T-Mobile G1 aka Google Phone

T-Mobile announced the world’s first Android-powered phone which is known as the T-Mobile G1 either wise known as HTC Dream.

Here are some brief features from Wikipedia and Gizmodo:

  • Qualcomm MSM7201A processor at 528MHz
  • 128MB RAM / 256MB ROM
  • 1GB MicroSD card preinstalled. Supports up to 8GB MicroSD
  • Built-in GPS
  • 3.1MP camera (no flash), 2048 × 1536 resolution
  • No video recording
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE/Wi-Fi and UMTS/HSDPA 850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100Mhz
  • 1150mAh battery (Talktime: 5 hours, Standby Time: 130 hours)
  • Touchscreen size is 3.17 inches (81 mm) with HVGA (480 × 320) (65K color)
  • 115 mm × 55 mm (4.53 in × 2.17 in), 16 mm (0.63 in) thick
  • Internet navigation button controls
  • Full QWERTY 5-row keypad that slides away when not in use
  • Available in white, black and brown

The T-Mobile G1 will be retailing in the US for US$179 and it is tied to T-Mobile similar to how the iPhone is tied to AT&T. By the way, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack in the G1 as it is using the proprietary ExtUSB connector by HTC.

Press Release: The first Android-powered phone
View: T-Mobile G1

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