Tom Newman takes a took a look at the Nexus S at the Samsung Booth. The Nexus S runs on Gingerbread 2.3 which is the latest Android operating system available for the public. It has a very fast and clean interface. It is a GSM device and supports NFC, (Near Field Communication)
It is light at 129g and has a dimension of 63mm x 123.9 mm x 10.88 mm. It has a super-amoled 4.0″ display with capacitive touch sensor and an anti-finger print coating. Included in the hardware is a gyroscope, accelerometer, compass, proximity sensor and a light sensor. It uses the Hummingbird processor. There is a back facing 5.0 megapixel camera. It produces video at 720 X 480 resolution. The battery will last about 6.7 hours of talk-time on 3G.
The software that comes installed on the device includes, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), the Android Market, a Calendar, Gmail, Google Talk, Google Voice, Google search, voice actions and YouTube. It is available exclusively at Best Buy for $529.99 unlocked. What makes the Nexus line different from the other Android phones is it is the vanilla operating system, it doesn’t come with any carrier software installed, because of this it tends to be the first to get the latest Android updates. So if you are looking for the Android experience without the carrier baggage take a look at the Nexus S by Samsung.
Interview by Tom Newman of Fogview.
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