Google Nexus S

Announced:
Dec 7, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Dec 16, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

4.0 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

58.33 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

OS:

Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3, 4.0.2, 2.3.6, 2.3.3, 2.3)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

5 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Video recording:

720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video light, Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

4.88 x 2.48 x 0.43 inches (123.9 x 63 x 10.88 mm)

Weight:

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 1700/2100, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 530

This device is also known as Samsung Nexus Two, Google Nexus 2, Google Nexus Two, Samsung Galaxy 2, Samsung I9020

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.43 inches)

Description

Google Nexus S is the follow-up of the Google Nexus One. It is not a great leap forward in the same way that the original Nexus was but rather is more like a refreshed version of the Samsung Galaxy S. It runs Google's new version of Android OS which is called Gingerbread and it is powered by 1GHz processor. Other features include a 4-inch Super AMOLED unique Contour Display, which is slightly curved, 5MP camera, Near Field Communication (NFC), Wi-Fi and more.


The phone is offered unlocked or with T-Mobile USA and AT&T service plans through Best Buy only, and not directly by T-Mobile or AT&T.

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