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Google Unveils Nexus One

Google Nexus OneGoogle has just unveiled their long awaited phone known as the Nexus One, what Google considers a “Super Phone.”  Rumors have been swirling about the phone for some time now, and there have been a few leaks with in the past week or so, but today the company shared what the phone can actually do.  The Nexus One is designed in partnership with HTC. 

Google discussed and demonstrated the following features of the Nexus One:

– 1 Ghz processor
– Android 2.1
– Thin and light (It’s as thin as a #2 pencil)
– Compass
– GPS
– accelerometer
– light and proximity sensor.
– 3.7-inch AMOLED display
– multi-color notification LED under the trackball.
– 5 megapixel camera with LED flash
– Stereo bluetooth and 3.5mm headphone jack.
– Active noise suppression (one on bottom, one on the back)
– Google Maps Navigation for turn-by-turn
– Facebook integration
– Quick Contacts
– Customization of software (home screen panels)
– New widgets for news and weather
– live wallpaper
– 3D app launcher
– voice to text for all text fields (email, tweets, etc.)

The phone is currently available through the Google store, and will set you back$529 without a contract.  Currently, the phone is available for T-Mobile customers for a much lower cost of $179.  The phone will also become available to Verizon customers sometime in the spring.  

A list of all of the specs can can be found here, while a 3-D tour is available here.

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