Nexus S Performs at 60,000 feet
The Nexus S has been in the news a lot lately. Now too, the report findings published by the dailymail UK have got some more great news that has pleasantly surprised Google. The news suggests that the Nexus S actually works well event at 60,000 feet.
The Google Nexus S is the first Android 2.3 smartphone that uses the Gingerbread operating system and was launched by Google in early December 2010. Reports suggest that the Nexus S smartphones was attached to payloads and were taken into the Earth’s outer atmosphere using weather balloons.
This test was conducted to test the limits of Nexus S, and reports suggest that the phone performed really well in this test.
We wanted an opportunity to collect some interesting data about the sensors in Nexus S – GPS, gyroscope, accelerometer, and magnetometer
The test was launched on November 13, and cameras were strapped around the phone publish footage on how it worked. The travel time took approximately two hours and 40 minutes to ascend and 34 minutes to descend.
The report revealed that the Nexus S can withstand temperatures of minus 50 degrees Celsius. Additionally, that at 60,000 ft the GPS could still track the phone.