A pure Android phone directly available from Google without a carrier plan. Short lived, the GSM phone made by HTC was offered on the Google site in January 2010 and removed in July. Google subsequently partnered with Samsung and other phone manufacturers for Nexus-branded devices (see Google Nexus
). See Android
and unlocked phone
The First "Real" Google Phone!
Two years after Google debuted the Android, the unlocked GSM-based Nexus One was available on Google's website.