Google Nexus One and Effect on Verizon Droid

By Posted 4 Jan 2010, 15:46

The Verizon Droid has now been on the market for a few months and runs on the new Android 2.0 OS, but there is a new cell phone coming ready to mount a challenge. That phone is the Google Nexus One and will run on the new Android 2.1 operating system, we wonder what the effects will be once the first Google-branded phone is launched this month?

It is no secret that the Motorola Droid is the best and coolest Android smartphone so far, but that will change this month if rumors of the Nexus One’s features turn out to be true. Google have yet to officially announce the Nexus One, but could be announced at tomorrow’s Google Android event.

The Nexus One will lack the physical keyboard of the Droid, instead going for the Apple iPhone route, therefore is much lighter and thinner. Rumors show the Google-branded phone to come with an OLED screen, something that should be coming to the 2010 iPhone.

The Nexus One not only has the better software but has the best hardware as well, such as its 1GHz Snapdragon processor and twice as much RAM as the Droid. There is a downside to the new handset though; it will only work on AT&T in Edge mode, which as we know is very slow.

We are still not certain how this will effect the Droid, the Nexus One lacks in the hardware and software department but more than makes up for it by being on the Verizon network.

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  • Bruce

    "The Nexus One not only has the better software but has the best hardware as well, such as its 1GHz Snapdragon processor and twice as much RAM as the Droid."
    "We are still not certain how this will effect the Droid, the Nexus One lacks in the hardware and software department."
    These two comments are in direct contradiction of each other.

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