Successor of Nexus One : After the release of first Nexus early this year; Nexus S is the second offering from search engine giant Google.Let us see how Nexus will be decked up when it is released on 16th Dec this year.
Contour Surface : Among many first ,Google's Nexus S is first smart phone to introduce AMOLED Contour Display . So what is this contour display ? If you look carefully at the below image of Nexus S , you will notice something curvy about its screen surface. This can be a new design paradigm shift for screens. It is being said that this new contour screen offers better handling and its easier to talk when the phone is near your ear.
Android 2.3 (successor of android 2.2 froyo) akaGingerbread : Google claimes it as an open mobile operating system and it is meant for developers , it is one of the best Androids available , with improved API for web app development and has better support for faster and better Games.
Samsung's Hummingbird : Samsung's own processor code named Hummingbird consumes less battery power , has better GPU than its competetors (snapdragon and Apple's A4) . The low power consumption of Hummingbird will give Google's Nexus S a battery life of 20 + hours on continous usage.
Pure Google : Google is touting this new Nexus S as a pure Google experience , what about Samsung's portion of accolades ? Well in some manner this will be one of the best Google apps supporting mobile phone .
Near field communication : Can be used in 1) card reading 2) ticketing in public transports (mobile ticketing) 3) Mobile payments 4 ) travel cards etc.Not yet widespread but given the technology's usability and Google's reputation for churning out unconventional but useful ideas , this is one of the most promising technology in progress.
Voice Commands: With new Nexus Syou can give voice commands just like Google Nexus One .you can play your music with just one voice command like "listen to pink floyd".
Almost everywhere in internet , Google's Nexus S is discussed as the best Android device ? Well In just few days more you will be able to check these claims yourself .
Price of Nexus S (no contract , unlocked ) : USA : $529 UK : £549
Price (on contract ):USA : $199 on T-Mobile with 2 year contract.
UK : £35/month with a 2 year contract on Vodafone / T-Mobile.
Carriers :USA: BestBuy , T-Mobile (online and retail outlets)
UK : CarphoneWarehouse, Bestbuy (online and retail outlets)
USA: Dec 16th, 2010
UK: Dec, 20th, 2010
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