Google's Android-based G1 smartphone launched in the UK

30 Oct 2008 | Google , Smartphone , Software , T-Mobile | 0 comments


t-mobile g1 google ukBig lines in the UK today. T-Mobile has started selling the new G1 smartphone, Google's first Android-based handset.

According to a T-Mobile spokesperson, about 25,000 people have registered their interest in the Google phone since its US launch last month.

The G1 is available in black or white and it features a 3.2 inch TFT touchscreen, a 3.2 megapixel camera, an MP3 player, microSD memory card slot with 2GB of memory in the box, (support for up to 8GB). Other features include GPS, a compass, Bluetooth, HSDPA, Wi-Fi and POP3/IMAP email client.

T-Mobile will be selling the G1 for free through two packages. The Combi package, which costs £40/monts, gives you 800 minutes, unlimited text and unlimited bandwidth for browsing. The second package called Flext, which also costs £40/month, includes 1,250 minutes, 2,500 text messages and unlimited internet. T-Mobile will also be offering business packages, but hasn't revealed any information.

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