First impressions of the Google Nexus S 4G

First impressions of the Google Nexus S 4G

Summary: Google's pure Android phone designed for the developer and person who wants the latest and greatest Android OS first should consider the Nexus S 4G. The specs are the same as the Samsung Nexus S with a 4G WiMAX radio on Sprint.

SHARE:

 |  Image 8 of 13

  • Thumbnail 1
  • Thumbnail 2
  • Thumbnail 3
  • Thumbnail 4
  • Thumbnail 5
  • Thumbnail 6
  • Thumbnail 7
  • Thumbnail 8
  • Thumbnail 9
  • Thumbnail 10
  • Thumbnail 11
  • Thumbnail 12
  • Thumbnail 13
  • The back houses a 5 megapixel camera, flash, and speaker opening. It is high gloss plastic, which is what Samsung usually uses.

  • A 5 megapixel camera with support for 720p recording is found on the upper part of the back.

  • There is a small volume button on the left side, which is where I prefer to have it on my devices.

Topics: Mobility, Android, Google, Hardware, Samsung, Wi-Fi

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories

Talkback

4 comments
Log in or register to join the discussion
  • RE: First impressions of the Google Nexus S 4G

    Smartphone Google Nexus S 4G IS GOOD, BUT I'd rather THE HTC EVO 4G or wait for HTC EVO 3D.
    DANNY COLON LOPEZ
  • RE: First impressions of the Google Nexus S 4G

    Im very curious about the battery life. I wonder if its better than the EVO. I am ready to make a trade but only to a phone that has " real" battery life. This charging the phone several times a day or swapping the battery out every day & still having to charge it is just a little too much!
    travlerv@...
  • RE: First impressions of the Google Nexus S 4G

    I currently own the HTC EVO 4G, and I love it! I have however been looking at what else is out there. Battery life is not much of a concern to me as I just have come to realize its a fact of life with smart phones (multiple charges per day). It may sound a bit silly, but the main reason I would not want the Nexus S 4G is because of where they placed the headphone jack. Why on earth is it on the bottom? I don't want my phone upside down when I put in my pocket. I haven't had an iPod in years. I always use my mobile device for music listening. I am waiting for the HTC EVO 3D
    aeboi80
  • RE: First impressions of the Google Nexus S 4G

    This Android has everything I need. From the 5 MP cameras to the Java applications, this phone is very good. Nice to have one like this. - <a href="kylethomasglasser.biz">Kyle Thomas Glasser </a>
    kyle thomas