Enterprise Mobility: Examining the Google Nexus One Smartphone from All Angles

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2010-01-06
 
 
 

Examining the Google Nexus One Smartphone from All Angles

by Clint Boulton

Examining the Google Nexus One Smartphone from All Angles

Nexus One Front

The gray device is sleek, boasting and AMOLED display for richer, brighter colors.

Nexus One Front

Nexus One Back

Google's logo is clearly marked atop the back of the device, with manufacturer HTC's logo taking the lower part of the smartphone.

Nexus One Back

Nexus One Side, Front

Very sleek design, long and pleasant to the touch. The display is 3.7 inches, same as the Droid.

Nexus One Side, Front

Nexus One Side, Back

The gadget offers a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus with flash and geo tagging.

Nexus One Side, Back

Nexus True Side

The device is thin, only 11.5 millimeters thick and weighs 130 grams, 40 grams less than the Motorola Droid and 5 grams less than Apple's iPhone.

Nexus True Side

Nexus, With Headphones

The gadget has two microphones to provide noise cancellation technology. Make a call and the microphones pick up your voice, but filter out background noise.

Nexus, With Headphones

The Nexus One Deck

One of the most exciting things about the Nexus One is the Android 2.1-powered user interface. This slide shows how to access contacts on the smartphone.

The Nexus One Deck

Nexus Widgets

Multiple widgets and five home screen panels allow for further device customization. The weather widget senses where you are and provides climate info on the fly.

Nexus Widgets

Nexus Apps

Flit easily back and forth between Gmail, Picasa, YouTube and other applications with the flick of a finger on the touchscreen.

Nexus Apps

Nexus GPS

Like the Motorola Droid before it, the Nexus One comes with Google Maps Navigation, providing turn-by-turn directions narrated by the phone. This app also provides Street View footage to show people exactly what the terrain looks like around them.

Nexus GPS

Nexus Voice Apps

Perhaps one of the prized aspects of the Nexus One is the voice-enabled keyboard. Speak a text message, instant message, Twitter tweet, Facebook update, or complete an e-mail, all without typing.

Nexus Voice Apps

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