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AT&T Samsung Nexus S (photos)

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

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1 of 5 Josh Miller
The candy bar design of the AT&T Nexus S is identical to the other Nexus S handsets. The overall effect is sleek and polished, but the handset also feels rather fragile and its plastic skin attracts a lot of fingerprints.
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2 of 5 Josh Miller
The 4-inch Super AMOLED display is rich and vibrant.
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3 of 5 Josh Miller
Gingerbread brings a new virtual keyboard design to the Nexus S. The individual buttons are more rectangular and the suggested text from the dictionary is more visible.
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4 of 5 Josh Miller
In this profile you can see that the Nexus S has a slight curved shape. The "contour" display is designed to mimic the shape of your head, but we didn't think much of it.
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5 of 5 Josh Miller
The Nexus S's camera and flash sit on its back side.

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