In a world of dual-core superphones, there is still one single-core device that manages to stand its ground: the Samsung Nexus S. Thanks to its stock Android nature, the Nexus S is still one of the best Android phones on the market, and if you're looking to pick one up off-contract, then here's the deal for you. You can grab an unlocked version of the NS for a mere $350 -- that's fifty-percent off the retail price.

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Here's what $350 worth of pure Google device gets you:

  • 4 Inch 480*800 Super AMOLED display
  • 1GHz Hummingbird processor
  • 512 RAM
  • 16GB on-board storage
  • 5MP rear camera,  VGA 'round front
  • Stock Android 2.3.5

To avoid any confusion, it's worth mentioning that this is an unlocked GSM version of the phone that runs on T-Mobile's network, not Sprint's 4G version.

So, if you're feeling froggy, hit the link below to buy.

Unlocked Nexus S on Daily Steals

[Thanks, Jason!]

Cameron Summerson
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  • Matt Ort

    If it were the ATT version I'd be all over it. Although, I am not 100% sure isn't. Anybody know?

    *edit, I just live chatted. They said TMo.

  • Philip

    Okay, I already have a contract-free plan with T-Mobile, so please tell me why I shouldn't just buy the phone for $99 with a new 2-year plan and then cancel the new plan immediately (T-Mobile cancellation fee is $200). That's $299 in total which is cheaper than $350.

    Enlighten me please!

    • Justin Morgan

      Philip, because that's incredibly unethical and the reason why these companies are trying to raise the cancellation fees.

      • Philip

        For consumers to have to be locked into a contract to be able to afford a phone is unethical. Making us believe that a smartphone is worth $699 because the unlocked price tag shows it is unethical.

        I'm all for being ethical, but if money is all that counts for a company - there's nothing wrong playing by the same rules as a consumer.

        • lospulpo

          Wholeheartedly agree.

        • Bacon_Hat

          Well, there's sub $100 phones on T-mobile, even a $20 phone. Its the "smart" that your paying for. Besides if your an American your just not used to paying past a certain price range. The rest of the world pays higher prices for phones then we do. Smartphones nowadays are stuffed with technology vs feature phones. The other reason why our monthly phone bills are higher is because we are paying the "full" price of the phone over our contract.

          Just like jobs in America, there are cheap phones out there, just none that no one wants if they browse sites like this.

  • mskks64

    Can I use this on Verizon

    • Cameron Summerson

      No. This is a GSM phone, and Verizon's network is CDMA.

  • stan

    you can get an unlock code for the nexus s here: http://unlockcellphonecode.com/code-for-unlocking-samsung-cell-phone

  • Jim

    Amazon has it for 1 cents with a new 2 year contract. There are NO sales tax on the 1 cent or the value of the phone. I love how they sell phones at local retailers for $50 but charge tax on $500.

    Amazon is the place to get cell phones.