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Google Nexus S review: specs and price

Google Nexus S
Google Nexus S

Why is Google Nexus S better than the average?

  • Weight
    129gvs151.93g
  • Width
    63mmvs71.35mm
  • Height
    123.9mmvs142.62mm
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.65
  • Volume
    85.08cm³vs10175.22cm³
  • SAR - US whole body
    0.9W/kgvs0.97W/kg
  • SAR - US head
    0.58W/kgvs0.81W/kg
  • SAR - EU head
    0.47W/kgvs0.66W/kg

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Google Nexus S

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

129g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

10.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

63mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

123.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

85.08cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

480 x 800px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Google Nexus S

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

3.pixel density

235ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

4"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Google Nexus S

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.Has an AMOLED display
Google Nexus S

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.RAM

0.5GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

2.CPU speed

1 x 1GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

3.has an external memory slot
Google Nexus S

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

4.internal storage

16GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

45nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.has a flash
Google Nexus S

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

4.has a front camera
Google Nexus S

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

5.has a two-stage shutter
Google Nexus S

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.

For example

Huawei Y9 (2018)

6.has a BSI sensor
Google Nexus S

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Google Nexus S

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
Google Nexus S

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

4.has dedicated media keys
Google Nexus S

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Google Nexus S

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.wireless charging
Google Nexus S

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Google Nexus S

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Google Nexus S
2.Has offline voice recognition
Google Nexus S

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Google Nexus S
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Google Nexus S
5.Is free and open source
Google Nexus S

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Google Nexus S

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Google Nexus S

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Google Nexus S

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.has a dedicated Facebook key
Google Nexus S

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

4.supports AVCHD format
Google Nexus S

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

5.Is a system camera
Google Nexus S

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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