Awaited launch of Google Nexus S the successor to the not so popular Google Nexus One is near, The Android based device will be available from Best Buy beginning when the store opens its doors at 8 a.m. The Best Buy, the authorized dealer for the phone, has released a statement with all the details about the launch.
The phone carries some of the Nexus One’s freelance ideas and will not be locked. Price comes at $529 for no ties and $199 if you decide to get the Nexus S with a two-year T-Mobile contract. The Nexus S will be the first phone with Android’s newest 2.3 Gingerbread version and even if its hardware is nothing revolutionary with a 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird processor, there is still a lot of excitement about the changes happening to Android.
The Nexus S will also be compatible with quad-band GSM (3G) and tri-band HSDPA , which is crucial information for those who want to buy the unlocked version. What this means is that the unlocked version also be compatible with AT&T’s wireless network and any other that uses GSM and HSDPA. The nexus s will also offer Wi-Fi 802.11 n/b/g and Bluetooth 2.1 capabilities.
The design itself is somewhat similar to what the Google Nexus One was, although this Nexus is manufactured by Samsung, not HTC. Because it is manufactured by Samsung, the nexus S offers a 4-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels and 235 pixels per inch. The capacitive touchscreen is made from curved glass that Samsung designed so that the Nexus S fits in the user’s hand more comfortably. The glass is also coated with an anti-fingerprint layer.
The difference between this Nexus opening sale and the nexus One opening sale is that the Nexus S is not available for pre-order. Best buy will offer the smartphone to consumers on a first come basis, so if Google fans want one before they run out, then they better get to their nearest Best Buy as soon as they wake up. The smartphone will also be available at the Best Buy Mobile stores as well.
All Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores will have a Nexus S demo phone on-hand so customers can see and experience the phone.Online sales of Nexus S begin at 8 a.m. Eastern time to coincide with the opening of Best Buy stores on the East Coast. As a reminder, all Best Buy stores have adjusted their holiday hours to open at 8 a.m.