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Unlocked, Google-Branded Phone Coming Jan. 5?

Dec 30, 2009, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Google on Jan. 5 may be unveiling its own branded smartphone, dubbed Nexus One, as speculation continues that the Internet giant will begin selling an unlocked handset running its open source mobile operating system Android.

"Invitations to an Android press event being held at Google's offices on Jan. 5 are making the rounds today, prompting predictions of a Nexus One introduction two days before the Consumer Electronics Show, which kicks off Jan. 7 in Las Vegas.

"Industry watchers are predicting that Google will demonstrate its self-branded Android smartphone Nexus One at the Jan. 5 press event, while bloggers report that T-Mobile will be one of the carriers and could perhaps also sell the handset.

"If previous reports are true, the Nexus One will be unlocked, which means it can run on multiple carriers..."

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