Google demos the Nexus One smartphone

Summary:Google's vice president of product management and Android's senior product manager introduce the new Google Nexus One smartphone

At Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California, Google vice president of product management, Mario Queiroz, and Android senior product manager, Erick Tseng, demo the new Google Nexus One smartphone, or as he calls it, 'superphone'. The new phone is made with HTC hardware and runs Google's Android 2.1 OS. Some of the features include GPS with Google Maps and turn-by-turn navigation, an accelerometer, a virtual keyboard, a light sensor for adjusting the display to save battery power, a proximity sensor, a compass, a five-megapixel camera with an LED flash, Wi-Fi, a new media gallery interface with access to Picasa and YouTube, Facebook access and stereo Bluetooth.

Topics: Hardware

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