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Key Features

  • Android v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • 4 Inch, 480x800 px display, Super AMOLED
  • 1000 MHz processor
  • 5 MP Primary Camera, 0.30 MP Secondary
  • 3G, WiFi, DLNA
  • 16 GB Internal Memory
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 1500 mAh, Li-Ion battery

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Google Nexus S Specifications


Brand Google
Model Nexus S
Operating System Android v2.3 (Gingerbread)
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size Mini
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card


Processor 1 GHz, Cortex 8, Chipset: Hummingbird
Graphics PowerVR SGX540
RAM 512 MB


Internal Memory 16 GB
Expandable Memory No


Screen Size 4 Inch
Screen Resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density (sharpness) 233 ppi
Display Type Super AMOLED


Main Camera Yes, 5 MP, Auto focus
Front Camera Yes, 0.30 MP
Flash LED
Video Recording Video calling, Video light
Zoom Yes, Digital Zoom
Camera Features Geo tagging, Touch to focus


Capacity 1500 mAH, Li-ion
TalkTime Up to 14 Hours(2G) / Up to 6.66 Hours(3G)
Stand By Time Up to 713(2G) /Up to 428(3G)


Operating Frequency GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 / 1900 / 900 MHz
3G Yes, HSDPA 7.20 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v2.10, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB Connectivity Yes, USB Port, Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0
More Connectivity Computer sync, DLNA, OTA sync, VoIP


Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight 129 grams
Dimensions 123.9 x 63 x 10.88 mm


Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor


FM Radio No
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

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39 Expert Reviews for Google Nexus S

Overall Expert Rating (4.4 Out of 5 based on 25 ratings)


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  • Google Nexus S review
    Hannah Bouckley
    31 Aug 2011 | t3

    Slick and polished, but not quite perfect...

    Pros: Very quick ; Fantastic screen ; Vastly improved keyboard

    Cons: No microSD slot ; Vanilla Android UI ; Poor video/lack of HD video

  • Review: Google Nexus S
    Michael Arrington
    30 Nov 2010 | techcrunch

    For the last few days I`ve been using the Google Nexus S, manufactured by Samsung, with the new Android 2.3 u201cGingerbreadu201d operating system. This is a phone that was designed with direct input from the Google Android team. And like its predecessor, the......

  • Samsung Google Nexus S review: Royal droid
    GSMArena team
    11 Feb 2013 | gsmarena

    Another year, another heir to the Droid throne – and Google are trying to be democratic about it. Which is a roundabout way of saying they’re not monogamous. For the Nexus One, Google teamed up with HTC. This time around, they trusted Samsung to do the job, using the Galaxy S as a base. Google Nexus S official photos It’s only their second try and users are given a second chance to like the Royal Droid. A tall task it is – the very concep...

    Verdict: We donÂ’t quite know what to make of the Google Nexus S. When the Nexus One came out, it packed some of the most powerful hardware available at the time. The Nexus S is the spitting image of the Samsung Galaxy S, which has been around for almost a...

  • Is Android 2.3 and a curved screen enough of an upgrade?
    Gareth Beavis
    17 Jan 2011 | techradar

    UPDATE: Now read our Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Nexus review. Since launching, the Nexus S has undergone a price drop, which we`ve now reflected in the review. We`ve also had a few more weeks to play with it, and found a few extra features we thought worth highlighting. There`s also an improved camera section, so check out our detailed look at the snapper-power from Google`s latest design. The Google Nexus S wasn`t supposed to happen according to S...

    Pros: Snappy OS, Android 2.3 with early future updates, Stunning AMOLED screen, Improved battery life, Cool lock screen animation,

    Cons: Underpowered UI, Not enough Home screen widgets, Slight freezing at times, Light design, Random phone restarting,

    Verdict: A solid if unspectacular performance from Google - it`s a great phone with a very usable interface, but perhaps lacks the wow factor of some of its contemporaries...

  • Google Nexus S Review
    PhoneArena Team
    30 Nov 2010 | phonearena

    Knowing that Google would only learn from its mistakes, it`s come back strong in announcing the Google Nexus S which is being manufactured by Samsung. Sporting a new maker and sales process, the Google Nexus S employs some new technology under the hood......

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