The new Google Nexus S is touted as being one of the fastest phones on the market. It comes pre-installed with the best of Google apps and enabled with new and popular features like true multi-tasking, Wi-Fi hotspot, Internet Callling, NFC support, and full web browsing.
With this device, users will also be the first to receive software upgrades and new Google mobile apps as soon as they become available.
Written on: 30/05/2011 by c47105 (8 reviews written)
Great handset, had to get it as it was the first with the latest OS update for Android. At first I was a little unsatisfied with the speed of contacts look up. On the 'out of the box' version 2.3 I found indexing over 1000 contacts to be worse than the Nexus One. However I pushed 2.3.4 on to this device and Boom - we're off to the races! Overall this is a great handset, better battery than iPhone, more functionality than iPhone (maps, turn by turn directions etc...) and all the usual... (read more)
Written on: 27/02/2011 by yao847zi (1 review written)
The approach for Android has never been one that focused heavily on the media side of things, and that's not really been upgraded for Android 2.3.
There are a couple of tiny tweaks, but if you're looking to get a dedicated media phone, this handset (screen aside) isn't going to give you pause compared to something like the iPhone 4.
Remember the stock Android music player from the T-Mobile G1? Well, not a lot has changed since then, although the UI is a little more attractive... (read more)
Written on: 13/01/2011 by stewarthunterapac (1 review written)
Overall I like the speed of the operating system, the boost in productivity the phone gives you, the ability to customise and apply widgets to your favourite Google services like YouTube and maps and finally the free Sat Nav feature.
As a marketing leading smartphone this is great value for money.
It's my first Android handset and I've been using an iPhone4 prior to the Nexus S so I feel like I'm in a pretty good place to compare how the latest smartphone on Android compares.
Firstly... (read more)