There has been a lot of hype over the first “Google phone,” the Nexus One. But, just like you, we have to ask is this new smartphone all it’s cracked up to be? There seem to be some pretty consistent opinions floating around the Web from those lucky folks who got their hands on a prerelease Nexus One. Michael Arrington of TechCrunch reported in his review of the device that he had been using it since mid-December and was quite impressed. Most reviewers acknowledge it as the best Android device on the market, while some others (few and far between) describe it as another mediocre attempt to topple the iPhone. So if you’re thinking about getting your hands on Google’s new Nexus One smartphone here are the latest expert reviews of the device.
Tech Crunch’s Michael Arrington describes the Nexus One as “the best Android powered phone to date,” praising it for its speed and design. Check out TechCrunch’s review
Fox News claims the Nexus One is a great phone, and although it is the most comparible to the iPhone, it still doesn’t boast any must-have features. Check out FoxNews.com’s review
Gizmodo shares common views with Arrington, claiming that it’s probably the best Android phone to date, but they are calling it the “Droid-killer” rather than iPhone-killer. Check out Gizmodo’s hands-on review.
Engadget was awed by the Nexus One’s design and power, but says the new Google phone is not without faults. Check out Engadget’s review.
Tech Republic calls the Nexus One “promising,” but unfortunately they don’t agree with Google’s push of it as “super.” Check out Tech Republic’s review