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Google Launches Nexus One Phone With Android 2.1

Google has officially launched much awaited Nexus One. After weeks of rumors and leaked specification, pictures and reviews, the search engine giant finally decided to unveil its first cell phone named as Nexus One. For those who don't know, Nexus One is Google's first branded cell phone, it operates on Android 2.1 OS and the hardware of cell phone has been provided by HTC.

Phone announcement was collectively made by Google Nexus One team and HTC hardware development team, the revealed the stories and hard work behind this phone, which they are calling as "Superphone".

The specifications are more or less similar to what we shared a week ago, major highlights of phone are that it's on Android 2.1, It's very thin, Has 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, It has animated backgrounds/wallpapers and many new superb widgets. Detailed specs are mentioned below:

Nexus One Specifications:

Physical DimensionsHeight 119mm
Width: 59.8mm
Depth: 11.5mm
Weight: 130g with battery; 100g without battery
StorageFlash: 512MB
RAM: 512MB
SD card: 4GB Micro SD card included (expandable to 32 GB
Camera, photos, videos5-megapixel camera
Mechanical autofocus
2x digital zoom
LED flash
User can include location of photos from phone’s GPS receiver
Cellular & wirelessUMTS Band 1/4/8 (2100/AWS/900)
HSDPA 7.2Mbps
HSUPA 2Mbps up to 5.76Mbps
GMS/EDGE (850/900,1800,1900 MHz)
Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
A2DP stereo Bluetooth
LocationAGPS receiver
Cell tower and Wi-Fi positioning
Digital compass
Display3.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen, WVGA AMOLED screen
External buttons and controlsPhysical power key
Physical volume up/down key
Tricolor, clickable trackball
4 illuminated softkeys (Back, Menu, Home, Search)
Haptic feedback
Teflon-coated back cover
Connectors and sensorsDock pins
3.5mm, 4-connectors, stereo headset jack
Second microphone for active noise cancellation
SIM card slot
Micro SD card slot
Micro USB port
Proximity sensor
Light sensor
Tricolor charging and notification indicator LED
ProcessorQUALCOMM QSD 8250, 1GHz
PlatformAndroid mobile technology platform 2.1
Talk time
Up to 10 hours on 2G
Up to 7 hours on 3G
Standby time
Up to 290 hours on 2G Up to 250 hours on 3G
Internet use
Up to 5 hours on 3G
Up to 6.5 hours on Wi-Fi
Video playback
Up to 7 hours
Audio playback
Up to 20 hours

Google is selling the phone online for $179 with T-Mobile contract and for $529 without a contract. Unlocked Nexus One is available right now for GSM networks. and will be available for CMDA networks in Spring 2010. You will also need a Google account for buying Nexus One, if you are interesting in buying or knowing more about Nexus One, please visit

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