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Market Status: Available in India

Release Date: 2010-12-16

Updated on:Jul 26, 2014

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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

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General Information

Brand Google
Model Nexus S
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size Mini
Touch Screen
Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight
129 grams
Dimensions
123.90 x 63 x 10.88 mm
Colours
Black, White
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
Operating Frequency GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz / UMTS 1700/2100 / 1900 / 900 MHz

Platform

Operating System Android v2.3 (Gingerbread)
Special Features Haptic feedback, Voice Memo, Voice dialing, Voice commands
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Processor
1 GHz, Hummingbird
Graphics
PowerVR SGX540
RAM
512 MB

Storage

Internal Memory
16 GB
Expandable Memory
No

Display

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

Camera

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

Battery

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

Internet & Connectivity

GPRS
Yes
EDGE
Yes
3G
Yes, HSDPA, 7.20 Mbit/s; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbit/s Rev.A
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

Multimedia

Radio
No
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

40 Expert Reviews for Google Nexus S

Overall Expert Rating (4.3 Out of 5 based on 26 ratings)

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Rating Distribution

5 Star
(13)
4 Star
(11)
3 Star
(1)
2 Star
(0)
1 Star
(1)
Recent Expert Reviews
  • Google Nexus S review
    Hannah Bouckley
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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