Google shuts the doors on its Nexus One online retail venture, Now, the company is offering "unlocked Nexus One phones for direct sale to registered Android Developers at a price of $529," revealed Android dev team. It'll come pre-loaded with Android 2.1, but will get OTA update to 2.2 once you turn on phone. It's a good choice both for people who want to build Android apps using either the SDK or the NDK, and those who want to experiment with modified versions of the Android platform.
The G1 was offered unlocked for $399.
To see the details or order a phone, you need to sign in to your Android developer account and click on the "Development Phones" link.