Google selling smartphones againApril 25th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Google has begun selling Galaxy Nexus smartphones in its online Google Play store. The unbranded phone costs $399.
The device supports NFC (near field communication) technology and is pre-installed with Google Wallet, which let users to make purchases and redeem offers with a simple tap of their phone, Xinhua reported Tuesday.
It’s not Google’s first time to get in the smartphone sale business.
In 2010, the company failed to sell Nexus One, a specially-designed Android smartphone, directly to consumers. The store was closed only four months later.
Some industry watchers said Google may use the store to boost the introduction of much-anticipated Nexus tablet, a 7-inch device priced at $199.
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