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New T-Mobile Android phone dubbed 'G1 Touch'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Jun 2009 18:46 User comments (10)

New T-Mobile Android phone dubbed 'G1 Touch' T-Mobile has made an announcement via Twitter today noting that the much anticipated second Android Google Phone will be dubbed the G1 Touch and will be based on the Huawei U8230.
The device will have a full 3.5-inch touchscreen, 5 MP camera and integrated Wi-Fi and 3G support.

The handset will also include a 3.5mm headphone jack, and will include Google Maps, Google Search and Google Talk as well as the Chrome-based mobile web browser.

There is no word on price or release date.

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10 user comments

118.6.2009 19:59
Mac_lova
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Hahaha talk about copying the iphone dang anybody else notice the circular button on the bottom looks alot like the iphones home button and wait doesnt the iphone have the metal around it dang cant android face it they can copy looks like the iphone but it will never perform or be a iphone ,,,,or even sell like the iphone ,,another hype phone wont sell

218.6.2009 20:22

If you want to talk "hype" Apple has got bucket loads of it plus the honest truth is that iPhone doesn't sell that well, especially when compared to Blackberry phones...also the iPhone is not "the be all end all" mobile device to MILLIONS of people.

Now that is not to say the iPhone sucks (if you gave me one I would definitely use it) but I'd rather have a G1 or a Blackberry Bold over an iPhone any day.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 18 Jun 2009 @ 20:24

318.6.2009 20:47

I just hope the phones work mainly because alot of these new phones do everything great but not when u need to use the phone to call someone. You can search the web and do this and that but when tryin to make a call or talk to some of these numerous phones they just dont work well and thats the main part of a phone is to be able to talk to someone.

418.6.2009 21:23

Originally posted by Mac_lova:
Hahaha talk about copying the iphone dang anybody else notice the circular button on the bottom looks alot like the iphones home button and wait doesnt the iphone have the metal around it dang cant android face it they can copy looks like the iphone but it will never perform or be a iphone ,,,,or even sell like the iphone ,,another hype phone wont sell
guess what? the "home" button is a track ball which you can use to navigate which is pretty convenient if you could get some time away from steve job's lap and try it out. Android is already imo better than the iphone os and since its run by google and open source, it also is basically the haven for dev applications. it might not sell as well as the iphone, but just wait and see apples market share shrink while android's grows.

android will kill the iphone in less than 5 years.
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518.6.2009 21:27

from what i heard the phone will have a 2.5mm headset jack and a 3.2 mp camera.

not the best features, but not a bad start, there will be over 10 android smart phones coming out by the end of the year, things will only get better.

618.6.2009 21:51

Huh? My G1 works fine for calls, too bad this one gets rid of the keyboard, it's nice having both, plus it's open source !
Can you say augmented reality?

718.6.2009 22:28

Hahaha. It even says 3.2 on the camera even though it said 5 MP but there must be two models.

818.6.2009 23:03

OK. It says T-mobile, but it doesnt say which T-Mobile. I was just reading another article on another site stating that it will launch on T-Mobile Europe and no word if it will arrive in the states. Can anyone clarify that for me. Im really waiting fot be able to get an Android phone soon because ive dropped my iphone so much my signal drops eraticaly and need to upgrade asap.

918.6.2009 23:26

official release is in uk. the us version is supposedly going to be called the mytouch 3g, supposedly anyway.

so no us release offically yet.

1022.6.2009 13:14

now its official. 15 days, phone is nothing more than a g1 that looks nicer and no keyboard.

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