When Android 2.2 finally made its way to the public airwaves, it was the Nexus One that was first to receive the update. And it's living up to that reputation again this time, with Android 2.3 expected to hit the handset in a matter of weeks.
It doesn't get any more official than this. Google has launched an official product page for the Nexus S, the successor to its widely-acclaimed-but-poor-selling Nexus One Android phone.
While we still have virtually no details about what Google's alleged follow-up to the Nexus One phone will be able to do, thanks to a presentation from CEO Eric Schmidt yesterday, we're pretty sure that mobile payments is at the top of the list.
It didn't take more than a few minutes after it was noticed for BestBuy.com to take down a reference it had on its site to the "Nexus S" phone, but thanks to the power of the Internet now everyone is buzzing about it.
Just as it did for the groundbreaking Android 2.2 update, Google's only internally-developed mobile phone is reportedly likely to get the honors of being the first to receive an upgrade to Android 2.3.
The latest version of Android is now being pushed to the Nexus One, giving some love to the loyal few that have actually bought Google's one and only in-house developed mobile phone.
Google has landed its first retail deal in the US to sell its Nexus One phone, but there's a catch - the phone will cost $300 instead of the $180 that users were charged at Google's online store.
Sprint today crashed any hopes of a CDMA version of the Nexus One in the US. Following the same decision as Verizon, Sprint will not be offering service to its own version of Google's in-house-developed phone.