The Samsung Nexus S will be launching this thursday, December 16th at Best Buy stores and Best Buy online. The retailer has now detailed how exactly the launch will be handled and what customers can expect in terms of availability and pricing.

Best Buy States:

  • Stores will open at 8 a.m. for device sales, online sales will start at 8 a.m Eastern time.
  • Customers are limited to two device purchases.
  • Demo units will be available for hands-on.
  • Off-contract unlocked the phone will retail for $529
  • The phone with a 2-year T-Mobile plan will cost $199, add-a-line activation will run $249.99 per device.

Just a few more days until the official release of Android 2.3 Gingerbread on a device. Who will be heading to Best Buy to pick up a Nexus S? Let us know in the comments!

[Via Best Buy]

  • BBto

    i wnat 1 soooo bad , but i can’t 🙁

  • Jay

    Wow it’s a pure Google” phone and has less features than the mytouch 4g

  • Mike

    I’m looking to upgrade and been shopping phones the last week.

    What does the mytouch 4g have that the nexus s doesn’t?

    Thank you,

  • Albert

    I will be buying one for sure

  • ed

    i will be buying one on thursday!

  • KC

    @Mike mini sd card slot for expandable memory and 4g capabilities
    thats all i can think of right now

  • still sucks to only have 16GB internal and no external slot to upgrade your memory… what gives? seriously?

  • 2 steps 4wards.. then.. wtf?.. 1.73 steps ass’back’ards?.. not impressive atoll google empire in this vibrant owners imho.. weird indeedy..

  • Snow

    will this work 2G/3G in india?

  • Angry TMob customer

    T-Mobile corporate customers cannot buy the Nexus S at the $199 subsidized rate because Best Buy can’t process them.

  • Nexus S now available in Singapore is selling now. you can check!