Google Android phone on sale from 30 October

T-Mobile's revolutionary G1 phone will be available much sooner than expected. The G1 which is the first phone to run on the Android open source mobile software platform will be hitting stores from 30 October. Customers can pre-order their phone to avoid disappointment, with 25,000 people having done so in the UK already. Exclusive to T-Mobile, the G1 will be free on T-Mobile Combi and Flext price plans from £40 a month, including unlimited fast mobile internet browsing.


The T-Mobile G1 features a large touch-screen and a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with one-touch access to a variety of Google applications including web search, Google Maps, Google Talk and Google Mail. In addition, customers will be able to download a host of ever-growing applications from the Google Android market. As it is completely open, the possibilities are endless with anyone able to create and upload a new application.


T-Mobile G1 specs:


  • Available in two colours - black and white
  • GPS and compass
  • HSDPA/HSUPA and Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Three-megapixel camera
  • MP3 music player
  • Pre-installed 2 GB Micro SD memory card (device supports up to an 8 GB card)
  • Bluetooth-enabled
  • Up to 130 hours standby and up to 5 hours talk time
  • Dimensions: 117.7 x 55.7 x 26.5 mm
  • Weight: 158g

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