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HTC Dream G1 pre-announcement leaks

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Live Update: The device will be locked in to T-Mobile network. T-Mobile to launch its biggest marketing campaign for the G1. Android has Chrome-Lite browser, shares the same base as desktop Chrome. G1 will work with DRM free music and will work internationally.

Live Update: The G1 to cost $179 and can be ordered online with $25 & $35 data and messaging options. The device to launch October 22 80% of US 3G markets to be covered by year end. UK launch to happen in November. The G1 has ability to read MS Word and Adobe PDF documents, no MS Exchange capabilities. No desktop synchronization, only OTA synchronization.

Live Update: They are demoing the Google Maps application with street view and Compass feature which shows 1-st person view of the location and directions. They have games including PacMan.

Update: In a separate news release, Amazon has said that it will have over 6 million DRM-free songs available on G1 at launch.

As you know or might have heard, today is the day of the official T-Mobile launch of the HTC Dream G1, the Android-based phone. The press conference has begun and you can see the recorded version here. However, there are a few photos and specs of the HTC Dream G1 phone leaked before the conference thanks to The specs are as follows:

  • In-store, immediate sales only available in locations within 5 miles of a 3G covered area. If a store is beyond that range, representatives will walk customers through a purchase
  • One touch access to: Search, Maps, Gmail, Youtube, Calendar, and Google Talk
  • Gmail account and data plan required
  • GPS
  • 3.1 mp camera, no video recording
  • No stereo bluetooth (A2DP)
  • Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.16 x 0.63 in
  • Weighs 5.6 ounces
  • 480×320 65K color screen
  • 5 hour talk time, 130 hour standby time
  • Expandable up to 8GB 
  • The photos are from the T-Mobile G1 site which show some of the Google applications like GMail, Maps which will be available on the G1. So, now the wait is almost over and the Dream becomes a reality.



    Written by dvdand

    September 23, 2008 at 7:35 am

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