Calling it the first pure” Google 4G device in the U.S. to run on Android 2.3, Sprint is getting ready to roll out the Samsung Nexus S 4G. Saying only that its coming this spring,” Sprint says the Nexus S will take advantage of the unprecedented controls and services” enabled by Google Voice integration built into the Sprint network.
The Nexus S 4G will run on the latest, fastest version of Googles Android software, version 2.3 aka Gingerbread. It features a 1GHz Samsung application processor designed to produce rich 3D-like graphics, faster upload and download times. The Nexus S supports HD-like multimedia content along with a dedicated Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), which Sprint says will make playing mobile games, browsing the Web and watching videos a fast, fluid and smooth experience.
The new smartphone, which sports a 4-inch display, features Samsungs Super AMOLED touchscreen technology. Nexus S 4G also has a 5-megapixel, rear-facing camera and camcorder and front-facing VGA camera. Additional features include 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability, supporting up to six Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously; Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, which allows the device to read information from everyday objects, like stickers and posters embedded with NFC chips; 16GB Internal Memory (ROM)/512MB (RAM) and integrated GPS.
When it becomes available, you can get the Nexus S 4G for $199.99 with a new, two-year service agreement. The phone will begin as a Sprint exclusive.
Nexus S 4G requires activation on one of Sprints Everything Data plans, plus a required $10 Premium Data add-on charge for smartphones. Sprints Everything Data plan with Any Mobile, Anytime includes unlimited Web, texting and calling to and from any mobile in America while on the Sprint network, starting at $69.99 per month plus the required $10 Premium Data add-on charge