Google Introduces Android Gingerbread 2.3 Powered Phone ‘Google Nexus S’


by casey on December 6, 2010

Google has announced Android powered phone ‘Google Nexus S‘ which will be using Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Nexus S is the first phone that will facilitate its users with the latest version of Android that is version 2.3 Gingerbread.

Google Nexus S is manufactured by Samsung and it is designed with the direct input from the Google Android Team. According to TechCrunch “the Nexus One, the phone was not built from scratch the starting point was the Samsung Galaxy S, released earlier this year”

Google has built a new strategy to sell its phone. Its not like the Google Nexus One, this time they are not selling it directly. The Nexus S will be available at Best Buy initially in the U.S using T-Mobile as its network carrier. Carphone Warehouse will also be selling the phone in U.K.

Pre-orders will be taken earlier and it is expected to be available from December 16.



  • 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



  • 4.0″ WVGA (480×800)
  • 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



  • 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 (2560×1920)
  • 720 x 480 video resolution
  • H.264, H.263 MPEG4 video recording
  • Auto focus
  • Flash
  • Front-facing: VGA (640×480)
  • 3.5mm, 4-conductor headset jack
  • (stereo audio plus microphone)
  • Earpiece and microphone
  • Software noise-cancellation


  • 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

Check out the video of Google Nexus S:

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