Samsung Nexus S 4G update to bring Google Wallet support

If you have a Nexus S 4G and want to try out Google Wallet, an update is now available to let you do so.

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Just in time for Google Wallet's official launch, Samsung has prepped an update for the Nexus S 4G so you will soon be able to use the smartphone to pay for items at participating stores.

The Samsung Nexus S 4G for Sprint is currently the only handset to support Google Wallet and features an embedded NFC chip that allows you to pay simply by tapping or swiping your phone. Samsung has provided a few details about the update on its FAQ site, but it didn't provide any details as to when the software would be pushed out to devices.

Sprint's community site is scant on specifics as well but said eligible customers will receive a notice when the software update is ready for download.

(Source: Engadget Mobile)