10/15/2008 5:18:00 PM
T-Mobile 'G1' Google phone release set for 30 October
T-Mobile’s Google phone ‘G1’ will hit the UK from 30 October.
A high demand is expected for the device, with T-Mobile claiming that over 25,000 UK consumers have already pre-registered to buy the handset.
The G1 will be available for free on T-Mobile Combi and Flext price plans from £40 a month. Combi 35 offers 800 minutes and unlimited texts, while Flext 40 gives up to 1,250 minutes or up to 2,500 texts or any mix of the two.
Jim Hyde, Managing Director T-Mobile UK said: ‘With so much excitement generated by the announcement last month, we’re thrilled to bring the T-Mobile G1 to the UK in time for Christmas.
’It’s set to revolutionise the way we use the internet on our mobiles: it’s uniquely built for effortless online communication – whether you want to email, text or blog – and with access to some groundbreaking applications on Android market, the possibilities really are endless.’
The G1 offers full touch screen functionality plus a QWERTY keyboard for online communication, high speed internet with popular Google services already on board, and access to application downloads from the new Android Market.
There’s also one touch access to users preferred Google applications including web search, Google Maps, Google Talk and Google Mail.