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Google Nexus One Review: Just Another Android Smartphone

The release of the Nexus One could happen today at Google’s Press Event, we know that they are talking about Android so the smart money is on the Google Phone launch. Much has been discussed about the latest smartphone coming to the already busy market, but we have yet to see an extensive review.

Engadget as ever have got their hands on the much-anticipated Google Nexus One and will see if it lives up to all the hype. So what do we know so far, well the smartphone is to be powered by the powerful 1GHz Snapdragon processor and has a touchscreen and no physical keyboard, much like the Apple iPhone?

Google have given their own branded phone an upgrade in software, offering the latest Android 2.1 OS. Engadget warned their readers that the review unit they have is an early employee-only model, so the handset released today could have a few more changes, such as performance.

In the review, it goes on about how Google have not forgotten how they first entered the smartphone market with the G1. However, in order to stand out over other handsets Google knew that change was needed and that was to look closely at the Apple iPhone. The Nexus One design has a mix of the Apple iPhone and the Palm Pre, both sexy phones in their own right.

After reading the full review on the Nexus One, Engadget concludes that it is just another Android smartphone. They also state that they would still lean towards the Motorola Droid, but let us see what Google has in store for us with the final release version, hopefully today.

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Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

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