Finally Google and HTC have officially revealed the SuperPhone (as called by Google). It has been many weeks of rumors and leaks as everyone was anxious to know about this cool thing. It is a android Smartphone being pushed to the market as the first real android competitor for Apple’s iPhone.
Manufactured by HTC, the Nexus One features dynamic noise suppression from Audience, Inc., a large 3.7″ OLED display for deep contrast and brilliant colors and a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ chipset for blazing speeds. Running on Android 2.1, the newest version of Eclair, the software includes innovations like a voice-enabled keyboard so you can speak into any text field, fun Live Wallpapers, a 3D photo gallery for richer media experiences and lots more. Of course, it also comes with a host of popular Google applications, including Gmail, Google Voice and Google Maps Navigation. [Source: Google Blog]
VITAL SPECIFICATIONs: (more details ):
Qualcomm QSD 8250 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
3.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen WVGA AMOLED touchscreen
800 x 480 pixels
100,000:1 typical contrast ratio
Camera & Flash
2X digital zoom
Video captured at 720×480 pixels at 20 frames per second or higher, depending on lighting conditions
Cellular & Wireless
UMTS Band 1/4/8 (2100/AWS/900)
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
A2DP stereo Bluetooth
It is available at the Google web store Google.com/Phone with following options:
- $179 on T Mobile with a two-year contract.
- $529 no contract- no carrier, Only phone
- Coming on Verizon in Spring 2010.
- Vodafone will launch this in Europe very soon