Google Nexus One sells just 20,000 in first week

With all the hubbub surrounding the Nexus one – the first phone dropped lovingly from Google’s own loins – you’d be forgiven for expecting it to sell like particularly well-marketed hotcakes. Not so, according to industry analyst Flurry.

Google Nexus One announced at CES
Google Nexus One full hands-on video

According to Flurry, Google has only managed to sell 20,000 Nexus Ones in the US in its launch week – a fairly poor performance when stacked up to its rivals. The Motorola Droid (Milestone over here) shipped 250,000 units in week one stateside, whilst the Apple iPhone 3GS – arguably the biggest thorn in Google’s paw – was snapped up by 1,600,000 people in its first week.

Motorola Milestone (Droid) review
Apple iPhone 3GS review

Flurry commented on the poor performance of Google’s new baby, summarising by saying that it “estimates that Nexus One was outsold by Droid by more than 12 times, myTouch 3G by 3 times and iPhone 3GS by a staggering 80 times.”

Is the Nexus One a slow burner? Or is it just a damp squib after the firework hype? One things for sure: while Google is probably peeved at the lack of early sales, it’s hardly likely to cripple the company in any serious financial way.

Link: Flurry (Via The Indipendent)
 

With all the hubbub surrounding the Nexus one – the first phone dropped lovingly from Google’s own loins – you’d be forgiven for expecting it to sell like particularly well-marketed hotcakes. Not so, according to industry analyst Flurry.

Google Nexus One announced at CES
Google Nexus One full hands-on video

According to Flurry, Google has only managed to sell 20,000 Nexus Ones in the US in its launch week – a fairly poor performance when stacked up to its rivals. The Motorola Droid (Milestone over here) shipped 250,000 units in week one stateside, whilst the Apple iPhone 3GS – arguably the biggest thorn in Google’s paw – was snapped up by 1,600,000 people in its first week.

Motorola Milestone (Droid) review
Apple iPhone 3GS review

Flurry commented on the poor performance of Google’s new baby, summarising by saying that it “estimates that Nexus One was outsold by Droid by more than 12 times, myTouch 3G by 3 times and iPhone 3GS by a staggering 80 times.”

Is the Nexus One a slow burner? Or is it just a damp squib after the firework hype? One things for sure: while Google is probably peeved at the lack of early sales, it’s hardly likely to cripple the company in any serious financial way.

Link: Flurry (Via The Indipendent)
 

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