Android 2.3.4 onboard.
No customized interface.
Updates directly from Google.
Good battery life and call quality.
Contour Super AMOLED display.
16GB memory built-in.
Slim and curvaceous.
Fast web browsing.
Front-facing camera for video calling.
Photo and video below par.
No microSD card slot.
Potential 4G issues.
No HD video recording.
No dedicated camera key.
Screen has greenish tint.
No pre-installed video chat software.
No social network account syncing.
Lacks a user-friendly interface overlay.
By PC Mag on August 10, 2011
The Samsung Nexus S for AT&T is a handsome phone which runs stock Android 2.3, but it isn't state-of-the-art in any way....70
By The Lobe and Mail on June 16, 2011
The problem with most Android handsets is that Google’s goodness is buried beneath a proprietary skin cluttered with entertainment and social media software baubles. Worse, these skins slow the release of Android updates – manufacturers have...-
By TechSmart.co.za on June 09, 2011
If you’re looking for a plain and simple Android experience, the Nexus S is the route to go. It offers Android Gingerbread without all the bells and whistles of a customised interface offered on other manufacturers' phones. It’s not a...-
By InsideHW on June 03, 2011
Google first presented the Nexus series both in order to ease application programming to its own development teams and in order to sell mobile phones directly, without the need for outsourcing devices to mobile providers. The main characteristics of...-
By ThinkDigit on June 02, 2011
At Rs. 29,590, the Nexus S is slightly overpriced in a price segment that is becoming ever increasingly populous and competitive. While we appreciate our first look at a pure Android system with Gingerbread, the device itself was underwhelming for a...70
By NotebookCheck on June 01, 2011
The Samsung Google Nexus S I9020 is without a doubt an attractive Smartphone, which has a good price to performance ratio thanks to the recent fall in its retail price. The concave design gives the Nexus S a unique look, but the hardware under the...86
By DigitalReviews on May 19, 2011
samsung_nexus_s_smartphoneFrom the very first pocket PCs, like the iPAQs, my personal phone has always been a Windows platform. I like a fully customisable phone like the eminently capable HTC HD2. Could an android-based mobile phone like the Samsung...-
By Phone Arena on May 16, 2011
Call quality was quite good on the Nexus S 4G. Callers rated it an 8/10, saying that we sounded slightly distant but not finding much to complain about. On our end it was plenty loud with a good voice reproduction even as the other party was driving...85
By Mobile Magazine on April 29, 2011
If you’re in the market for an unlocked Android phone that is guaranteed to get first dibs on any Google updates, this is it. Samsung has typically been pretty bad with keeping up with Android versions, but this is a Nexus phone. The factory...80
By CgeNa on April 28, 2011
One of the best Android phone in the market? Currently, yes. Why? Because of the excellent hardware and software features. The Samsung Google Nexus S is not a perfect phone, but what makes it extra special is the fact the Android-owner Google is...96