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Samsung Nexus S i9020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1798 reviews of Samsung Nexus S i9020. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and performance. The design and screen are also appreciated. The social networking functionality and connectivity get less positive opinions, and there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, screen, design, performance, portability

reception, apps, connectivity, social network

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Nexus S i9020 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Nexus S i9020

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 user reviews of Samsung Nexus S i9020 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the portability and price are overall positive. The performance and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the reliability.

screen, usability, performance, price, portability

reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Nexus S i9020

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 685 user reviews of Samsung Nexus S i9020 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Comments about the screen and price are generally positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated, whereas views are divided on the reliability. The connectivity and GPS navigation get less positive opinions.

performance, usability, portability, price, screen

reception, GPS navigation, connectivity

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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May, 2015

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Samsung Google Nexus S I9020/I9023 Smartphone

 

Off Topic. Recently, a lot of readers have requested reviews of Smartphones. So here we are with our first in-depth review of a Smartphone, to be specific: the Samsung Google Nexus S. We tested two versions of this "Google Mobile“: the Nexus S I9023...

Attractive design, Very good display (Amoled and SuperClear), Latest software, Fast user interface, Good camera, Integrated NFC, The good feeling/hope in a few months/years? To have the Software up-to-date

Okay material quality, No MicroSD slot, Belonging to the first class. Still, the dual-core CPU and the good case are nice features

Jun, 2011
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Expert review by: Hubert Nguyen (ubergizmo.com)

Nexus S Review

 

Nexus S Review - This in-depth review of the Google Nexus S (by Samsung) goes over the new features of Android 2.3 (aka gingerbread), the design, usability and battery life.

The Nexus S is a great Android smartphone. To most people, the most visible improvements from Android 2.3 will be the Adobe Flash support, the new keyboard and the overall performance. At the moment, there are no NFC applications so, while NFC is cool...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: Kent German (cnet.com)

Samsung Nexus S (AT&T)

 

Eight months after it originally went on sale with T-Mobile, the Samsung Nexus S continues to make the carrier rounds by landing at AT&T. You'll find few differences from its counterparts at T-Mobile or Sprint, which is both a good and a bad thing. On...

The Samsung Nexus S offers a brilliant display, decent call quality, and enough features to keep you busy. The Gingerbread OS offers usability improvements, and the stock Android is a welcome change for AT&T

The Samsung Nexus S feels rather fragile, and it lacks a memory card slot and LED notifications. AT&T added no new features, and data speeds were slow

The Samsung Nexus S brings a much-needed stock Android OS, Gingerbread, to AT&T. But eight months after its original debut, the handset feels underpowered and behind the smartphone curve.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Kent German (cnet.com)

Samsung Nexus S review: Samsung Nexus S

 

The Samsung Nexus S offers a brilliant display, decent call quality, and enough features to keep you busy. The Gingerbread OS offers usability improvements, and the stock Android is a welcome change for AT&T.

The Samsung Nexus S feels rather fragile, and it lacks a memory card slot and LED notifications. AT&T added no new features, and data speeds were slow.

The Samsung Nexus S brings a much-needed stock Android OS, Gingerbread, to AT&T. But eight months after its original debut, the handset feels underpowered and behind the smartphone curve.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Chris Ziegler (theverge.com)

Google Nexus S 4G: a quick look

 

Google's Utopian vision for mobile — at least on some purely theoretical level — is for equal access to unrestricted Android on unrestricted hardware, regardless of network. The realities of doing business in the American wireless market seem to have...

Zero carrier or manufacturer crapware ; Curved display still looks and feels great ; Google Wallet support is on tap

Battery life questionable with WiMAX on ; 3G and 4G signal performance underachieves ; Glossy battery cover scuffs as easily as ever

Can Sprint give Google's Gingerbread flagship a new lease on life?

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Ginny Mies and Mark Sullivan (pcworld.com)

Samsung Nexus S 4G (Sprint)

 

Ships with Android 2.3 ; Sprint version has 4G speeds

No expandable memory

Google and Samsung's joint collaboration is enhanced with Sprint's 4G data speeds, but the Nexus S still has a few hardware oversights.

May, 2011

Expert review by: Mark Spoonauer (laptopmag.com)

Samsung Nexus S 4G

 

The Samsung Nexus S 4G brings an unadulterated Android experience to Sprint along with fast data speeds and Google Voice integration.

In some ways the Nexus S 4G is behind the curve among $199 Android phones. It doesn't boast a dual-core processor or HD video recording. What this device brings to the table is an interface that's not cluttered with carrier apps and the ability to...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Kent German (cnet.com)

Samsung Nexus S 4G (Sprint)

 

As it has a habit of doing, Sprint grabbed the CTIA spotlight early this year when it announced the Samsung Nexus S 4G the day before the annual wireless confab convened in Florida. Though the device was hardly new to the cell phone world--T-Mobile...

The Samsung Nexus S 4G offers a brilliant display, WiMax support, and agreeable performance. It gains a number of usability improvements from the Gingerbread OS, and its straight Google interface will appeal to Android purists

The Samsung Nexus S 4G feels rather fragile, and it lacks a memory card slot and LED notifications. We were hoping for more new features over the Nexus One, and its 4G connection was spotty at times

The Samsung Nexus S 4G offers a great combination of design, features, and performance. The 4G connection could be more reliable, but the Gingerbread OS, stock Android UI, and admirable call quality make for a satisfying smartphone.

May, 2011

Expert review by: es.engadget.com (engadget.com)

Nexus S, análisis

 

El segundo terminal de Google, esta vez en colaboración con Samsung, llegó a nuestras vidas, como decíamos al comienzo de este análisis, colocándose en el puesto de sucesor del Nexus One. Eso llevaba consigo una responsabilidad bastante grande: seguir...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Samsung Google Nexus S review: Royal droid

 

Another year, another heir to the Droid throne – and Google are trying to be democratic about it. Which is a roundabout way of saying they're not monogamous. For the Nexus One, Google teamed up with HTC. This time around, they trusted Samsung to do the...

Quad-band GSM and tri-band 3G support ; HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps ; 4.0" WVGA (480x800) Super AMOLED Contour Display with curved glass screen ; Android OS, v2.3 Gingerbread ; 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 (Hummingbird) processor ; 16GB storage, 512 MB...

No microSD slot ; No 720p video recording ; All-plastic body, fingerprint magnet ; No DivX and XviD support (no actual video player) out of the box ; No dedicated camera key and no lens cover ; No FM radio ; No smart dialing ; Overly expensive for its...

We don’t quite know what to make of the Google Nexus S. When the Nexus One came out, it packed some of the most powerful hardware available at the time. The Nexus S is the spitting image of the Samsung Galaxy S, which has been around for almost a year.

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:Samsung
Processor Number:CORTEX-A8 / S5PC110

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown / WVGA

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
AUDIOFORMATS: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio: No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk:No / Unknown
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client:Windows Media Player / Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD:No / Unknown
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:AMOLED / SUPER AMOLED / Super-AMOLED / SUPER-LCD
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions / 16 Mio
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Operator:3 / EE / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Talk mobile / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes

Processor

Processor Brand:Samsung
Processor Number:S5PC110
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