The Nexus S gets Official, Hitting US on December 16th

The Nexus S has been out a long time before this, thanks to so many leaks, but now the handset is finally official and as we already know it is developed by Samsung and is Google next flagship Android phone. The specifications are much different than what rumors suggested, but it comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and this all seems to fit in as Google had already hinted Gingerbread release would be late in 2010.

Here are the specifications of the newly released Google Nexus S:

  • 4-inch Display (800×400)
  • 1GHz Hummingbird Processor
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 5 Megapixel Camera
  • VGA Front Facing Camera
  • HSPA and AWS bands Support
  • 16GB of Internal Storage
  • 512MB of RAM
  • Contour Display
  • NFC Capabilities

The Nexus S will compatible with T-Mobile’s 3G network and will be available for purchase unlocked from the 16th of December at Best Buy stores. The unlocked version of the Nexus S from Best Buy will cost you $529 and if you are looking for a cheaper deal you can get it from T-Mobile for $199 with a two-year contract. Guys in the UK will start receiving it from the 20th of December.

Gingerbread surely has some major improvements including the NFC capabilities, a much wide range of voice commands, more focus on developing better games and multimedia apps for Android. There is a lot more new to Gingerbread and for a brief overview you can check out this post.

Also the Nexus S is all about the Pure Google Experience, check out the video below. Let us know what you think about the Nexus S, if you are purchasing it why would you be doing so and if not what makes you stay away from this device?

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