Noted: For those following what’s new in cell phones, Google did unveil the Nexus One this afternoon. (I’m heading to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show so I’m just posting the essentials below). Here’s the web site: www.google.com/phone
Good news: You can buy it unlocked for $529 or with T-Mobile service for $179 or coming soon, with Verizon Wireless service or Vodaphone service.
More details from Google:
Nexus One Hardware Features
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
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