Meet Nexus S – A Smartphone from Samsung powered by Android 2.3!

This is no doubt the age of smartphones and a recent report showed that Android has already took over Symbian all over Asia except for India. However, Android is expected to overtake Symbian smartphones in number by Mid-2011. Okay, now let’s make the title relevant:

First of all What is Nexus S?

Nexus S is the first device of Android to ship with the new version of Android platform Gingerbread, co-developed with Samsung ensuring tight integration hardware and software to highlight the latest advancements of  the Android platform.

Specifications of Nexus S making it a Spectacular Smartphone

Nexus S is powered by a Hummingbird CPU at 1 GHz and 512 MB RAM. It has a Super AMOLED display of  800*480 resolution, 16GB storage with a front VGA camera and a 5 mega pixel rear view camera. It has a similar outlook of Galaxy S with a sreen in concave fashion. One peculiar hardware feature that the Nexux S has is NFC.

What is NFC?

NFC(Near Field Communication) hardware  lets us to read information from NFC tags. NFC is a fast , versatile short range wireless technology that can be enbedded in all objects around the world like t-shirts, posters, stickers etc. Google has announced that this will have three primary methods of use that is  read,write and exchange.

What is the software used in Nexus S?

Nexus S is the first phone to run Gingerbread the fastest version  of Android yet. It delivers a  number of  advanced features such as  user interface refinement, NFC support, a new keyboard and text selection tool, Intenet(VoIP/SIP) calling,improved copy/paste functionality and gyroscope sensor support. Gingerbread builds on some of the most popular Android features like multitasking and Wi-Fi hotspots and adds a refreshed user interface and improved keyboard, near field communication .

Nexus has a great multitasking power and makes switching from one apllication to the other very fast. Menus open up and close very quick, the web pages load quicker with virtually no lag time. Nexus has a GPU. playing mobile games, browsing the web and watching vedios are fast, fluid and smooth.

What can I tell about the display? Nexus S manufactured by Samsung is the first smartphone to launch with a 4” Counter Display . A brighter screen with higher contrast, colors are very vibrant, text is crisp at any size and luminance is up to 1.5X higher than LCD displays. Nexus S when taken outside, there’s 75% less glare than on other smartphone displays. Your videos, pictures and games look their best even at bright sun light.

Nexus S is installed with the best of Google applications, including Google Search, Google Maps with Navigation (Beta), Mobile Instant, Voice Actions, Gmail, Google Earth and more. Nexus S provides access to over 100,000 applications, games, and widgets on Android Market. Nexus S is unlocked, so it will work with any GSM carrier.

Another Great news is that Gingerbread SDK/NDK is available for the developers!

To know more about Nexus S, you can watch the video below or read about it at the official Google blog.

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