The next Google-branded phone isn’t about to wow you in quite the way the Nexus One did. Yes, it’s a Google Experience phone running a very buggy build of what should be Gingerbread at this time, but if you were expecting something earth shattering turn away now. Gizmodo has a third-party hands-on with the device, and according to the person sending in the report we can pretty much expect a slightly modified Galaxy S phone. Call it the Nexus S (and we have every reason to believe it might just be).
Like the international version of the phone and unlike most of the US variants, the Nexus S will feature a front-facing camera that will undoubtedly take advantage of supposed video chat support built up around GTalk that is planned to be featured in future iteration of Android (even if it might not make Gingerbread at launch). The phone also seems to feature the same 4-inch Super AMOLED screen as the Galaxy S, but a “concave” front and tapered back provide a profile that [at the very least] feels slimmer. The phone still retains the slightly tacky, plastic-y feel of the Galaxy S line. The above image is a mock-up by Giz based on their sources description.
Color me disappointed, but I suppose with how much smartphone specs have rocketed since the original Nexus, it is getting harder everyday for a each phone to out-do the last. Read the full rundown on the Samsung Nexus S at the source link below.
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TAGS: Nexus Two, Samsung Nexus S