T-Mobile, Google has introduced the first ever mobile phone ‘G1’ that is Powered by Android which is a Google’s powerful, open-source operating system. During the T-Mobile’s G1 release these four executives were present: Cole Brodman, chief technology and innovation officer at T-Mobile USA; Andy Rubin, Google’s senior director of mobile platforms; Christopher Schlaffer, group product and innovation officer at Deutsche Telekom (NYSE: DT), and Peter Chou, chief executive officer of Taiwanese handset maker HTC, which is manufacturing the G1. Also the Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin made their surprise appearence in press conference.
T-Mobile’s G1 is a first Android powered smart phone, designed by hardware manufacturer HTC. It is a dual-band HSDPA (1700/2100) and quad-band GSM device. It will be available in early November in U.K and in the early next year it will hit Europe market too. G1 available at $179 price in the U.S requires a two-year voice and data plan. The Data plans coming are of two types: $25 and $35 a month. The $25 Plan is coming with unlimited data while the latter one i.e $35 plan includes the unlimited messaging too along with the unlimited data. The price tag of this Android phone for Europe is still unknown.