Google today officially announced the availability of next version of Android(version 2.3) nicknamed “Gingerbread”. This is a long awaited upgrade to it’s smartphone platform from Google and below are the highlights of new features:
- Rich multimedia – including support for VP8 and WebM video and new audio effects.
- Support for front-facing cameras, SIP/VoIP and Near Field Communication (NFC).
- Enhancements for game developers, including new sensor types.
You can read more about the release at Google blog post and watch this embedded video.
Samsung Nexus S – The First Gingerbread Android Phone
Samsung’s Nexus S is the first Android phone to be released with Gingerbread operation system. This is a phone that was designed with direct inputs from Google team and comes with a clean install of Android OS – no additional software layers from third party OEMs or carriers.
Visit Nexus S site for more details