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:


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

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 beginning July 21.

Key Features:

  • ·         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

About the Author