The Google Nexus S is the first to offer Android Gingerbread 2.3 replacing 2.2 Froyo running on other handsets. The phone also offers a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera for photography and video recordi…
The Google Nexus S is the first to offer Android Gingerbread 2.3 replacing 2.2 Froyo running on other handsets. The phone also offers a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera for photography and video recording in high quality, as well as a front-facing camera for video calling.
The handset is manufactured by Samsung and offers a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, as featured on the Samsung Galaxy S, and is paired with 16 gigabytes of internal storage memory for all your music, videos, photos and downloaded apps which you can get form the preinstalled Android Market respectively. The handset also has a dedicated Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) allowing you to play mobile games, surf the Web and more with greater speed and fluidity. The phone is the first to run the latest Android version, 2.3 Gingerbread, which offers a revitalized user interface which now contains a new notification bar and improved onscreen keyboards for the multi-touch support offered.
The Nexus S features, as the Samsung Galaxy S does also, a large Super AMOLED display measuring 4 inches. This display also has contour providing an amazing curve to the screen, which is also a first for any handset on the market, which allows it to offer such a slim design. The brighter display offers a higher contrast and allows you to see everything is a vivid and crisp view with luminance up to 1.5 times greater than other conventional LCD displays offered, while it also provides 75 percent less glare when outside in sunlight also.
The phone includes a great range of Google applications for you to use, and comes out of the box a san unlocked handset, meaning you choose which network to be with. Applications ready for use include, GMail, Google Search, GTalk, YouTube for videos and Google Maps and Navigation for directions and turn by turn navigation. The handset also features an impressive 5 megapixel camera for video recording and photo capture, and you can download more apps such as Facebook or Twitter to instantly share your media in more ways than already offered on the handset. There is also a secondary front camera for video calling, with support for internet calls also present.
The Google Nexus S is a compact and beautifully designed handset featuring a stunning display both in design and clarity when in use. The handset also offers great software bi the new Gingerbread operating system, combined with a good range of preloaded Google apps for you to use.
Author: Dominic Burn