Sprint Nexus S 4G Ready for Spring Release; First Pure Google 4G Device with Android 2.3 in the US

March 21, 2011, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The Sprint Nexus S 4G had been teasing us big time for quite some time now. After all those speculations, we have official word that the device is finally arriving. Google’s self-branded smartphone will ride the Sprint carrier waves and will land in our palms this Spring.

The device, a 4G Device with Android 2.3 OS, will come boasting of enhanced Google experience. Powered by a 1GHz Samsung application processor that promises rich 3D-like graphics, faster upload and download times and support for HD-like multimedia content, the Sprint Nexus S is one device we would like to pick as soon as it lands in our territory.

Created by Samsung and made brilliant by way of the Super AMOLED touchscreen technology, the 4 inches of screen realty will be something we would want to touch and play with as soon as Spring dawns.

The phone maker has also thrown in some cool curvy design elements making the device a modern day gadget.  The screen is bright with higher color contrast and offers crisp text at any size. The Google Voice integration, Super AMOLED display and Mobile Hotspot capability make the device even more alluring.

The Nexus S will be Sprint’s 20th 4G device. Further, customers of the device will be among the first to receive Android software upgrades and new Google mobile apps in the immediate days to come .

A 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and camcorder, a front-facing VGA camera and the gyroscope sensor that offers a smooth gaming experience are other features customers would want to play with.

The add-ons will include 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability that supports up to six Wi-Fi enabled devices simultaneously, access to more than 150,000 applications on the Android Market and Google mobile services such as Search, Gmail, Maps with Navigation and the like.

On the pricing front, Sprint has stated that Nexus S 4G would need activation on one of their Everything Data plans, plus a required $10 premium data add-on charge for smartphones. Accordingly, unlimited web browsing, texting and calls on the Sprint Network will start at $69.99 per month with an additional $10 premium data add-on charge.

Tell us if you are waiting for Sprint to bring to you the Nexus S 4G. What more do you expect from the carrier, apart from the ones you just read.

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