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The Rundown On Google’s Nexus One

Our Tricia Duryee is grabbing live Q&A’s and tweeting from the Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Nexus One press event … so in the meantime, here’s a rundown of the confirmed details (as opposed to the bits and pieces of rumors that had trickled out in the days before).

— Hardware by HTC
— Purchase the phone unlocked through Google’s new “web store” and plug it with any GSM-supporting SIM card for whichever carrier your heart desires
— 11.5mm thin; weighs 130 grams; 5 megapixel video and still photo camera
— Android 2.1 lets you use multiple Gmail accounts, aggregate multiple phone books, and even use a voice-enabled keyboard for everything from texts, to IMs, to Facebook updates
— Voice-powered actions, too (meaning you can “tell your phone” who to call, where to map, or what keywords to search for)
— Get it with a two-year contract from T-Mobile first — with the option for Verizon and Vodafone (NYSE: VOD) coming later this year.
— Available in the U.S., the U.K., Singapore and Hong Kong initially Release.