Vodafone has become the first off the block with the Nexus S, the world’s first handset that is powered by the Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform, which will be made available to its existing customers from today, and to new customers from next Wednesday, 16 March.Available on a range of high value plans including from $5 per month on a $65 Vodafone Infinite plan, Nexus S comes packed with Google’s powerful technology and the latest Samsung hardware features, and Vodafone customers have the privilege of being at the cutting edge with this new smartphone.
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John Casey, Director of Marketing at Vodafone Hutchison Australia said, “As the first operator to launch the highly anticipated Nexus S, we can offer customers the fastest version of Android yet. Using Gingerbread (Android 2.3) Vodafone customers will be able to get the most from their Google mobile apps and enjoy them on a 4 inch contour display. Combined with Vodafone’s great value plans, Nexus S is sure to make its mark on the Australian smartphone market and we’re thrilled to be able to offer this device to our customers.”
Nexus S delivers customers some of the latest screen and camera technologies available. Not only does it have the first 4 inch Super Clear LCD Contour Display, the screen features super-high WVGA 480×800 resolution and it benefits from new protection against stains and fingerprints.
Its 5 megapixel camera and 16GB internal memory are combined with superior mobile connectivity features and advanced multimedia performance to produce brilliant photo and video experiences and are supported by a 1GHz Samsung processor with a built-in graphic processor.
“We are excited to be bringing the Nexus S, the first Samsung-Google co-developed device, to market with Vodafone in Australia,” said Tyler McGee, Vice President, Telecommunications, Samsung Electronics Australia.
“This partnership gives Vodafone customers access to the most innovative hardware solutions from Samsung coupled with the pure Google experience of Android 2.3. The Nexus S brings Vodafone users the latest mobile technology and faster multimedia content with an intuitive experience.”
The Nexus S handset is available in black or white and on plans covering 12 or 24 month contracts. More details of plans can be found at www.vodafone.com.au/nexus-pricing