Google has unveiled its new version of mobile operating system. Android’s version of 2.3, codenamed Gingerbread is unveiled along with the new version of Google’s smartphone – Nexus S – the pure Google experience.
Nexus S is the first device to be shipped with Android 2.3. The devices is co-developed with Samsung. Google’s earlier Nexus device is co-developed with HTC. Android 2.3 is the fastest Android version ever.
Nexus S is the first smartphone to feature a 4” Contour Display designed to fit comfortably in the palm of your hand and along the side of your face. It also features a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, front and rear facing cameras, 16GB of internal memory, and NFC (near field communication) hardware that lets you read information from NFC tags. NFC is a fast, versatile short-range wireless technology that can be embedded in all kinds of everyday objects like movie posters, stickers and t-shirts.
Gingerbread SDK for Android developers can be found here.
Watch Google Nexus S in action :
And the vision :
[Via Google Blog]
Read Nexus S review of TechCrunch.