Google Nexus S is official – release date, specs and price

Samsung Google Nexus SToday, Google made a double release, the second Nexus smartphone and the new OS, Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Samsung Google Nexus S features a 4.0 inch Super AMOLED Contur display, 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor, 5 megapixels camera with autofocus and LED flash capable to record videos at HD resolution (720p@30fps). Nexus S has only 16 GB internal storage and no memory card slot. Also, Nexus S is the first Android phone with the new Google OS, Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Other specs:

– GSM 850/900/1800 1900
– HSDPA 900/1700/2100
– dimensions: 123.9 x 63 x 10.9 mm
– weight: 129 g
– Wi-Fi b/g/n
– Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP
– microUSB v2.0
– secondary VGA camera
– GPS with Google Maps app
– Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
– 1500 mAh battery


The official release date for Google Nexus S is on December 16. After this date, Gooogle Nexus S can be purchased (unlocked or with a T-Mobile service plan) online and in-store from all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores in the U.S. and after December 20 at Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy retailers in the U.K.

The price for Nexus S is about 549GBP without contract on Carphone Warehouse. T-Mobile is the first carrier who will sell the Nexus S locked and with contract for $199 and unlocked for $529.

Also, the user guide for new Android 2.3 is available for free download.

See below the backstory of Nexus S.