We've seen the rumored Nexus S through the eyes of Mr. Blurrycam over the past month, but today the Nexus S becomes reality. Google has officially confirmed the next Google branded smartphone, the NEXUS S by Samsung. The S has some nice hardware features that are very similar to the current Samsung Galaxy lineup, but more importantly is the software. This will be the first phone to launch with the Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread! For more information and a little behind the scenes history, view the video below:

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjaYKNwWWiQ]YouTube - Nexus S: The Backstory[/ame]

Here's a quick look at the Nexus S Specs:
  • Carrier: T-Mobile
  • OS: Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • Screen: 4-inches @800x480
  • Processor 1GHz Samsung Cortex A8
  • 512MB RAM, 16GB ROM
  • Wifi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • GPS
  • Near-field communications
  • Size: 63mm x 123.9mm x 10.8mm
  • Weight: 129 grams
  • Camera: 5MP

You can find more Nexus S videos and information at google.com/nexus or follow @GoogleNexus on Twitter for the latest updates. After December 16, Nexus S can be purchased (unlocked or with a T-Mobile service plan) online and in-store from all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores in the U.S. and after December 20 at Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy retailers in the U.K. For all Google Nexus S discussions, be sure to visit: Google Nexus Forum