PB99100, that's the model number for the HTC Nexus One cause it just passed through the FCC. Aside from this little good news, the filling also reveals and confirms a couple things about the Phone. The highlight being that the Nexus One will be a T-Mobile device for the US according to Engadget.
- Nexus One to have microSD expansion slot.
- Equipped with 802.11b/g WiFi, and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
- Capable of both 2Mb/s and 7.2Mb/s download speed on T-Mobile, European networks, and a few others. AT&T not so much. Radios: quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE with UMTS/HSUPA, HSPA 900 / 1700 / 2100 plus quadband EDGE.
Lastly, now we know Nexus One is the official name. And not Passion. What a relieve.
According to Reuters, the Google Phone AKA Nexus One could be set to launch as early as January 5th of next year. Sold directly unlocked from Google and for a discounted price if you sign a contract with T-Mobile. Pricing wasn't mentioned in the report.
That's less then a month of waiting. As Mashable also noted, that sets the debut of the Nexus One right in the same week of this year' CES.
Nexus one Price: Readers, will you be getting one and for how much would you consider shelling out for it?
Update: It is now confirmed that Google is holding an Android Event on the 5th.
Some still argue that the Nexus One is just some kind of hoax done by Google's competitors even with all this info leaked on the web so for. Well that's no more. Google have set up a memory game for the holidays, 'a new twist on a classic game: "Memory". The game is viewable only to the people visiting this Link with a Nexus One, and if you're not on a Nexus One, you'll be redirected to the main page.
"A quick search for "nexus one" on Google's Picasa photo service reveals several pictures taken with a camera pegged as the HTC Nexus One in the EXIF data."
Here's a couple photos shot on a Nexus One dug up by Engadget using Google's Picasa photo service. Note that the Nexus One sports a 5 MP cam with flash.
More Photos after the Break:
No longer a rumor and pretty much confirmed now, Google will be directly selling their own phone, it will be built by the fine folks of HTC (No surprise) and the 'Nexus One' shall be its name. Sounds good to us.
Only tiny bits of details and tech spec has been revealed for this gorgeous phone. It was sent to Google employees recently for beta testing purposes. This puppy will be sold directly by Google unlocked, therefore you'll have to grab your own cellar service. The UI is designed in its entirety within Google, we'll see how that will go.
Here's the run down of everything we know about the Nexus One, so far:
- It's the phone pictured (via Cory O'Brien) And looks a heck like the leaked HTC Passion, actually they look identical, only difference being the empty space that is before the HTC branding.
- Built by HTC of course
- Powered with Android 2.1 Software
- Equipped with a super high resolution OLED Capacitive touch screen, scroll ball and it's thin like thinner than the iPhone, a Snapdragon CPU.
- On-screen keyboard only.
- 5 MP camera with flash.
- Google will be selling the phone online, unlocked.
- It looks Gorgeous
- Nexus One Release Date: Rumored January 5th of 2010.
- Nexus One Price: $530 Unlocked, $180 With 2-Year T-Mobile Contract
- The entire user interface is designed by Google and Google only.
- The Nexus One was given to Google Employees worldwide for beta testing. This happened just recently.
Nexus One has also been dug up in BGR's visitor log.