HTC Nexus One Review
The HTC Nexus One is a Google Android phone that offers tons of great features, and a strikingly attractive design. If you are looking for a phone that is as fun to use, as it is attractive, you’ll definitely want to take a look at the Google Nexus One. This handset comes with a beautiful display, plus it’s fast.
With the HTC Google Nexus One you get a candy bar style touchscreen phone that is gorgeous, even if the design isn’t exactly groundbreaking innovation. This handset resembles the HTC Hero, but with some tweaks. The HTC Nexus One measures 4.56 x 2.36 x 0.47 inches and weighs 4.58 ounces; it is comfortable to hold in your hand and feels solidly built.
On the front of the Nexus One is a 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen that displays over 16 million colours at an 800 x 480 pixel resolution. Everything looks great on this screen, including the 3G animated wallpapers featured with the Android operating system. Some additional features that you get with this display include accelerometer, a light sensor, as well as a proximity sensor.
The HTC Nexus One offers a great deal of customization, plus you get five home screens so you have easy access to the applications you need, depending on if you are using your mobile for business, or just to take with you when you are out on the town.
Of course you will get access to the Android Market and a myriad of applications, and to store all of these applications the HTC Google Nexus One comes with 512MB of internal memory, plus you can expand that memory up to 32GB with a microSD card.
Some additional features that you’ll get with the Nexus One include support for Gmail, as well as POP3 and IMAP4 email accounts, plus support for a number of Google applications. The Nexus One support for voice command is one of its main selling points; with this feature you can use voice command to dial phone numbers, as well as control additional functions of the handset. With voice command you can write a text message, update Facebook, and even search for applications from the Android Market.
For taking pictures, the HTC Nexus One comes with a built in 5-megapixel camera that features flash, and a number of photo settings. Some additional features that you get with this phone include text to speech, a speakerphone, Bluetooth, WiFi, and multimedia message. You will also get a full HTML browser, 3G, as well as GPS, and numerous others.
The HTC Nexus One battery is rated for 10 hours of talk time and 12 days of standby, but you will get less battery life when using 3G.