Google Nexus One was released yesterdayÂ amidst much anticipation. While the device is no Windows Mobile, it is important to note one of the smartphones’ development milestone that sees a move towards cloud computing even more prevalent.
Below, we have lay down the technical specifications of both the Samsung Omnia II and the Google Nexus One. Give and take, the two devices does share some similarities that are fast becoming the industry’s standard including the high quality camera, 3.5mm headphone jack, AMOLED display and proximity sensor.
|Samsung Omnia 2||Google Nexus One|
|Operating system||Windows Mobile 6.5||Android 2.1 (Eclair)|
|Release date||June,2009||Jan, 2010|
|Processor||Samsung S3C6410 800Mhz,Dedicated graphic accelerator||Qualcomm QSD 1Ghz Snapdragon|
|RAM||256 MB||512 MB|
|Storage||8/16GB internal storage
MicroSD card slot available
|4GB Micro SD Card|
|Screen||3.7 inch AMOLED, Resistive WVGA||3.7 inch AMOLED, Capacitive WVGA|
|Multi-touch||No||No (said to be coming)|
|Size||118 x 59.6 x 12.3 mm||119 x 59.8 x 11.5 mm|
|Battery||1500 mAH||1400 mAH|
|Battery life||Talk time 8 hours on 3G
Standby 430 hours on 3G
|Talk time 7 hours on 3G
Standby 250 hours on 3G
|Camera||5 megapixel with Dual LED Flash||5 megapixel with LED Flash|
|Video||720×480 at 30 fps||720Ã—480 pixels at 20 fps|
|Connectors||3.5mm headphone, microUSB||3.5mm headphone, microUSB|
|Control||3 hardkeys, volume keys, Lock, Camera, back keys||4 softkeys, illuminated trackball, volume keys|
|Additional features||Proximity sensor,||Proximity sensor, digital compass, dual microphone|
The main reason for anyone thinking of getting the latest gadget would have to be it’s formidable software collection.
On the same line as the Windows Mobile equipped Samsung Omnia II, Nexus One is capable of multi-tasking. The highlight would have to be its web-driven components that includes maps and navigation search in the cloud, smooth syncing, the seemingly better Andorid Market, Google Goggles (though still a bit rough).
For those interested, here’s a well-written comparison between the Nexus One and iPhone.
What are you thoughts on the Nexus One?