Samsung and Google have announced the Nexus S smartphone.

This is the first phone running the latest Android 2.3 version also called as Gingerbread. The Nexus S is a powerful smartphone with the latest multimedia features.

Together with Google, Samsung had the ambition to push the Android platform even further forward and create a smartphone that is both highly functional and offers amazing user experience.

Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread is the fastest version of Android OS to date. The new platform includes a new keyboard with multi-touch support, internet calling (VoIP) and a new user interface. The Nexus S Android includes some interesting features such as Wi-Fi hotspot support, multitasking and all the Google mobile services like Google Search, Gmail, YouTube and Google Maps. The Nexus S also has access to more than 100 000 widgets and apps in the Android Market.

For an optimal viewing experience, the Nexus S is equipped with Samsung’s Super AMOLED touchscreen. The 4-inch display has a ergonomic design that is slightly bent to fit well against your ear and in your hand (see the image on top). With a 1 GHz processor Samsung applications run smoothly enough. You can view HDTV quality multimedia content and 3D graphics and they look sharp on the display.

Here is a short video review of Samsung Nexus S by Slashgear

Also, you can create beautiful images in the Nexus S, which has an internal memory of 16 GB. The smartphone has a 5 megapixel camera and camcorder to the rear and a front VGA camera. The gyroscope sensor gives you a smooth gaming experience as the smartphone.

  • Samsung Nexus S is already on sale in the US and UK and will be available in the rest of Europe in the first quarter of 2011. Nexus S price in is $199 USD in the US if you sign a contract with T-Mobile and should be around 500 Euros in Europe without a contract. What is the unit cost with a subscription is still unknown.
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