The Nexus S is a smartphone co-developed by Google and Samsung and manufactured by Samsung Electronics for release in 2010. It was the first smartphone to use the Android 2. Following the Nexus S, the next Android Developer phone was the Galaxy Nexus, released the following year. As of September 2015, Google’s current generation Nexus phones nexus 5x sd card slot Nexus 6P by Huawei and Nexus 5X by LG Electronics.
Nexus S is the first commercial smartphone certified by NASA to fly on the space shuttle and to be used on the International Space Station, as part of the SPHERES experiment. The Nexus S was demonstrated by Google CEO Eric Schmidt on 15 November 2010 at the Web 2. Google officially announced the phone on their blog on 6 December 2010. The phone became available for purchase on 16 December in the US and on 22 December in the UK.
The Super AMOLED version of the phone is the GT-I9020 and it is based on the Samsung Galaxy S hardware, the principal hardware differences being the absence of support for an SD card and the addition of a near field chip. In May 2011 Sprint introduced its Nexus S in the US. Also in March 2011 Vodafone released a white version of the phone on its web store in the UK. In the United Kingdom, the Nexus S is sold at Carphone Warehouse and is available on the Vodafone, O2, T-Mobile, 3 and Orange networks.
In France, it is available through SFR and Bouygues Telecom. In Australia, the Nexus S became available in both black and white. It is available on Vodafone and its virtual provider Crazy John’s.
The Nexus S has the Samsung Exynos 3110 processor. This processor combines a 45 nm 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 based CPU core with a PowerVR SGX 540 GPU. The CPU core, code-named “Hummingbird”, was co-developed by Samsung and Intrinsity.