Google Officially Launches Phone Nexus One

Web search giant Google officially announced its own smartphone, the Nexus One on Tuesday ending months of speculations.google-nexus-one

Nexus One was designed by HTC and boasts of having the latest Android mobile operating system – the Android 2.1.

Also announced is the Google Phone Marketplace. Google was not satisfied with just becoming an operating systems and software developers, it also wants to become a retailer of its own products. The site currently sells only one product obviously and that is Nexus One. The price is $529.

The phone can also be bought for $179 in a two-year contract with T-Mobile.

The specifications almost match the speculations that were written about it before. The list is as follows:

  • Android 2.1 operating system
  • 3.7-inch display
  • 1GHz Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm (very fast)
  • 480 x 800 OLED display (for brilliant colors and deep contrast)
  • 5-megapixel camera with LED flash
  • Audio stereo Bluetooth
  • Active noise cancellation using two microphones
  • Live-action wallpaper that responds to your touch
  • Google Maps navigation
  • Improved Facebook integration