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Computerworld says:

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The Nexus S is a nice phone but nothing revolutionary. That's kind of the point. It's designed to be state-of-the-Android and to show the operating system in its best light. If you want a pure, unlocked, up-to-date open-source phone, this is your baby. Happy hacking. quote


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Critic reviews

8.0
3 reviews
  • Reception and call quality
    8.0
  • Display
    8.0
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Camera
    7.3
  • Ease of use
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    8.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.0
  • Media support
  • Durability
  • Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
    8.0

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User reviews

8.3
113 reviews
8.0
Engadget Dec 12, 2010

This isn't a perfect device -- and in fact a lot of what's exciting about this phone is what's happening behind the scenes. It's as if the stage is set for the arrival of Honeycomb along with a slew of features. Still, when it comes to state of the art for Android right now, the buck stops here.

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8.0
TechCrunch Dec 6, 2010

The bottom line is this. If you are an iPhone user this isn’t going to make you switch. If you’re an Android user you will want this phone more than any other. If you’re currently neither, we recommend that you go with the Nexus S.

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8.0
Computerworld Dec 14, 2010

The Nexus S is a nice phone but nothing revolutionary. That's kind of the point. It's designed to be state-of-the-Android and to show the operating system in its best light.

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9.0
Cobes Cobes

After switching to the Nexus S, I cannot see myself going to any other type of phone. Newer phones have more impressive hardware specs, but they have to wait for software updates. The Nexus line of phones has support that no other Android phone will likely ever have.

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9.0
SounderBruce SounderBruce

A great phone for those looking for a cheaper version of the Galaxy Nexus on all the other major U.S. networks and having the pure Google Android experience (including faster updates).

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