Nexus One Vs. iPhone – Can Google Nexus One Be An iPhone Killer?

News | Friday January 1 2010 6:12 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

3.7″ WVGA AMOLED touchscreen
59.8mm
11.5mm
The Nexus One is powered by Snapdragon's 1 Gigahertz core processor and comes with a lot of nice features. Among them are the built-in noise cancellation feature, LED powered trackball that glows in different colors depending on the kind of notifications that you receive and dynamic wallpapers that react to user activities. But the most prominent among these is voice integration. Every text field in the phone and also the applications are voice enabled, which means that users only have to speak out and no longer have to type out messages.
As earlier reported, the phone shall be available for purchase solely from the Google Phone website. US consumers may choose to buy a subsidized Nexus One with T-Mobile for $179. An unlocked version of the same is also available at a much pricey $529. Google has also announced UK, Singapore and Hong Kong as test markets from where consumers can make their purchase.
So how does the phone compare to the other smartphones in the market? Feature-wise, the Nexus One is no doubt a very capable competitor. Google has also hinted that this is only the first in the set of many ”
” that they plan to launch. Considering that the
is just a few more months from launch, 2010 could see some interesting array of new high end mobile phone devices on sale.
Having said that, Nexus One is also very competitively priced. An analysis of the total cost of ownership for the entire contract period shows that the
is nearly 50% more expensive than the Nexus One. This price-gap is likely to widen further considering that Nexus One shall be made available with many more carriers soon. Google expects the prices to fall further as competition among the carriers heat up. Here is how the smartphones cost add up to in the present scenario:
We would like to hear your views. What do you think of the Nexus One? Do you think the device is capable of being an
? Please tell us in the comments.

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