Google Nexus One Users: Android 2.2 Froyo FRF85 Now Available

Google Nexus One owners on AT&T should have received an OTA update for Android 2.2 Froyo FRF85, the bulletproofed build, starting June 28th. Those on T-Mobile should be getting Froyo OTA updates too. Can’t wait for the OTA update and want to do it yourself? Here’s the direct link from Google. FYI, Froyo gives you […]

Google Nexus One Shifting From AMOLED To LCD

Korea Telecom (KT), one of three major carriers in South Korea and the only one that carries GSM phones like the iPhone 3GS with plans to carry the iPhone 4, has shared with The Korea Herald that HTC plans to switch from AMOLED to LCD for its smartphones. The reason? The AMOLEDs that the company […]

Cost Comparison: iPhone 4, Droid Incredible, EVO 4G, Nexus One

An excellent infographic from via Wired comparing the iPhone 4, Droid Incredible, EVO 4G and Nexus One: the per-phone cost, a few key specs, and total costs for minimum and unlimited plans. Interestingly the iPhone 4G with the minimum plan costs the least over 24 months and the Droid Incredible on Verizon costs the […]

Nexus One Lands in Korea via Korea Telecom

Google’s Nexus One equipped with Android 2.2, a.k.a. Froyo, will be available for pre-order in Korea via Korea Telecom (KT) on June 21st as reported by The Korea Times. Pre-orders can be made at KT’s official online shopping mall at KRW699,600 will be the price to own a Nexus One off contract and a […]

Motorola Droid vs. Google Nexus One

DisplayMate‘s Dr. Raymond M. Soneira has posted up a detailed analysis of the 3.7-inch TFT LCD used in Motorola’s Droid smartphone in Motorola Droid LCD Display Shoot-Out and compares it to the Nexus One in Nexus One Versus Motorola Droid Display Shoot-Out. The first set of articles in Display Showdown: Nexus One vs. iPhone 3GS […]

Nexus One “Resolution” Debate Continues

In Nexus One PenTile Matrix OLED Display (January, 20, 2010), I originally argued that because of the different sub-pixel structure used in the Nexus One the claimed 800×480 pixel format was not accurate. A simple calculation yielded more along the lines of 533×480 because of the 2×2 sub-pixel structure instead of the typical 3×1 found […]

Verizon Nexus One

Verizon’s Nexus One is HTC’s Incredible and sports the Sense UI. And you’ll only be able to purchase it through Google’s store. Big mistake. I would much rather be able to go to a Verizon store and pick up the CDMA version of the Nexus One. It is also a whole lot easier to go […]

Display Showdown Part Id: Nexus One

This is Part Id of the Display Showdown: Nexus One vs. iPhone 3GS series taking a closer look at the Nexus One’s Display Power Consumption and Display Spectra. Display Power Consumption On an OLED display power is consumed only when it is emitting light. On a totally black screen the OLED display is consuming next […]