Tuesday, September 23, 2008

T-Mobile G1 (Android) Out!!

The much awaited T-Mobile G1 based on Google's Android is now out.
The price of the G1 will be $179 with a two-year contract from T-Mobile. It will have two data-messaging plan options - unlimited web usage and some messaging for $25, and unlimited messaging and Internet access for $35.
Other features are listed below.
Display: 3.2" 65K color touchscreen with HVGA (480×320 px) resolutions.
Battery Life: 5 hour talktime, 120 hours standby
Camera: 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels
Networks: GSM/GPRS/EDGE/Wi-Fi and UMTS/HSDPA850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100Mhz
Compatible with all major networks around the world. With some hacks, of course ;)
Dimensions: 4.60 x 2.16 x 0.62 inches
Weight: 5.6 ounces
Colors: White, Black and Brown Storage: 1GB MicroSD card. Supports upto 8 GB MicroSD.
GPS: Yes
Other features: Google Maps with Street View, Android market, Amazon MP3 Store, YouTube and most Google Apps.

The first Android market previews are out. It promises to be much better than the iPhone Appstore, thanks to its open nature. Applications are all free as of now and have no approval process. There will be a ranking system ala Youtube to rank the better apps.

Pics below!

Note: More updates coming soon!

T-Mobile G1 (Android) Launch Today

T-Mobile is supposed to unveil the G1 today, the first smartphone based on Google's Android OS. The much awaited iPhone 3G killer is rumored to have free Gmail to attract Blackberry addicts.
The G1 (HTC Dream) will be out in October and will cost $199 with a two-year contract. The G1 sports a large touchscreen display with haptic feedback, a slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, a 3.2 MP camera, 3G and Wi-Fi. It may not be as stylish as Apple's iPhone but is certainly more functional and has way more features.
The details on the G1 will be updated shortly. Keep visiting.