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Nexus S with Gingerbread / Android 2.3

Google Today has Introduced Nexus S with Latest Android Plat Form Android 2.3 Codenamed Gingerbread.  Nexus S is the first smartphone to feature a 4” Contour Display designed to fit comfortably in the palm of your hand and along the side of your face. It also features a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, front and rear facing cameras, 16GB of internal memory, and NFC (near field communication) hardware that lets you read information from NFC tags. NFC is a fast, versatile short-range wireless technology that can be embedded in all kinds of everyday objects like movie posters, stickers and t-shirts.

Gingerbread is the fastest version of Android yet, and it delivers a number of improvements, such as user interface refinements, NFC support, a new keyboard and text selection tool, Internet (VoIP/SIP) calling, improved copy/paste functionality and gyroscope sensor support.

Nexus S: The Specs

The product page for the Nexus S smartphone has been launched, too, where you can learn more about the device, its features, its technical specifications and view photos and videos.

According to this page, the phone features the following:

Connectivity

  • Quad-band GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900

  • Tri-band HSPA: 900, 2100, 1700

  • HSPA type: HSDPA (7.2Mbps) HSUPA (5.76Mbps)

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 n/b/g

  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR

  • Near Field Communication (NFC)

  • Assisted GPS (A-GPS)

  • microUSB 2.0


Display

  • 4.0" WVGA (480x800)

  • Contour Display with curved glass screen

  • Super AMOLED

  • 235 ppi

  • Capacitive touch sensor

  • Anti-fingerprint display coating


Size and weight

  • 63mm x 123.9mm x 10.88mm

  • 129g


Hardware

  • Haptic feedback vibration

  • Three-axis gyroscope

  • Accelerometer

  • Digital compass

  • Proximity sensor

  • Light sensor


Processor and memory

  • 1GHz Cortex A8 (Hummingbird) processor

  • 16GB iNAND flash memory


Cameras and multimedia

  • Back-facing: 5 megapixels (2560x1920)

  • 720 x 480 video resolution

  • H.264, H.263 MPEG4 video recording

  • Auto focus

  • Flash

  • Front-facing: VGA (640x480)

  • 3.5mm, 4-conductor headset jack

  • (stereo audio plus microphone)

  • Earpiece and microphone

  • Software noise-cancellation


Battery

  • Talk time up to 6.7 hours on 3G

  • (14 hours on 2G)

  • Standby time up to 17.8 days on 3G

  • (29.7 days on 2G)

  • 1500 mAH Lithum Ion


Software

  • Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)

  • Android Market

  • Calendar

  • Gmail

  • Google Earth

  • Google Maps with Navigation

  • Google Search

  • Google Talk

  • Google Voice

  • Voice Actions

  • YouTube


You can get more Information about Android 2.3/ Gingerbread in Nexus S at Google blog

or follow @GoogleNexus on Twitter for the latest updates. After December 16, Nexus S can be purchased (unlocked or with a T-Mobile service plan) online and in-store from all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores in the U.S. and after December 20 at Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy retailers in the U.K.
Nexus S with Gingerbread / Android 2.3 Nexus S with Gingerbread / Android 2.3 Reviewed by Imran Baig on 9:48:00 PM Rating: 5
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