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Nexus S 4G Will be Officially Released on May 8th for $200

Authored by: Steven Blum — Apr 26, 2011

WANT.

It's official: the Gingerbread-running, 1-GHz-packing, 4G-connected new Nexus will be dropping on Best Buy store shelves May 8th, for the quite affordable price of $199.99 (with a two-year contract). 

This is Sprint's first pure-Google Android phone and the first stock Android phone with WiMax.

What else is new? Sprint touts the phone's curved design and a less glareful screen as improvements. And, when on a 4G network, the phone boasts download speeds of more than 10 Mbps (3.1 Mbps on 3G) and peak upload speeds of 1Mbps (600Kbps-1.4Mbps on 3G).

Engadget called the device, " the best Android smartphone on the market right now."

Source: Engadget

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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