The box

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Google on Tuesday announced the Nexus One, the latest mobile handset to come with the Android operating system. It begins shipping this week and runs either $179 with a two-year contract from T-Mobile, or $529 unlocked.

Click through to see an unboxing of what that gets you.
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What's inside the Nexus One box

The Nexus One comes with plenty of goodies, including two cables to charge it: a USB cord and an AC adapter. Users also get a neoprene sleeve, and headphones with a built-in microphone.
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Removable battery

The Nexus One comes with a removable 1,400mAh battery. The inside of the battery compartment also houses a microSD card slot, along with a slot for a SIM card. Included is 4GB of storage, although it can be expanded up to 32GB.

The metallic area below the battery compartment can also be personalized at the time of purchase.
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Booting up

The Nexus One has its own special logo at boot. For us, the average boot was a little under 40 seconds.
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5 megapixel camera

The Nexus One packs a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and an LED flash. Like some other Android phones it can also shoot video, alongside still shots.
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Against the competition

The Nexus One is a hair thinner than the iPhone, although slightly taller.
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Apple's iPhone next to the Nexus One

The Nexus One and the iPhone have similar tops, with a standard headphone jack and a sleep button.
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