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Successor to the Nexus S: Google Nexus Prime

Successor to the Nexus S: Google Nexus Prime

The next Google’s smartphone, the successor to the Nexus S is coming soon, there are indications that it will be called Google Nexus Prime and will be based on next-generation Android version called the Ice Cream Sandwich. Also, speculation about the possible specifications and the latest information show that will be powered by a 1.5 GHz dualcore processor and will have the Samsung Surer AMOLED Plus display that will feature 720p HD resolution (1280×720px). If we are to believe the source mentioned the screen will be slightly increased to the diagonal of 4.5 inches. What is interesting Nexus Prime should be presented in October, which means that the sale could occur later this year.

BLOG: White Nexus S is coming to Germany!

BLOG: White Nexus S is coming to Germany!

The white Nexus S is coming to Germany, and then, we believe, to the rest of Europe. The design of device is similar to the Galaxy Tab – on the front black color and white plastic on the back.

Besides the color, the white Nexus S will be the same as black version. Also, will come with Android 2.3 Gingerbread without any modification, Hummingbird gigahertz processor, a chip for the NFC mobile payments, and other specifications the same as the black model.

When the white version of the Nexus S is coming to the USA is unknown.

Blog: Google Nexus S with MeeGo OS

Blog: Google Nexus S with MeeGo OS

Some guys manage to port MeeGo OS to Google Nexus S smartphone. If you don’t know MeeGo is open operating system based on Linux and developed by Nokia, Intel and AMD. There are still no MeeGo phones available but they are expected for Q2 2011. As you can see this is still in early development stage and there is no instructions how to install MeeGo on Nexus S.

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Blog: Google Nexus S can read credit cards!

Blog: Google Nexus S can read credit cards!

After a stop of production of its first mobile phone Nexus One, who did not find a good response among customers, Google has decided to launch a new market rivals the iPhone and similar smartphones. The successor to the Nexus One borrowed the name Nexus and it was developed in collaboration with Samsung.

One of the most interesting features is called. Near-field communications that would in the future could perhaps replace the credit card. Nexus is the first phone that uses the latest version of the operating system, Android 2.3 – Gingerbread that supports calls over the Internet and saves battery life.

The phone can be used for watching TV that Google is currently available in the U.S.

Nexus S is equipped with a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, a processor speed of 1 GHz, and there is a Super AMOLED screen with 16 million colors.

Blog: Google Nexus S disassembly

Blog: Google Nexus S disassembly

Exactly one day after being released for sale, Nexus S arrived in the hands of experts from iFixit. Dissection to the smallest components revealed all the secrets of this long-awaited smartphone from Samsung, some of which are unexpected.

The first thing he noticed is that the Nexus S comes with variations of components and contains almost the same hardware as the Galaxy cell phone. Nexus S comes with 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Hummingbird Processor, 16 GB internal memory, 512 MB RAM, 5 MP camera, front VGA camera (640×480) and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS. So, the specs are exactly as they would expect from such a device.

However, the first surprise comes from what Google has described, “a slightly concave screen. From Google’s statement, expected to be complete Super AMOLED display slightly concave, which is not true. Only a small part of the upper concave screen.

A strange and unique design also appears with the motherboard. The motherboard has a big hole in it, which is located inside the battery. In other words, the motherboard is around the battery. This feature is uncharacteristic for mobile phones.

Similar to the Samsung Galaxy S, Nexus S comes with front and rear camera. Interestingly, both cameras share the same connector on the motherboard and can be removed as a component. A similar situation exists with the speaker and the slot receiver. Although this is a very good integration, users will fail some of these components have to change all that is connected to the same connector.

Other components on the motherboard are:
* Skyworks SKY77529 Tx Front-End Module for Dual-Band GSM / GPRS / EDGE
* SDIN4C2 SanDisk 16GB MLC NAND flash.
* Samsung A453 KB100D00WM-memory package and S5PC110A01 1GHz Hummingbird Cortex A8 processor.
* 8824 XG616 Infineon X-Gold baseband processor.

Blog: Google Nexus S launched into space!

Blog: Google Nexus S launched into space!

Google has launched it’s new smartphone Nexus S into space. Literally.

To celebrate the start of sales Google did some promotion for Nexus S, Google’s mobile employees have decided to attach the cell phone to a balloon and send it into space. Overall this is first phone lunched into space.

One employee, Wang Zi, explained that the launch should help in testing some hardware sensors. Astronauts could be linked to Google’s negotiations with the British manufacturer of satellites, which should help in building small satellites, using the technology from Nexus S.

Arrangements have stopped work at about 18 kilometers, and at least one reached a height of 30 kilometers, which is twice the average altitude of passenger planes. On the way back again, “came to himself,” and worked.