Nexus One – India Australia Deutschland etc.

For those folks who are desperate to obtain a Nexus One and are unable to wait for the Official release in their home country e.g. India, Australia, Germany (Deutschland) and France I came across this useful blog entry which illustrates how to get round Google restrictions on where the Nexus One can be shipped to:

http://www.lucafiligheddu.com/2010/01/get-google-nexus-one-everywhere.html

Currently Google will only ship the Nexus One to the US, UK, Singapore and Hong Kong

Latest update is that for the Eurozone the Nexus One will be priced at around 450 euros.

Please let us have comments on whether this workaround really does work…

Nexus One – Vodafone UK Launch – February

The latest rumour is that the Google Nexus One will be launched in the UK in

Google Nexus One – In Depth Review

The Google Nexus One.

In the modern climate of hyped (and over-hyped) smartphone launches, Google’s official entry into the phone-sales game has excelled in a department where many find difficulty: generating legitimate excitement. Of course, long before the name Nexus One or the recent bounty of pictures and details existed, the very concept of a “Google Phone” had been ingrained in the public conscience, predating even the Android itself; the company dabbled in the concept of direct sales through its offering of the Android Dev Phones 1 and 2 (alias Ion), but this time, it’s a public retail ordeal, not a couple of one-off developer specials. The genuine-article Google Phone is finally here — for better or worse.

The device, a Snapdragon-powered, HTC-built phone looks — on paper, at least — like the ultimate Android handset, combining a newly tweaked and tightened user interface with killer industrial design. A sleek, streamlined phone that can easily go toe-to-toe with the iPhone 3GSs, Pres, and Droids of the world, powered by the latest version of Android (2.1 “Flan,” if you’re counting), and hand-retooled by Google. But is it all it’s cracked up to be? Can the Nexus One possibly live up to the hype ascribed to it? And more importantly, is the appearance of the phone the death knell for the OHA and a sign of the coming Android autocracy? In our exclusive review of the Nexus One, we’ll answer all those pressing questions and more… so read on for the full scoop!

Hardware

As we said in the intro —

Nexus One German (Deutsch) & European Release

The Google Nexus One is due to be released in Europe in the next few weeks. The UK is the first stopover with Germany next – Vodafone is the appointed European network provider.