Nexus One stands up to the iPhone, more pictures, more video, more fun!

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Nexus One stands up to the iPhone, more pictures, more video, more fun!
It has been just a few hours since our last report on the Nexus One which means we must be running behind. Now we have a 5 minute video showing off  Android 2.1 and some still shots featuring the Nexus One with the iPhone 3GS and the HTC Hero. The so-called Google Phone continues to raise blood pressure readings throughout the world and the iPhone might be thinking to itself, "I remember when I used to get that reaction."

HTC Nexus One Specifications
Apple iPhone 3GS Specifications | Review
HTC Hero CDMA Specifications | Review

source: htcnexusone via EngadgetMobile



18. icesick06

Posts: 30; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

I have android 2.1(flan) on my droid. A little flaky for me but thats to be expected when its an unofficial release ported from a different phone. Overall, do like the new app menu look as well as the gallery. Still would like a better audio/video player :(

17. cardoman

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

Baaahh Hum Bug!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!the hardware looks like s**t, I agree with barmalei...for me my phone has to look the part as well as perform great, SE seems to be on the right course with the X10 it's a beautiful and attractive phone with some great specs.

15. deschats

Posts: 193; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

its like they purposely make every picture blurry. wtf, we know what it looks like you dont need to shake the camera while taking.

11. shgam2

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 08, 2009

Browsing is so much smoother on iPhone. Why can't there be any device that is as smooth as the iPhone??

12. Dro

Posts: 27; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

The Motorola Droid is as smooth as the iphone.

13. simplyj

Posts: 406; Member since: Dec 23, 2009

You mother is as smooth as the iPhone. Oh, and so is the Motorola Droid.

14. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Smoother? I think you guys need to watch that video again. That guy was seriously having problems with that web browser.

9. fsjon

Posts: 120; Member since: Sep 03, 2009

I'm sure someone will port 2.1 to the SE x10 once that's released. IMO, I still have a feeling the shell on the x10 will be very slow despite having the 1gzh processor (maybe not enough ram??).

7. mcmkone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 24, 2009

I can't say that i'm not liking the 2.1 firmware on the nexus all i want to see next is what Sony Ericsson do with it on the X10?

5. T-Money3000 unregistered

So now I'm dizzy.... that vid sucked but the phone looked cool.

4. anthonybmancini

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 03, 2009

is that the hero, or possibly passion for verizon? hmm..

8. PDXMatt

Posts: 45; Member since: Feb 26, 2007

It's neither. Did you read the article?

10. rjt185

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 11, 2009

hahaha. true story.

16. deschats

Posts: 193; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

uhm... ya no.

1. barmalei

Posts: 20; Member since: Dec 08, 2009

Nexus One certainly looks great from the point of view of functionality, speed, display responsiveness, etc., and Android is, no doubt, a highly promising platform. However, I find the overall design of the phone somewhat uninspiring, and the UI is simply not nearly as attractive as HTC's Sense or the iPhone (I am not an Apple fan at all) - from the little icons on top and the robot pictogram to the fonts and different screens. Maybe it's my subjective opinion, but I think that in order to reach out to a wider audience (not just geeks) Google needs to work some more on visual appeal. Otherwise, glad to see another quality phone on the U.S. market that normally falls behind the rest of the world.

2. saneok

Posts: 78; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

i agree with everything u said =)

3. saneok

Posts: 78; Member since: Oct 01, 2009

oh and, are u Russian? your screen name looks Russian...

6. barmalei

Posts: 20; Member since: Dec 08, 2009

Yes, Saneok! BTW, the upcoming SE Xperia X10 solved the problem of unattractive Android UI with it's own beautiful interface, and it's one of the reasons I am leaning more towards X10 than Nexus. As for Nexon's exterior, it's still a lot more aesthetically appealing than Samsungs and Palm with their cheap-looking glossy plastics.

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