Nexus One: iFixit Tears One Apart

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The Nexus One is the result of close collaboration between HTC and Google. So iFixit tore it apart to see what was so special. Here are the highlights:

  • 1GHz Snapdragon CPU: Speedier than the Droid.
  • 3.7-inch 800 x 480 AMOLED display by Samsung.
  • Plastic rear cover is very easy to remove to replace the battery.
  • No visible screws. Very nicely put together.
  • Colorful innards: greens, yellows, oranges, dark grays, etc.
  • Chips: Qualcomm (CPU, power management chip, RF transceiver), Broadcom (BCM4329 802.11g+Bluetooth+FM transceiver chip), Skyworks, TI, Samsung, Synaptics, Atmel, Audience
  • WiFi N: Advantage Nexus One over iPhone 3GS (limited to WiFi G)

Source: iFixit

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