Nexus S | The new Android phone from Google | Features | Price | Specifications

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.
Google's Nexus S curved phone contour surface
Google's Nexus S | Notice the contour surface
Android 2.3  (successor of android 2.2 froyo) aka Gingerbread : 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.
Google Nexus S price , specification , features
Google Nexus S | Has New Android 2.3
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.
Google (samsung) Nexus S Android 2.3
Google (samsung ?) Nexus S
Voice Commands: With new Nexus S you 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 .
Google Nexus S android 2.3 gingerbread
Google Nexus S Packaging
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 : Carphone Warehouse, Bestbuy (online and retail outlets) Release Date: USA: Dec 16th, 2010 UK: Dec, 20th, 2010 Technical specifications :
  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • Internal Memory : 16 GB non-expandable , 512MB RAM
  • 4 inch Contour Display , WVGA Super AMOLED Display, 800×480 pixels
  • Capacitive touch sensor , Anti-fingerprint display coating
  • 1GHz Cortex A8 (Hummingbird) processor
  • 720p video recording (no true HD video recording)
  • 5 MP still Camera , front facing camera for video chat (most probably a regular 1.3 MP)
  • Wi-Fi : 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
  • 3G/Quad-band GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 / Tri-band HSPA: 900, 2100, 1700 / HSPA type: HSDPA (7.2Mbps) HSUPA (5.76Mbps)
  • Ports: Standard 3.5mm, micrUSB 2.0 for PC connectivity and charging.
  • 1500 mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Near Field Communications (NFC)
  • Three-axis gyroscope, Anti-fingerprint display coating ,compass, light and proximity sensor.
  • Internet Calling support (VoIP/SIP)
  • Google Earth, Maps, Search ,Talk, Voice, Actions and Youtube)

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