HTC-made Google Nexus One certified by FCC

Summary:The "Google phone," HTC's Nexus One, was approved this morning by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission as model number PB99100.

The "Google phone," HTC's Nexus One, was approved this morning by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission as model number PB99100.

The trio of filings (first, second, third) confirm a few technical details, such as microSD expansion, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR.

The report also raises new questions about the device's potential carrier landing spot, with support for quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE with UMTS/HSUPA on 850/1700/1900 frequencies.

Translation: Hello T-Mobile, and perhaps AT&T, too.

Topics: HTC, Google, Government, Government : US

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