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Google Introduces Android Gingerbread and Nexus S Phone

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.

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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