Thursday, September 25, 2008

The T-Mobile G1

T-Mobile's newest set was officially announced today at a press conference in New York. Set to launch on October 22nd for $179 on T-Mobile in the US on a two-year stint, or $399 contract-free. The G1 features WiFi and 3G radios, a 3-megapixel camera, and support for the Android Market and Amazon's mobile MP3 store, giving owners apps and tunes on the go. Existing T-Mobile subscribers get first dibs, with orders being accepted starting today. Here's a rundown of the specs:

-HSDPA 1700 / 2100 plus quadband EDGE
-3D graphics acceleration
-3-megapixel camera
-256 MB integrated storage, 1GB microSD card included
-Android Market for on-device app purchases
-Amazon MP3 app for on-device music purchases
-Push Gmail support with full HTML client
-Bluetooth (but no A2DP)
-Google Maps with Street View
-No Microsoft Exchange support
-No desktop synchronization -- it all happens over the air
-350 minutes talk time over 3G, 406 minutes over GSM
-402 hours standby over 3G, 319 hours over GSM

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