As rumored, Samsung just broke the news: The Google phone is finally coming to AT&T. The Nexus S will be sold through Best Buy and Best buy Mobile (right next to the Sprint and T-Mobile version) for $99 with a two year plan. Interestingly, no mention of of ’4G’, real or fake.
Now Verizon is the only major carrier not to carry the Nexus S.
Full release follows:
SAMSUNG MOBILE ANNOUNCES AVAILABILTY OF NEXUS S ON AT&T
Nexus S hits Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores, as well as online on July 24; pre-sale begins July 21
DALLAS – July 21, 2011 – Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), the No. 1 mobile phone provider in the U.S.1, today announced the upcoming availability of Nexus™ S from Google™ through Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile specialty stores andwww.BestBuy.com/Mobile.
Optimized for AT&T’s network, and powered by Android™ 2.3, Nexus S offers an experience with uniquely powerful technology. Nexus S is designed with Samsung’s special Super AMOLED™ touch screen technology providing a premium viewing experience. Nexus S runs off of a 1 GHz Samsung application processor, producing rich 3D graphics, as well as faster download and upload times. With Nexus S AT&T customers will now have access to the latest and greatest Google applications and Android updates first.
Nexus S will be available at Best Buy in stores on July 24 for $99.99 with a new, two-year activation. In addition, the phone is available for pre-sale in Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile specialty stores and online at www.BestBuy.com/Mobile beginning July 21.
- · Pure Google experience
- · 4” Super AMOLED™ Contour Display
- · 3G Network Speed and 1GHz Processor
- · Latest Google Mobile Apps
- · Full HTML Browser with Pinch to Zoom
- · Android 2.3 Gingerbread
- · Multitasking
- · Front-facing VGA camera
- · Rear-facing 5.0 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder
- · Voice-enabled Keyboard
- · Text-to-Speech
- · Wi-Fi
- · Bluetooth 2.1
- · 3D Motion for Gaming
- · Business and Personal Email, Contacts, and Calendar Sync
- · Tethering
- · NFC Support
- · Internet Calling
- · Google Voice
- · Access to more than 250,000 apps in Android Market™
• Frequency: GSM850/900/1800/1900 UMTS 850/1900/2100
• Dimensions: 123.9 x 63 x 10.88(mm)
• Weight: 129 grams
• Display: Super AMOLED™, 480 x 800 pixels
• Battery: 1500mAh Li-ion standard battery
• Talk Time: Up to 6.5 hours
• Standby Time: Up to 450 hours
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