Monday, December 6, 2010

Google Nexus S arrives on Dec. 16

Image representing Nexus One as depicted in Cr...Image via CrunchBaseIt's official: the second phone Google stamped, manufactured by Samsung, will be the first to incorporate Android 2.3 and to enable contactless payments.

Two years after launching the first Android phone, the Nexus One, Google makes the official release of his second phone sold under its brand, the Nexus S. Unveiled on November 16 by Eric Schmidt, Google CEO , at a conference in San Francisco, the Nexus O is the first phone to incorporate the new version of the operating system from Google, Android 2.3 , aka Gingerbread (" gingerbread).
The main details of this series phone Nexus: Super AMOLED screen of 4 inches (10.2 cm) diagonal, tri-band 3G connectivity, two cameras (front and rear) with a 5-megapixel sensor, 16 GB storage memory and 512 MB of RAM. The processor is the same as the Samsung Galaxy S: Samsung Hummingbird Cortex A8 to 1 GHz.

Besides the payment, this technology also allows to quickly read information from NFC tags embedded in many everyday objects such as posters, stickers, books and t-shirts. Thus one of the standard uses of NFC could occur in a restaurant or store to get additional information about a product or a dish, the NFC tag on a referring website. Apple would also work to integrate this technology into its future iPhone.
The price of bare Nexus S fixed at $529.
Google's mobile is the first smartphone to incorporate the new OS Manufacturer's Android 2.3. The changes made by the successor of Froyo are numerous. Starting with a new interface, keyboard redesigned for faster typing, copy and paste a new, improved application management to preserve battery life, the ability to make Internet phone calls (VoIP). For more details, read our article on Android 2.3 .
Google Nexus S will be sold initially in the U.S., from 16 December. Its price was set at 529 dollars bare, or $ 199 package with a T-Mobile.

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