Google Nexus One

Google launches its own phone called the Nexus One. However before that, there are so many leak pictures, videos, specifications and even the official website was leaked for a while. I think it can be considered the most leaked phone of 2009 or perhaps the most leaked mobile phone.

Pricing & Availability

  • US$529 (without contract)
  • US$179 (with 2 years contract from T-Mobile USA)

Verizon Wireless in the US and Vodafone in Europe plan to bring in the Nexus One as well during Spring 2010. The Nexus One will ship to three international market at the moment, UK, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

Shipping To Singapore
If you are living in Singapore and interested to get the Nexus One, here is the price breakdown for you:

  • Nexus One phone (without contract): US$529
  • AC Adapter (Singapore): US$19.99
  • DHL International (Shipping & Handling): US$28.32
  • Total: US$577.31 or S$806.10 (US$1 = S$1.3963)
  • After adding in 7% GST: S$862.52

Hardware Specifications

  • Display: 3.7″ AMOLED 480×800 WVGA display
  • Thinness: 11.5mm; Weight: 130g
  • Processor/Speed: Qualcomm Snapdragon 3G QSD8250 chipset, delivering speeds up to 1GHz
  • Camera: 5 megapixel auto focus with flash and geo tagging
  • Onboard memory: 512MB Flash, 512MB RAM
  • Expandable memory: 4GB removable SD Card (expandable to 32GB)
  • Noise Suppression: Dynamic noise suppression from Audience, Inc.
  • Ports: 3.5mm stereo headphone jack with four contacts for inline voice and remote control
  • Battery: Removable 1400 mAh
  • Personalized laser engraving: Up to 50 characters on the back of the phone
  • Trackball: Tri-color notification LED, alerts when new emails, chats, text messages arrive

Software Innovation

  • Google Maps Navigation: offering turn-by-turn driving directions with voice output.
  • Email: multiple Gmail accounts; universal inbox and Exchange support.
  • Phone book: aggregate contacts from multiple sources, including Facebook.
  • Quick Contacts: easily switch between communication and social applications.
  • Android Market: access to more than 18,000 applications.
  • Enter text without typing.
  • Use a voice-enabled keyboard for all text fields: speak a text message, instant message, tweet, Facebook update, or complete an email.
  • Tell your phone what you want it to do.
  • Search Google, call contacts, or get driving directions by just speaking into your phone.
  • Take personalization to the next level.
  • Dynamic, interactive, live wallpapers react to the touch of a finger.
  • More widgets and five home screen panels allow for further device customization.
  • Capture camera-quality pictures and video with your device.
  • 5 megapixel camera includes LED flash, auto focus, zoom, white balance and color effects.
  • View pictures and Picasa Web Albums in the new 3D Gallery.
  • Record Hi-Res MPEG4 video, and then upload to YouTube with one click.
  • Read your voicemail messages.
  • Get transcribed voicemail with Google Voice integration, without changing your number.

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