Google Unveils Nexus One

Google has finally entered in the battle field of smart phones market competing with brands like Nokia, Apple, Sony Ericson and others. Google along with HTC has developed its own smart phone named Nexus One .

A look at it and you will notice that it looks amazing and comes up with a good list of features (See technical specifications below). This phone is available in selected markets like US at a subsidized price from service providers. You can also get its unlocked version at around 500 USD.

Nexus One is still not announced for India.

Technical Specifications
Size and Weight
Height 119mm
Width 59.8mm
Depth 11.5mm
  • 130 grams w/battery
  • 100g w/o battery
Power and Battery
Type Removable 1400 mAH battery (Charges at 480mA from USB, at 980mA from supplied charger)
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
  • 3.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen WVGA AMOLED touchscreen
  • 800 x 480 pixels
  • 100,000:1 typical contrast ratio
  • 1ms typical response rate

Qualcomm QSD 8250 1 GHz

Camera & Flash
  • 5 megapixels
  • Autofocus from 6cm to infinity
  • 2X digital zoom
  • LED flash
  • 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
Operating system Android Mobile Technology Platform 2.1 (Eclair)
Cellular & Wireless
  • UMTS Band 1/4/8 (2100/AWS/900)
  • HSDPA 7.2Mbps
  • HSUPA 2Mbps
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n)
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
  • A2DP stereo Bluetooth
  • 512MB Flash
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4GB Micro SD Card (Expandable to 32 GB)
  • Assisted global positioning system (AGPS) receiver
  • Cell tower and Wi-Fi positioning
  • Digital compass
  • Accelerometer
Additional features
  • Haptic feedback
  • Teflon™ coated back
  • Second microphone for active noise cancellation
  • SIM card slot
  • Micro SD slot
  • Proximity sensor
  • Light sensor
Graphics, Video and Audio
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)
Language support (Keyboard) English (U.S), French (France), German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil)
Language support (Display) English (U.S), French (France), German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean, Japanese, Russian



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