Google Unveils the Nexus One, Plus a Mobile Phone Web Store
There you have have it folks, as promised – Â Google has officially announced the Nexus One, perhaps the iPhone’s biggest threat. And to make this product launch a little something different from just your ordinary product launch, Google is highlighting the fact that the Nexus One is just the first mobile phone that it plans to market through its mobile phone web store.
The Google hosted mobile phone web store aims to give consumers, that means us a new way to purchase a mobile phone. Specifically, Google wants to connect online users with selected Android devices, which in this case for starter is the Nexus One. Google wants to make the purchasing process simple. Â Unfortunately, the first thing that will great you if you’re not from the U.S. is a note that says – “Sorry, the Nexus One Phone is not available in your country.” Common Google, are we non-U.S. folks not part of these mobile phone consumers?
Anyway, going back to Nexus One, which Google is calling as a “superphone”, true to what you’ve might have read from unofficial information, reviews and photo leaks the Nexus One will have a large 3.7-inch OLED screen with deep contrast and brilliant colors display capability, a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, Android 2.1 OS, voice-enabled keyboard, live Wallpapers, 3D photo gallery, and Google’s own mobile phone apps such as Gmail, Google Voice and Google Maps.
And now for the most important information, how much would the Nexus One cost you? Â You can either get the subsidized unit under T-Mobile for $179 or unlocked version for $529 which will ship in the U.S., U.K., Hong Kong, and Singapore.