The Nexus S 4G is the Sprint CDMA version of the second Google phone. As its name suggests, this Nexus S has a WiMAX 4G radio. Like the GSM Nexus S, the Nexus S 4G is based off of the popular Galaxy S variants. The phone has a curved 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, dubbed the "contour display." Inside, an NFC chip for wireless data transmission and credit card payments could be found.
May. 8, 2011
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What You Need To Know
- Sprint's version of the Nexus S
- The phone has a WiMAX radio for 4G service and, as a result, has a slightly thicker chassis than the GSM version of the phone
- Google Wallet, the search giant's NFC-based payment service, originally launched solely on the Nexus S 4G
Google’s Utopian vision for mobile — at least on some purely theoretical level — is for equal access to unrestricted Android on unrestricted hardware, regardless of network. The realities of doing business in the American wireless market seem to have distorted that vision somewhere along the way, but every once in a while, they’ve managed to stay true: the Nexus One and Nexus S are both concrete examples of that, unlocked devices that are devoid of manufacturer- or carrier-specific...
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