SAMSUNG AND GOOGLE TO DELIVER NEXUS S, THE FIRST MOBILE PHONE IN THE WORLD POWERED BY ANDROID 2.3

SEOUL, Korea, and DALLAS, US December 6, 2020 [Samsung Newsroom] — Samsung Electronics, a leading mobile phone supplier and the No. 1 cell phone provider1 in the U.S., and Google™ now declared Nexus S™, the world’s first handset to incorporate the latest version of Google’s Android™ platform.
Powered by Android 2.3, both Samsung and Google have packaged Nexus S with powerful technology and the hottest in hardware attributes. JK Shin, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics, said,”Samsung and Google have worked together closely to provide the ideal Android smart phone experience for consumers.
It has been our ambition in coping with Google to continue to push the Android platform ahead and create a wise phone that’s both exceptional performance and a gorgeous user-experience. It is very satisfying to observe this partnership again bear tremendous fruit.”
“Samsung has been delighted to use Google to make the first apparatus comprising the much anticipated Android 2.3 OS. Nexus S is powerful proof of Samsung and also Google’s dedication to bringing technology firsts to advertise and launching products which utilize the receptive and advanced Android operating system,” said Omar Khan, chief strategy officer of Samsung Telecommunications America.
“Nexus S integrates Samsung’s best-in-class technology and hardware with all the exciting new features and upgrades of Android 2.3 Gingerbread to provide users a breakthrough smartphone encounter .” “Google is eager to co-develop Nexus S using Samsung, ensuring strong integration of hardware and software to deliver the lead apparatus for the latest version of Android, Gingerbread,” said Andy Rubin, Vice President of Engineering at Google.
 The 4-inch Contour Display includes a curved design to get a more ergonomic style and feel when held on the user’s face. Nexus S also includes Near Field Communication (NFC) technology which enables you to read data from regular items like posters and stickers that are embedded using NFC chips. Powered with a 1 GHz Samsung application chip, Nexus S creates rich 3D images, faster upload and download times and supports HD-like multimedia content.
Nexus S has a 5 camera back facing camera and camcorder, in addition to a VGA front facing camera. In addition, Nexus S comes with a gyroscope sensor to present a smooth, fluid gaming experience when the consumer is tilting the device down or up or panning the phone to the right or left. Nexus S also includes 16 GB of internal memory.
 
Android 2.3, Gingerbread, is the quickest version of Android yet. It features support for Near Field Communication (NFC), a brand new and improved computer keyboard with multi-touch assistance, Internet phoning (VoIP/SIP support), and a fresh user interface. Nexus S also includes popular Android features like portable Wi-Fi hotspot, true multitasking, and accessibility to Google cellular services like Google Lookup ™, Gmail™, Google Maps™ with Navigation, Voice Actions, Google Voice™ and YouTube™, along with access to over 100,000 programs and widgets on Android Market™.
Nexus S could be purchased (unlocked) online and unsubscribe from Greatest Buy merchants at the U.S. beginning after December 16 and at Carphone Warehouse merchants in the U.K. following December 20.
Nexus S specifications

 

Network
  2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE) : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G (HSDPA 7.2Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps) : 900/1700/2100 MHz
OS
 Android 2.3 / Gingerbread
Display
  4.0” WVGA SUPER AMOLED (800×480)
Camera
  5.0 mega-pixel Camera + VGA front Camera, Auto Focus,
Self shot
Video
  HD(720p@30fps) video playing, Video recording D1 (720×480)@30fps
  mpeg4, H.264, H.263
Audio
 MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, AMR, AMR-NB,
Value-added Features
 NFC (Near Field Communications) capability
 Android Market for more applications and contents
A-GPS
Gyroscope Sensor, Accelerometer, Digital compass, Proximity, Light
Connectivity
 Bluetooth technology v 2.1 + EDR
 USB v2.0 (High-Speed)
 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Memory
 16GB iNAND
Size
 63 x 123.9 x 10.9 mm
Battery
1500 mAh