Nexus S coming to Vodafone UK on contracts "soon"

The Google Nexus S, which has only been on sale exclusively via the unlocked retailers so far, is about to find itself a home on a network – with Vodafone set to bring Samsung’s Android 2.3 phone to the UK.

So if you can’t bear the thought of paying actual money for a mobile phone, it’ll soon arrive on those tempting subsidised contracts.

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Here’s the full announcement. There’s nothing on dates or tariff prices in it, so you don’t have to read it all.

Nexus S: Coming soon to Vodafone Stores

Vodafone today announced that Nexus S™ will soon be available in Vodafone stores around the world. The world’s first handset to come powered by the latest version of the Android™ platform known as Gingerbread, Nexus S is packed with Google™’s powerful technology and the latest Samsung hardware features.

Patrick Chomet, Vodafone’s Group Director of Terminals, said: “It’s great news that our customers will very soon be able to get Google’s Nexus S direct through our stores. At Vodafone we work closely with our partners across the industry to offer our customers a leading smartphone range that includes the latest innovations in product and user experience.”

DJ Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Sales & Marketing Team at Samsung’s Mobile Communications Business, said: “I am very pleased to introduce this amazing mobile experience to Vodafone’s customers. Nexus S integrates Samsung’s best-in-class hardware and technology with Android’s stunning new features and user experiences. Nexus S enables users to enjoy the latest mobile technology and faster multimedia content with an intuitive user experience.”