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Samsung Google Nexus S (i9020, i9020T, i9023)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 672 reviews of Samsung Google Nexus S (i9020, i9020T, i9023). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The screen and performance also get good reviews, whereas opinions about the sound and portability are different. Many are less positive about the price and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Google Nexus S (i9020, i9020T, i9023) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Google Nexus S (i9020, i9020T, i9023)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 131 user reviews of Samsung Google Nexus S (i9020, i9020T, i9023) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2019

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Expert review by : Edward Chester (trustedreviews.com)

Google Nexus S

 

With, a curved screen, NFC, Android 2.3 and a beautiful chassis, this is definitely a top-notch smartphone.

Some people have been a bit disappointed with the Google Nexus S, pointing out that with dual core, high resolution smartphones around the corner, it doesn't really push the boat out far enough for what is supposed to be a flagship device, especially...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Edward Chester (trustedreviews.com)

Google Nexus S: Hands On - TrustedReviews

 

With an intriguing curved screen and Android 2.3 Gingerbread on board, this phone should have far reaching appeal.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Hannah Bouckley (t3.com)

Google Nexus S review

 

Slick and polished, but not quite perfect

Very quick ; Fantastic screen ; Vastly improved keyboard

No microSD slot ; Vanilla Android UI ; Poor video/lack of HD video

Sep, 2011

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Google Nexus S review

 

The latest Android phone is snazzy, sleek and speedy – the best Google phone yet?

Though the styling tends more to flashy than chic, this is a highly desirable Android phone

Jan, 2011

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Google Nexus S Review

 

Though the styling tends more to flashy than chic, this is a highly desirable Android phone

Last year, Google produced its own Android phone, the Nexus One. It was a neat handset, made for the search giant by HTC, but because it was mostly sold direct by Google it never became mass-market (H

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

Google Nexus S review

 

Is Android 2.3 and a curved screen enough of an upgrade?

Snappy OS ; Android 2.3 with early future updates ; Stunning AMOLED screen ; Improved battery life ; Cool lock screen animation

Underpowered UI ; Not enough Home screen widgets ; Slight freezing at times ; Light design ; Random phone restarting

UPDATE: Now read our Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Nexus review.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Rosemary Hattersley (techadvisor.co.uk)

Google Nexus S review

 

The flagship handset for Google Android 2.3 'Gingerbread', Google's Nexus S is largely similar to the Samsung Galaxy S on which it's based. Its 16GB memory can't be expanded, however.

We can see why Google chose the Samsung handset design to show off its Gingerbread 2.3 OS – unlike the many HTC and LG devices, it’s distinctive. Judged against the stunning Desire HD, however, the Google Nexus S is unable to convince us of its supremacy.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : David Ludlow (expertreviews.co.uk)

Google Nexus S review

 

It's the best Android phone on the market in terms of performance and features, but it's not necessarily the best value and build quality could be better.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Mat Smith (recombu.com)

Samsung Google Nexus S Review

 

Taking the best of Samsung's Galaxy S, namely its super vivid super AMOLED display, and combining it with the technical know-how of Google, the Nexus S is Google's second 'branded' phone. Crammed with…

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : Ginny Mies, (techadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung Nexus S review

 

The first phone to ship with Google Android 2.3 (also known as 'Gingerbread') as well as the follow-up to last January's Nexus One, the Samsung Nexus S is a joint effort between Samsung and Google with some impressive features.

When Google and Samsung team up to make a phone to debut the latest and greatest version of Google Android, we bring high expectations. The Samsung Nexus S isn't a disappointment, but it isn't groundbreaking either. While the gyroscope and NFC are...

Dec, 2010

Price comparison for Samsung Google Nexus S (i9020, i9020T, i9023)

  Store     Price
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 16GB Carbon, EE B
Google Nexus 5X 16GB Carbon, EE B
£80.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 32GB Carbon, O2 B
Google Nexus 5X 32GB Carbon, O2 B
£85.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 4 16GB, EE B
Google Nexus 4 16GB, EE B
£50.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 4 16GB, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 4 16GB, Unlocked B
£65.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 4 16GB, O2 B
Google Nexus 4 16GB, O2 B
£62.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 6 32GB Blue, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 6 32GB Blue, Unlocked B
£100.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 32GB Carbon, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 5X 32GB Carbon, Unlocked B
£85.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 32GB Ice, Unlocked A
Google Nexus 5X 32GB Ice, Unlocked A
£100.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 6 64GB Blue, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 6 64GB Blue, Unlocked B
£145.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5 16GB Black, EE B
Google Nexus 5 16GB Black, EE B
£60.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 16GB Ice, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 5X 16GB Ice, Unlocked B
£72.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 6P 128GB Aluminium, Unlocked C
Google Nexus 6P 128GB Aluminium, Unlocked C
£130.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, EE C
Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, EE C
£95.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, O2 C
Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, O2 C
£110.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5 32GB Black, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 5 32GB Black, Unlocked B
£75.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 16GB Carbon, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 5X 16GB Carbon, Unlocked B
£80.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, Unlocked B
£125.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, O2 B
Google Nexus 6P 32GB Graphite, O2 B
£120.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 32GB Quartz, Unlocked B
Google Nexus 5X 32GB Quartz, Unlocked B
£95.00 TO SHOP
CeX Nexus Google Nexus 5X 32GB Carbon, Vodafone B
Google Nexus 5X 32GB Carbon, Vodafone B
£100.00 TO SHOP

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