The Nexus S Google will certainly be one of the numbers of those who hear about a lot this year 2011. And although it has not yet been announced its launch in Spain, Engadget and analyze in depth we have this new phone with Android under the auspices of Google.
After testing with HTC in the Nexus One, the search engine company has entrusted the hardware of the new Nexus S to one of the brands 2010: Samsung. As you can see from this analysis of the Nexus S, the similarities to the Galaxy S is more than remarkable.
Nexus S, a phone early 2011
Following the successful experiment (at the hardware level and little else) of the Nexus One, Google has opted for a telephone base as the Galaxy S guarantees that the hand of one of the leading brands on the current scene (Samsung) , has taken the lead in mobile telephony with the iPhone 4 last year. Google has also changed the way we distribute and can be purchased at stores like any other phone.
So the Google Nexus S, at the hardware level, which is what we discuss in this first part of your analysis, you can expect the best from today.
However, the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona a few weeks and the new phones are expected to see there, the feeling after testing Google Nexus S is that it can become ephemeral. The reason is clear: while the other manufacturers can move their catalog of high-end devices with more or less easily in a single year, Google does not seem determined to make a move with its own terminal at least another year. Although I honestly do not need it for the Nexus S has proven more than reliable.
Can it be allowed only with the advantage of the Google phone? For if one is not an early adopter with economic possibilities to switch phones every three months, certainly yes. The Nexus S will guarantee successful months knowing that updates will not be a hardware problem and that comply with guarantees.
Specifications Nexus S, all as it should be
Made the introduction go to the analysis of the physical part of the Nexus S. The first thing we talk about is your processor to 1 Ghz HummingBird is a step forward (not much) about the chips last year. But we do not settle with cold data because the end is not paramount in this type of phones.
The key think is in balance, and with this processor, 512 MB RAM and 16 GB of storage, along with the latest version of Android 2.3, everything works. And banish the idea that a faster chip will give us better use the phone. Please forget it.
We’re talking a 4-inch screen SuperAMOLED with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels (233 dpi) that looks spectacular. Its bright, colorful and outdoor operation we love it. If you had on hand a S Galaxy, for example, the feeling is the same.
Okay, the screen looks great, but what about the answer in operation? Well, the tactile response also seems excellent. The control of the menus and writing (especially the phone landscape) is right at all times and with the extra power the new processor and Android 2.3, everything seems to fly over the screen.
63 million smart phones were sold during the second quarter of 2010, a figure up 50% over the previous year.
The main reason: growth in sales of smartphones running the operating system created by Google, Google Android.According to a study published Aug. 5 by the market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), the Android smartphone manufacturers have experienced the strongest sales growth yoy.
“Suppliers in the emerging field of smart phones like HTC, who work hand in hand with Google, have gained market share at the expense of former market leaders in the last quarter,” said Kevin Restivo, research- Program Analyst Mobile Phone Tracker, IDC. “This is essentially a growing consumer interest for smartphones, especially for smartphones running Android.”
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