Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Google Nexus One Phone

Nexus One Google Phone Front and sideGoogle have announced the Nexus One, a touch screen smart phone with the Google Android operating system. The significance of this is that the phone is sold by Google directly, not by an existing phone maker, as with previous Android phones. The phone is made by HTC and does not differ greatly from previous HTC branded Android phones. The phone will be sole unbundled and on plans. The phone is not currently available in Australia.
Power and battery

Removable 1400 mAH battery
Charges at 480mA from USB, at 980mA from supplied charger

Talk time
Up to 10 hours on 2G
Up to 7 hours on 3G

Standby time
Up to 290 hours on 2G Up to 250 hours on 3G

Internet use
Up to 5 hours on 3G
Up to 6.5 hours on Wi-Fi

Video playback
Up to 7 hours

Audio playback
Up to 20 hours

Qualcomm QSD 8250 1 GHz

Operating system
Android Mobile Technology Platform 2.1 (Eclair)

512MB Flash
4GB Micro SD Card (Expandable to 32 GB)

Assisted global positioning system (AGPS) receiver
Cell tower and Wi-Fi positioning
Digital compass

Size and weight
Height 119mm
Width 59.8mm
Depth 11.5mm
Weight 130 grams w/battery 100g w/o battery

3.7-inch (diagonal) widescreen WVGA AMOLED touchscreen
800 x 480 pixels
100,000:1 typical contrast ratio
1ms typical response rate

Camera & Flash
5 megapixels
Autofocus from 6cm to infinity
2X digital zoom
LED flash
User can include location of photos from phone’s AGPS receiver
Video captured at 720x480 pixels at 20 frames per second or higher, depending on lighting conditions

Cellular & Wireless
UMTS Band 1/4/8 (2100/AWS/900)
HSDPA 7.2Mbps
GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n)
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
A2DP stereo Bluetooth

Buttons, connectors and controls
  1. Nexus One Google Phone ControlsFront / Top: Power
  2. 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
  3. Charging and notification indicator
  4. Illuminated capacitive soft keys: Back, Home, Menu, and Search
  5. Tri-color clickable trackbal
  6. Back / Bottom: Camera
  7. Camera flash
  8. Speaker
  9. Dock pin connectors
  10. Micro USB port
  11. Microphone
  12. Left side: Volume Control
Additional features
  • Haptic feedback
  • Teflon™ coated back
  • Second microphone for active noise cancellation
  • SIM card slot
  • Micro SD slot
  • Proximity sensor
  • Light sensor
Graphics, video and audio

Audio decoders
AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1 (AAC+), HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+) Mono/Stereo standard bit rates up to 160 kbps and sampling rates from 8 to 48kHz, AMR-NB 4.75 to 12.2 kbps sampled @ 8kHz, AMR-WB 9 rates from 6.60 kbit/s to 23.85 kbit/s sampled @ 16kHz., MP3 Mono/Stereo 8-320Kbps constant (CBR) or variable bit-rate (VBR), MIDI SMF (Type 0 and 1), DLS Version 1 and 2, XMF/Mobile XMF, RTTTL/RTX, OTA, iMelody, Ogg Vorbis, WAVE (8-bit and 16-bit PCM)

JPEG (encode and decode), GIF, PNG, BMP
H.263 (encode and decode) MPEG-4 SP (encode and decode) H.264 AVC (decode)
Audio encoders
AMR-NB 4.75 to 12.2 kbps sampled @ 8kHz

Language support

English (U.S), French (France), German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean, Japanese, Russian,

English (U.S), French (France), German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil).

From: Nexus One Phone - Feature overview & Technical specifications, Google, 2009

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