Yesterday, Google launched its first phone check out official page Google Phone ( Website ) to see 3D demos of the Nexus One, order one of your very own you can buy for $529.00 + Tax, and generally bask in the glow of a Google website that shows they’re now completely and totally serious about the mobile phone space. For Indians its still not available, I am sorry, but it looks like you’re going to have to wait.
Few highlights from the event:
- Running Android 2.1
- Sells for $529 unlocked and $179 on T-Mobile contract.
- Verizon Nexus One lands in Spring of 2010.
- Vodafone Nexus One also landing in Spring of 2010.
- Google is considering adding multitouch to the Nexus One.
- Google is accepting orders from the US, UK, Singapore, and Hong Kong as test markets, and more to come soon.
Orders are accepted from the United States and three other markets – United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. In the coming months, “Google” plans to engage the other operators, as well as to expand the geography of the online store to other countries.
Google Nexus One Specifications Sheet :
Size & Weight:
Weight: 130 grams with battery, 100g without battery
3.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen WVGA AMOLED touchscreen
800 x 480 pixels
100,000:1 typical contrast ratio
1ms typical response rate
Camera and Flash:
Autofocus from 6cm to infinity
2X digital zoom
User can include location of photos from phone’s AGPS receiver
Video captured at 720×480 pixels at 20 frames per second or higher, depending on lighting conditions
Cellular and Wireless:
UMTS Band 1/4/8 (2100/AWS/900)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
A2DP stereo Bluetooth
Power and Battery:
Removable 1400 mAH battery
Charges at 480mA from USB, at 980mA from supplied charger
Up to 10 hours on 2G
Up to 7 hours on 3G
Up to 290 hours on 2G Up to 250 hours on 3G
Up to 5 hours on 3G
Up to 6.5 hours on Wi-Fi
Up to 7 hours
Up to 20 hours
Qualcomm QSD 8250 running at 1 GHz
Android Mobile Technology Platform 2.1
4GB Micro SD Card (Expandable to 32 GB)
Assisted global positioning system (AGPS) receiver
Cell tower and Wi-Fi positioning
Digital compass, Accelerometer
Teflon™ coated back
Second microphone for active noise cancellation
SIM card slot
Micro SD slot
Maps, Gallery, YouTube, Market, Phone, Gmail, Browser, Voice, integrated Google suite, Navigation, and others. No full official list available at this time.
File Formats Supported:
Image: JPEG (encode and decode), GIF, PNG, BMP
Video: H.263 (encode and decode) MPEG-4 SP (encode and decode) H.264 AVC (decode)
Audio encoders: AMR-NB 4.75 to 12.2 kbps sampled @ 8kHz
Audio decoders: AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1 (AAC+), HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) Mono/Stereo standard bit rates up to 160 kbps and sampling rates from 8 to 48kHz, AMR-NB 4.75 to 12.2 kbps sampled @ 8kHz, AMR-WB 9 rates from 6.60 kbit/s to 23.85 kbit/s sampled @ 16kHz., MP3 Mono/Stereo 8-320Kbps constant (CBR) or variable bit-rate (VBR), MIDI SMF (Type 0 and 1), DLS Version 1 and 2, XMF/Mobile XMF, RTTTL/RTX, OTA, iMelody, Ogg Vorbis, WAVE (8-bit and 16-bit PCM)
Keyboard: English (U.S), French (France), German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil)
Display: English (U.S), French (France), German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean, Japanese, Russian,
Billshrink has put together one of their handy charts comparing the total cost of the Google Nexus One, including the device cost plus carrier fees. The verdict? On the high end the Nexus One costs $2,580 over 24 months. The iPhone weighs in at an impressive $3780, almost 50% more.
Engadget was very lucky to have Nexus in his hands and given a full review.
Image Source : Engadget
I was search Google, twitter for Nexus images found some good pics @ tmonews.
You can find more pictures, @ nexusoneblog gallery.
Some amazing videos of Google Nexus One : more videos @ Youtube NexusOne
Nexus One Smartphone Links :
PhoneDog – Hands on
Engadget – Hands on
Engadget – Review
NexusOneBlog – Review
BGR – Unboxing/Hands on
Cnet – Unboxing