Macworld has an interesting article about the lack of “Craziness” for the new G1.
“On the East Coast, five people stood in line in drizzle and 40-degree temperatures to buy G1 phones at the Harvard Square T-Mobile location in Cambridge, Massachusetts. At 8 a.m. the store door opened, and they were quickly ushered inside to be served.
On its launch day, it was hard for the G1—an HTC phone offered by T-Mobile that is the first to run the Android operating system—to avoid comparisons to the iPhone.
The small crowd was nothing compared with sales of the iPhone 3G in July in nearby downtown Boston, where hundreds of customers waited in line, some of them for several days.”
(Read full article HERE)
Announced today – Another iPhone killer? Here is all the info from Engadget:
“Set to launch on October 22nd for $179 on T-Mobile in the US on a two-year stint. 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
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 supportv
No desktop synchronization — it all happens over the air”
(Get all the info Here from Engadget )