Samsung Nexus S

81
Global
Score
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Computerworld says:

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.
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Scores

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Breakdown

Reception and call quality
8.0
Display
8.0
Battery life
8.0
Camera
7.3
Ease of use
8.0
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Specs

Nexus S

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4 inches
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Specs

Nexus S

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Talk time
2G, 3G
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
4 inches
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