We've seen leaked information on
Google's latest smartphone for the past month or so, but Google today
the Nexus S official. The Nexus S is made by Samsung and will be
the flagship for Google's new Android
2.3 "Gingerbread" smartphone OS.
S is a GSM phone that also comes packed with 802.11n, Bluetooth
Field Communication (NFC) and A-GPS. The screen is a gorgeous
4.0" (480x800) Super AMOLED, and a front-facing VGA camera sits
right above the screen. On the back, the Nexus S features a 5MP
camera with auto focus and LED flash (it also support H.264 720p
The Nexus S packs a 1GHz
Hummingbird processor and 16GB of internal storage. The phone
measures 63mm x 123.9mm x 10.88mm and weighs 4.51 ounces.
The Nexus S will be available for
purchase starting December 16 online or at Best Buy stores.
In other news, Google has announced it
Android 2.3 SDK and has cited some new features/improvements for the
popular smartphone OS. These include:
Android 2.3 also includes a number of
new features to aid video game developers. You can check out a whole
slew of Android 2.3 enhancements here.