The name was not new to anyone, hence those responsible wanted to “invent” a new class. The Nexus One was formally introduced by Google under the name “super phone“and the first reports from the international press seem to coincide with what the rumors already guessed.
With Android 2.1 operating system, the new phone is manufactured by HTC, comes with a Snapdragon processor of 1 GHz, produced by Qualcomm, has a touch screen of 3.7 inches of AMOLED technology, 512MB of RAM and a 4GB microSD card.
Lighting and proximity sensor, noise reduction in calls, as well as GPS and accelerometer are some of the features included in the Nexus One, which weighs 130 grams. The camera has a 5 megapixel sensor, flash, auto focus, zoom, white balance and color effects.
Among the many new features are also the ability to turn “Live Wallpapers” and point-to-point navigation on Google Maps into speech.
On the website created for the Nexus One, it is possible to access demonstrations of the various features or a “3D tour” and specifications in the United States.
Confirming previous rumors, the Nexus One will be sold directly by the company from google.com/phone, costing $ 529. T-Mobile was the first operator to join Google, and its customers will be able to purchase the phone at a price of $ 179, requiring a two-year subscription plan.
Initially, orders will only be accepted from consumers in the United States and three other markets: the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong.
The Internet giant also announced that partnerships are already secured with Verizon and Vodafone in Europe, which intends to make the phone available soon, and the company ensures that it wants to launch new Android models and expand the online store to other countries.
Take a look at some of the videos prepared by Google to showcase the features of the Nexus One.
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Editor’s Note: The news has been updated with more information about the Nexus One and videos.