Samsung unveils Google Nexus S in India @ Rs 30,400

Posted By: Abdul Nisar
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Nexus S smartphone
New Delhi, Apr 3: Finally, the legend landed in Indian soil. Let's celebrate India's World Cup win with the latest smartphone available in the market. Samsung officially launched its high-end smartphone Google Nexus S in India at Rs 30,400.

It seems like India is becoming the biggest market for featured mobiles and smartphones. Ther latest trend in Indian handset market is smartphones that cost above Rs 15,000. All major brands like Nokia, Samsung, HTC, Dell, Sony Ericsson are shifting their focus from low-cost mobiles to smartphones. In near future we can expect more samrtphones with advanced features.

The new Nexus S smartphone is a joint venture from the search engine giant Google and Samsung, world's second largest mobile maker. Google unveiled Nexus S mobile in Dec 2010 and rolled out in various markets, but delayed the Indian launch. Now, India can also taste the Nexus S.

The new Samsung Nexus S has a 4-inch Contour Display that is specially designed to fit comfortably in user's palm and along the side of the face. Nexus S runs on on Google 2.3 Gingerbread OS powered with 1GHz Hummingbird processor with 16 GB internal memory.

The Google Nexus S has a 5 megapixel camera at rear with LED flash and a front-facing VGA camera for video calling. Other special feature of this smartphones is the NFC (near field communication) hardware that lets users read information from everyday objects that have NFC tags.

Samsung Nexus S Specifications & Features:
* 4.0 inch WVGA (800 x 480) touchscreen display
* Super AMOLED
* 5 MP camera with LED flash
* VGA camera for video calling
* Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
* Android User Interface
* 1GHz Cortex A8 (Hummingbird) processor
* 16 GB internal memory
* 512 MB RAM
* Bluetooth 2.1
* WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
* USB 2.0
* 3.5mm headphone jack
* Near Field Communications (NFC)
* Contour Display
* Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
* Three-axis gyroscope
* Anti-fingerprint display coating
* Internet Calling support (VoIP/SIP)
* Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) (1500 mAH)

Nexus S Price in India:
The official price of Nexus S smartphone in India is Rs 30,400. How ever, online retailer Flipkart listed Google Nexus S for pre-ordering at Rs 27, 999. It is expected that the official price may go down after some weeks. Nexus S mobile will compete with recently launched smartphones like Nokia E7, HTC Incredible S, Acer Liquid Metal and HTC Desire Z. Also, soon we can expect Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and Sony Ericsson Arc in Indian stores.

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