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Samsung Nexus S 4G (photos)

The Samsung Nexus S 4G offers a great combination of design, features, and performance. The 4G connection could be more reliable, but the Gingerbread OS, stock Android UI, and admirable call quality make for a satisfying smartphone.

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The Nexus S 4G's candy bar design resembles most of the company's Galaxy S handsets. The overall effect is sleek and polished.
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The 4-inch Super AMOLED display is rich and vibrant. The "crawl" design of the main menu will be familiar to Nexus One users.
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Gingerbread brings a new virtual keyboard design to the Nexus S 4G. The individual buttons are more rectangular and the suggested text from the dictionary is more visible.
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On the downside, the Nexus S 4G feels a bit fragile. Also, its plastic skin attracts a lot of fingerprints. Here you can see the dial pad interface.
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In this profile you can see that the Nexus S 4G has a slight curved shape. The "contour" display is designed to mimic the shape of your head, but it didn't impress us particularly.
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The Nexus S 4G's camera and flash sit on the back of the phone.

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