Google Nexus S Unveiled

Here comes the Nexus S, the next generation of Nexus devices, co-developed by Google and Samsung. The Nexus S is the successor to the original “Nexus One,” the ground-breaking smartphone which featured a clean installation of the Android operating system.

The Nexus S runs on the latest version of Gingerbread i.e. Android 2.3. It has a 512MB RAM and 16GB internal memory. The phone also sports tri-band HSPA along NFC and the usual Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS with A-GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It has a 5MP camera with a LED flash at the back and front-facing: VGA (640×480) camera.

More details here

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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

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

Software

  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Android Market
  • Calendar
  • Gmail
  • Google Earth
  • Google Maps with Navigation
  • Google Search
  • Google Talk
  • Google Voice
  • Voice Actions
  • YouTube

Display

  • 4.0″ WVGA (480×800)
  • Contour Display with curved glass screen
  • Super AMOLED
  • 235 ppi
  • Capacitive touch sensor
  • Anti-fingerprint display coating

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

Availability:

From 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:

Pre-ordering is available later today from www.carphonewarehouse.com or www.bestbuy.co.uk

Best Buy would offer the Google/Samsung Nexus S unlocked for $529 in the USA or for $199 with a T-Mobile contract. In Britain, the price of the phone is 549.95 pounds ($862) unlocked and free with a contract of 35 pounds per month for a term and with an operator yet to be announced.

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