Nexus One full specs revealed, invite-only retail sales

Engadget managed to get their hands on the specs and release details for Google's upcoming Nexus One smartphone. According to their source, the phone will be available January 5th via invite only. It seems that Google will be doing the inviting, but it's unclear as to how it will work. T-Mobile will get to sell the phone at some point, but no time table is known.

You'll notice below that the Nexus One will have twice the amount of RAM as the Motorola Droid, as well as a 1GHz processor, which also nearly doubles that of the Droid. The screen, as rumored, is AMOLED, and the camera will have a flash with 2x digital zoom. The phone is also thinner than the iPhone 3GS.

Here are the notable specs:

  • Android 2.1
  • 3.7-inch WVGA AMOLED screen
  • Memory: 512MB ROM, 512MB RAM
  • 4 GB MicroSD card (expandable to 32GB)
  • 5-megapixel camera with autofocus, 2X digital zoom, LED flash
  • UMTS 1/4/8 (2100/AWS/900)
  • HSDPA 7.5Mbps, HSUPA 2Mbps up to 5.76Mbps
  • GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • WiFi (802.11 a,b,g,n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, A2DP stereo Bluetooth
  • AGPS, compass, accelerometor
  • Weight: 130g with battery
  • Dimensions: 119mm x 59.8mm x 11.5mm
  • Teflon-coated back cover
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Second microphone for active noise cancellation
  • Proximity sensor, light sensor
  • 1400 mAH battery

Here are the full specs:

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jb thanks for the reply. Well that stinks for AT&T. Google just lost a customer. I'm with AT&T due to my wife's iPhone. Oh well.

yeah, i wanted to get this phone as well, especially if it is $199 without contract, for AT&T

but without 3G usage, it's useless...i wonder why Google would do that, make a GSM phone and try to get both T-Mobile and AT&T customers, but doesn't use compatible 3G bands

hopefully AT&T gets a droid soon, otherwise, i may get the Motorola A855 Milestone unlocked from Canada's Telus (they apparently use the same 3G band as AT&T)

Rogers, Telus, and Bell in Canada all use the UMTS 850/1900 bands and support HSPA+ (21.6 Mbps) ... it looks like this phone will not work with any carrier in Canada if it only supports the 900/2100 bands.

I've got a feeling that this is the mystery Android phone that Softbank will be releasing in Japan in the spring. If so, I will be all over it. So, glad I didn't get the HTC Magic in July!

Out of interest, what is the best camera on a mobile phone outside of Japan?
Nowadays, most new phones here are either 8.1MP or 12MP, which is overkill for a phone, I agree, but most phones overseas seem to have only 5MP at best.

Shiranui said,
I've got a feeling that this is the mystery Android phone that Softbank will be releasing in Japan in the spring. If so, I will be all over it. So, glad I didn't get the HTC Magic in July!

Out of interest, what is the best camera on a mobile phone outside of Japan?
Nowadays, most new phones here are either 8.1MP or 12MP, which is overkill for a phone, I agree, but most phones overseas seem to have only 5MP at best.

Overseas? You're overseas buddy. and the best right now is 5MP. The engineers over here didn't go to school 7 days a week 365 days a year so they're a little weak I know.

VoX said,

Overseas? You're overseas buddy. and the best right now is 5MP. The engineers over here didn't go to school 7 days a week 365 days a year so they're a little weak I know.

Haha +1

I sold my gsm hero last week because I was nervous it would be worthless once this phone comes out, looks like I'm right, $440 on ebay. I'm so ready to buy this phone. I'd happily pay $200 for it, even $300.

I doubt its going to be an iphone killer, but it'll take over droid's spot. I wish it had senseUI but oh well, hopefully XDA will port something over. I don't think it will have multitouch, the specs would have mentioned something, plus I'm not sure if AMOLED can do multitouch.

It's....invite only. What do you people not understand about that? They're not going to be floating around in every single AT&T booth you see in malls, they're going to be rare.

LiquidSolstice said,
It's....invite only. What do you people not understand about that? They're not going to be floating around in every single AT&T booth you see in malls, they're going to be rare.

I can't believe I'm wasting my time on you. I know its going to be invite only, we all do. Hoping a few weeks or a month later it will be public.

Good job Google. Although the KB is missing they managed to add EVERY spec point I thought was important for my next phone upgrade from my Touch Pro.

1Ghz CPU, 512MB RAM, 512MB ROM.

Now to see how much I need a KB and if this thing will hit Sprint.

Dogward said,
The Nokia N900 is far better, although a bit fat

better to wait for the one after N900 with maemo 6. the n900 is a unfinished product, just a $500 consumer beta test.

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