Yesterday, the first phone that runs the Android platform, G1, was announced by HTC, T-Mobile and Google. The G1 comes with a special touch screen that reveals a full QWERTY keyboard. It also comes with Google’s services, including one-touch access to Google Maps Street View, Gmail, YouTube and others.
G1 comes equipped with a track ball for navigation, a full HTML browser, an HTML E-Mail client, and a beta client for the Android Market. It also includes support for T-Mobile’s 3G network, Wi-Fi, and GPS. It is also equipped with a 3 megapixel camera, with photo sharing capabilities, Bluetooth connectivity, and it supports many instant messaging services, such as Google Talk and Yahoo Instant Messenger.
G1 phone will come with a 1GB microSD card, but the device is able to support cards up to 8GB. This device will be available in White, Brown and Black.