Is Google Nexus One Phone Revolutionary?
The mobile phone war has begun: Google has used the word superphone to present the Nexus One phone – the product that is supposed to break the monopoly of the market dominated by iPhone and Blackberry. The Nexus One is already sold to customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. In the coming months will come the turn of other countries. The phone costs $ 529 without a contract, it must be purchased in this version directly on the Google site.
A subscriber with T-Mobile, the first company to link its name to Nexus One, the price drops to $ 179. Vodafone and Verizon will be added in the spring of 2010. The phone was built on the Google-specific by the Taiwanese HTC. The operating system is version 2.1 of Android, software designed by Google and so far allocated for free to other phone manufacturers.
According to Walter Mossberg, the technology guru much followed the Wall Street Journal on Nexus One is a “bold new face” on the smartphone market and is the best phone based on Android ever made so far but the iPhone is still “a better platform to Applications “. Also, Mossberg points out, the iPhone is still well above regarding reproduction and use of movies, music and games.
Here is a video of one Nexus one Games
The Nexus One has an 3.7-inch OLED screen, larger than that of the iPhone, and slightly thinner, narrow and light, although a little longer. Like Apple’s phone has a screen touch without the keyboard, but also shares the “trackball” of the Blackberry. The camera is 5 megapixels
much more powerful than the iPhone. Some specific innovations in the Nexus One are a key to directly upload videos to YouTube, and the integration of information of social-networking contacts list. Were also incorporated a series of 3D views for menus and for screensavers, which make their operation more attractive.