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Maxis customers now can experience the latest Android device, the Google Nexus S, also known as the "Google Phone". The device is the first Android smart phone to feature the latest Android operating system 2.3, also known as the Gingerbread OS.
The new "Gingerbread" OS has improved simplicity and speed. It allows for faster and more intuitive text input as well as one touch word selection and copy or paste functions. The improvement gives users more power management, better control over applications and also provides for new ways of communicating and organising materials on their mobile phone.
Google Nexus S is sleek in appearance. With a 4" contour display; this slim device features a more ergonomic design in terms of style and feel. The touch screen provides an unmatched viewing experience and is powered by a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor from Samsung which produces rich 3D graphics as well as provides for faster upload and download times.
The Google Nexus S comes with 16GB of internal memory for data storage and includes a 5 mega pixel rear facing camera and camcorder as well as a VGA front facing camera.
Spaeking at the launch, Yu Jae Sul the Managing Director of Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn Bhd: "Samsung and Google are working hand-in-hand with Maxis to make the best Android smartphone experience available to the Malaysian market."
Other features such as portable WiFi and Near Field Communication (NFC) are also included, enabling users to use it for mobile payments as soon as the infrastructure is in place.
Additionally, popular applications such as Maxis Movies and Maxis Finder301 are also easily accessible from this Android phone.
Maxis is making the Nexus S available for as low as RM1,499 with a 24-month contract. Retailing at RM2,499 without a contract, the smartphone is also available for RM1,699 with an 18-month contract and RM1,799 with a 12-month contract. Customers can also choose a 500MB, 1GB or 1.5GB data plan from Maxis.