Digital compass
  • Proximity sensor
  • Light sensor
Processor and memory
  • 1GHz Cortex A8 (Hummingbird) processor
  • 16GB iNAND flash memory
Cameras and multimedia
  • Back-facing: 5 megapixels (2560×1920)
  • 720 x 480 video resolution
  • H.264, H.263 MPEG4 video recording
  • Auto focus
  • Flash
  • Front-facing: VGA (640×480)
  • 3.5mm, 4-conductor headset jack
    (stereo audio plus microphone)
  • Earpiece and microphone
  • Software noise-cancellation
Battery
  • Talk time up to 6.7 hours on 3G
    (14 hours on 2G)
  • Standby time up to 17.8 days on 3G
    (29.7 days on 2G)
  • 1500 mAH Lithum Ion
Software
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Android Market
  • Calendar
  • Gmail
  • Google Earth
  • Google Maps with Navigation
  • Google Search
  • Google Talk
  • Google Voice
  • Voice Actions
  • YouTube

Official Video – Introducing Nexus S

Availability – After December 16, 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.

Price – Customers can purchase Nexus S for $529 as an unlocked phone without a contract. Nexus S optimized for T-Mobile’s network is available for $199 with a two-year service agreement and qualifying voice and data plan.

Check the official site of Nexus S @ www.google.com/nexus

Mayur

Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter where he is extremely active.

6 Responses

  1. December 7, 2010

    […] Nexus S is just announced and it’s the first phone having Android 2.3 Gingerbread pre-installed on it. Soon more Android devices will be getting the Android 2.3 update. To make it convenient for users to use Gingerbread easily and get to know it deeply, Google has made available an official 374 page detailed user guide for Android 2.3 OS.  Download Android 2.3 User’s Guide (6.1 MB PDF) google_ad_client = "pub-1257872154896248"; /* 300×250, created 3/14/09 */ google_ad_slot = "3328905642"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; google_ad_client = "pub-1257872154896248"; /* 200×90, created 10/15/08 */ google_ad_slot = "4098589179"; google_ad_width = 200; google_ad_height = 90; SHARE    | | | | | Tweet […]

  2. December 7, 2010

    […] aka Gingerbread is the latest and fastest version of Android, which comes pre-installed on the ‘Nexus S’. Android 2.3 update brings a lot of enhancements and new features over Froyo. Check the Android 2.3 […]

  3. December 16, 2010

    […] Google’s Nexus S (manufactured by Samsung) is finally available for purchase at Best Buy stores in US. You can buy both the T-Mobile and Unlocked Nexus S for $199.99 and $529.99 respectively, directly from Best Buy online store. Google – Nexus S Mobile Unlocked (Contract Free) – $529.99  >> Buy HereGoogle – Nexus S Mobile T-Mobile (With new 2-year contract) – $199.99>> Buy HereWhat’s Included in Box –Nexus S from GoogleBattery, chargerData cable, stereo headsetOwner’s manualAlso See: Google unveils Samsung Nexus S with Android 2.3 [Specifications & Price] google_ad_client = “pub-1257872154896248”; /* 300×250, created 3/14/09 */ google_ad_slot = “3328905642”; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; google_ad_client = “pub-1257872154896248”; /* 200×90, created 10/15/08 */ google_ad_slot = “4098589179”; google_ad_width = 200; google_ad_height = 90; SHARE | | | | | Tweet […]

  4. December 20, 2010

    […] Google Nexus S, manufactured by Samsung was recently announced and is available to buy at Best Buy stores in US. If you’ve ordered a Google Nexus S which has Android 2.3 Gingerbread pre-installed, then you might be searching for its user guide. An official Nexus S User manual is now available in English from Samsung which is a full-fledged instruction manual that can help you in easily getting started with Android 2.3 on your Nexus S Smartphone. The guide however, is very similar to the Android 2.3 user manual but has some additions and changes too.Download Nexus S User Guide, 380 page PDF (6.17 MB)Download Nexus S Owners Guide  (1.70 MB) google_ad_client = "pub-1257872154896248"; /* 300×250, created 3/14/09 */ google_ad_slot = "3328905642"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; google_ad_client = "pub-1257872154896248"; /* 200×90, created 10/15/08 */ google_ad_slot = "4098589179"; google_ad_width = 200; google_ad_height = 90; SHARE    | | | | | Tweet […]

  5. March 23, 2011

    […] Google’s Samsung Nexus S smartphone was unveiled back in early Dec, this Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS based device is now coming soon officially to India. Google Nexus S is an amazing phone with a powerful hardware, check Nexus S detailed specifications. […]

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