Google CEO Eric Schmidt showed off what looks like the Nexus S and said the next version of Android, Gingerbread, will focus on mobile payments with support for Near-Field Communication. As you can see, thanks to engadget for the pics, the new Nexus S is running under T-Mobile Network. We assumed that the new Google phone made by Samsung, will be land really soon and running the latest OS. 2.3.
Here some changes that will come:
• Big noticeable change to the OS is that the graphics and icons have been refreshed giving the application icons a more uniform appearance.
• Large translucent icon place holders that will eventually be small for app menu. Customizable icon colors that are very vibrant and really changes the whole app UI. The refreshed UI also introduces motion scrolling to longer menus and adds animations.
• SIP support to the native Google Voice application for Android that will make it possible to receive calls to your Google Voice number via Wi-Fi or 3G. This functionality may be only for Gingerbread and future releases.
• The default media player would support more codecs by default at the OS Level and Google Music Service should be unveiled along with Android 2.3 as well as a separate market place for games are also expected with the new OS release.
• Refreshed Android Market Web Site (for over-the-air app & music download)
• Video Chat is gaining importance following Apple’s deployment of Face Time.
• Social Network Enhancement and improvements of the core functionality like copy and paste to make it comparable with iOS.
• WebM and WebP support in the browser (Open Standard Declaration)
• Support for Google TV and bigger screen sizes up to a resolution of 1366×768.
Pics thanks to Engadget