Google Nexus S went on sale, rooted, and examined from the inside

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Nexus S teardown, rooted

Whew! That was fast. Just a few hours after the Google Nexus S goes on sale both online and on Best Buy’s brick and mortar stores, we now have reports coming in that Google’s second Android phone was already rooted. iFixit has examined the Nexus S’ innards and found out what the phone is made of. And the folks at XDA Developers have rooted the phone. Aren’t we rushing things up a bit, folks?

So, what did the folks at iFixit found out about the internals of the Google Nexus S? a 3.7 V, 5.55 watt-hours 1500 mAh Lithium ion battery and the front- and back-facing cameras sharing the same connector on the motherboard are just some of the neat stuffs they’ve found. It looks like there’s nothing interesting to report about the insides of the Nexus S, so we might as well proceed with what the XDA Developers did.

XDA Developers have rooted the Nexus S running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, how cool is that? How I wish they’ve worked on making the OS available for currently rooted phones first so that I can try it on my Nexus One already. Anyway, you can find the procedure for rooting your new Nexus S from the XDA Forum link below.

Anymore juicy stuff that you can share about the Nexus S? Did you order this latest and greatest Google Android phone, already? I really love to buy one but unfortunately the unlocked version is not available for sale online.

Via [iFixit] and [Engadget] and [XDA Forums]

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