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Good: slick, fast, apps!
Bad: unable to download iplayer content?
Comment: am i right, r we not able to download iplayer content on this phone? help?
Good: screen, response, camera, gaming experience,the whole thing
Bad: no radio, no camera button
Comment: All is great on this phone, i had no problems with it... i am writing this on tje nexus s's web browser and i got absolutely no problems signing on with my facebook account and new windows and stuff. All very fast and accurate. Battery is very good and gives me a full day if i amfiddling with it all the time, otherwise it gives me barely two days. Application management is exceellent which a great feature on android 2.3. Enough said, no second thoughts, bought done happy.
Bad: it's chunky and the screen is quite small
Comment: I would rather have a desire hd
Good: Speed, Screen, Gingerbread
Bad: Buttons could be better
Comment: This phone is a decent price now at Â£430 when compared to the HTC Desire HD and iPhone 4.
It's lightening quick compared to any phone I've owned before and as a newcomer to Android the OS seems really simple and logical to work out.
A big plus for this phone compared to the Desire HD is the screen. When compared to my brother's DHD showing the same web page the Nexus is noticably better.
Good: Great phone,good battery
Comment: I recently got the google nexus s and am very pleased with it,the phone is quite simple to understand,email set up is simple just type in your email address and password.The battery seems to last well,after my first charge i got two and a half days use.Have not tried the camera yet but it should be good with 5mp and a flash.The phone is very quick to load web pages on the internet,the quickest phone i have had.i have had a lot of smartphones before,including the iphone 3g and htc desire,and this is the best yet!Would highly recommend.
Good: I respectably like the new features SIP, NFC support and that it's very fast and elegant.
Comment: I would love to own phone like the Nexus S, and that it's Android (of course), that will make the phone interesting and since developers can use the gyroscope.
Good: Screen, speed, flexibility, screen, android 2.3, standby animation
Bad: Volume buttons
Comment: Coming from the HTC Desire I can say that the Nexus S fixes nearly all the little thing that stopped the Desire from being the ultimate phone for me. I can see myself keeping this for a good while until a decent dual core Cortex A9 phone comes out.
The build quality is brilliant, with the only let down being that the volume buttons are a little flimsy and rattle a little when moving the phone. Otherwise it's top notch.
Re: iPhone vs. Android - I'd give my girlfriend an iPhone for simplicity, but I'd choose the Nexus S every time for being the ultimate geek device.
Some will find the stock Android UI and apps a little basic, compared to say HTC Sense, but it's Android so they can all be changed.
I recommend installing 'Dialer One' to give the T9 predictive phone dialer, 'ADW Launcher Ex' to pimp up the launcher, 'Fancy Widget' for clock/weather on the home screen and 'Folder Organizer' to organize apps into expandable folder widgets on the home screen.
Good: Easy to switch over from the iPhone (this is my first android phone), futureproof, fast, intuitive, and 1st in line for OS updates
Bad: The worst thing I can say is that setting up SIP free internet calling is requiring some research, and camera seems just ok
Comment: I've been an iPhone user since it first launched 3.5 years ago. But like a lot of people I was turned off by Apple's locked down, and frankly speaking monopolistic approach to computing.
Apple's controlled approach works for a lot of people who a) need or value extreme simplicity and b) don't mind paying a lot more.
I value simplicity. But now that that I'm a student paying more is problematic. Enter the Nexus S.
I'm not a hacker or computer programer. I'm studying for a history degree. But I've found the supposedly "more complex than iPhone" Android to be quite intuitive and an easy, even fun, switch. I've genuinely enjoyed discovering what Android has to offer. And the Samsung Nexus S hardware won't leave you missing your iPhone much if at all.
It will also save me a chunk of money. It's unlocked, and can be had without a two-year-contract which will allow me to save boatloads since most of my calls are placed over wifi, and i typically use wifi for internet. I also travel back and forth between the U.S. and U.K. several times a year, so I can pop in a cheap local sim card rather than pay outrageous overseas roaming rates or try and play jailbreak/carrier unlock cat and mouse with Apple.
Bottom line: the iPhone is a great software and hardware platform. If you're happy with it, stay with it. But if you're like me and want something more flexible, fresh and powerful while not sacrificing too many iPhone creature comforts you've become accustomed to, then I can definitely recommend the Nexus S as a great switch.
Good: nice screen, decent amount of onboard memory
Bad: no card slot, seems like a minor upgrade from Galaxy S
Comment: Good news, CPW have dropped the price to Â£429, I am happy with my Desire HD though, just waiting for 2.3 to eventually arrive
Good: Android 2.3, Super AMOLED screen, looks
Bad: No expandable memory, no LED notifications (really?), and still no comma on the stock keyboard (without going into the symbols page)
Comment: Time to upgrade from my trusty Hero, looks like the Desire HD for me.
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