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Best Buy Offering Free Shipping On Nexus S

12/16/2010 03:59:45 PM Eastern

Minneapolis - Best Buy
Mobile is offering free overnight shipping for online purchases of Google's second-generation Nexus S smartphone for T-Mobile.

The device, which Best
Buy launched exclusively yesterday, operates on the latest Android 2.3
("Gingerbread") platform, and features built-in mobile hot spot capability, 4-inch
WVGA contour display, 5-megapixel digital camera, improved navigation and voice
action, and popular Google features like Gmail.

The free shipping offer
runs through Dec. 22.

"We couldn't think of a
better way to celebrate the exclusive launch of Nexus S for our online
customers than to offer free overnight shipping," said Andy Heddle, head of
online and direct sales for Best Buy Mobile. "People can check out the phone
for themselves in our stores and then order the phone online right there
at the store if need be or from the comfort of their home or office. Our aim is
to make sure as many people as possible can get Nexus S in the quickest and
easiest way."

Best Buy is selling the
Nexus S  for $199 with a new contract or
upgrade and $249 with an additional family-plan line.