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Announced: January 2010
Suggested Price: $529, or $179 with a T-Mobile USA contract
There hasn't been a mobile phone as highly anticipated—and heavily hyped—since the original Apple iPhone. When Google (GOOG) finally unveiled its Android-based Nexus One, built by Taiwan's HTC, on Jan. 5, the reaction was predictably breathless—except perhaps among handset makers (such as Motorola) that have built their product road maps around Android and now face the prospect of competing against the software's main backer. The Nexus One has impressive specs: a slender, keyboardless design; a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor; tons of memory and storage; a 5-megapixel camera; and a big, bright screen. Whether Google can grab meaningful market share in smartphones remains to be seen.