T-Mobile announces Google Android's launch date UK launch date for G1 smartphone October 30, 2008
22 October 2008
The UK launch of the Google Android G1 smartphone from T-Mobile will be October 30, 2008.
Over 25,000 models have already been pre-ordered in the UK, with a total of 1.5 million orders placed worldwide.
Google's entry into the mobile phone market
Jon Barrow, Which? senior telecom researcher, said: 'This is an exciting product launch and the hype surrounding the T-Mobile G1 is understandable. It will be interesting to see the effect that the arrival of Google has on the mobile phone market.'
The search engine provider, Google, will provide the Android operating system that will power the new T-Mobile G1, and the open source software will allow anyone to create programs to run on this platform.
T-Mobile G1 review and iPhone 3G test results
Read our first impressions of the T-Mobile G1 for more information, or read our full test results of the Apple iPhone 3G.
An order for the T-Mobile G1 can be placed on the T-Mobile website.
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