Sprint Nexus S 4G

  • Sprint Nexus S 4G
80
Based on 9 scores, 17 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Stock Android interface.
  • Bright, colorful screen.
  • Lightweight.

Cons:

  • Slow 4G speeds.
  • High price for older hardware.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ConsumerSearch on -

Fans of stock Android phones and owners of the original Nexus S looking for a speed boost will find the Nexus S 4G an intriguing choice. This "younger, faster brother of T-Mobile's Nexus S," as Joshua Munoz of AndroidCentral.com describes it, sports...

By Skatter Tech on -

While Google touts the Samsung Nexus S 4G, this smart phone is hard to recommend with better options available. Although having the latest version of Android as it becomes available is a key feature, there are plenty of limitations for average...

By PCPer on -

While the Nexus S 4G didn't benchmark quite exactly to our expectations, it is still the best Android experience I have had to date. Having used a lot of phones, I love the speed and fluidity that the stock Android 2.3 interface can provide. While...

By Pocketnow on 80

Since there isn't much difference between the CDMA and GSM version, it should be no surprise that we rate them very similarly. And while the Sprint Nexus S 4G is very sleek and sexy looking, one can't help but feel underwhelmed when comparing it...

By GamerTell on -

Today I am going to take a closer look at the Nexus S 4G on Sprint and decide whether it is worth the price tag of $199 on a two year contract. The Nexus S 4G is identical to the Nexus S that can be found on T-Mobile with the exception that it...

By Brighthand on 90

If you're looking for an iPhone clone that runs Android, the Samsung Nexus S 4G is pretty much right for you. It may not be the most original design available, but it's fast, light, powerful, and meets the demands that most users would place on...

By Macworld on -

When reviewed the GSM Nexus S last winter, one of our biggest complaints about it was its lack of 4G connectivity. Thankfully, a CDMA version has arrived on Sprint with support for the carrier’s 4G WiMax network. With the exception of 4G as well...

By Pocketables on -

As I end my time with the Nexus S 4G, I've found that there are many small little problems that both Google and Samsung will need to fix quickly. The reception issue is much like Antennagate, and the screen responsiveness is just horrid. But, then...

By PC Mag on 60

Despite offering a pure Android experience, the Nexus S 4G for Sprint lacks state-of-the-art specs, and its reception problems are fatal. Buy it...

By ConnectReviews on -

Place the new Samsung Nexus S 4G next to its predecessor, the Nexus One, and you won't be able to tell much of a difference. Therefore, immediately the Nexus S 4G is off to a good start. Taking a good design, and updating its feature set, Samsung...

By Android Central on -

The Nexus S 4G is like the younger, faster brother of T-Mobile's Nexus S. It can do just about all of the same things, but is better at wind sprints, so it made the varsity team first. Otherwise, we're looking at the same beast on a different...

By PCWorld on 80

The Nexus S is a solid Android phone made even better with Sprint's 4G data speeds. With the added bonuses of Android Gingerbread, NFC support and a gyroscope, the Nexus S is certainly one of the best phones to get on Sprint as well. We still...

By LaptopMag on 80

In some ways the Nexus S 4G is behind the curve among $199 Android phones. It doesn't boast a dual-core processor or HD video recording. What this device brings to the table is an interface that's not cluttered with carrier apps and the ability...

By cnet on 83

The Samsung Nexus S 4G offers a great combination of design, features, and performance. The 4G connection could be more reliable, but the Gingerbread OS, stock Android UI, and admirable call quality make for a satisfying...

By infoSync World on 95

With Google Voice integration and 4G speeds, the Nexus S 4G is even better than before. Read our complete review here.Nexus S 4G Report How do you improve upon one of the best smartphones in existence? Add 4G and Google Voice Integration. Yes, the...

By MobileTechReview on 80

If you're looking for an Android phone with the latest greatest OS and a guarantee that you'll see future OS updates too, the Google Nexus S by Samsung is hard to beat. It's sleek, light, has a wonderful Super AMOLED display and 4G. The pure...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 75

The Nexus S 4G has a lot to offer users but doesn’t provide any outstanding features that would make this smartphone stand out among...