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There were the speculations, the leaked shots and plenty of speculations about Google’s next in house device, the Nexus S.

The Nexus line, said to have been a once off by Google’s Eric Schmidt, is alive and well and has been previewed by the folk at Engadget.

The device runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) and has the hardware grunt(courtesy of a Samsung 1GHz Hummingbird processor) to make the Android experience a smooth one. Apparently, there is no SD card expansion which is somewhat limiting but there is the option of partitioning the internal memory on the device.

This device will probably reach the developers first and may be limited in its availability in certain markets.

It will be interesting to see how this plays out.

Click on this link for the full brief.

Update: 8th of December 2010

The device also allows SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) calling i.e voice calls over a broadband connection.