Examining the Google Nexus One Smartphone from All Angles

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Examining the Google Nexus One Smartphone from All Angles

by Clint Boulton

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Nexus One Front

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

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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.

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Nexus One Side, Front

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

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Nexus One Side, Back

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Nexus Apps

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

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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.

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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.

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