Nexus One to be "invite only" on January 5th.

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    Nexus One to be "invite only" on January 5th.

    Google has been one of the largest companies on the internet to do "invite only" beta's on their software. Google Voice, Google Wave and many others have been "invite only" - even Gmail when it first came out.

    It appears the Nexus One will be no different. They are going to be taking an "invite only" approach to the sale of Nexus Ones on January 5th according to Engadget.

    They've posted images of the full specifications, but at NexusOneForum.net we go a bit further. We've taken the time to transcribe them for you... and my fingers sure are tired.

    For your enjoyment they are included below.

    Physical Dimensions
    • Height: 119mm
    • Width: 59.8mm
    • Depth: 11.5mm
    • Weight: 130g with battery; 100g without battery


    Storage
    • Flash: 512MB
    • RAM: 512MB
    • SD Card: 4GB Micro SD card included
    • Expandable up to 32GB


    Camera/Photos/Videos
    • 5 Megapixel Camera
    • Mechanical Autofocus
    • 2x Digital Zoom
    • LED Flash
    • Users can include location of photo via GPS receiver


    Cellular & Wireless
    • UMTS Band 1/4/8 (2100/AWS/900)
    • HSDPA 7.2Mbps
    • HSUPA 2Mbps up to 5.76Mbps
    • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz)
    • Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n)
    • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
    • A2Dp Stereo Bluetooth


    Location
    • AGPS Receiver
    • Cell Tower and Wi-Fi Positioning
    • Digital Compass
    • Accelerometer


    Display
    • 3.7-inch widescreen
    • WVGA/AMOLED Screen


    External Buttons & Controls
    • Physical Power Key
    • Physical Volume Up/Down Key
    • Tricolor, Clickable Trackball
    • 4 Illuminated Softkeys (Back, Menu, Home, Search)
    • Haptic Feedback
    • Teflon-Coated Back Cover


    Connectors & Sensors
    • Dock Pins
    • 3.5mm, 4-connector stereo headset jack
    • Earpiece
    • Speaker
    • Microphone
    • Second Microphone for active noise cancellation
    • SIM card slot
    • Micro SD Card Slot
    • Micro USB port
    • Proximity Sensor
    • Light Sensor
    • Tricolor charging and notification indicator LED


    Processor
    • Qualcomm QSD 8250 @ 1GHz


    Audio Decoders
    • AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1 (AAC+), HE-AACv2 (enhanced AAC+)
    • Mono/Stereo standard bit rates up to 160kbps
    • Sampling rates from 8KHz to 48KHz
    • AMR-NB 4.75-12.2kbps samples @ 8KHz
    • AMR-WB 9 rates from 6.60kbits/s to 23.85kbits/s @ 16KHz
    • MP3 mono/stereo 8-320Kbps CBR or VBR
    • MIDI SMF (Type 0 & 1), DLS v1 & v2, XMF/Mobile
    • XMF, RTTL/RTX,OTA, iMelody
    • Ogg Vorbis
    • WAVE


    Audio Encoders
    • AMR-NB 4.75-2.2kbps @ 8KHz


    Platform
    • Android Mobile 2.0 (Eclair)


    Image Formats
    • JPEG (encode and decode)
    • GIF
    • PNG
    • BMP


    Video Decoders
    • H.263
    • MPEG-4 SP
    • H.264 AVC


    Video Encoders
    • H.263
    • MPEG-4 SP


    Power & Battery
    • Removable 1400mAH battery

    As you can tell some of the specs are incomplete or seem to conflict with earlier reports, such as the OS being 2.0 (instead of 2.1). We will continue to keep you posted as we hear more.

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    That's awesome John, thanks for the update! Have you received an invite?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dandroid View Post
    That's awesome John, thanks for the update! Have you received an invite?
    No, but if the "Powers-That-Be" at Google are feeling gracious, I'd be all for it!

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    hint hint,

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    Another Way to Get a NexusOne from NexusOneBlog on Twitter.

    This is from one our neighbors over at NexusOneBlog. We Can't offer you this right now, But we can point you in the right direction.
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    Twitter Giveaway: Win a Free Nexus One!


    How would you like an Unlocked FREE Nexus One for 2010? Yeah, We know you do. Therefore we at NexusOneBlog is launching a twitter giveaway, where 1 lucky winner/follower on Twitter will be getting a Free Nexus One Phone and possibly extra accessories for the new Phone! Shipping on us as well. Read on for how you can enter to win and the Official Rules.

    -------------------------------

    Here's how you can enter to win:

    Step 1. Simply Follow @NexusOneBlog on twitter.
    Step 2. And tweet exactly the message below in quotes:

    “Just entered to win a Free Nexus One. Just follow @NexusOneBlog and retweet. Twitter Giveaway: Win a Free NexusOne! - Home - NexusOneBlog #nexusone”

    -------------------------------

    That's all that's required of you, you're entered to win!

    The deadline for your entry to the giveaway is 25 days after the official launch of the Nexus One. Current rumors points to January 5th of 2010 as the release date, but we don't really know for sure yet.

    Good luck all!

    The Official Rules:

    1) You must be 18 or older and live in the 50 states to enter.
    2) By entering the giveaway, entrants agree to be bound by the full official rules and agree to release and hold harmless the Giveaway Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of any prize.
    3) If you're chosen as the winner, you will be notified via Twitter, and you'll have 24 hours to "tweet" us back to claim your prize before you're disqualified and another winner will be chosen.
    4) The winner will receive 1 brand new Unlocked Nexus One (If it's available to purchase) or Paypal cash with the equivalent cost of the Phone. We are not responsible for mail-in rebates and contracts.
    5) PreThinking.com is not responsible for taxes, shipping costs, wireless service or contracts, but the winner of the giveaway.
    6) You're only allowed to enter once, if caught violating this rule, you're disqualified from the contest.
    7) The deadline for your entry to the giveaway is 25 days after the official launch date of the Nexus One.

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    Thanks Jim! I'm in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dandroid View Post
    That's awesome John, thanks for the update! Have you received an invite?

    Not yet but there is a VERY good chance I will get one

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    i want one my contract is up with sprint this month it is the best time for me to get one, so if any one gets a invite and wants to give it to me that would be cool

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    this is awesome, and definitely the next phone i am gonna with

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    Haven't seen any invites yet here... hoping to get one though.

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