Samsung officially launches Nexus S in India @ Rs 29,590

Posted By: Abdul Nisar
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Samsung Nexus S
New Delhi, Apr 28: India's second popular mobile phone brand, Samsung Mobiles, officially announced the launch of Google Nexus S smartphone in India at Rs 29,590. The new Nexus S, which is manufactured by Samsung in co-operation with Google, will bring revolutionary changes in Indian handset market.

With the launch of Nexus S, Samsung plans to overtake the Finnish brand Nokia in the smartphone sector. Nokia is the most popular mobile brand in India, but it lacks serious presence in the smartphone sector. The recently launched Nokia E7 failed to cop-up Nokia's expectations as this smartphone had a high price. Moreover, with the emergence of Android smartphones by Samsung, HTC, Dell and Micromax, Nokia has been facing set back in India.

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. It runs on Google 2.3 Gingerbread OS powered with 1GHz Hummingbird processor with 16 GB internal memory.

The Near Field Communication (NFC) makes it unique from all other smartphones available in the country. Nexus S is the first smartphone to offer NFC technology, which lets users read information from everyday objects that have NFC tags.

The Google Nexus S has a 5 megapixel camera at rear with LED flash and a front-facing VGA camera for video calling. Other features on the phone include 16 GB internal memory, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 etc.

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)

Samsung claimed that Nexus S smartphone will provide a talk time of up to 6.7 hours on 3G network and 14 hours on 2G network. The company also ensures a standby time up to 17.8 days on 3G and 29.7 days on 2G.

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