Google, Samsung Unveil Nexus S

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After months of rumors, dismissals, leaks and even a brief public appearance, Google and Samsung have finally confirmed the Nexus S, the first smartphone to run Google's new Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform. The Samsung-built smartphone comes less than 12 months after Google's Nexus One failed to win over consumers.

 

In addition to running Android 2.3, the Nexus S is equipped with Near Field Communications, which will allow the device to read smart objects. The GSM Nexus S also boasts a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, front- and rear-facing cameras, packs a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 16 GB of internal storage, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, 802.11n and A-GPS, DailyTech reports.

 

The Nexus S will be available for purchase Thursday, Dec. 16 in the U.S. The handset will be available online and in Best Buy stores. It will cost customers $529 to buy the Nexus S unlocked or $199 with a two-year contract from T-Mobile, according to VentureBeat. The phone will be available in the UK beginning Dec. 20.



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Dec 6, 2010 9:10 AM Nexus One Nexus One  says:

I like my Nexus One (got it for 559$ from http://amzn.to/hqbvd9) I don't want the new S

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