Google Nexus One Phone Specs and Launch Date (5 January); Rumor?

Update! It was not a rumor after all and Google Nexus One was indeed launched on 5th Jan. It’s a separate thing that due to quite a number of user-reported issues that began surfacing in the phone, Google had to setup Nexus One Phone Support Hotline in Feb 2010.

Rumors have been circulating for a while now that Google is developing its own Android-based handset. The Wall Street Journal reports that the rumors are confirmed and that Google employees are currently using a prototype of the Google device, which will be dubbed the Nexus One, though the newspaper can only say that this is “according to people familiar with the matter.” The handset allegedly will be built by Chinese cell phone manufacturing giant HTC and will run Google’s own wireless operating system, Android.

Sources cited by Reuters have ‘confirmed’ that the phone will be available in the dual format, making it seem less likely that Google will shift that many from its own stock. The same source stated that the Google phone could be with us as soon as 5 January, likely directly from the search company. “In the long term Google will become a seller and get commission from operators,” the source said to Reuters.

Google Nexus Phone Specs and Launch Date (5 January); Rumor

Google Nexus One Phone Specs:
There are no specific details just yet, but there are ways to discover the spec details of this latest smartphone. “These Are The Droids” were able to analyze the Android 2.1 ROM, this is the operating system for the Nexus One, and it was from this that they were able to formulate what specs the Google Phone will have. The first and most important feature of any smartphone is its processor, this latest device will come with the powerful 1Ghz Snapdragon. This is twice the speed as the current CPU in the Motorola Droid.

The handset with its extra large screen is like the iPhone, as it lacks a physical keyboard. However, Google have included a 5-megapixel camera with LED and auto-focus. If you love to play games on your cell phones, then OpenGL ES 2.0 support is another little gem that will keep those gamers happy.

Google are to include an FM Tuner, something that Apple has left out on the iPhone 3GS. Most smarphones on the market only offer 802.11g support, the Nexus One will offer 802.11n. PC World explains that this is a bit much for this device, but at least you can get the best from your home network.

These are just a few of the spec details, for more visit These Are The Droids. If these are true, then have Google done enough to persuade you to purchase the Nexus One?


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